Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US for Big Death Toll

Washington D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April. He was bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic. It was a stark shift in…

University of Missouri President to Lead Columbia Campus

Columbia, MO (AP) University of Missouri System President Mun Choi is taking over as interim chancellor of the Columbia campus. The Board of Curators’ Thursday announcement comes after Chancellor Alexander Cartwright was tapped to be president of the University of Central Florida last week. The Missouri board’s chairwoman says it’s important to have a proven…

Wash U Researcher Receives FDA Approval for COVID-19 Treatment

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) An area researcher believes a hundred-year-old idea could help reduce the severity of Coronavirus symptoms in critically-ill patients. While not intended to be a vaccine or a cure, Dr. Jeffrey Henderson at Washington University’s School of Medicine says the procedure could ease the symptoms. The process involves removing plasma from someone…