The world comes together for a virtual vaccine summit. The U.S. is conspicuously absent. https://t.co/EZWWwJRwHl
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 4, 2020
Bill Gates: Here's what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine https://t.co/LZdakeBPAa #coronavirus #vaccine pic.twitter.com/qLCe1ZpnV7
— World Economic Forum (@wef) May 4, 2020
World leaders from 40 countries committed $8 billion to start funding global #coronavirus vaccine research.
The U.S. govt didn't take part in the funding effort, raising concerns that uncoordinated competition to develop a treatment could lead to a "vaccine war." pic.twitter.com/IrwzGYZmk5
— AJ+ (@ajplus) May 4, 2020
"It's highly likely that the first vaccine we end up developing may not be the final vaccine that ends up really controlling this pandemic worldwide," says Dr. Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Columbia University.
Watch more Global Hangout: https://t.co/IO0ntw7g3d pic.twitter.com/wJpUvFEDhJ
— NBC News (@NBCNews) May 4, 2020
He’s alienated NATO and WHO, and now Trump is isolating America from the vaccine advances being made by other countries.
That may sound good to the ‘America First’ crowd, but what happens if a nation like China restricts U.S. access to a working vaccine?https://t.co/b8Umhu85Gw
— Dr. David A. Lustig (@drdave1999) May 4, 2020
President Donald Trump claimed a vaccine for the coronavirus will be available by the end of 2020 — contradicting his top health officials https://t.co/ciBT1t5PXe
— POLITICO (@politico) May 4, 2020
"I need the vaccine" — this is the most true thing Trump has said tonight pic.twitter.com/VHPAlnrusl
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 4, 2020
Covid vaccine! I will refuse to take it! It will be ineffective and dangerous. There are now 20 known mutations. I have never taken a flu shot, and I will refuse to take a COVID VACCINE. If the Govt makes it 'mandatory' what will you do?
— Michael Savage (@ASavageNation) May 4, 2020
Investor group aligned with Donald Trump Jr. is buying a major stake in OANN, @gabrielsherman reports https://t.co/RksBlMSuBa
— Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) May 4, 2020
BREAKING: White House #coronavirus task force members are PROHIBITED from testifying before Congress this month under new guidance issued by the Trump administration TODAY.
Days after SILENCING Dr. Fauci, from testifying. WHAT IS TRUMP HIDING? #COVIDー19 https://t.co/OI2XJ43z74
— Peter Morley (@morethanmySLE) May 4, 2020
After Robert Kadlec was confirmed as Trump's top official for public health preparedness, he pressed to increase gov't stocks of a smallpox vaccine. His office made a deal to buy up to $2.8 bil of a vaccine from a biz that once paid Kadlec as a consultant. https://t.co/C90ZFWS8oO
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 4, 2020
Trump keeps predicting coronavirus death tolls the U.S. then surpasses pic.twitter.com/EIe47n4Uqi
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 4, 2020
As many of us with experience pointed out 3 years ago, Trump's ability to manufacture constant outrage and shamelessly lie and blunder without slowing down is never to be underestimated as a tactic. https://t.co/BTgz1G4TQn
— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) May 4, 2020
If you've never been to this spot in Boston, this is not a huge crowd. It's not tiny, either, but this is not a massive rally.
It's more dumbasses than I thought were in the city, though. https://t.co/jyC8NVg4sp
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) May 4, 2020
📺 Mourning In America pic.twitter.com/djkH0ySCqo
— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) May 4, 2020
Florida releases questionable data on state’s coronavirus deaths in nursing homes @randikayeCNN reports pic.twitter.com/5EyjgbtxqW
— The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) May 4, 2020
It's a marvelous time to buy a local newspaper, particularly one that just won a #Pulitzer for bringing down its city's mayor. And Happy Birthday to lead reporter @lukebroadwater. I'd say this takes the sting out of turning 40! @abellfoundation @MDGBmore https://t.co/Wjz6zb9Ekm
— Rona Kobell (@rkobell) May 4, 2020
Congrats to Barry Blitt for the Editorial Cartooning Pulitzer. There are of course Trump cartoons to post but also here is a beautiful homage to @JohnPrineMusic https://t.co/bTBXTTruoj
— Michael Tisserand (@m_tisserand) May 4, 2020
Last week Boris Johnson claimed the UK had avoided the tragedy that had engulfed other countries
Tonight FT says a cautious estimate of UK excess deaths linked to the outbreak is 50,200
A death toll heading to be one of the worst in the world
Its a national catastrophe https://t.co/dyg0VryZZz
— Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) May 4, 2020
‘Britain needs better than this as it faces the most petrifying, unpredictable, multifaceted calamity in three generations.’ https://t.co/vkhB2osHMn
— Tim Walker (@ThatTimWalker) May 4, 2020
CNN being very blunt – characterising UK as one of worst Covid-19 responses in Europe and analysing how the failure happened.pic.twitter.com/z9IiX4vi4K
— Mike Galsworthy (@mikegalsworthy) May 4, 2020
The Sydney Morning Herald telling it as it is.
'Biggest failure in a generation': Where did Britain go wrong? https://t.co/3NgWLQo3Sa via @smh
— Rajesh Thind (@RajeshThind) May 4, 2020
8/9 days ago the Army set up a drive through test centre on our local leisure centre car park – presumably to boost capacity by the end of April.
On Friday 1st May they packed up & left.
Cynical? Yes it was & yes I am pic.twitter.com/m6qD4oDRIM
— Julia Dunlop 🔶🇪🇺 (@juliadarwen) May 4, 2020
Not so happy with the Brits making their own laws and regulations now, are you Nigel?
At least you can take it to the European Court of Human Ri…. oh wait https://t.co/cQCEkuLXGb
— Ash Stronge (@ashstronge) May 4, 2020
— Cold War Steve (@Coldwar_Steve) May 4, 2020