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More than 400 patients in 45 states have reported problems filling their EpiPen subscriptions amid issues with the manufacturing of the automatic injector, Bloomberg reports.

The backdrop: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Meridian Medical Technologies Inc., the unit of Pfizer that manufactures EpiPens, last September about its failures to thoroughly look in to product mishaps, including EpiPen products linked to severe illnesses and patient deaths. A Pfizer spokesman told Bloomberg that a new processes in response the FDA’s warning had caused manufacturing delays.

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U.S. hits highest daily COVID-19 case count since pandemic began

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The U.S. confirmed at least 83,010 coronavirus cases on Friday, the country's highest daily total since the pandemic started, according to data from the COVID Tracking Project.

By the numbers: Friday's total surpassed the U.S.'s previous record set on July 17 when 76,842 cases were recorded. 

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Fauci: Trump hasn't been to a COVID task force meeting in months

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President Trump has not attended a White House coronavirus task force meeting in “several months,” NIAID director Anthony Fauci told MSNBC on Friday.

Why it matters: At the beginning of the pandemic, the task force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, met every day, but in the "last several weeks," members have held virtual meetings once a week, Fauci said, even as the number of new cases continues to surge in the country.