Updated 9:48 a.m. ET, August 25, 2020
- New Covid-19 cases in the US may be on the decline but some officials across the country's heartland reported worrisome signs this week.
- The US FDA commissioner again denied his agency was pressured to authorize the use of plasma as a Covid-19 treatment, but apologized for how he characterized data used in the decision.
- Researchers say a man living in Hong Kong had Covid-19 twice this year — but further study is needed.
- Children age 5 and under should not be made to wear masks during the pandemic, WHO and UNICEF said.