Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and politics. He has a Communication degree (journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

U.S. Intel Confirms China Hid Severity of Coronavirus Outbreak 

Communist officials in China have hidden the severity of the coronavirus outbreak within their borders, under-reporting both total cases and fatalities linked to the disease, the U.S. intelligence community reportedly confirmed in a classified report to the White House.

BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 27: Chinese visitors wear protective masks as they tour the Temple of Heaven, which remained open during the Chinese New Year and Spring Festival holiday on January 27, 2020 in Beijing, China. The number of cases of a deadly new coronavirus rose to over 2700 in …

Study: Coronavirus Mortality Rate Lower than Expected 

Fewer people are dying from the highly contagious novel coronavirus than previously estimated, according to a study from Britain published Monday in the medical journal Lancet Infectious Diseases.

TOPSHOT - A person (L), who has recovered from the COVID-19 coronavirus infection, donates plasma in Zouping in China's eastern Shandong province on February 28, 2020, aimed at curing infected patients in severe and critical conditions. - China reported 44 more deaths from the novel coronavirus epidemic on February 28 …

Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama

U.S. federal government officials reportedly warned the administrations of former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama multiple times between 2003 and 2015 that a viral outbreak like the one currently afflicting the United States would prompt a shortage of ventilators and other critical lifesaving medical supplies in hospitals across the country.

In a May 6, 2009 file photo a store attendantholds an N-95 mask over a box of disposable surgical masks in Manila, Philippines. Health workers caring for patients who have or may have swine flu should wear a special type of mask called an N95 respirator, not looser-fitting surgical masks, …

Imperial College Doctor: Prevention Measures Will Keep Death Rate Low

The doctor behind a U.K. college study on the impact of the coronavirus that predicted a doomsday scenario absent any prevention measures and prompted the U.S. government to take action against the deadly disease is now painting a more optimistic picture that is in line with President Donald Trump’s plan to open the American economy by Easter.

MANCHESTER, - MARCH 26: People applaud the NHS from their balconies and gardens across the road from Wythenshawe Hospital on March 26, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The "Clap For Our Carers" campaign has been encouraging people across the U.K to take part in the nationwide round of applause from …

Coronavirus Outbreak: 156 Million People in 17 U.S. States in Lockdown 

Four more states in the U.S. issued stay at home orders this week for non-essential workers in a bid to combat the accelerating spread of the deadly and highly contagious novel coronavirus, bringing the total number to 17, where nearly half of the American population resides.

A lone pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past the New York Stock Exchange as COVID-19 concerns empty a typically bustling downtown area, Saturday, March 21, 2020, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping orders Friday that will severely restrict gatherings of any size for the state's …

Study: Coronavirus Can Remain Infectious in Air for Hours

The deadly and highly contagious novel coronavirus that has triggered a global pandemic can persist in droplets in the air for at least three hours, a new U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Tuesday revealed.

Three volunteers are infected with the common cold virus for research purposes at the Harvard Hospital in Wiltshire, 28th December 1955. From left to right, they are student Brenda Jeanes, German tourist Anne Weddig and civil servant Pat Brown. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)