mascherina ffp3, Seigel clarified that he is calling for the test kits to be provided for those who think they may have been exposed to the virus. “Not only can’t I test the people who I think have been exposed, but I can’t test the people who have characteristic symptoms that I want to make sure they don’t have coronavirus before I let them back out in the community.” CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP Initially, the lab at the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta was the only place with this capability, putting potential patients in places like California and Washington state at a disadvantage.
mascherina ffp3 - The COVID-19 test requires three culture swabs: one from the nose, one from the throat and one from the lower lungs. The test requires a person to inhale deeply, cough and spit up saliva and mucus into a sterile collection cup. Fox News' Mary Elizabeth Gillis contributed to this report.
mascherina ffp3, Anchor Harris Faulkner hosts a special edition of 'Outnumbered Overtime' with insight on the coronavirus outbreak from Dr. Mehmet Oz, CMS administrator Seema Verma, member of President Trump's coronavirus task force, and the Fox News medical A-Team. Aides on Capitol Hill are anxious over what they consider to be a muddled response from both their bosses and the White House to the coronavirus outbreak. Lawmakers in both chambers have been fielding questions from members and staff about how Capitol Hill will be secured, but congressional leaders have so far shown little willingness to close the Capitol building, despite meetings being scheduled throughout the day to discuss preparations.
mascherina ffp3 - “The chiefs of staff are in a panic,” one longtime aide told Fox News when speaking about coronavirus. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE The hesitancy to close Congress could be due in part to fears of how it would affect the already shaky stock market, which plunged to its lowest point since the 2008 financial crisis on Monday. If Congress were to close up in the midst of the virus outbreak, a number of issues would need to be dealt with, including finding thousands of laptops for aides and members to use when working from home. Fox News is told that congressional work must be performed on congressionally issued computers or devices.
mascherina ffp3 - The question of how Congress will operate also comes as a number of lawmakers have self-quarantined themselves after being in contact with someone exposed to the virus. On Sunday, two members of Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., said they are isolating themselves after determining they had contact with the person at the Conservative Political Action Conference nearly two weeks ago. Cruz said Sunday he had brief contact with the man and would spend the next few days at his home in Texas until a full 14 days had passed since their interaction.