Health


Posts filtered by tags: Donald Trump[x]


 

Canadians are polite, but we’re still recruiting your biotech talent, America

Michael May Contributor Share on Twitter Michael May is the president and CEO of the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine. Jayson Myers Contributor Share on Twitter Jayson Myers is the CEO of Next Generation Manufacturing Canada. Canada made headlines during U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration for its efforts to lur...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Column, Stem, Toronto, America, Tech, Canada, Silicon Valley, Vancouver, Biotech, Donald Trump, Quebec, TCUK, Trump


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' that he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn accused Fauci Tuesday of working with Mark Zukerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" every criticism of his decisions, which were "fundamentally based on science." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wedne...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Sen. Marsha Blackburn has accused him of working with Mark Zuckerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" all criticism of his decisions, which he said were all science-based. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said all of his COV...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Experts See Strides On AIDS, But COVID-19 Halted Progress

NEW YORK (CBS13/AP) — Some researchers believe COVID-19 has derailed the fight against HIV, siphoning away health workers and other resources and setting back a U.S. campaign to decimate the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the first report that brought AIDS to the attention of the public. For a time, the battle against HIV — the virus that causes AIDS — was going well. But experts believe the U.S. could soon see its first increase in infections in years. Internation...
Tags: Health, New York, News, California, Cdc, Africa, Aids, West Virginia, Atlanta, Ap, Sacramento County, United Nations, Kenya, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump


Biden administration signals it’s in no rush to allow Canadian drug imports

The Biden administration said Friday that it has no timeline on whether it will allow states to import drugs from Canada, an effort that was approved under President Donald Trump as a key strategy to control costs.
Tags: Health, Canada, Biden, Donald Trump


Nancy Messonnier, the senior CDC official who first warned the US about the coronavirus pandemic, is resigning

Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, speaks at a coronavirus briefing on January 28, 2020. Samuel Corum/Getty CDC health official Nancy Messonnier announced she was resigning on Friday. She said her last day with the CDC would be May 14. Messonnier was the first US official to publicly warn the country of the COVID-19 pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nancy Messonnier - a senior health expert at t...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Speed, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Business Insider, Mike Pence Read, Messonnier, Nancy Messonnier


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Is Real Mad YouTube Took Down His Covid-19 Misinformation Circlejerk

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hasn’t quite reached the last stage of mad, red, and nude online over YouTube moderation, but he’s getting there, per a Monday report by the Associated Press.Read more...
Tags: Health, Google, Florida, Science, Medicine, Articles, Donald Trump, Sunetra Gupta, Ron DeSantis, Charlie Crist, DeSantis, Associated Press Read, Fake News, Florida Republicans, Scott Atlas, Jay Bhattacharya


COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy begins to fade, but stubborn resistance remains among evangelicals

He has been pushed off Facebook and banned from Twitter, but Larry Cook battles on at StopMandatoryVaccination.com, where the Los Angeles man tries to explain why COVID-19 vaccines are evil and why President Donald Trump — who he insists will return to power — got one anyway. Kaiser Family Foundation Some evangelical Christians tie the vaccines to Satan, the Mark of the Beast and an impending apocalypse. And in sunny Surf City, Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz refuses to wear a mas...
Tags: Apple, Health, Facebook, Cook, News, Instagram, Medicine, California, Stanford, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Williams, Kaiser


Trump officials gloated about pressuring the CDC to edit its COVID-19 reports: 'Yippee!!!'

President Donald Trump takes off his face mask as he comes out on a White House balcony to speak to supporters gathered on the South Lawn in Washington, October 10, 2020. Trump officials privately touted their efforts to alter scientific reports about the coronavirus. A congressional probe found "political interference" in the Trump administration's COVID-19 response. The Washington Post reported on the investigation on Friday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health ...
Tags: Health, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, White House, Politico, Trends, Cases, Atlas, House, Deaths, Donald Trump, The Washington Post


Checking in on your friends and coworkers isn't enough - here are steps you can take at work to help fight racial discrimination

A stop Asian hate rally following the violence in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021. Zhao Gang/Xinhua Diksha Kale is a criminal defense attorney who researches gender studies and criminal law. She says it's important to do more than just mental health check-ins on your friends during violent times. Take action by demanding better policies and donating to or volunteering at organizations working on the ground. See more stories on Insider's business page. Recently, my friend and I...
Tags: Opinion, US, Trends, Strategy, Atlanta, Mental Health, United States, Violence, Donald Trump, Hate, Racial Discrimination, Nordic, Atlanta Georgia, Contributor, Michel Foucault, The Conversation


Poll: Border woes dent Biden approval on immigration

By WILL WEISSERT and HANNAH FINGERHUT | The Associated Press WASHINGTON >> More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and approval of his efforts on larger immigration policy falls short of other top issues — suggesting it could be a weak point for the new administration. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also shows that s...
Tags: Health, Texas, News, Education, Congress, Mexico, Government, Senate, White House, Immigration, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, House, Wisconsin, Biden


Mike Huckabee Hasn’t Changed Much

Over the past four years, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has become a reliable defender of Donald Trump and Trumpism. He recently aroused the ire of Beth Moore and hundreds of other Twitter users with a  trademark bad dad joke tweet implying that Chinese people get special privilege from corporate America. The tone of the tweet appears to minimize the recent wave of anti-Asian attacks. Mike, I’ve shared a meal with you at your beautiful table. I’ve heard you profess Christ as Lord. This...
Tags: Health, Racism, Arkansas, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Christ, Infertility, Mike Huckabee, Mike, David Barton, Huckabee, Beth Moore, CNN Coke


A WHO investigation into the coronavirus' origins points the finger at animals in Chinese wildlife farms

A worker in protective GEAR directs members of the World Health Organization team at the airport in Wuhan, China, January 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan The coronavirus likely jumped from animals to people, possibly at wildlife farms, the WHO found. The AP obtained the WHO's forthcoming report about its investigation into the virus' origins in China. The report says it's "extremely unlikely" the virus leaked from a lab. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new Wor...
Tags: Health, Science, News, White House, China, US, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Beijing, Who, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Npr, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci


Former Trump health officials say they clashed with Alex Azar over COVID-19 testing and interference with the CDC's weekly reports

Former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Robert Redfield testifies about coronavirus preparedness and response to the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Former Trump health officials recall clashing with Alex Azar over COVID-19 testing and CDC data. The former CDC director told CNN that Azar pressured him to alter a key CDC mortality dataset. Ex-officials have coordinated to present a...
Tags: Health, Cdc, White House, Trends, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Fda, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Mike Pence, HHS, Sanjay Gupta, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Gupta


Study says animals are the likely source of COVID-19

BEIJING — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press. The findings offer little new insight into how the virus first emerged and leave many questions unanswered, though that was as expected. But the report does provide more detail on the reasoning behind the ...
Tags: Health, News, China, Sport, World news, Ap, Cnn, Beijing, Soccer, Who, Geneva, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Wuhan, Lancet, State


Trump's CDC director is perpetuating baseless claims that the coronavirus escaped from a Wuhan lab

Robert Redfield speaks while Donald Trump listens during the daily briefing of the coronavirus task force at the White House on April 22, 2020, in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Robert Redfield, who led the CDC under Trump, said he thinks the coronavirus escaped from a Wuhan lab. "It's not unusual" for pathogens being studied in a lab to infect workers, he told CNN. After a month-long investigation in Wuhan, the WHO concluded a lab leak was "extremely unlikely." See more sto...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, White House, China, US, Trends, Cnn, Who, World Health Organization, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Moncef Slaoui is retreating from the biotech industry after facing a substantiated sexual-harassment claim

Moncef Slaoui, the former chief advisor to the White House's Operation Warp Speed vaccine initiative. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Operation Warp Speed, is facing a sexual-harassment allegation. His former employer GlaxoSmithKline said an investigation "substantiated the allegations and is ongoing." The complaint is from several years ago when Slaoui worked at GSK. He left the company in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biotech companies ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSK, Rockville Maryland, Walmsley


Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Warp Speed, has exited 3 biotech firms after facing a 'substantiated' sexual-harassment claim

Moncef Slaoui, the former chief advisor to the White House's Operation Warp Speed vaccine initiative. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Operation Warp Speed, is facing a sexual-harassment allegation. His former employer GlaxoSmithKline said an investigation "substantiated the allegations and is ongoing." The complaint is from several years ago when Slaoui worked at GSK. He left the company in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biotech companies ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSK, Rockville Maryland, Walmsley


Joe Biden to attend EU virtual summit this week

US president accepts invitation from Charles Michel as both sides look to ‘rebuild’ transatlantic allianceA virtual summit of EU leaders, where the issue of vaccine bans is top of the agenda, has been hailed as a moment to “rebuild” the transatlantic alliance as Joe Biden confirmed he would attend.Charles Michel, the former Belgian prime minister who now chairs EU summits as European council president, said he had asked Biden to join the Thursday evening videoconference “for him to share his vie...
Tags: Health, Europe, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Vaccines and immunisation, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Michel, Biden Administration


‘Could Have Done A Much Better Job’: Newsom Admits Mistakes Around First Pandemic Reopening In AP Interview

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged mistakes in communicating with the public last year before the first loosening of coronavirus restrictions led to an early summer spike in cases, a harsh lesson “that we reflect upon all the time” as the nation’s most populous state again embarks on a broad reopening. The Democratic governor also said he expects to soon expand the list of people eligible for vaccinations and asserted he was right to call the organizers of ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, California, California News, Joe Biden, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Gavin Newsom, Sacramento Calif, California Department of Public Health, Newsom, Mark Ghaly, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine


Xavier Becerra Confirmed To Head Up The Biden Administration’s Ambitious Health Agenda

WASHINGTON (AP/CBS13) – The Senate on Thursday confirmed California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as President Joe Biden’s health secretary, filling a key position in the administration’s coronavirus response and its ambitious push to lower drug costs, expand insurance coverage, and eliminate racial disparities in medical care. The 50-49 vote makes the 63-year-old Becerra the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services. The $1.4 trillion agency encompasses health insurance...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Obama, California, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ap, Gop, House


Biden’s criticism of Trump team’s vaccine contracts is a stretch

During a March 2 news conference on the covid-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden claimed that former President Donald Trump's administration did not ensure there would be enough vaccines for the American public.
Tags: Health, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


The psychologist who helped D.C. police put words to their trauma after the Capitol attack has a model for other departments

A Metropolitan police officer salutes as a hearse carrying the casket of Brian Sicknick, the Capitol police officer who died from injuries following the U.S. Capitol building siege on Jan. 6, 2021. Al Drago/Getty Images For weeks after the Capitol siege, a psychologist worked with D.C. police to process their trauma. Dr. Beverly Anderson led daily "debriefings" so officers could put words to what they saw and felt.  Two officers died by suicide after the attack and several officers reporte...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Police, Boston, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Mental Health, Washington Dc, Healthcare, Donald Trump, New England


How the wellness and influencer crowd served conspiracies to the masses

A distrust of traditional institutions saw wellness advocates find common ground with QAnon during the pandemic – and soften their message for the mainstream• How governments were left playing catch-up on misinformationIn August last year, Matt Lawson, a Melbourne-based conspiracy theorist and anti-5G activist linked to the group that helped organise the city’s anti-lockdown protests last year, held one of his regular YouTube gabfests.The guests were mostly the usual crowd. The former celebrity ...
Tags: Health, Celebrity, US, Life and style, Australia news, Alternative Medicine, Health & wellbeing, Vaccines and immunisation, Melbourne, Donald Trump, Far Right, Matt Lawson, Pete Evans, QAnon, Coronavirus


AG nominee Garland vows Capitol riot will be top priority

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden’s attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence and said his first focus would be on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as he sought to assure lawmakers that the Justice Department would remain politically independent on his watch. A federal appeals court judge who was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016, Garland appeared ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Russia, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, Gop, United States, Mitch McConnell, Cia


US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

By JOHN RABY The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. A year into the pandemic, the running total of lives lost was about 498,000 — roughly the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and just shy of the size of Atlanta. The figure compiled by Johns Hopkins University surpasses the number of people who died in 2019 of chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, flu and pneumonia combined. “It’s nothing like we have ever bee...
Tags: Health, Nbc, Uncategorized, US, Atlanta, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Las Vegas, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Johns Hopkins, University of Washington, Willis, Kansas City Missouri


Why are hospitals still rationing N95 masks while nation’s stockpiles swell?

By JASON DEAREN, JULIET LINDERMAN and MARTHA MENDOZA | Associated Press Mike Bowen’s warehouse outside Fort Worth, Texas, was piled high with cases of medical-grade N95 face masks. His company, Prestige Ameritech, can churn out 1 million masks every four days, but he doesn’t have orders for nearly that many. So he recently got approval from the government to export them. “I’m drowning in these respirators,” Bowen said. On the same day 1,000 miles north, Mary Turner, a COVID-19 intensive care nur...
Tags: Health, News, Minneapolis, California, Cdc, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Hospitals, Public Health, Soccer, Fema, Shanghai, Fda, Associated Press, Salt Lake City


The Latest: Biden says all Americans must ‘defend the truth’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 11:00 p.m. President Joe Biden is responding to the acquittal of Donald Trump by stating that all Americans, especially the nation’s leaders, have a duty and responsibility “to defend the truth and to defeat the lies.” Biden says that in doing so, “that is how we end this uncivil war and heal the very soul of our nation. That is the task ahead. And it’s a task we must undertake toge...
Tags: Health, Utah, New York, Media, Maryland, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Democrats


The Latest: Pelosi scoffs at ‘cowardly’ GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scoffed at the “cowardly” Senate Republicans who voted to acquit Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol siege. With the impeachment trial now over, some Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate have suggested censure as an option. Pelosi panned those efforts as grossly inadequate in the face of the violent attack on the nation’s seat of po...
Tags: Health, Utah, New York, Media, Maryland, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Democrats


The Latest: McConnell votes to acquit, then condemns Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Minutes after voting to acquit Donald Trump of the impeachment charge, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is still “no question” that Trump was “practically and morally responsible for provoking” the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol. McConnell said he could not vote to convict Trump because he is “constitutionally not eligible for conviction” because he is ...
Tags: Health, Utah, New York, Media, Maryland, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Democrats



Filters
show more filters
April - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930