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Pfizer Strikes Deal To Manufacture Remdesivir

Nearly 100,000 children tested positive for the virus in July, Pfizer strikes a deal to manufacture remdesivir, and White House officials struggle to explain Trump’s new executive orders.

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Trump Signs Executive Actions For Pandemic Relief

Trump signs four executive actions on coronavirus relief, America surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, and parents sue school districts for not reopening in-person instruction.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Falls Apart

The coronavirus stimulus bill falls apart without a deal, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo approves school reopenings, and the State Department lifts a level 4 travel advisory.

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Experts Suggest Quantity-Over-Quality Testing Strategy

Experts propose a quantity over quality coronavirus testing strategy, negotiations continue over a stimulus deal, and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus.

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Beirut Explosion Was Not An Attack, Officials Say

Beirut explosion was not an attack, NYC will set up checkpoints at bridge and tunnel crossings, and Johnson & Johnson strikes a $1 billion deal with the federal government.

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Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory Across East Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias ravages across the East Coast, negotiators continue on over a coronavirus relief package, and NYC health commissioner resigns after clashing with the city’s mayor.

Prosecutor Signals Potential Trump Fraud Investigation

Manhattan’s district attorney demands Trump’s tax filings, Dr. Deborah Birx warns the virus is extraordinarily widespread, and NJ again restricts indoor gatherings. 

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Trump Says He’ll Ban TikTok From The U.S.

Billionaires bet big on an unproven coronavirus vaccine, Trump says he plans to ban TikTok from the U.S., and scientists capture the first muder hornet in Washington.

Florida Braces For Hurricane Isaias

Florida braces for Hurricane Isaias, California surpasses 500,000 coronavirus cases, and NYC plans to reopen public schools in September.

Sanofi Strikes $2.1 Billion Vaccine Deal With U.S.

Sanofi secures a $2.1 billion deal with the United States government, Americans delay plans to have children, and a Florida teenager is arrested for his alleged involvement in a massive Twitter hack.