CORONAVIRUS: News Updates

Wednesday's headlines about the global pandemic.

Wednesday's headlines about the global pandemic.

A Wisconsin woman with lupus has been taking hydroxychloroquine for 19 years and still got COVID-19. (WISN-TV)

The CDC has finally released its"reopening" guidelines. It's pretty clear that some states jumped the gun.

More than 1200 of New York City's corrections officers -- 13 percent -- have tested positive for COVID-19. Six have died of it. (New York Times)

Joe Biden ripped President Trump for taking hydroxychlorquine, saying, "What in God's name is he doing?" (NBC News)

There are now more than 4.9 million confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide and more than 323,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

In the U.S., there are more than 1.5 million confirmed cases and more than 91,000 deaths. (Johns Hopkins)

A top medical journal blasted Donald Trump for factual error in letter threatening World Health Organization cutoff. (Politico)

A Florida scientist was fired for refusing to "manipulate" COVID-19 data. (USA Today)

FDA appeared to soften its stance on hydroxychloroquine after Trump said he's taking the drug. (CNBC)

Governor Mike DeWine lifts Ohio's safe-at-home order, makes more COVID-19 restrictions voluntary. (Cleveland.com)

Georgia Department of Health takes heat for misleading coronavirus data. (New York Post)

New Jersey gym owner cited by police after reopening. (FOX News)

The Motion Picture Academy is considering postponing 2021 Oscars. (Variety)

The Met Gala is officially canceled. (ET Online)

U.S. Justice Department warns California coronavirus rules may violate religious freedoms. (Los Angeles Times)

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