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Capitol attack: army took three hours to approve urgent help request, says national guard chief – live

‘Frantic call’ for assistance was met with delay, Senate hearsPolice aware of ‘possible plot to breach Capitol’ tomorrowUS ‘on track’ to have enough vaccines for all adults by MayTexas governor lifts mask mandateSenate to take up Biden’s $1.9tn relief package todaySign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 4.28pm GMT The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed disapproval of states lifting some of their coronavirus-related public health orders.“...
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US businesses that were hurt after the pandemic became politicized. Now, they're joining the effort to get Americans vaccinated.

A line to receive the vaccine at Disneyland in California. Mario Tama/Getty Images By publicly supporting the vaccine rollout, corporate America could help get more people vaccinated. Walmart, Disney, Uber, Lyft, the NFL, and others are aiding in vaccine administration and education. The Biden administration has also partnered with business groups to urge vaccines and mask-wearing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has administered rou...
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US businesses were hurt after the pandemic became politicized. Now, they're joining the effort to get Americans vaccinated.

A line to receive the vaccine at Disneyland in California. Mario Tama/Getty Images By publicly supporting the vaccine rollout, corporate America could help get more people vaccinated. Walmart, Disney, Uber, Lyft, the NFL, and others are aiding in vaccine administration and education. The Biden administration has also partnered with business groups to urge vaccines and mask-wearing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has administered rou...
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Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Gets FDA Authorization

(CNN/CBS13) — The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine Saturday. It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that “checks nearly all the boxes.” With more than 28.4 million confirmed COVID cases in the United States and nearly 511,000 reported deaths since the start of the pandemic, and while the demand for vaccines still far exceeds supply, these vaccines can’t come soon enough. “A third safe and effective vaccine is...
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Fauci: Vaccinated people shouldn't dine indoors or go to the theater quite yet

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images Fauci says even if you're fully vaccinated, indoor dining and theater-going should be off-limits. The number of coronavirus cases in the US remains high. As more people get vaccinated and cases drop, it may become safe to do things indoors with crowds again. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' leading infectious disease expert, is fully ...
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States will receive more vaccine doses in the coming days than ever before, WH adviser says

States will receive more doses of Covid-19 vaccines than they "have ever received before" in the coming days, Andy Slavitt, a senior adviser to the White House Covid-19 response team, said Friday.
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Senior White House Covid-19 adviser on vaccine distribution: 'Saturday, we're going to be shipping more doses than states have ever received before'

States will receive more doses of Covid-19 vaccines than they "have ever received before" in the coming days, Andy Slavitt, a senior adviser to the White House Covid-19 response team, said Friday.
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Senior White House Covid-19 adviser on vaccine distribution: 'Saturday, we're going to be shipping more doses than states have ever...

States will receive more doses of Covid-19 vaccines than they "have ever received before" in the coming days, Andy Slavitt, a senior...
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The Latest: WH Adviser Says US Can Catch up on Vaccinations

White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt said the U.S. can catch up on vaccinations lost due to winter weather with concerted effort.
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Winter storm has delayed shipments of 6 million Covid vaccine doses across U.S., health officials say

The backlog represents three days' worth of delayed shipments, White House senior advisor for Covid response Andy Slavitt said on Friday.
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US data shows a big decline in new Covid cases. Here's why it could be deceptive

Although the rise of Covid-19 variants in the United States could spell trouble, pharmaceutical companies and scientists are confident vaccines will evolve with them, senior White House adviser Andy Slavitt told CNN.
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The rise of Covid variants in the US could spell trouble

Although the rise of Covid-19 variants in the United States could spell trouble, pharmaceutical companies and scientists are confident vaccines will evolve with them, senior White House adviser Andy Slavitt told CNN.
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A drop in Covid-19 cases can be deceptive, official warns. Here's how the US can stay ahead of a variant-driven surge

Although the rise of Covid-19 variants in the United States could spell trouble, pharmaceutical companies and scientists are confident vaccines will evolve with them, senior White House adviser Andy Slavitt told CNN.
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Fauci says US should prioritize administering second vaccine dose over giving out first jabs to more Americans

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 Dr. Anthony Fauci said "scientific data" suggested prioritizing both vaccine doses over giving out single shots to more Americans. There's a discussion among health experts over the best strategy to get the most people vaccinated. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses for maximum efficacy....
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The Biden administration has asked doctors to stop reserving shots for second doses and promised transparency in vaccine shipment data

Andy Slavitt. Al Drago/CQ Roll Call Al Drago/CQ Roll Call Doctors should stop reserving doses needed for second shots, Andy Slavitt, a Biden official said. Slavitt promised states will have "a continual 3-week window in the vaccines that will be shipped." Providers have canceled appointments for first doses while they hold back the reserved vaccines. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some doctors have been regularly reserving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to ensure patien...
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Biden Covid adviser tells providers to stop stockpiling vaccine

Andy Slavitt's remarks come as the Biden team tries to accelerate the pace of vaccinations and get a better hold on the whereabouts of...
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Biden administration announces at-home COVID test with 95% accuracy

Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Andy Slavitt announced this morning that a new over-the-counter COVID-19 test kit will be available later this month for consumers. Manufactured by Ellume Health in Australia, the nasal swab test claims a 95% accuracy rating with results available in 15 minutes. — Read the rest
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Biden's COVID response team is scrambling to find 20 million coronavirus vaccine doses the Trump administration didn't bother tracking

President Joe Biden in the Oval Office after his inauguration on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Biden's ambitious plan to improve the US's coronavirus vaccine rollout has hit a snag. About 20 million vaccine doses are missing, Politico reported. The government has delivered them to states, but states haven't administered them to patients. The Trump administration failed to track where vaccine doses were going and when once they had been delivere...
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Here are the moderate Democrats who will have outsized influence over Biden's agenda amid a slim majority in the Senate

Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chris Coons (D-DE). BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images With a slim majority in the Senate, Biden's agenda could often hinge on one or two Democrats.  Moderate Democrats like Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are poised to have overwhelming influence in the early part of Biden's era. The debate over the filibuster has already shown why the narrow Democratic Senate majority will be a challenge. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Joe Biden has...
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Adviser predicts vaccines won't be widely available for months

Senior adviser to the White House Covid-19 response team, Andy Slavitt, says during a coronavirus press briefing that it may be months before coronavirus vaccines will become widely available to the public.
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President Biden says he’s ‘bringing back the pros’ for coronavirus briefings

WASHINGTON — For nearly a year it was the Trump show. Now President Joe Biden is calling up the nation’s top scientists and public health experts to regularly brief the American public about the pandemic that has claimed more than 425,000 U.S. lives. Beginning Wednesday, administration experts will host briefings three times a week on the state of the outbreak, efforts to control it and the race to deliver vaccines and therapeutics to end it. Expect a sharp contrast from the last administration’...
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Ex-Obama official who helped fix botched healthcare.gov rollout to join Biden's Covid-19 team

Andy Slavitt, the former acting chief of Medicare and Medicaid under the Obama administration, is expected to join President-elect Joe Biden's Covid-19 team in a senior advisory role, CNN has learned.
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Covid-19 vaccines shouldn’t get emergency-use authorization

I really want a covid-19 vaccine. Like many Americans, I have family members and neighbors who have been sickened and killed by the new coronavirus. My sister is a nurse on a covid-19 ward, and I want her to be able to do her job safely. As a health-care lawyer, I have the utmost confidence in the career scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration who would ultimately determine whether to issue an emergency-use authorization for a covid-19 vaccine. But I am deeply worried about what could ...
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Minnesota's Andy Slavitt: An influential voice on COVID-19

Former Obama health care official takes on coronavirus fight from his Edina home.
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Northeastern University kicked 11 students out for violating COVID rules. It's keeping their tuition.

Hundreds of thousands of students from across the world have descended on America's university campuses for the start of the academic year, and college towns have become the "new front in America's pandemic," The New York Times reports. Despite efforts to curtail the coronavirus' spread, cases have spiked in about 100 college towns, according to a Times analysis. While "there has been no uptick in deaths in college communities," the concern is that students — many of whom are asympto...
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Trump Hypes FDA Emergency Authorization of Experimental COVID-19 Plasma Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday announced it had issued an emergency use authorization for convalescent blood plasma as an experimental treatment for COVID-19.The treatment, which hinges on injecting antibodies from COVID-19 survivors into other patients to boost their body’s defenses against the virus, has been used on at least 97,000 patients. So far, though, the plasma treatment has only produced middling data to support its efficacy.“This is what I’ve been looking to do for ...
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FDA Announces Emergency Authorization of COVID-19 Plasma Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday announced it had issued an emergency use authorization for convalescent blood plasma as an experimental treatment for COVID-19.The treatment, which hinges on injecting antibodies from COVID-19 survivors into other patients to boost their body’s defenses against the virus, has been used on at least 97,000 patients. So far, though, the plasma treatment has only produced middling data to support its efficacy.The announcement came just days after the ...
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FDA approves saliva-based coronavirus test viewed as 'major game changer'

The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization for the SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by the Yale School of Public Health.The test, which processes saliva samples to rapidly determine whether a person is infected with the coronavirus and does not require any type of swab or specific collection device, could be one of the first "major game changers in fighting the pandemic," said Andy Slavitt, a former acting administrator of the Centers for Me...
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Ten Big Ten questions: How did we get to a postponed season (and more)?

The 2020 college sports landscape changed dramatically Tuesday when the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they are postponing their fall seasons over concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. This has an impact on many sports, with football being at the top of that list in a number of ways. The following list of 10 questions and answers is an attempt to explain what just happened and what might happen next: *So, how did we get here? Sure, let's start with the big one. Without going too deep or getting to...
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Let us honor our healthcare workers by giving them the protection they need | Andy Slavitt

As the Guardian/KHN database shows, too many have given their lives to keep us safe – but with decisive action we can stop Covid-19 in its tracksThey chose not to hold their own children’s hands so they could hold ours. They intubated us and kept our ICU rooms germ-free. They brushed our teeth and switched our position so we could be more comfortable. As they always have, they put our health first, although this time it was in place of their own. Related: A public servant from Queens, a Navajo...
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