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Pauses in vaccine trials are a normal part of any clinical study, though they complicate President Trump's wishful timeline for a COVID vaccine.
Want a Safe and Effective COVID Vaccine? Then Pauses in Clinical Trials Are a Must.

Developing a vaccine is complicated, even with billions of dollars and government support. But to have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, pauses in trials and FDA oversight are necessary.

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Trump Tries Blaming Mexico for Arizona’s Latest COVID Outbreak

Trump's unfounded claim is at odds with the opinion of health experts, who say the state's hasty reopening led to the virus' resurgence.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. On Friday, April 24, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned doctors against prescribing the malaria drug to treat COVID-19 outside of hospitals or research settings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Whistleblower: I Was Fired Over Warnings About Hydroxychloroquine

Dr. Rick Bright alleges he was reassigned to a lesser role because he resisted political pressure to allow widespread use of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug favored by President Trump.

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Why States Like Arizona Are Seeing a Bigger Push to Reopen Than Others

A University of Arizona professor says differing opinions on COVID-19 often come down to personal experiences and an urban vs. rural divide.

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Only 23% of Americans Trust Trump to Provide Accurate Information About Coronavirus

60% of respondents said Trump was not listening to health experts enough, while 35% said he was listening to them just the right amount.

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Trump Called Hydroxychloroquine a ‘Game Changer.’ A Study Found It Led to More Deaths.

In a nationwide study of 368 patients in U.S. veterans hospitals, 28% who received hydroxychloroquine and usual care died, versus 11% of those getting only routine care.

The 59 Worst Lies Trump Told About Coronavirus in the Past Month

Trump has been holding daily coronavirus briefings since March 14 — and he's told numerous lies in the process. Here are some of the worst ones from the past month.