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Mississippi governor says his goal 'has never been to get rid of the virus' in defense of his decision to end COVID-19 mask mandate

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves speaks on Covid-19 testing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on September 28, 2020. ANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Mississippi GOP Gov. Tate Reeves defended his decision to end the state's mask mandate.  Reeves told CNN's Jake Tapper that it was never his "objective" to eradicate the virus. Public health experts have said it's too soon to eliminate COVID-19 prevention measures. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Missi...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, US, Trends, Cnn, North Dakota, Washington Dc, Tennessee, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reeves, Jake Tapper, Johns Hopkins University


Spring breakers spreading COVID-19 variants could 'spell disaster' for the country, expert warns

Spring breakers at Miami Beach, Florida in March 2016. Alan Diaz/AP Photo Spring breakers could increase the spread of the highly-transmissible B117 variant, CNN reported. Global health expert Dr. Peter Hotez has warned that these vacations could "spell disaster" for the country. Florida, a popular spring break location, has more cases of the B117 variant than any other sate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spring break, which begins for many colleges this month, co...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Miami Beach, Peter Hotez, National School of Tropical Medicine, Sunshine State, Spring Break


A wealthy Florida Keys community received vaccines before the rest of the state. A month later, one resident sent $250,000 to the governor.

People arrive at Jackson Memorial Hospital to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/Associated Press Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has faced criticism over the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in his state. One wealthy community was vaccinated in January as the rest of the state struggled, the Miami Herald reported. One resident, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, donated $250,000 to DeSantis a month later. Visit the Business section of Insider for more sto...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Vaccine, Herald, Illinois, State, Bruce Rauner, Manatee County, Miami Herald, Florida Keys, Ron DeSantis, Key Largo


Watch live: SpaceX is launching a new Starship rocket prototype. The last 2 attempts ended in explosions.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX plans to launch a new Starship rocket prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air on Wednesday. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. Watch live feeds of the flight attempt below. Visit the Business section of Insider for more s...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


Watch live: SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air on Wednesday. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. Watch live feeds of the flight attempt below. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


Animation shows how opening a window can drastically stem coronavirus circulation in classrooms, as schools prepare to resume in-person learning

A second-grade teacher in Boston cleans a desk in her classroom in September 2020. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Studies increasingly suggest that schools can safely reopen if the right precautions are followed. The NYT published an animation showing how virus particles can move around a classroom if one student is infected. Air circulation in the room is important to keep spaces safe for students and teachers. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As so...
Tags: Florida, Science, Cdc, Boston, New York City, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, New York Times, Iowa, News UK, The Times, Schools, Times


SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX is set to launch its newest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. The launch window is fluid, so we will update this post once SpaceX confirms a planned...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, Hannibal Hanschke Reuters


Fauci said new CDC rules are coming for people who've been fully vaccinated

Anthony Fauci speaking to CNN on Tuesday February 23. CNN New guidance from the CDC is coming for vaccinated people, Dr Anthony Facui said Tuesday.  Speaking to CNN he said he thinks the agency will soon "relax the stringency of the recommendations." Fauci — who doesn't run the CDC — said he would personally be "comfortable" letting vaccinated households mix indoors. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN that new guidance from the CDC for those ...
Tags: New York, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci, Alisyn Camerota, Andy Cuomo, COVID-19, Anthony Facui, Marianne Guenot


See pictures of the White House candlelight ceremony honoring the 500,000 Americans who died in the pandemic

From left, President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, stand outside the White House during a ceremony to honor the 500,000 Americans that died from COVID-19, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden mourned the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 on Monday. Biden drew on his own experiences of loss to offer advice and hope to those who lost loved ones.  The US has recorded mor...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Kamala Harris


Fauci says it's 'possible' that Americans will still need to wear masks in 2022

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting on November 19. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Fauci predicts that Americans might still need masks in 2022, CNN reported.  He said how long masks are needed depends on the level of virus in the community. He added that there will be a great deal of normality restored by the fall.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fau...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Cnn, United Kingdom, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Dana Bash, Fauci, Johns Hopkins University, Tasos Katopodis Getty, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani


FAA Ends Investigations Into Crashed SpaceX Starship Prototypes: Report

The Federal Aviation Administration has ended its investigations into SpaceX’s last two Starship prototype tests, dubbed SN8 and SN9, according to CNN’s Jackie Wattles. News of the federal probes threw the launch of SpaceX’s SN10 prototype into legal limbo, but on Sunday CEO Elon Musk seemed confident that the matter…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Jackie Wattles


COVID-19 hospitalizations reach the lowest they've been since early November

A doctor checks the vital signs of a patient at the Intensive Care Unit of Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, California on January 3, 2021. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 hospitalizations are less than half of what they were during their peak last month.  Cases and deaths have also been on the decline, but experts warn against complacency.  Public health experts worry that new, more transmissible strains could cause another surge.  Visit the Business sect...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Cdc, Brown University, US, Trends, Cnn, United Kingdom, The Washington Post, Rhode Island, Tom Frieden, Frieden, Tarzana California, Megan Ranney, Providence Cedars Sinai Tarzana Medical Center, Coronavirus


One year of COVID-19: What will we learn?

The US is approaching 500,000 COVID-19 deaths. What can we learn from one year of loss and chaos?The lessons are clear. Among them are realizing our fragility as a species, our codependence as humans, and the urgent need to move beyond social injustice and inequity.As with the Renaissance following the Black Plague of the 14th century and the explosive creativity of the 1920s post Spanish influenza, this is our turn to redefine the course of history. Let's not mess this up. It's been almost a y...
Tags: Science, Environment, US, Society, Poverty, History, Earth, Cnn, Virus, Innovation, Inequality, Humanity, Coronavirus, COVID


New daily COVID-19 cases in the US just hit their lowest levels since October

Emergency room nurse David Wilson receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, right, looks on outside the Chatham County Health Department on December 15, 2020 in Savannah, Georgia. Sean Rayford/Getty Images On Monday, the US reported the lowest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases since October.  Experts say falling rates may be due to social distancing, seasonal virus patterns, or dips in testing.  "We're nowhere out of the woods," former CDC ...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Forbes, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Tom Frieden, David Wilson, Johns Hopkins University, Frieden, Savannah Georgia, Brian Kemp, Sean Rayford Getty


Vaccine tourists are traversing the US to get a COVID-19 shot. Here are 4 states treating visitors.

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru site at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on February 1, 2021. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images People are traveling out of state to get COVID-19 vaccines. Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Arizona have all vaccinated non-residents. Vaccine seekers may travel due to work, part-time residency, or frustration with rollout in their home state. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Americans navi...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, Science, Mississippi, Cdc, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Louisiana, Biden, Miami Florida


Damning analysis of Trump's pandemic response suggested 40% of US COVID-19 deaths could have been avoided

Donald Trump removes his mask upon return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 5, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images A report on the Trump administration's public-health policies suggested 40% of US COVID-19 deaths were avoidable.  Compared to six similarly wealthy countries, the US failed to protect citizens' health during the pandemic. Trump publicly downplayed COVID-19 and often undermined health guidelines. Visit the Business sec...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Atlantic, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Lancet


Washington hospitals unknowingly bought 300,000 counterfeit N95 masks. At least 4 other states bought fakes too.

Nurse Dana Simmers dons a 3M N95 mask. Bing Guan/Reuters The Washington State Hospital Association unknowingly bought 300,000 counterfeit 3M masks. The fake N95 masks, which passed physical inspection and testing, got distributed to 40 hospitals. Hospitals in at least four other states bought fakes too, according to federal investigators. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Healthcare workers in at least 40 hospitals across Washington state may have been using fake N95 ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington, Masks, Nbc News, US, Trends, Ap, Dhs, Cnn, Associated Press, 3m, Border Protection, Cardiff Wales, Seattle Times


California is now the 4th state to report cases of the more infectious coronavirus variant found in South Africa

Alameda County workers line up to receive coronavirus vaccines outside St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, California on January 8, 2021. Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images California is the latest state to report cases of the more transmissible coronavirus variant found in South Africa The variant, first identified in in October, has been found in at least four US states. The variant seems to partially evade immunity gained in response to vaccines or infection with the o...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Maryland, California, Cdc, Virginia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Cnn, South Africa, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, South Carolina, Stanford University


Washington state hospitals unknowingly bought 300,000 fake N95 masks for their healthcare workers

Nurse Dana Simmers dons a 3M N95 mask. Bing Guan/Reuters The Washington State Hospital Association unknowingly bought 300,000 counterfeit 3M masks in December. The association distributed the fake masks to 40 hospitals, where healthcare workers used them. The masks had the appropriate paperwork and passed physical inspection and testing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Healthcare workers in at least 40 hospitals across Washington state may have been using fake N95 m...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington, Masks, Nbc News, US, Trends, Dhs, Cnn, 3m, Border Protection, Cardiff Wales, Seattle Times, Guizhou China, Sauer


CNN Offers Free Live TV Stream of Trump's Second Impeachment Trial

CNN is dropping its paywall on live video so that anyone with an internet connection can watch the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump this week in the U.S. Senate. Make that the second impeachment trial, if we want to be precise.Read more...
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Supreme Court lifts California's ban on indoor worship services but keeps restrictions on limited occupancy

A visitor walks through the Serra Chapel during the reopening of Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, CA on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled that California cannot ban indoor worship service.  They can, however, limit capacity to 25% and ban singing and chanting. There were four different opinions given by the Justices on this case.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more storie...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, California, Court, Trends, Cnn, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Chamath Palihapitiya, Trump, Sonia Sotomayor, Barrett


The Pentagon may send thousands of troops to help run COVID-19 vaccination sites that FEMA is setting up nationwide

People wait in line in a Disneyland parking lot to receive Covid-19 vaccines on the opening day of the Disneyland Covid-19 vaccination site in Anaheim, California. Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images FEMA has requested help from the Defense Department in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. The Pentagon is considering the request and could send thousands of troops to help. FEMA is setting up 100 vaccination sites nationwide in an effort to speed up distribution. Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Science, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Cnn, Military, Fema, Pentagon, Vaccine, Biden, Disneyland, Department Of Homeland Security, Defense Department, Troops, Afp, Dod


Vaccines may not work as well against the coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, so Moderna and Pfizer are upgrading their shots

A volunteer receives an injection for a potential COVID-19 vaccine at the Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, South Africa on June 28, 2020. Felix Dlangamandla/Beeld/Gallo Images via Getty Images COVID-19 vaccines may be less effective against a more infectious version of the coronavirus first found in South Africa. New research shows the mutated strain can evade the antibodies developed in response to vaccination or infection with the original version of the coronavirus. Moderna said its vacc...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, London, News, Kentucky, Trends, Bloomberg, Cnn, South Africa, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccines, Mutations, Anthony Fauci, Emory University


Fauci feared people would do 'dangerous and foolish things' after Trump's injecting disinfectant remark

Getty Dr. Anthony Fauci said he was worried that people would do "dangerous and foolish things" after former President Donald Trump suggested injecting disinfectants could be a treatment for COVID-19. After backlash, Trump later claimed he was being sarcastic in his remark. "I just said, 'Oh my goodness gracious.' I could just see what's going to happen," Fauci said when asked during a CNN interview on Monday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Top US infectious disease e...
Tags: Politics, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Getty, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, Erin Burnett Fauci


A Texas doctor has been charged with stealing 9 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine 'for friends and family'

The COVID-19 vaccine. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool /Getty Images A Texas doctor was fired and charged after being accused of stealing a vile of the COVID-19 vaccine. The District Attorney said the vile contained nine doses of the vaccine. Gokal's attorney told CNN that the vile was due to expire and would have gone to waste. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A Texas doctor faces charges alleging that he stole nine doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from his place of work.Dr. Hasan Gok...
Tags: Texas, Science, Crime, News, Trends, Cnn, Vaccine, Paul Doyle, Doyle, Harris County, Hasan, Humble Texas, Kim Ogg, Coronavirus, Orecchio Egresitz, Jeff J Mitchell


Fauci says Trump 'very likely' cost lives by spreading misinformation about COVID-19

President Donald Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci, back in April when Fauci still appeared at briefings. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fauci said Trump "very likely" cost Americans their lives with COVID-19 misinformation.  The former president regularly downplayed the severity of the pandemic.  "We've really got to restore trust and restore a unified approach," Fauci said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said on Fr...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Deaths, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Cornell University, Trump, Misinformation, Fauci, President Donald Trump


Vaccines may not work as well against the coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, research shows. People may also face a risk of reinfection.

A volunteer receives an injection for a potential COVID-19 vaccine at the Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, South Africa on June 28, 2020. Felix Dlangamandla/Beeld/Gallo Images via Getty Images COVID-19 vaccines may be less effective against a more infectious version of the coronavirus first found in South Africa. New research shows the mutated strain can evade the antibodies developed in response to vaccination or infection with the original version of the coronavirus. But Pfizer has said i...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, London, News, Kentucky, Trends, Cnn, South Africa, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccines, Seattle, Mutations, Penny, Emory University


Archaeologists unearthed 210 sarcophagi in an Egyptian city of the dead. They'd remained undisturbed for at least 2,500 years.

A sarcophagus found near Queen Nearit's funerary temple in Saqqara, which was unveiled on January 17, 2021. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GETTY Over the last four months, archaeologists have found at least 210 sarcophagi beneath Saqqara, an ancient Egyptian city of the dead. The sealed coffins had remained undisturbed for 2,500 years or more. Egyptologists recently opened some to examine the mummies inside. Researchers also discovered an ancient queen's funerary temple and a trove of mummified li...
Tags: Science, News, Cbs News, Trends, Cnn, Features, Egypt, Archaeology, Memphis, Luxor, Mummies, Cairo, Reuters, Imhotep, Western Desert, Mohamed


Elon Musk's "Not A Flamethrower" Was a Indeed Flamethrower, Say Cops

Back in 2018, Elon Musk’s The Boring Company released a bunch of limited edition flame-throwing devices as a bizarre promotional gimmick for the tunnel-digging startup. Officially dubbed “Not A Flamethrower” on the company’s own website, the devices could not, as CNN pointed out at the time, “spew flames long…Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cnn, Hyperloop, Flamethrower, The Boring Company


Fauci says serving in the Trump administration was 'somewhat awkward'

President Donald Trump listens to Dr. Anthony Fauci at a press briefing. AP Photo/Alex Brandon Anthony Fauci told the Harvard Business Review that his experience serving in the Trump administration was "somewhat awkward." "It's not a happy day when you have to get up in front of national TV and contradict something that the President of the United States says," Fauci said. Trump has repeatedly undermined Fauci's assessments and guidance about the coronavirus pandemic.  Visit Business Insid...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Atlantic, United States, Ronald Reagan, US Senate, National Institutes of Health



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