The United States can begin removing restrictions imposed by the epidemic as early as May
At the end of April, the situation in the country will be seriously evaluated and, depending on its results, decisions can be made about returning to normalcy. CNN director Anthony Fauchi, who is a consultant to US President Donald Trump on epidemic-related issues, told CNN.
On Friday, Trump announced that he would present the “Country Opening Council” on April 14, an expert body that should work out safeguards to remove restrictions during consultations. He, according to Trump, should include “prominent doctors and businessmen.”
Trump on Saturday unveiled a declaration of widespread disaster in Wyoming in the western United States. Thus, for the first time in the history of the epidemic, the state of emergency has spread to all 50 US states and the Federal District of Columbia.
“The president continues to respond to requests from each of the governors regarding the health of all Americans,” said White House Deputy Secretary Judd Deer.
We will remind, on March 30 continued quarantine in the USA. He also stated that federal rules for social distance through the coronavirus could be tightened, and restrictions on travel to China and Europe would remain in place.
In addition, countries that have unjustifiably refused to evacuate their citizens from the US will be subject to visa sanctions. The citizens themselves will be deported.
Meanwhile, about 5,000 Americans have filed a class-action lawsuit against Chinese authorities. It is demanding a total of about $ 1.2 trillion in compensation for errors at the initial stage of the coronavirus epidemic.
A National Institutes of Health in the United States has begun enrolling participants for clinical trials to test the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of COVID-19. The first participants signed up for the test at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. The study will be conducted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Also on April 13, it was reported that at the age of 70, a close friend of US President Donald Trump, a Republican Party sponsor and developer Stanley Cher, died.