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Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' with 'pain and suffering in the future' as the Delta variant surges

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Abc, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Jon


Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' because of Delta variant surges but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Anthony Fauci said "things are going to get worse" because of the Delta coronavirus variant. "We're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC News. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things are going to get worse" with "pain and suffering ahe...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, Washington Dc, New York Times, Delta, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' due to Delta variant surges, but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Abc, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Jon


Pfizer's CEO says Trump mentioned the upcoming election when discussing the COVID vaccine

President Donald Trump speaks during an "Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit" on the White House complex, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Pfizer's CEO Dr. Albert Bourla said Trump believed a vaccine would boost his reelection chances. Still, Trump "never pressured me to do anything inappropriate with the vaccine," he said. Trump previously accused Pfizer of withholding its trial results until after the election. See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Politics, Science, Montana, Washington, White House, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Hahn, Greg Gianforte, Moderna


Biden announces that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President Joe Biden delivers remarks about vaccinations, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP Biden announced on Tuesday that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19. About 32% of Americans have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 19% are fully vaccinated. Biden's goal is for 200 million shots to be administered in his first 100 days. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pr...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington, White House, Virginia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, United States, Biden, Kamala Harris, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Chicago Federation of Labor, Coronavirus


Biden expected to announce that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Biden set to announce on Tuesday that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19. About 32% of Americans have received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 19% are fully vaccinated. Biden's goal is for 200 million shots to be administered in his first 100 days. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is expected to move up the timeline for all American adults to be eligible for a COV...
Tags: Politics, Science, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Coronavirus, Covid-19 Vaccine, Grace Panetta, President Joe Biden, Evan Vucci File Biden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pfizer


Biden sets a new goal of the US administering 200 million vaccine shots in his first 100 days

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Washington AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden set a new goal of administering 200 million vaccine doses in his first 100 days. The United States has administered over 130 million doses as of Wednesday, according to the CDC. Over a quarter of Americans have been partially vaccinated and 14% have been fully vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Durin...
Tags: Politics, Science, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Merck, Joe Biden, United States, New York Times, Pfizer, Vaccines, Biden, Johnson Johnson, East Room


Sen. Rand Paul accused Dr. Fauci of 'theater' and wearing masks 'for show' after being vaccinated

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 Sen. Rand Paul accused Dr. Fauci of "theater" and wearing masks "for show" at a Thursday hearing. The two sparred over whether people who have been infected with COVID-19 need to wear masks. ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, California, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Trends, Gop, United States, South Africa, Rand Paul, Capitol Hill, Biden, Tim Kaine, Anthony Fauci


Biden promises 100 million COVID-19 shots and 100 million stimulus checks in the next 10 days

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 relief package in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Washington Patrick Semansky/AP Biden pledged to get 100 million shots in arms and 100 million checks in pockets in the next 10 days. As of March 12, the US has already administered 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. $1,400 stimulus checks from the American Rescue Plan are starting to hit Americans' bank accounts. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Politics, Science, Congress, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Gene Sperling, Stimulus, Irs


The White House is set to launch a $1.5 billion ad campaign to win over vaccine skeptics, report says

President-elect Joe Biden receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. Carolyn Kaster/AP The White House will launch a $1.5 billion pro-vaccine PR blitz, STAT News reports. The campaign will focus on young Americans, people of color, and political conservatives. Recent polling finds that vaccine hesitancy is highest among Republican men. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House will soon launch ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Psa, New York Times, Fda, Npr


Daylight-saving time begins on March 14 - here's why we have it and why some lawmakers want to make it permanent

Sunset over the Arizona desert Shutterstock At 2 a.m. ET on March 14, Americans will "spring forward" for daylight-saving time. Common wisdom about daylight-saving time is that it originated with farming, but it really goes back to World War I. Most of the US, with the exception of Hawaii, Arizona, and many territories, recognizes daylight-saving time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On March 14 at 2 a.m. ET, US states that recognize daylight-saving time will "spr...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Germany, Massachusetts, Time, US, West Virginia, Trends, European Union, History, Features


Oklahoma governor lifts COVID-19 restrictions on events and mask-wearing in state buildings

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Alonzo Adams/AP Oklahoma is lifting all COVID-19 related restrictions on events, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced. "There will be no statewide restrictions on events, or Oklahomans," Stitt said Thursday. The Sooner State is the latest to significantly roll back COVID-19 restrictions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Oklahoma is lifting all COVID-19 related restrictions on events, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced on Thursday.The Sooner State is the latest s...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, Abc, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, The New York Times, Oklahoma, Biden, Greg Abbott, Sooner State


Texas Gov. Abbott opening state '100%' and lifting mask mandate a day after CDC warned states not to relax COVID restrictions

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott prepares to deliver his State of the State speech at Visionary Fiber Technologies, for the first time outside the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Lockhart, Texas Bob Daemmrich/Pool Photo via AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing businesses to open "100% and lifting the mask mandate. Texas is seeking an uptick in cases after the winter storm and has numerous hotspot counties. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky warned this week that states shouldn't let their guards down...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Houston, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Houston Chronicle, Patrick Svitek, ERCOT, Texas Democratic Party


Texas Gov. Abbott says he's opening the state '100%' and lifting the mask mandate a day after the CDC warned states not to relax COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. Bob Daemmrich/Pool Photo via AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he'd lift a mask mandate and allow businesses to open "100%." There's been an uptick in cases in Texas after the winter storm, and it has numerous hot spots. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky warned this week that states shouldn't let their guard down. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas to allow the state's businesses to open "100%" and to lift the state's ma...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Houston, Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Houston Chronicle, TX


Biden tells Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

President Joe Biden speaks about US supply chains on February 24. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.  Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us." COVID-19 cases are on the decline, and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden warned Americans against getting complacent about COVID-19 as the threat of new variants c...
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Biden warns Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

President Joe Biden speaks on U.S. supply chains, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.  Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us." COVID-19 cases are on the decline and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden warned Americans aga...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, White House, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, United States, United Kingdom, Fda, Pfizer, The New York Times, Biden


Elon Musk says he's 'super fired up' for fighting climate change with Joe Biden

President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on his first day in White House on January 21, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Elon Musk is 'fired up' to help the Biden administration on climate change. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO told Fortune he's hopeful that they can make progress on the environment.  Musk is currently running a competition to give a $100 million prize to the best carbon capture technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. El...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Texas, Science, Climate Change, White House, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, United States, Paris, Keystone Xl


4 members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 in the wake of the Capitol insurrection

A unit of the DC National Guard outside the Capitol. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Four Democratic members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 since the Capitol insurrection last Wednesday. Lawmakers were forced to shelter together in a secure location for hours. Several Republican representatives were caught on video refusing to wear masks. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey was the first lawmaker to announce a positive test on Monday, followed by Reps. Pramila Jayapal of Washing...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Science, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Massachusetts, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Republican, Illinois, Msnbc


Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect in connection with the Flint water crisis, report says

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, Michigan January 13, 2016, where residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water. Rebecca Cook/Reuters Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been criminally charged with willful neglect of duty in connection with the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.  Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is another official also expected to face charges.  The Flint water cri...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Ap, New York Times, Michigan, Associated Press, Npr, Lyon, Reuters, Flint Michigan, Flint, Rick Snyder, Flint Water Crisis, Flint River, Snyder


Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other top officials will soon be criminally charged in connection with the Flint water crisis, report says

The top of a water tower is seen at the Flint Water Plant in Flint, Michigan January 13, 2016, where residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water. Rebecca Cook/Reuters Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other former top officials are expected to face criminal charges in connection with the Flint water crisis, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.  Former Michigan health director Nick Lyons is another official also expected to face charges.  The Flint...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Ap, Michigan, Associated Press, Lyon, Reuters, Flint Michigan, Flint, Rick Snyder, Flint Water Crisis, Flint River, Snyder, Rebecca Cook, Flint Water Plant


3 members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 after sheltering together during the Capitol insurrection

A unit of the DC National Guard provides a security presence at the US Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Three Democratic members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 since the Capitol insurrection and riots on January 6.  Lawmakers were forced to shelter together in a secure location for hours. Several Republican representatives were caught on video refusing to wear masks.  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey was the first lawmaker to announce a positive test on ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Science, Congress, Cdc, Washington, Cbs News, Trends, Pennsylvania, House, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Republican, Illinois, Delaware, New York Magazine


Trump administration appointee at HHS pushed a strategy of young, healthy people getting infected with COVID-19 to 'develop immunity and help stop the spread'

Jeffrey Basinger/Newsday via Getty Images Paul Alexander, a former top science advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services, pushed for a strategy of infecting as many young people as possible to reach "herd immunity" against COVID-19.  A number of Alexander's emails outlining the idea were recently obtained by the House of Representatives and first reported by Politico. Alexander left the agency in September.  "Infants, kids, teens, young people, young adults, middle aged with ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Politico, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Committee, Trump


2 former CDC officials say the Trump administration 'sidelined' science and hobbled the agency's COVID-19 response

Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Two former senior officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they experienced political interference and micromanagement from the Trump administration during the pandemic. Former CDC chief of staff Kyle McGowan and deputy chief of staff Amanda Campbell told The New York Times that constant meddling from the White House ultimately stifled the agency's COVID-19 response. "Everyone wants to describe the day that the ...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Pfizer, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


'Potentially catastrophic': Sen. Chris Murphy sounds the alarm on the Trump administration not briefing the Biden team on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Chris Murphy. Zach Gibson/Getty Images The Trump administration told senators during a Thursday briefing that their vaccine team has not yet reached out to the Biden camp to begin coordination on vaccine rollout, Sen. Chris Murphy tweeted.  Murphy, who serves on the Senate's Health Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, called the lack of outreach 62 days before Inauguration Day "potentially catastrophic." Two companies, Pfizer and Moderna, have recently reported promising results from ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Supreme Court, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Connecticut, Commission, Food And Drug Administration, General Services Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinton


Daylight-saving time ends on Sunday, November 1 — here's why we have it and why some countries and states have gotten rid of it

Sunset over the Arizona desert Shutterstock At 2 a.m. ET on November 1, Americans will "fall back" by moving their clocks an hour earlier for daylight-saving time.  The common wisdom about daylight-saving time is that it's about farming, but it's not. The history of daylight-saving time goes back to World War I, when it was thought to save energy.  Today, most of the US, with the exception of Hawaii, Arizona, and many US territories, recognizes daylight-saving time. Here's the full history...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Congress, California, Germany, Time, US, West Virginia, Trends, Eu, European Union, History, Features, Britain, United States


Trump plans to hold an outdoor event at the White House over the weekend. He still hasn't released a negative COVID-19 test.

President Donald Trump upon his return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to hold an outdoor event at the White House on Saturday with hundreds of people in attendance, even though he hasn't released a negative test for COVID-19, ABC News and The New York Times reported.  The outlets said Trump would address a crowd gathered on the White House lawn from one of the White House's balconies.  Trump also p...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Chris Christie, Science, News, Abc, White House, US, Trends, New York Times, New Jersey, The Times, Donald Trump, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Walter Reed



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