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Biden's team has made contact with Dr. Fauci, and the president-elect said he has been 'very, very helpful' in briefings with staff

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on July 30, 2020 in Washington DC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has reached out to President-elect Joe Biden's transition staff, Bloomberg reported. "I haven't had a chance to speak to Dr. Fauci," Biden said Tuesday, but Fauci himself confirmed to CNN that he has been talking to the president-elect's staff. T...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, General Services Administration, Biden, Usa Today, Anthony Fauci, Charles Davis, Trump, GSA


Rapid testing 75% of a city every 3 days could 'drive the epidemic toward extinction' within 6 weeks, a new study claims

Rapid COVID-19 tests are administered at Barnett Park in Orlando, Florida on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Mass and frequent rapid testing for COVID-19 could make a large dent in the pandemic within six weeks, a new study claims. "Our big picture finding is that, when it comes to public health, it's better to have a less sensitive test with results today than a more sensitive test with results tomorrow," said Daniel Larremor...
Tags: Science, Study, US, Trends, Public Health, Harvard, Charles Davis, Stephen, Orlando Florida, CU Boulder, MICHAEL MINA, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Colorado University Boulder, Coronavirus, Dowell Orlando Sentinel Tribune News Service, COVID-19


FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective. "While we cannot predict how long the FDA's review will take, the FDA will review the request as expeditiously as possible, while...
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'Make plans for a different kind of Thanksgiving': New Mexico shutting down all non-essential business amid record-shattering surge in COVID-19

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a new shutdown of non-essential businesses will take effect on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Eddie Moore/The Albuquerque Journal via AP New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday that the state will be closing all non-essential businesses, starting next week. Lujan Grisham, who co-chairs President-elect Joe Biden's transition team, is encouraging New Mexicans to stay home as much as possible through the end of the month. "Make plans fo...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Joe Biden, New Mexico, Charles Davis, Albuquerque Journal, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Lujan Grisham, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Eddie Moore, AP New Mexico


El Paso nurses speak out against 'irresponsible and insensitive' lifting of the city's shutdown order

Nurses Tishna Soto, left, and Lizette Torres speak to reporters as they prepare a protest outside their work at the Las Palmas Del Sol Medical Center, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in El Paso, Texas. AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio Nurses in El Paso, Texas, spoke out Friday against a court ruling that temporarily lifted the city's shutdown of non-essential businesses. More than 30,000 people in El Paso currently have COVID-19. More than 1,100 of them are in the hospital. "I'm just extremely exhausted...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Trends, National Nurses United, Charles Davis, El Paso, Greg Abbott, Cooper, Paxton, Ken Paxton, El Paso County, El Paso Texas, Lucio, Samaniego


A record number of people in the US are currently hospitalized with COVID-19

The number of people in the US hospitalized with COVID-19 has nearly doubled in the last two weeks. Win McNamee/Getty Images The US reported nearly 151,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, breaking the previous record, according to The COVID Tracking Project. Over 67,000 people are currently hospitalized due to complications from the coronavirus, an all-time high. The US also reported more than 1,100 new deaths, bringing the total to over 234,000. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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'We need more help': El Paso's Republican mayor says the city needs federal funding to protect public health

A coronavirus testing site at the University of Texas El Paso on October 31 in El Paso, Texas. Cengiz Yar/Getty Images Mayor Dee Margo of El Paso, Texas, told Business Insider he's struggling "walk that tight wire" between public health and ensuring small businesses don't go under during the coronavirus pandemic. At least 26,000 people in El Paso currently have COVID-19, with more than 1,000 in the hospital. Margo, a Republican, was an early proponent of wearing masks but has been hesitant...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Interview, Congress, US, Trends, Walmart, Mitch McConnell, The New York Times, Charles Davis, Abbott, Trump, El Paso, Greg Abbott, Margo


'We need more help': El Paso's Republican mayor says the city needs a second stimulus to protect public health

EL PASO, TX - OCTOBER 31: Cars pass through a coronavirus testing site at the University of Texas El Paso on October 31, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. As El Paso reports record numbers of active coronavirus cases, the Texas Attorney General sues to block local shutdown orders. Cengiz Yar/Getty Images El Paso Mayor Dee Margo told Business Insider he's struggling "walk that tight wire" between public health and ensuring small businesses don't go under during the pandemic. At least 26,000 people in...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Interview, Congress, Trends, Walmart, Mitch McConnell, The New York Times, Charles Davis, Abbott, El Paso, Greg Abbott, Margo, El Paso County, El Paso Texas


US on track to smash record for COVID-19 hospitalizations

As of November 8, over 56,700 people in the US are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images The United States is on track to set a record for coronavirus hospitalizations, according to The Covid Tracking Project. At least 56,768 people are currently hospitalized with complications from COVID-19, an increase of 10,000 since October 30. "At this rate, we'll see a record number of hospitalizations in just a few days," The Covid Tracking Project said on Twitter...
Tags: Science, California, US, Trends, United States, Charles Davis, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MARK RALSTON, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid Tracking Project


US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

A health worker walks near a COVID-19 testing site at St. John's Well Child and Family Center, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, July 24, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images A record 88,452 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States on Thursday, according to The Covid Tracking Project. For the second day in a row, over 1,000 people also died from the coronavirus. The increase in new cases has been accompanied by a spike in hospitalizati...
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FDA should 'under no circumstances' fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine, says patient safety group

Heather Lieberman (L), 28, receives a COVID-19 vaccination from Yaquelin De La Cruz at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images "[U]nder no circumstances" should US authorities approve a COVID-19 vaccine without six months of follow-up data on participants in clinical trials, a patient safety nonprofit said Wednesday. Earlier this month, the FDA issued safety guidelines that say vaccine makers should follow clinical tria...
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White House declines to conduct contact tracing for Rose Garden event, despite cluster of infection

Chris Christie greets others after President Donald J. Trump spoke with Judge Amy Coney Barrett during a ceremony to announce Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden at the White House on Saturday, Sept 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The White House is not conducting contact tracing for its Sept. 26 Rose Garden event, The New York Times reported. At least eight people who attended the event have tested positive for COV...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, Science, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Times, Donald Trump, Charles Davis


Ex-FDA commissioners, including former Trump advisor, warn against White House efforts to 'tip the scales' on COVID-19 vaccine

WHITE OAK, MD - JULY 20: A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Seven former FDA commissioners penned an op-ed on Tuesday warning against political manipulation of the administration. The commissioners, including President Trump's first appointee and former advisor, say the White House is undermining faith in science and contributing to skepticism of a coronavirus vaccine. For deca...
Tags: Science, White House, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Trump, Scott Gottlieb, White Oak Maryland, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Sarah Silbiger Getty


AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial suspended in US for at least several more days amid concerns over serious complication

A laboratory technicians handles vials as part of filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on September 11, 2020 at the Italian biologics manufacturing facility of multinational corporation Catalent in Anagni, southeast of Rome, during the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus. VINCENZO PINTO/AFP via Getty Images The late-sta...
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Biden and Harris ask Trump to 'publicly commit' to respecting science on a COVID-19 vaccine

WORCESTER, MA - SEPTEMBER 4: Hilda Ramirez, right, has blood drawn by researcher Karen Longtine, left, before receiving an injection at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA on September 04, 2020. Ramirez is taking part in a clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine. The blood sample will be used to offer a baseline of information. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris issued...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Charles Davis, Kamala Harris



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