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Nigeria is reporting two poisonings from the drug chloroquine, a drug that's been touted as a potential but as-yet unproven treatment for coronavirus, Bloomberg reports.

Reality check: Health officials are warning against self-medicating with the drug, whose safety and effectiveness for coronavirus patients has not been proven.

President Trump tweeted on Saturday that the drug should be put to use immediately as people continue to die from the coronavirus, but health officials stressed that the drug still needs to be thoroughly studied.

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U.S. coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios. This graphic includes "probable deaths" that New York City began reporting on April 14.

The U.S. reported for the first time on Wednesday over 50,000 novel coronavirus cases in 24 hours, but the total could be as high as 400,000 to 500,000 undiagnosed cases per day, former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb said.

The big picture: Health experts including NIAD director Anthony Fauci and those from the CDC say coronavirus cases have been undercounted in the U.S. considering the virus has a wide-ranging effect on various populations.

Jun 28, 2020 - Health

Health secretary says "window is closing" to get coronavirus under control

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar warned on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that the "window is closing" for the U.S. to take action and get the coronavirus under control, calling the current state of the outbreak a "very, very serious situation."

Why it matters: Azar's rhetoric stands in stark contrast to that of President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, who claimed at a press briefing on Friday that the U.S. has "flattened the curve" and that much of the surge in new cases is attributable to an increase in testing.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 8 a.m. ET: 10,717,158 — Total deaths: 516,738 — Total recoveries — 5,501,622Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 8 a.m. ET: 2,686,587 — Total deaths: 128,062 — Total recoveries: 729,994 — Total tested: 32,827,359Map.
  3. Federal government: Trump says he still thinks virus will "just disappear."
  4. Public health: U.S. sets new daily case recordFormer FDA chief says 500,000 Americans may be contracting virus a day.
  5. States: Georgia and Arizona report record new cases — California shuts down bars and indoor dining for most residents.
  6. 1 ⚽️ thing: 6 players test positive before MLS comeback tournament.