The first tranche of 607,000 vials of remdesivir was delivered in some cases to the wrong hospitals, to hospitals with no ICUs and therefore no eligible patients, and to facilities with no available refrigeration, according to nine current and former senior administration officials.
A federal indictment unsealed Thursday describes a clandestine global network operating overseas and alleges China had a role in facilitating illicit transactions through affiliates of telecom giants Huawei and ZTE.
Parts of Asia reacted quickly to the threat, but researchers are also examining other factors, including differences in genetics and immune system responses, separate virus strains and regional contrasts in obesity levels and general health.
Four states have recently considered bills that would criminalize calling the police when crimes haven’t occurred, and a New York assemblyman revived a bill after an incident in Central Park this week.
This is an offshoot of an investigation underway by the U.S. Attorney of Connecticut, who was tapped by Barr to investigate the origins of the 2016 election interference probe that has overshadowed Trump’s presidency.
Noelle Mateer and her friends playing trivia at a Beijing bar before the coronavirus hit. From left, Evan Schmitt, Nitai Deitel, Sarah Scott, Mateer, Curtis Dunn, Miriam D'Onofrio, Calvin Horne, Payam Bagherabadi and Andrew Scott. (Gabriel Clermont)