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In ‘Power Grab,’ Health Secretary Azar Asserts Authority Over F.D.A.

In a stunning declaration of authority, Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, this week barred the nation’s health agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, from signing any new rules regarding the nation’s foods, medicines, medical devices and other products, including vaccines. Going forward, Mr. Azar wrote in a Sept.… Read More »

Public health specialists criticize Trump administration over reports it interfered with CDC studies

Dr. Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaks while U.S. President Donald Trump listens during the daily briefing of the coronavirus task force at the White House on April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Public health specialists and the medical community are criticizing the Trump… Read More »

Sydney school evacuated over COVID case

A western Sydney primary school has been evacuated after a student tested positive to coronavirus. Parents and carers were asked to collect their children from Girraween Public School, near Blacktown, on Tuesday afternoon after the case was confirmed. Parents and their children were seen exiting the school with haste, some of them choosing to wear… Read More »