Trump negative for coronavirus again, orders military to New York

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday (Apr 2), using a rapid diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and it determined that he has not been infected. “I think I took it really out of...

Trump invokes Defence Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday (Apr 2) invoked the Defence Production Act to aid companies building ventilators for coronavirus patients to receive the supply of materials they need. In a memo released by the White House, Trump directed the...
Trump: ‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from COVID-19

Trump casts doubt on China’s coronavirus figures

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday (Apr 1) on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused Beijing of a cover up. “How do we know” if they are accurate,...