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Vaccine Politicization Was Just One Of Pro-Biden, Ex-Pence Aide’s Final Straws

Former Pence adviser Olivia Troye has said concern over President Donald Trump’s attempts to politicize the COVID-19 vaccine approval process is among the top reasons that she finally resigned from her post in the Trump administration in July. “What I’m really concerned about is if they rush this vaccine and pressure people and get something out because they want to save the election,” Troye told The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser in an interview published early Friday. Troye was a lead staf...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, National Institutes of Health, Pentagon, Vaccine, Don Lemon, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, New Yorker, The New Yorker, Trump, Bush


CDC guidelines discouraging people from getting COVID-19 tests was published by Trump officials despite objections from scientists, report says

President Donald Trump passes Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the White House's press briefing room on April 22, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a controversial guideline last month saying that people who were exposed to COVID-19 but didn't show symptoms should not seek a test. According to The New York Times, the advice was written by Trump administration officials and published de...
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Fauci says he'll take responsibility if a coronavirus vaccine rolled out in the US is faulty

MSNBC's Chris Hayes interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday about the timing of a coronavirus vaccine. MSNBC Dr. Anthony Fauci replied in the affirmative on Thursday when asked by MSNBC's Chris Hayes whether he would "take the heat" for any problems with a vaccine. This week, CDC Director Robert Redfield and President Donald Trump clashed over the timing of a vaccine. Redfield projected that a vaccine wouldn't be widely available until the new year — a sentiment largely echoed by hea...
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Fauci says he will take responsibility if a coronavirus vaccine rolled out in the US is faulty

Dr Anthony Fauci was interviewed by MSNBC's Chris Hayes on Thursday, September 17, about the timing of a coronavirus vaccine MSNBC In an interview with MSNBC's Chris Hayes, Fauci replied in the affirmative when asked if he would "take the heat" for any problems with a potential vaccine.  This week CDC Director Robert Redfield and President Donald Trump clashed over the timing of a vaccine. Redfield projected that a vaccine wouldn't be widely available until the new year, but Trump argu...
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Fauci says he knew the ex-Pence aide who blasted Trump and called her 'a good person'

Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security, counterterrorism, and coronavirus adviser Screenshot/Republican Voters Against Trump Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci praised the former aide to Vice President Mike Pence, who blasted the US coronavirus response, saying she was a "good person" who was "important" to the White House coronavirus task force. Olivia Troye served as Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security adviser and his lead ...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, George Bush, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Mike Pence, Olivia, Troye, Chris Hayes


Fauci says he knew the ex-Pence aide who blasted Trump and called her a 'a good person'

Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security, counterterrorism, and coronavirus adviser Screenshot/Republican Voters Against Trump Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci praised the former aide to Vice President Mike Pence, who blasted the US coronavirus response, saying she was a "good person" who was "important" to the White House coronavirus task force. Olivia Troye served as Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security adviser and his lead ...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, George Bush, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Mike Pence, Olivia, Troye, Chris Hayes


Biden blasts Barr's comments comparing coronavirus lockdowns to slavery as 'sick' and 'outrageous'

Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall event on September 17, 2020 in Moosic, Pennsylvania. Due to the coronavirus, the event is being held outside with audience members in their cars. Biden grew up nearby in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday night slammed Attorney General William Barr for likening coronavirus-related restrictions to slavery. "What Bill Barr re...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Anderson Cooper, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Barr, Scranton Pennsylvania, Clyburn, James Clyburn


Forget vitamins: Fauci says the 3 best things 'to keep your immune system working optimally' cost nothing

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as President Donald Trump answers questions during the coronavirus task force daily briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, March 25, 2020. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Dr. Anthony Fauci supplements his diet with two vitamins: C and D. For the general public, he recommends getting enough sleep, maintaining a healthy diet, and avoiding or alleviating stress as the three most potent ways to kee...
Tags: Science, News, White House, China, Trends, Immune System, Healthy Living, Public Health, Washington Dc, Jennifer Garner, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Mediterranean, Fauci, Immunity, Rob Carr


Top House lawmaker says Barr comparing lockdowns to slavery is 'the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard'

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC). Graeme Jennings/AFP via Getty Images House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday condemned Attorney General William Barr for comparing to coronavirus-related lockdowns to slavery. The statement "was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I've ever heard," Clyburn said on CNN. Barr had said that stay-at-home orders, imposed to curb virus transmission, are "the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history" since slavery. Visit Business Insid...
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The Fauci interview: How to 'keep your immune system working optimally,' gather safely, and get by until summer 2022

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Evan Vucci/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci thinks that we'll probably never get rid of the coronavirus entirely. Still, he's pretty confident that by 2022, Americans should be able to resume most aspects of life as we knew it before the pandemic, "if we deploy a vaccine and we implement public health measures." Read our wide-ranging interview below, where we discuss Fauci's daily...
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Even Trump’s CDC Director Thinks Masks Might Be More Effective Than Vaccine

CDC director Robert Redfield reiterated the importance of mask-wearing during a Senate hearing on Wednesday, just as the Trump administration released detailed plans for the nationwide distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months just in time for the November presidential election. While speaking at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, Redfield urged the public to practice mask-wearing as he noted that an eventual COVID-19 vaccine isn’t guaranteed to have 100% efficacy — more like an immu...
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CDC director Robert Redfield said face masks may be more effective than a vaccine in preventing individual coronavirus infections

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), wears a mask during a House subcommittee hearing on July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images CDC director Robert Redfield said on Wednesday that wearing a mask might be "more guaranteed" to protect an individual from the coronavirus than a vaccine.  Redfield's comments came in response to a Senator's question about whether President Trump is undercutting coronavirus-prevention efforts by...
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Even Trump’s CDC Director Thinks Masks Might Be More Effective Than POTUS-Rushed Vaccine

CDC director Robert Redfield reiterated the importance of mask-wearing during a Senate hearing on Wednesday, just as the Trump administration released detailed plans for the nationwide distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months just in time for the November presidential election. While speaking at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, Redfield urged the public to practice mask-wearing as he noted that an eventual COVID-19 vaccine isn’t guaranteed to have 100% efficacy — more like an immu...
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CDC director Robert Redfield just told Senators that most Americans won't get a coronavirus vaccine until summer or fall 2021

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wears a mask during a House subcommittee hearing on July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images At a Senate subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, CDC Director Robert Redfield said most Americans won't receive a coronavirus vaccine until "late second quarter, third quarter 2021."  That contradicts the timeline that Paul Mango, deputy chief of staff for policy at the Department of Health and Human Ser...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, House, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Trump criticizes Biden in town hall for not issuing a national mask mandate — but Biden as a candidate has no authority to do so

President Donald Trump's healthcare agenda includes lowering prescription drug prices and tackling surprise medical bills. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump called out former Vice President Joe Biden for not implementing a national mask mandate, though as Biden has no authority to do so. "They said 'we're going to do a national mandate on masks,'" Trump said Tuesday evening during an ABC News town hall. "But he didn't do it, I mean, he never did it." Biden has pre...
Tags: Politics, News, Masks, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Biden, Donald Trump, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Election 2020, 2020 Elections, Mandel Ngan AFP


CDC director Robert Redfield suggests face masks may be more effective than a vaccine in preventing individual coronavirus infections

Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), wears a mask during a House subcommittee hearing on July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. Erin Scott-Pool/Getty Images CDC director Robert Redfield said on Wednesday that wearing a mask might be "more guaranteed" to protect an individual from the coronavirus than a vaccine.  Redfield's comments came in response to a Senator's question about whether President Trump is undercutting coronavirus-prevention efforts by...
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Trump criticizes Biden at town hall for not issuing a national mask mandate — but Biden as a candidate has no authority to do so

President Donald Trump. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump called out his Democratic presidential rival, Joe Biden, for not implementing a national mask mandate, though Biden has no authority to do so as a candidate. "They said, 'We're going to do a national mandate on masks,'" Trump said Tuesday evening at an ABC News town hall. "But he didn't do it, I mean, he never did it." Biden has expressed support for universal mask-wearing, while Trump has shut down considerati...
Tags: Politics, News, Masks, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Nevada, Biden, Donald Trump, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Election 2020, 2020 Elections


Trump floats 'herd mentality' coronavirus strategy — instead of immunity — and again insists the disease will disappear

President Donald Trump. Reuters/Carlos Barria During an ABC News town hall on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump touted herd immunity but mistakenly referred to the controversial coronavirus strategy as "herd mentality." "You'll develop like a herd mentality — it's going to be herd-developed, and that's going to happen," he said. Herd immunity happens when enough of a population is immune to a disease that its transmission is interrupted.  Health experts, however, have cautioned against...
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Trump floats 'herd mentality' coronavirus strategy — instead of immunity — and insists that the disease that has killed nearly 200,000 Americans will disappear

U.S. President Donald Trump listens during an event with Gilead Sciences on their work on HIV and Hepatitis C, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2020. Reuters/Carlos Barria During an ABC News town hall on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump touted herd immunity, but mistakenly referred to the controversial coronavirus strategy as "herd mentality." "You'll develop like a herd mentality, it's going to be herd-developed, and that's going to happen," he said. ...
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Trump lied about facing opposition from his advisers on the Chinese travel ban — it was their idea, Woodward says in new book

President Donald Trump SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Veteran journalist Bob Woodward on Monday refuted President Donald Trump's claims about his administration's decision to restrict travel from China amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Taking full credit for the move, Trump said that he faced pushback from his top health advisers, including Dr. Anthony Fauci.  But Woodward reports in his new book, "Rage," that Fauci, CDC Director Robert Redfield, and HHS Secretary Alex Azar together urged th...
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‘Fog Of War’: Trump Camp Rallies To His Defense After Intentional COVID Downplay Revelation

Trump campaign officials on Sunday defended the President’s intentional public downplaying of COVID-19 early this year, which journalist Bob Woodward revealed in his forthcoming book. Woodward, who spoke with Trump 18 times from December to July for his book, wrote that the President privately expressed fear over COVID-19 to him after being warned by national security officials in late January that COVID-19 would be the worst pandemic in a century. Following reports on Woodward’s book and his ...
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A top disease expert is warning of 'another 12 to 14 months of a really hard road ahead of us,' and says the US has no national plan to stop it

Dr. Michael Osterholm on Sunday said the US doesn't have a national plan to stop the spread of COVID in the fall and winter. Meet The Press/NBC News Michael Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, warned of a potential spike in cases of novel coronavirus this fall and said the US has "another 12 to 14 months of a really hard road ahead." Osterholm, who made the comments Sunday on NBC News' "Meet The Press," said w...
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62% of Americans are worried that 'political pressure' from the Trump administration will rush a coronavirus vaccine, new poll shows

A researcher works on a vaccine against the new coronavirus COVID-19 at the Copenhagen's University research lab in Copenhagen, Denmark, on March 23, 2020. THIBAULT SAVARY/AFP via Getty Images 62% of adults in the US worry that "political pressure from the Trump administration lead the FDA to rush to approve a coronavirus vaccine without making sure that it is safe and effective," according to a new poll from Kaiser Family Foundation.  President Donald Trump has claimed that a vaccine ...
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Covid-19: Fauci says US life won’t return to normal until deep into 2021

Expert: no return to ‘a degree of normality’ until next yearCurrent American data on virus cases and deaths ‘disturbing’The White House coronavirus taskforce’s most senior public health expert, Anthony Fauci, said on Friday that it would probably take another year before life returns to a sense of “normality” in the US, even if a successful Covid-19 vaccine is approved in the next few months. Related: Bob Woodward rejects criticism that he sat on Trump 'deadly' virus remarks Continue reading....
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Fauci says Americans need to 'hunker down and get through this fall and winter,' or else play a game of whack-a-mole with the COVID-19 virus

Alex Brandon/AP Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the US needs to "hunker down and get through this fall and winter" until a vaccine arrives. He hopes a vaccine will become available later this year or early 2021. The US "didn't shut down nearly as much" as Europe, Fauci said, pointing to data on grocery-store visits, park visits, and workplace attendance. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  American...
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Trump's biggest accomplishments and failures as president as he fights for reelection

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media following a Christmas Eve video teleconference with members of the military at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. As a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that he would “immediately” replace President Barack Obama’s health care law with a plan of his own that would provide “insurance for everybody.” Back then, Trump made it sound that his plan — “much less expensive and ...
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Dr. Fauci said Trump's attention span is 'like a minus number' and the president's 'sole purpose is to get reelected,' according to Woodward's book

President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, back in April when Fauci still appeared at briefings. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci privately said that President Donald Trump's attention span is "like a minus number," according to Bob Woodward's new book.  Fauci also told an associate that Trump's "sole purpose is to get reelected," Woodward reported. Trump has a rocky relationship with Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious disease, because of their differing views on ho...
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US lawmakers grilled health officials about COVID-19 vaccines and whether Trump's word about their development can be trusted

US Surgeon General Jerome Adams (L) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins (R) bump elbows after testifying before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on September 9, 2020 in Washington, DC to discuss vaccines and protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Greg Nash / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ) GREG NASH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and Surgeon...
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25 times Trump downplayed COVID-19 publicly after telling Bob Woodward on tape it was 'more deadly than strenuous flus'

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, left, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, both wearing face masks listen as President Donald J. Trump participates in a vaccine development event in the Rose Garden at the White House on Friday, May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Getty Images President Donald Trump in an early February interview told veteran reporter Bob Woodward that COVID-19 was deadlier tha...
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Don't expect a coronavirus vaccine before the election — here's the likely timeline according to doctors, government officials, and analysts

Nurse Kath Olmstead (right) gives volunteer Melissa Harting (left) the Moderna vaccine on July 27, 2020, in Binghamton, New York. AP Photo/Hans Pennink President Trump has suggested that a coronavirus vaccine may become available "right around" the election on November 3. But public-health experts, financial analysts, and US government officials have said that timeline is unrealistic. Most experts think there's little hope of a vaccine being ready before the end of the year. Under the most...
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