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    Trump feeling 'absolutely great' after taking hydroxychloroquine: White House

    World | May 29, 2020 8:16 IST

    US President Donald Trump is "feeling absolutely great" after taking a two-week dose of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine and would take it again if he feels he is exposed to the coronavirus, a top White House official has said.

  • White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

    White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

    World | May 25, 2020 7:29 IST

    President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world’s coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in the number of confirmed cases. 

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    White House goal on coronavirus testing nursing homes unmet

    World | May 25, 2020 7:08 IST

    Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It’s not going to happen.

  • White House press secretary reveals Trump's bank details

    White House press secretary reveals Trump's bank details

    World | May 23, 2020 16:44 IST

    White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany committed a gaffe by disclosing President Donald Trump's bank information while displaying a cheque donating his quarterly salary to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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    Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

    World | May 16, 2020 8:39 IST

    Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country.

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    Donald Trump faces virus at White House amid push to ‘reopen’ US

    World | May 12, 2020 9:27 IST

    President Donald Trump insisted Monday his administration has “met the moment” and “prevailed” on coronavirus testing, even as the White House itself became a potent symbol of the risk facing Americans everywhere by belatedly ordering everyone who enters the West Wing to wear a mask.

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    Trump rules out renegotiating trade deal with China says not interested

    World | May 12, 2020 7:28 IST

    US President Donald Trump has ruled out renegotiation on the trade deal signed with China saying he's not interested in that while addressing reporters at the White House.

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    China either made a terrible mistake or probably it was incompetence: Trump on COVID-19 outbreak

    World | May 08, 2020 8:33 IST

    The spread of the deadly coronavirus across the globe from China was either a terrible mistake on the part of the Chinese or probably it was incompetence, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday during a press briefing at the White House.

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    Anti-lockdown protesters' behaviour "devastatingly worrisome": White House

    World | May 04, 2020 8:39 IST

    A top White House official tasked with tackling the coronavirus pandemic said Sunday that those who failed to abide by the federal mitigation guidance while protesting against local lockdown measures were engaging in "devastatingly worrisome" behaviours. 

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    White House blocking Fauci testimony at coronavirus pandemic hearing, says panel spokesman

    World | May 02, 2020 7:45 IST

    The White House has blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying on the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. According to House Appropriations Committee spokesperson Evan Hollander on Friday the panel sought Fauci — the highly respected director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases — as a witness for a subcommittee hearing on the government’s response to the pandemic, but was denied. 

  • COVID-19 killed by sunlight, warmer temperatures, humidity: White House

    COVID-19 killed by sunlight, warmer temperatures, humidity: White House

    World | April 24, 2020 7:37 IST

    Sunlight kills COVID-19 while warmer temperatures and humid weather significantly damage the virus, measured in terms of the virus' half life or the time it takes to cut its potency in half, according to the latest breakthrough research from the US Department of Homeland Security's most advanced bio containment lab, released at the White House here on Thursday.

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    White House shifts from raising alarms to reopening country

    World | April 23, 2020 13:45 IST

    For weeks, the Trump administration played up the dangers of the coronavirus as it sought to persuade Americans to disrupt their lives and stay home. Now, as President Donald Trump aims for a swift nationwide reopening, he faces a new challenge: convincing people it’s safe to come out and resume their normal lives.  

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    Trump orders halt to WHO funding; says it failed to do enough to contain COVID-19

    World | April 15, 2020 6:40 IST

    Last week, Trump blasted the WHO for being “China-centric” and alleging that it had “criticized” his ban on travel from China as the COVID-19 outbreak was spreading from the city of Wuhan. The WHO generally takes care not to criticize countries on their national policies, and it was not immediately clear what specific criticism Trump was alluding to.

  • White House official twitter handle follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    White House official Twitter handle follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    World | April 10, 2020 15:16 IST

    The White House official Twitter handle has followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's twitter handle, as well as the PMO Twitter, handle. White House follows only 3 Twitter handles not based in the United States, 2 of them are PM Modi's Twitter handles while the other one is the one that belongs to the President of India.

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    'Face mask not enough to protect from coronavirus'

    World | April 03, 2020 8:37 IST

    Wearing a face mask alone is not adequate enough to protect an individual from coronavirus, the White House has said, emphasising that the strict enforcement of social distancing measures and other precautions are key in the fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Social distancing guidelines to stay until no new COVID cases, deaths: White House

    Social distancing guidelines to stay until no new COVID cases, deaths: White House

    World | April 02, 2020 9:29 IST

    Social distancing guidelines will likely stay in place in the US until there are "no new cases and no deaths", the White House coronavirus task force has indicated while confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country climbed beyond 200,000 and deaths topped 4,700.

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    Coronavirus Scare: Americans should be prepared for 1-2 lakh death toll, says White House

    World | April 01, 2020 9:05 IST

    The Donald Trump administration revealed for the first time multiple predictive models that are being used to estimate its grim assessment of a 100,000-200,000 coronavirus death toll in the country and stressed that community adherence to social distancing guidelines will be the game changer that will flatten the curve.

  • White House staffer tests positive for coronavirus

    White House staffer tests positive for coronavirus

    World | March 21, 2020 8:25 IST

    A staffer in the team of US Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for the coronavirus, making him the first White House personnel to have been infected by the deadly disease that has so far claimed the lives of 230 people in the country.

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    Trump tests negative for coronavirus

    World | March 15, 2020 6:33 IST

    A day after Donald Trump said that he was most likely to be tested for coronavirus, the US president has tested negative for COVID 19, the White House physician said. Trump had undergone a test for coronavirus on Friday night.

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    Trump most likely to be tested for coronavirus

    World | March 14, 2020 9:16 IST

    US President Donald Trump, who had met coronavirus infected press secretary of Brazilian President, has said he will most likely be tested for the novel coronavirus, though added he had displayed no symptoms.

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