Jun 29: Gilead Sciences sets a price for remdesivir, which can shorten hospitalization stays for patients with COVID-19, at $520 a vial. With a treatment course of 6 vials, the typical treatment course will be $3120 per patient for people covered with private insurance. Critics of the price point are quick to point out that taxpayers funded the COVID-19 remdesivir trial through the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana’s restrictive abortion law, which required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. States with COVID-19 surges roll back their reopenings. A day after retweeting the Florida man shouting “white power” in Florida, Trump tweets the video of Mark T. McCloskey and Patricia N. McCloskey waving guns at peaceful protestors in front of their St. Louis home.*
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I'm terribly sorry: is this just me or is there more to this couple than we might think: pic.twitter.com/xTyPwD6rO1— ✨ Sub-Zer❄️Shirt-art ✨ (@SubZeroShirt) June 29, 2020
* Timeline summaries at the top of the page come from a variety of sources:, including The American Journal of Managed Care COVID-19 Timeline (https://www.ajmc.com/view/a-timeline-of-covid19-developments-in-2020), the Just Security Group at the NYU School of Law (https://www.justsecurity.org/69650/timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-and-u-s-response/), the “10 Things,” daily entries from The Week (theweek.com), as well as a variety of newspapers and television programs.