5 October 2020

• The White House decides not to do any contact tracing, amid reports of coronavirus infections among President Trump’s inner circle. Source
• CNN reports that US President Trump recently owned shares of stock in Regeneron and Gilead, companies that produce experimental COVID-19 treatments that he received (REGN-COV2 and remdesivir, respectively); Regeneron CEO, Dr Leonard Schleifer is a member of Trump’s Westchester, NY golf club. Source
• President Trump is discharged from the hospital. Source
• White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, announces that she has tested positive for coronavirus. Source
• Pfizer’s CEO sends a note to all employees, stating that the company will not succumb to political pressure to get a vaccine out faster, saying the company will move “…at the speed of science.” Source

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