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Dr. Fauci To Adolescents On The Fence About COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘Be Part Of The Solution’

(CNN) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said he hopes children and teens won’t hesitate when the US Food and Drug Administration authorizes a coronavirus vaccine for them. A federal government official told CNN on Monday that the FDA is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine in children and teens 12 to 15 years old by early next week, and administration of the vaccine to them could start almost immediately, said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ...
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3 coronavirus variants can make people sicker or spread faster - and experts are monitoring others, including one spreading in India

People wearing masks in Del Mar, California. There are three coronavirus variants that experts around the world are worried about. These include variants first identified in South Africa, the UK, and Brazil. Others variants, like one first found in India, have concerning features, but it's not yet clear they're more dangerous. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several coronavirus variants have evolved mutations that mean they spread more easily, make people sicker,...
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3 coronavirus variants can make people sicker, evade the immune response, or spread faster - and experts are monitoring others, including one spreading in India

People wearing masks in Del Mar, California. There are three coronavirus variants that experts around the world are worried about. These include variants first identified in South Africa, the UK, and Brazil. Others variants, like one first found in India, have concerning features, but it's not yet clear they're more dangerous. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several coronavirus variants have evolved mutations that mean they spread more easily, make people sicker,...
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Fauci says the US may send unused AstraZeneca shots to India to help with its growing COVID-19 crisis

Dr. Anthony Fauci is pictured above on November 19, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dr. Fauci said Sunday that the US may send unused AstraZeneca vaccines to India. The US has millions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in storage. India on Sunday recorded a world record number of new COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical advisor, said Sunday that the US may send millions of unused...
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Pressure is building on Biden to send vaccine doses to India, as the country breaks global records with COVID-19 outbreak

President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose COVID-19 vaccine shot in Newark, Delaware on January 11, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images Public-health experts and physicians are urging the US to donate vaccine doses to India. India's COVID-19 surge is shattering world records. The country recorded 349,691 new cases Sunday. In the US, daily vaccination rates are down 19% from a peak, as supply starts to outstrip demand. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington Post, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, South Africa, Craig Spencer, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Columbia University, Biden


Leadership lessons from Dr. Fauci [PODCAST]

“Dr. Fauci navigated the delicate balance between his obligation to the American people as one of our most respected physician-scientists and holding on to his job in a federal government whose leader doesn’t take kindly to independent thought that potentially upstages his own. Dr. Fauci not only survived multiple appearances on the national stage with […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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After gut-punch of a year, Angelenos eager for dose of hope during Garcetti’s State of City talk

Tricia Helton, who worked as a manager for the homes of affluent Angelenos and celebrities, was hired more than a year ago to oversee the house of a Brentwood family. After COVID-19 pandemic “Safer at Home” rules kicked in, that job went away. Without an income, the 48-year-old Studio City resident scrambled to pay her rent, and keep up payments on her car and credit cards. She was no stranger to tough times; she spent some of her 20s homeless. “So I know how to make a dollar stretch,” she said....
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Dr. Fauci is going on Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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Dr. Fauci will take to Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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L.A. County reports 466 new coronavirus cases, just 3 deaths

Los Angeles County reported 466 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths on Sunday, April 18, along with a drop in hospitalizations related to the virus. Officials noted that the low number of deaths reflects a lag in weekend reporting. The number of COVID patients in county hospitals dropped from 486 Saturday to 470. There were 106 people in intensive care, down from 112 on Saturday. The latest numbers come one day after officials reported the county’s daily test positivity rate of 0.9...
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Fauci says 'kids of any age' should be able to get vaccinated for the coronavirus by the first quarter of 2022

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 18, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted "kids of any age" will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by 2022. Schools across the country are in the process of reopening for in-person learning. So far, o...
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4 virus variants are spreading in the US, and studies suggest they can make people sicker, evade the immune response, or spread faster. Here's why experts are concerned.

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images There are four coronavirus variants that experts in the US are worried about. These include variants first identified in South Africa, the UK, and Brazil. They may spread more easily, make people sicker, escape immune responses, evade tests, or render treatments ineffective, studies suggest. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several coronavirus variants have evolved mutations that mean...
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Anthony Fauci predicts the US will 'approach some degree of normality' by the end of summer

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in Washington, DC on July 30, 2020. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Fauci told Insider that life in the US may start returning to pre-pandemic normal by the end of summer. After that, he said, the US could approach "a considerable degree of normality" in the winter. His optimism comes in part from studies that show vaccinated people are unlikely to spread the virus. See more stories on Insider's...
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Fauci thanks US health workers for sacrifices but admits PPE shortages drove up death toll

Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America's health care workers, who "every single day put themselves at risk" during the pandemic, even as he acknowledged that PPE shortages had contributed to the deaths of more than 3,600 of them.
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Anthony Fauci reveals which activities he will and won't do now that he's vaccinated - and indoor restaurants are still a no

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his COVID-19 vaccine on December 22, 2020. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci told Insider how his behavior has and has not changed after getting his COVID-19 vaccine. He hosts gatherings at home but still won't go to crowded indoor places where people are maskless. Although the CDC now says vaccinated Americans can travel, Fauci is not planning any trips. See more s...
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A COVID-19 expert shares his simple sports analogy to explain why vaccines work against variants

Marianne Ayala/Insider There's concern coronavirus variants can partially evade vaccines made to target the original virus. But research suggests the parts of our immune system activated by vaccines can still fight variants. Experts say to think of vaccines like an elite athlete: They can dominate even when off their A game. See more stories on Insider's business page. For a while, Dr. Jeremy Faust struggled to put into words why he was not worried about COVID-19 variants renderin...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, California, US, NFL, Trends, South Africa, Williams, Michael Jordan, Nba, Tom Brady, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Serena Williams


Fauci says vaccines likely work against coronavirus variants: 'I don't believe that there's anything to panic about'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Immunity to the coronavirus involves more than just antibodies: T cells and B cells protect us too. Studies show that T cells can recognize variants - even those that partially evade vaccine-induced antibodies. According to Anthony Fauci, this su...
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Fauci says we may be able to go to a movie theater without having to wear masks in 'late fall or early winter'

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images We may be able to go to movie theaters without wearing masks by the end of the year, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Fauci told Politico's "Dispatch" podcast that large maskless gatherings may resume by "late fall or early winter." Vaccinations are rising as new coronavirus variants are complicating the fight against the disease. See more stories on Insider's business page. D...
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Dr. Fauci says we may be able to go to a movie theater without having to wear masks in 'late fall or early winter'

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious disease, predicts that we will be able to gather in large groups unmasked and inside by the end of 2021 or early 2022.Fauci made the prediction on Politico's podcast, "Politico Dispatch," when he was asked when he thought people in the United States would be able to gather in a crowded movie theater without masks."I thin...
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Coronavirus variants are partly to blame for surging cases in the US, according to Fauci. Here's why experts are concerned about these strains.

Alex Wong/Getty Images There are four coronavirus variants in the US that are more infectious than the original strain. Fauci said March 28 that they're partly to blame for a fresh wave of coronavirus cases. Social distancing, hand-washing, mask wearing, and avoiding crowds can stop variants from spreading. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is facing a fresh COVID-19 surge: The number of new infections topped 68,000 new cases on Wednesday, up from fewer than 50,0...
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Vaccine eligibility widens in LA County despite limited doses

As another million people in Los Angeles County on Thursday, April 1, were able to get in line for often scarce coronavirus vaccine appointments, public health officials urged residents to be patient and avoid gathering and follow pandemic safety rules as they wait to be inoculated. Residents age 50 and older are now eligible for the shots, but at least 631,000 residents in that age group have already received at least one vaccine dose, officials have said, by qualifying in another eligible cate...
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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...
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Fauci blames a new 'surge' in US COVID-19 cases on variants, travel during spring break, and states prematurely pulling back restrictions

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Fauci said Sunday US COVID-19 cases were rising due to variants, increased travel, and restrictions easing. New coronavirus infections hit 73,000 on March 27, up from fewer than 50,000 March 11. "You're really in danger of a surge coming up," Fauci told Face the Nation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases expert, warned Sunday that US C...
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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...
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AstraZeneca revises down its vaccine efficacy in a huge US trial, from 79% to 76%, following concerns from Fauci and other experts that the results were outdated

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Reuters, Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images AstraZeneca said Thursday its vaccine was 76% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 in its US trial. It had said the shot was 79% effective - but experts, including Fauci, said the results were based on outdated data. The updated results showed it was still 100% effective at preventing severe COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. AstraZeneca has updated its US COVID-19 vaccine trial results following conc...
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'It wasn't completely accurate': Fauci criticizes AstraZeneca's COVID-shot disclosure, calling it an 'unforced error'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Top federal health officials discussed efforts for safely getting back to work and school during the coronavirus pandemic. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that a statement from AstraZeneca on its COVID-19 vaccine wasn't "completely accurate." "This is reall...
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AstraZeneca may have used outdated data in its US vaccine trial results, giving an 'incomplete view' of how well the shot worked, officials said

A nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospital prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Truro, United Kingdom. Hugh Hastings/Getty Images AstraZeneca may have included outdated data in its promising US vaccine trials results, officials said. An independent expert panel was "concerned" that AstraZeneca gave an "incomplete view of the efficacy data." AstraZeneca said Monday its shot was 79% effective against preventing COVID-19 with symptoms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Astr...
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A children's picture book about Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to publish June, chronicling his rise from inquisitive kid to working alongside 7 US presidents

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images A children's picture book about the life of Anthony Fauci, the US's top doctor, is set to publish June. It is written by Kate Messner and based on interviews with Fauci. Simon & Schuster is the publisher. It tells Fauci's life story, from his Brooklyn childhood to working with seven US presidents, Messner said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A children's book about the...
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Fauci backed a study that found 3-foot social distancing in schools was as good as the recommended 6 feet at stopping the spread of COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fauci said that 3-feet physical distancing in schools appeared to be safe. Current CDC guidance recommends "at least 6 feet" of distancing. A study showed 6-feet distancing did not reduce COVID-19 cases, compared to 3-feet distancing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that 3 feet of distancing between school kids, rather than the recommended 6 feet, may be good enough for sch...
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Australia news live: Hong Kong politician Ted Hui to settle in Australia, likely angering China

Christian Porter won’t return before parliament resumes; Gladys Berejiklian receives the AstraZeneca jab; Qantas chief Alan Joyce warns tourists and students could abandon Australia. Follow latest updatesDr Fauci praises Australia’s lockdowns: ‘Viruses don’t mutate unless they replicate’Australia urged to back plan to let poor countries make cheap copies of vaccinesFollow our global coronavirus live blog 7.04am GMT This is where we leave our coverage for the day. This is how things stand: 6...
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