Covid-19 Live Updates: Vaccine Trial Is Halted After Patient Becomes Ill

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Video Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams are scheduled to testify before a Senate committee on the development of a coronavirus vaccine.CreditCredit…Pool photo by Yuri GripasHere’s what you need to know:As drugmakers pledge to thoroughly vet vaccines, one company pauses its trials for a safety review.The director of the N.I.H. and the surgeon general answer senators’ questions.Britain is expected to ban gatherings of more than six people.Asked if he frustrated by Trump’s unmasked rallies, Fauci says ‘we want to set an example.’Quarantine breakdowns at colleges in the U.S. are leaving some at risk.Hundreds of thousands of sailors are estimated to be trapped at sea, fighting exhaustion and despair.France’s prime minister is self-isolating, and other leaders are getting tested for the virus.As drugmakers pledge to thoroughly vet vaccines, one company pauses its trials for a safety review.Image A laboratory technician working on an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, in Garin, Argentina, last month.Credit…Natacha Pisarenko/Associated PressThe pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca halted global trials of its coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday …

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