Fauci walks back criticism of Britain's vaccine approval
Washington (AFP) - Leading American infectious disease scientist Anthony Fauci on Thursday walked back his criticism of Britain's drug regulator after saying it had rushed through its coronavirus vaccine approval. His comments came a day after Britain became the first country to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for general use, prompting some skepticism among the country's European neighbors and suggestions of politicization. Widely respected Fauci, who leads the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told the BBC: "I have a great deal of confidence in what the...
Dr. Fauci (Basically) Admits Rand Paul Was Right 6 Months Ago on Schools and COVID-19
Composite Image By FEE | Image Credit Via Gage Skidmore, WikiCommons, Pixabay Top White House COVID-19 Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci recently changed his prior position and recommended that we keep schools open (while also advising the nation to close bars back down). “Obviously, you don't have one size fits all, but as I said in the past and as you accurately quoted me, the default position should be to try as best as possible within reason to keep the children in school or to keep them back at school,” Fauci said. “The best way to ensure the safety of our children in school is to get the communi...
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George Clooney and Selena Gomez have joined COVID champion Dr. Anthony Fauci among People magazine's second annual People of the Year list. The trio is joined by actress Regina King. All four will grace the covers of People magazine, which hits newsstands on Friday (04Dec20). ©2020 WENNProvided by SyndiGate Media Inc.
Carlson: Fauci has finally been revealed as nothing more than a 'power-mad incompetent' over handling of COVID-19
By Duncan SmithBy any account or definition, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s lead immunologist, has been in his position far too long.Appointed to his post during the early 1980s under Ronald Reagan, Fauci has served through six presidents.No one should spend their entire career in government in one position; you become the very definition of a political animal, a functionary who knows how to game the system backward and forward, in order to keep your job.And no doubt, Fauci has been an expert at keeping his job.He’s not just been a very good expert in the one thing he’s supposed to know fron...
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Americans brace for Covid 'surge upon a surge'
Washington (AFP) - America should prepare for a "surge upon a surge" in coronavirus cases as millions of travelers return home after the Thanksgiving holiday, top US scientist Anthony Fauci warned Sunday.The United States is the world's worst-affected country, with 266,831 Covid-19 deaths, and President Donald Trump's administration has issued conflicting messages on mask-wearing, travel and the danger posed by the virus."There almost certainly is going to be an uptick because of what has happened with the travel," Fauci told CNN's "State of the Union." Travel surrounding Thursday's Thanksgivi...
Fauci, Birx voice dire post-Thanksgiving warnings on COVID
Top federal officials voiced dire predictions of a nationwide post-Thanksgiving surge in COVID cases on Sunday.“What we expect, unfortunately, as we go for the next couple of weeks into December, (is) that we might see a surge superimposed upon that surge that we’re already in,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”On Saturday, the country’s number of COVID cases for November surpassed 4 million, more than double the total for October, continuing an alarming surge in the outbreak.President Donald Trump has largely ignored the crisis whi...
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Americans defy virus guidelines for high-risk Thanksgiving
Busy airports and serpentine queues at testing sites: many Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with extended family Thursday despite authorities warning they risk exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic engulfing the country.Stopping short of issuing an outright ban, the US government's health protection agency has for the first time called on Americans not to travel for the annual holiday, which sees families get together over turkey, yams and cranberry sauce and for many is more important than Christmas.With more than 150,000 new cases daily in the US, which has the world's highest corona...
Thanksgiving Travelers Jam Airports Despite Soaring Covid Cases
Holiday crossroads: Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised against traveling for Thanksgiving because of climbing coronavirus cases around the country, more than 3 million people passed through Transportation Security Administration lines at airports this weekend, Shannon McMahon writes for The Washington Post, making for the busiest travel weekend since March. Meanwhile, nine states—including Arizona, California, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Vermont—are reporting more than twice as many new cases each day as they had t...
Americans defy virus guidelines for high-risk Thanksgiving
New York (AFP) - Busy airports and serpentine queues at testing sites: many Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with extended family Thursday despite authorities warning they risk exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic engulfing the country.Stopping short of issuing an outright ban, the US government's health protection agency has for the first time called on Americans not to travel for the annual holiday, which sees families get together over turkey, yams and cranberry sauce and for many is more important than Christmas.With more than 150,000 new cases daily in the US, which has the world...
Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum
The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to dire warnings from public health experts.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued cautions and updated guidelines related to family gatherings. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a White House coronavirus adviser and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in interviews that his kids won’t be coming home for Thanksgiving because of coronavirus risks. “Relatives getting on a plane, being exposed in an airport,” he told CBS News. “And then ...
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