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COVID-19 News Updates – May 15, 2020


White House COVID-19 Updates

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (HERE)

Treasury International Capital Data for March (HERE)

Regulators Temporarily Change the Supplementary Leverage Ratio to Increase Banking Organizations’ Ability to Support Credit to Households and Businesses in Light of the Coronavirus Response (HERE)

IRS Expands Partner Materials for Economic Impact Payments; Continues Sweeping Effort to Share Details in Multiple Languages (HERE)

Trump Administration Announces Framework and Leadership for ‘Operation Warp Speed’ (HERE)

Secretary Azar Statement on National Hospital Week (HERE)

FDA Approves First Drug for Fourth-Line Treatment of Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (HERE)

Federal Judge Enters Temporary Injunction Against Xephyr LLC Doing Business as N-Ergetics, Preventing Sale of Colloidal Silver Products for COVID-19 (HERE)

Investigational ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Vaccine Protects Monkeys against COVID-19 Pneumonia (HERE)

Trump Administration Announces Call for Nominations for Nursing Home Commission (HERE)

NIH Begins Clinical Trial of Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin to Treat COVID-19 (HERE)

Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Animals (HERE)

Factors to Consider When Planning to Purchase Respirators from another Country (HERE)

Cruise Ship Crew Member Disembarkations (HERE)

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Veterinary Clinics Treating Companion Animals during the COVID-19 Response (HERE)

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Louisiana and Indiana (HERE)

USDA Begins Accepting Applications for Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program Grants Today (HERE)

USDA Extends Flexibilities, Paves the Way for Meals for Kids to Continue through Summer (HERE)

USDA Approves Wyoming to Accept SNAP Benefits Online (HERE)

USDA SECURE Rule Paves Way for Agricultural Innovation (HERE)

Court Orders Oklahoma Company to Stop Selling Colloidal Silver as Treatment for COVID-19 (HERE)

Department of Justice Supports National Pork Producers Council’s Ability to Combat Meat Shortage (HERE)

Georgia Woman Arrested for Role in Scheme to Defraud Health Care Benefit Programs Related to Cancer Genetic Testing and COVID-19 Testing (HERE)

Police Week 2020: A Video Message from FPS Leadership (HERE)

VA, Multiple Agencies Launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance Website for Americans Impacted by COVID-19 (HERE)

VA Launches Clinical Trial for Veterans with COVID-19 Based on Prostate Cancer Drug (HERE)

Volunteers Use 3D Printing to Aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts (HERE

The ‘Triple Nickel’ Returns Home During COVID-19 (HERE)

Military Flyovers Thank Americans for Service to Country (HERE)

NATO Nations Face Threats Together, Including Pandemic (HERE)

For the most up-to-date information, please see the below fact sheets and the CDC’s website: www.coronavirus.gov