Memo details updates to NFL’s COVID-19 protocols; masks required for players on sidelines

Major updates to the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols were sent to all clubs on Monday in a memo obtained by NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Among the updates are a mandate for players to wear face coverings on the sideline if they are not wearing a helmet or entering a game starting with games played this Thursday.…Continue Reading

IDSA Updates COVID Guidelines for Antibodies, Antivirals, Others

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An infectious disease expert panel cautions against routine use of bamlanivimab (Eli Lilly) and notes that remdesivir (Veklury) can shorten the clinical course of COVID-19 — which could be critical as “as hospitals fill up” across the United States. The group also said the…Continue Reading

Election live updates: Biden leads Trump in new Post-ABC News poll; Barrett pledges in opening statement to ‘apply the law as written’

President Trump, meanwhile, had no scheduled public events. Trump appeared Sunday morning on Fox News Channel for an interview with Maria Bartiromo, during which he claimed that he is not taking medication and has “a protective glow” following his covid-19 diagnosis.Trump is also expected to hold a campaign rally Monday in Florida, while Biden holds…Continue Reading

Coronavirus updates: CDC offers new mask guidance; Maryland in ‘danger zone’ amid COVID surge; US nears 240K deaths; Disney furloughs?

CLOSE President-elect Joe Biden’s first major transition announcement is the formation of a COVID-19 advisory board that includes a Trump administration whistleblower. USA TODAYThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidance on the use of face masks: They not only protect others, but they protected the wearer ,too.”Experimental and epidemiological data support…Continue Reading

MLS news updates: All the latest from around the league on Saturday

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Decision Day presented by AT&T is almost upon us, with coaches and players from around MLS holding their final pregame media availabilities before their clubs take the pitch on Sunday. Here’s what they had to say before the action kicks off tomorrow at 3:30 pm ET Henry: Playoff spot would be “great for…Continue Reading

2020 Election Live Updates: Biden leads as vote count continues in key states

  16m ago Trump election press conference to be held at Four Seasons Total Landscaping in Philadelphia President Trump says a “big press conference” will be held Saturday morning at Four Seasons Total Landscaping, a landscaping company in Philadelphia. He tweeted the location and time – 11:30 a.m. ET – after posting then deleting an earlier…Continue Reading

Election 2020 Live Updates: McConnell Defeats Dem Challenger Amy McGrath in Kentucky Senate Race

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at a campaign event in Florence, Ky., October 28, 2020. (Bryan Woolston/Reuters) Live updates from Election Night 2020: The latest on the race for the White House and control of Congress. 9:05 p.m.: As next round of polls close, former vice president Joe Biden will win New Mexico,…Continue Reading