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laura this, alien dna story would be comical if the news about the coronavirus of not so dire. >> thousands are dying. millions are wonder if they have coronavirus. some waiting weeks for their test results. and yet, this is what the president thinks. >> large portions of our country, it's coronavirus free. >> deaths are increasing in 29 states. the rate of new deaths keep climbing. 1,200 people died yesterday alone. that's the most since may 27th. cases are still increasing in 22 states as well. the president, though, not hiding his main concern. >> i was curious. a man works for us, with us, very closely, dr. fauci and dr. birx so highly thought of.
yet they are highly thought of but nobody likes me. can it be only my personality. that's all. >> the president very concerned about taking credit and decideding to peddle advice from another doctor this woman one of several he endorsed in a tweet storm on monday night. >> she said she's had tremendous success with hundreds of different patients. and i thought her voice was an important voice. >> so, who is this important voice? who is this doctor instella emmanuel is a houston pediatrician and preacher touting theories involving aliens, witches, and the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine. >> hydroxychloroquine. i know you want to talk about masks.
you don't need masks. >> she will endorse treatments that the president wants endorsed. she's also reportedly asked for a meeting with trump. no response there just yet. but when cnn katelyn collins tried to follow up -- >> i thought her voice was an important voice but i know nothing about her. >> last week -- >> okay, thank you very much, everybody. >> as for actual medical news dr. anthony fauci says there are signs the recent surges may be peaking in texas and florida, but other states could be on the verge of more outbreaks. so how is this different from what happened back in march and april? dr. deborah birx points to the large scale community spread among young people. >> talking about increasing mitigation efforts now and
increased hospitalizations. what we're experiencing now is very different in march and april. very different from the outbreak that was contained. >> dr. birx notes the majority of young people are asymptomatic. so by the time hospitalizations start climbing like right now in mississippi, alabama and the carolinas community spread has escalated incredibly quickly. >> the clock is in thing for re-opening schools. the largest 101 districts in the united states, 53 are starting the year completely online. in philadelphia the superintendent there back tracking from a hybrid re-opening now proposing online learning only at least until november. dr. anthony fauci acknowledging students are in a tough spot. >> in many respects, unfortunately, though this may sound a little scary and harsh, i don't mean it to be that way, is that you're going to be actually part of the experiment
of the learning curve of what we need to know. >> he's saying that because it's not clear how quickly younger children can spread this virus. studies show kids that are 10 to 19 years old can spread it just as easily as adults and heart experts are concerned if students do return to classrooms there could be outbreaks like the one that put the miami marlin season on hold. >> very little difference between the way the virus spread in young baseball players, many who are just barely into their 20s and how it's going to spread in high schools. it's attacking florida right now. it may not get infected at the same right but at the moment they are all in cools together he they will get infected, infect their families, their families will infect others and bound to have a disaster on top of a disaster. >> look in many ways sports is a testing ground for re-opening procedures at schools and
workplaces. major league baseball decideding to pause the marlins games until monday until more players are tested positive for coronavirus. andy shoals joins us for more. this is not the news that marlins fans like myself or baseball fans want to hear. >> reporter: making all sports fans uneasy about completing seasons. a weekend into the baseball season we already have a team that's unable to compete because of the virus. four more marlins players testing positive. that brings the total of positive tests on the team to 17. major league baseball announcing it was postponing the team's games through sunday in order for the marlins focus on providing care for their player. officials say everyone who tested positive is currently in isolation. marlins ceo derek jeter announced the team has moved to a daily testing schedule. he said in a statement we continue to take this entire situation very seriously. all of our players, coaches and
staff are understandably having a difficult time enduring this experience. marlins are next scheduled to play on monday against the philadelphia phillies in miami. now the phillies were the team that miami was playing against when the outbreak hit. no one on that team tested positive but mlb postponed their games until friday just to be safe and since the already shortened schedule was becoming a mess in order to add flexibility down the line the yankees who were supposed to play the phillies will travel to play the orioles who were supposed to play the marlins those games will happen today and tomorrow. major league baseball did make note this outbreak right now is strictly a marlins problem. over 6400 tests conducted since friday there have been zero new positive tests of on field personnel from the other 29 clubs. now in the meantime nfl training camps are open. the union announcing yesterday a
21 players have tested positive since they started reporting to camp last week. after arriving at training camp players must have two negative tests before they are allowed to enter facility. players, they do have the option to opt-out of the 2020 season and we've seen more players doing just that. patriots leaderboard hightower becoming the highest paid player not play this season. he had his first child earlier this month. he was scheduled to make $8 million this season. five members of the patriots will be sitting out this season because of coronavirus concerns. and boris, the nfl is doing a slow ramp up to training camp. the players, they are not going to be getting on the field until monday. of course like i mentioned they have to have two negative tests before they are allowed to enter the building. >> this is an indication how things will go not just for sports but schools and workplaces. not a good sign. joe biden says he'll choose
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>> coronavirus can do long term damage to the heart. the virus can linger in the heart for months without symptoms. one study involved patients who had mfris two months after havig the coronavirus. food suppliers in california taking a big hit. a major electronic show forced to go viral. >> reporter: a covid-19 outbreak has been linked to a health care facility in massachusetts after health officials say one of the employees returned from a coronavirus hot spot while other employees gathered in break rooms not practicing social distancing or wearing masks. officials from bay state health
in springfield say so far 13 patients and 23 employees have tested positive for covid-19. a spokesman for bay state said the facility has reached out to patients that received care unit from july 15th through the 23rd. spokesman went on to say they are committed to an ongoing review of their safety practices. >> reporter: i'm in san francisco. food companies continue to be the most vulnerable for coronavirus outbreaks given how close workers are together. latest example is in los angeles where we learned three food companies have been ordered to temporarily shut down. these companies are s and s foods, golden state foods and the mission food facility in commerce california. earlier we saw a worse out break at an pair well company. it has temporarily shut down.
>> reporter: in new york. the city of new orleans announced on tuesday that film production will resume next week he and amazon prime series will be the first to shoot in the city since the coronavirus shutdown. productions will have to ad mere to strict health he and safety guidelines. among them reduc crews, regular covid-19 testing, ppe and sanitizing stations and on set health supervisor. several major studios are expected to start shooting in a couple of months. >> reporter: the consume electronic show is going all digital. the annual event which usually draws tens of thousands of people to las vegas will be online this time around, happening in early january next year. the consumer technology association says participants can explore products and services by demos. the plan is for an in person show in 2022.
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matthew, how did the russians get so far out ahead of everybody else when all of these trials are still going on around the country? >> reporter: it's a good question and the russians have attempted to answer it by saying look first of all the technology we're using here in russia to create this virus, sorry this vaccine, is used in the past successfully to create vaccines against other diseases like ebola. they took that platform and adjusted it to work against the coronavirus. that's what they say. the other factor is that, you know, the normal procedures for human trials you get in other countries, simply have been put to one side in this country. for instance the scientists who first, who have been developing this vaccine in russia they injected the vaccine into themselves before human trials even began. they tested the vaccine on volunteers, we're told from the russia military on soldiers, in
other words and now it's emerged and this has come to he had from russian officials the crucial third phase of human trials for this vaccine will to be done in parallel to them actually approving the vaccine and to administer it to front line medical staff. so they cut a lot of corners like that. incredibly risky of course. the russians say look we got a country which has the fourth highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, more than 800,000. it's a risk at this stage that we're ready to take. snowboard interesting to see how comfortable people actually feel getting the vaccine given that it is going as you mentioned in parallel with these trials. matthew, nice to see you. thanks so much. well another major storm is brewing in the atlantic, warnings already issued and it could make a big mess for florida this weekend.
good morning. this certainly start. i'm laura jarrett. >> i'm boris sanchez. i'm in for christine romans. great to see you laura. >> this morning hundreds of thousands are sick, thousands are dying and facing long term damage. millions are wonder field goal they have coronavirus, some waiting for weeks for their test results and yet this is what the president thinks. >> we can look at large portions of our country. it's coronavirus free. >> where is it coronavirus free? deaths are increasing now in 29 states. the rate of new deaths keeps climbing. 1,200 people died yesterday alone. that's the most since late may. cases are still creasing, also in 22 states. so what's the president's main concern? >> it is curious. a man works with us very closely dr. fauci and dr. birx highly
thought of and yet they are highly thought of and nobody likes me. it can only be my personality. that's all. >> the president focused on his popularity and deciding to peddle advice from another doctor one of several he endorsed in a tweet storm monday night. who is this doctor. stella emanuel is a pediatrician doctor and a preacher. >> this virus has a cure, hydroxychloroquine. i know you want to talk about masks. hello. you don't need masks. >> she's endorsing treatments that the president wants endorsed and she's reportedly asked for a meeting with trump. we've yet to see a response from the president but when katelyn collins tried to follow up with
him, watch this. >> and i thought her voice was an important voice but i know nothing about her. >> last week -- >> okay, thank you very much, everybody. >> apparently didn't want to face katelyn's question there. as for actual medical news dr. anthony fauci say there are signs the recent surges we're seeing may be peaking in texas and florida, but other states could be on the verge of more outbreaks. so how is this different from what happened back in march and april? well dr. deborah birx the white house covid response coordinator said community spread among younger people. >> talking about increasing mitigation efforts now. because if you wait until you see increased hospitalizations.
>> dr. birx notes the majority of young people are asymptomatic so by the time hospitalizations start climbing, community spread has sclaeted. >> meantime the clock is ticking for re-opening cools. largest 101 districts in the united states, 53 are starting the year completely online. in philadelphia the superintendent is back tracking from a hybrid re-opening now proposing online learning only at least until november. dr. anthony fauci is acknowledging students are in a tough spot. >> in many respects, unfortunately, though this may sound a little scary and harsh, i don't mean it to be that way, is that you're going to be actually part of the experiment of the learning curve of what we need to know. >> it's not clear how quickly younger children can actually spread this vikings but fauci
says study shows kids 10 to 19 years old can spread it as easily as adults and health experts are concerned if students return to classrooms there could be outbreaks like the one that put the miami marlins season on hold. >> very little difference between the way the virus spread in young baseball players, many who are just barely into their 20s and how it's going to spread in high schools. it's attacking florida right now. may not get infected at the same rate but the moment they are all in cool together they will get infected, infect their families, their families will infect others and we're bound to have a disaster on top of a disaster. >> many are watching sports as a testing ground for re-opening procedures at schools and workplaces and now 11 major league baseball games are postponed as a result of the miami marlins covid outbreak as even more players test positive.
andy shoals has more in this morning's bleacher report. derek jeter the owner of the marlins said the team is having a difficult time dealing with this. >> reporter: it's something, you know, that baseball says they were preparing for to happen but the first weekend of the season, i don't think anyone expected like this to happen just so soon considering all the protocols they thought they had in place that were safe. four more marlins players testing positive for coronavirus over the weekend. that brings the total number of cases on the team to 17. and major league baseball announcing it was postponing the team's games through sunday in order for the marlins to focus on providing care for their players. officials say everyone who tested positive are in isolation. derek jeter announced the team has moved to daily testing. marlins, they are next scheduled to play on monday against the philadelphia phillies. that game would be in miami.
phillies is the team marlins should play against when the virus hit. in order to add flexibility to the schedule down the line, the yankees who are supposed to be playing the phillies will travel to play the orioles who are supposed to play the marlins. the nationals were supposed to play in miami this weekend. their manager dave martinez is revealing the team had voted not to play that three game series in south florida before it ended up being postponed and marty neez said he was happy it didn't come to that. >> i think we did the right thing. talking about keeping us safe, you know, myself, the players, our staff, everybody. not only do we have to compete on the field but almost like we have to compete off the field too and make sure we follow all protocols. constantly on the players about wearing masks, washing hands.
it's tough. we're in tough times. >> the outbreak certainly concerning, boris, but major league baseball says right now it's a marlins problem. they said they conducted 6400 tests since friday and they've had zero positives on the other 29 clubs. >> yeah. you hear the concern there from dave martinez saying you're not just competing on the field you're competing off the field too and even taking all of these mitigation, things to protect yourself there's tremendous fear and headaches dealing with postponed games. andy shoals, thanks so much for the update. >> the republican stimulus plan is running into resistance from republicans and president trump. >> there are certain aspects that they put forward to that you don't support. >> there are, actually and we'll be talking about it. there are things i very much support. but we'll be negotiating. it's sort of semi irrelevant
because the democrats come with their needs and asks and the republicans go with theirs. >> the president is right about that. talks with democrats are ongoing with no clear path to a deal and extra unemployment benefits kprierg friday. gop plan calls for cutting the extra federal help from $600 to $200 a week. then transitioning to a model where someone can make roughly 70% of their prior earnings when combined with state assistance. joe biden says he'll choose his running mate next week. biden said he'll pick a woman for vice president and he's faced pressure from within the democratic party to choose a woman of color. turns out you don't have to look too far for clues of who might be on his mind. on tuesday biden was photographed holding talking points with senator kamala harris' name at the top including this note important,ly a note to him, do not hold grudges. remember harris grilled biden during several of the democratic debates. on capitol hill monday biden was
also seen with california congresswoman karen bass. very combative day on capitol hill on tuesday. attorney general bill barr clark with democrats as he deche defe his response to sensitive cases. portland is the latest flash point after the trump administration sent federal officers to protect a courthouse there. in his first congressional appearance in more than a year mr. barr disputed the idea that the president is using the federal police as an election year show of force. >> what unfolds nightly around the courthouse cannot reasonably be called protests. it is by any objective measure an assault on the government of the united states. we are on the defense. we're not out looking for trouble. and if the state and city would provide law enforcement services that other jurisdictions do, we would have no need to have
additional marshals in the courthouse. regarding longtime trump ally roger stone barr claimed he hasn't seen president trump praising for stone not testifying genes him. a far cry from barr saying the president's tweet make it impossible for him to do his job. president trump's tweets are official presidential statements. democrats also grilled barr over his decision to intervene to shorten stone's sentence. >> stone was prosecuted under me and i said all along i thought that was a righteous prosecution. i thought he should go jail. and i thought the judge's sentence was correct. but the line prosecutors were trying to added voluntary indicate for a sentence that was more than twice anyone else in a similar position that had ever served and this is a 67-year-old man. first time offender, no violence and they were trying to put him in yale for seven to nine years.
now unlike president trump barr says he does not think the election is rigged. but he did, however, echo the president's false claim there's a high-risk of voter fraud with mail in ballots. four of the world's most powerful tech ceos will appear before the house judiciary committee antitrust panel. each of the companies has pushed back against antitrust claims, some stress that competition they face from each other as well as the chinese. big tech is under more scrutiny these days especially in an election year after the recent hack of verified twitter accounts. we should note no twitter executive is set to appear at today's hearing. there's another significant storm brewing in this record breaking hurricane season. puerto rico facing tropical storm warnings and the system appears it could track towards florida this weekend. here's our meteorologist.
>> reporter: good morning, guys. we're watching potential tropical cyclone nine, this particular storm has everything it takes become our next named tropical system. we're on to the letter of i where the tropical storm would be named isaiah. some models suggest this will head into portions of the dominican republic, this area here could break the system apart not to strength and you notice the forecast does keep it at tropical storm strength throughout the entire forecast track but if it takes the eastern trajectory as we think it's possible, that allows the storm system to become far stronger. heavy rainfall across the u.s. virgin islands, dominican republic, and bahamas. here's the model by breakdown. it breaks down the uncertainty beyond this, a western track of
this would take it over the mountains of haiti and dominican republic. eastern track could skirt east of florida but then bring it closer to the carolinas by this weekend. guys? >> thank you. a quick programming note. all parents of course want great schools for their kids. but why is it not possible for some. go inside the public school system on an all new "united shades of america." we'll be right back. does it me? what if you can have direct access to certified personal security agents or you have the ability to set security check ins or a watchful eye when you are expecting a delivery or have someone by your side whenever you go for a walk that's why we created the worlds first security platform that brings personalized security to you and your loved ones 24/7 this is bond, personal security for all. we already helped thousands stay safer go to the app store to download the bond app today.
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jacksona -- sauna or vodka can make the virus go away. >> reporter: islam's most important annual pilgrimage the hajj is under way in mecca right now. due to the coronavirus pandemic this year's hajj is more of a symbolic one. in previous years more than 2 million people from around the globe would participate in the hajj but this year the saudis have restricted it with about 1,000 people including foreigners residing in saudi arabia and saudi nationals. they had to go through the rigorous selection process, medical checks, covid testing, they had to quarantine before the hajj and afterward too. authorities put in place strict hygiene measures and social distancing. officials describing this as a truly exceptional hajj. >> reporter: i'm in colombia. coronavirus continues to spread
all across south america. one of the most critical situation is that of bolivia where no less than 16 government officials tested positive for the virus. one of them the latest on tuesday morning was the mayor of the capital of bolivia. the president itself after contracting the virus said on monday she was completely recovered before the rest of the country the situation remains very, very serious. >> reporter: i'm fred pleitgen in berlin where the german government continues to grasple with the rise in coronavirus infections. they say these infections are not large isolated incidents but happening in broad parts of the country. there's more and more districts in this country where number of coronavirus infections are on thery. the german government says it makes it more and more difficult to contact trace where these infections are coming from. some people in this country may
have been become lax in enforcing the rules for stopping the pandemic and calling on people to urgently start sanitizing, start physical distancing and wearing masks as well. police say a florida man used taxpayer funned small business money to buy himself a lamborghini. bank fraud charges have been filed against david tyler hynes. he's accused of spending over $318,000 on that car and nearly $5,000 at saks. bank records show hynes received 4 million through three low interest forgivable loans that were to help small businesses keep their employees during the pandemic. researchers say a new blood test can i've alzheimer's and even dehe text signs of the disease 20 years before symptoms appear. according to the study test looks for tiny amounts of a certain protein which is elevated in people with the
illness. scientists say it has the potential to make diagnosis simpler, more affordable and widely available. experts estimate could it be available for clinical use in as little as two to three years. before could rid the astros sign stealing scandal was the biggest story in sports. things came to a head overnight in houston in a game between astros and l.a. dodgers who they faced in the world series a couple of years ago and the in the sixth north carolina joe kelly threw a fastball behind alex's head. then kelly threw a pitch did not appear to be a fastball bull it is the nearly hitting astros shortstop carlos knocking him down. after he struck out to end the north carolina, kelly taunted him. then the benches cleared. not a great look amid a pandemic. no punches were thrown, though. last night was the first time the two teams met since the astros stole signs in 2017 that
included their seven game world series win over the dodger. let's take a look at markets around the world. markets in asia closed mixed. european opening mixed as well. on wall street futures basically unchanged. u.s. stocks closed lower tuesday as investors worried drama negotiations could threaten a new stimulus deal. consumer confidence fell in july threatening the prospect of an economic recovery. today wall street will get earnings from some big companies like boeing and gm. niefrl and amp mc theaters striking a new deal for new movies to play at home sooner. universal's new films will have 17 days of exclusivity in
theaters than turbulent 70. this means when the next film in the fast and furious franchise hits theaters in april fans can watch it in theaters or wait just three weeks to buy or rent it at home. >> budweiser's new beer is mission a key ingredient alcohol. anheuser-busch launches budweiser zero. the alcohol free lager is to taste similar to the parent grand. dwayne wade help to korea the product's taste and packaging and be central to the national ad campaign that debuts today. this is all about you. nothing to do with what's best for us. >> netflix dominating nominations for the 72nd primetime emmy award. the streaming giant scored most nominations ever by a platform
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