Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson paused its 60,000-person coronavirus vaccine trial after a participant became sick with an unexplained illness.
As Trump returned to the campaign trail, Anthony S. Fauci told CNN that he was “asking for trouble” by holding crowded rallies where many people do not wear masks. Sean Conley, Trump’s doctor, said Monday that the president had tested negative for the coronavirus on “consecutive days,” although he did not state which days.
A second wave of coronavirus cases in Europe is prompting new restrictions in Britain and several other countries that hope to avoid a return to national lockdowns.
At least 214,000 people have died of the coronavirus in the United States since February. More than 7,771,000 cases have been reported. The seven-day rolling average of new coronavirus infections hit new highs in Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming on Monday, according to data tracked by The Washington Post.