Media reports in recent weeks suggest top White House officials overruled CDC on guidelines concerning the reopening of schools and cruise line operations. Meanwhile, former FDA commissioners are raising concerns about reports the White House could try to intervene on vaccine standards for the new coronavirus.
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US new coronavirus cases top 7.2M, deaths surpass 205K
U.S. officials as of Wednesday morning reported a total of 7,219,800 cases of the novel coronavirus virus since the country’s epidemic began—up from 7,176,500 cases reported as of Tuesday morning.
According to data from the New York Times, the rates of newly reported coronavirus cases are “staying high” in Puerto Rico and 22 states that have had a daily average of at least 15 newly reported cases per 100,000 people over the past week. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,