NewsNet 8 Oct 2020

Trump Claims Treatment Received is COVID "Cure", Pushes for FDA Approval


In a video posted to his social media this week, President Trump tells the American people that he believes Regeneron was key to his recovery; even going as far as to call it a cure.

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced during a White House coronavirus task force briefing that Pfizer would be submitting its Covid-19 vaccine for emergency approval as soon as Friday and distribution and injection will begin hours after federal regulators authorize it.
Former FDA officials give an inside look at how the process will work, and how quickly we could have a vaccine.
President Trump claims he is immune from the coronavirus after his doctor said in a memo that he "no longer poses an infection risk." Experts say his claims may be misleading. Emergency care physician Dr. Ron Elfenbein joined CBSN to discuss the latest.
The stock market dropped after President Trump announced that he is calling off all Covid-19 relief talks until after the 2020 presidential election. NBC News Stephanie Ruhle explains how this affects industries that are suffering.

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