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As Covid-19 peak seems to near, experts warn against letting guard down

Hospitalizations and cases seem to be subsiding in states with high vaccination rates, but experts caution against celebrating too soonIn February 2021, Dr Craig Spencer wrote in a Medium post that he was as “eager as anyone to see the end of this pandemic. Thankfully, that may be in sight”.“Covid cases and hospitalizations are dropping,” wrote Spencer, director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. “Vaccines are getting into arms. So...
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Is the US nearing its Covid peak? Experts warn against letting guard down

Cases seem to be subsiding in states with high vaccination rates, but observers are reluctant to make firm predictionsIn February 2021, Dr Craig Spencer wrote in a Medium post that he was as “eager as anyone to see the end of this pandemic. Thankfully, that may be in sight”.“Covid cases and hospitalizations are dropping,” wrote Spencer, director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. “Vaccines are getting into arms. So, what happens ne...
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People with Omicron don't gasp for air as much as with other variants, but are getting 'really sick in a different way,' an ER doctor says

New York City has more than 5,000 COVID-19 hospital admissions as of January 3, official data shows.Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Omicron is making people sick in a different way to Delta and other variants, an ER doctor has said. The variant exacerbates other medical conditions and there's "so much of it," Dr. Craig Spencer said. "The nightmare is over, but this is scary too," he tweeted on Tuesday.  COVID-19 caused by Omicron is "making people really sick in a different way" to the original va...
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People with Omicron don't gasp for air as much as with other variants, but are getting 'really sick in a different way,' an ER doctor said

New York City has more than 5,000 COVID-19 hospital admissions as of January 3, official data shows.Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Omicron is making people sick in a different way than the original virus, an ER doctor has said. The variant exacerbates other medical conditions and there's "so much of it," Dr. Craig Spencer said. "The nightmare is over, but this is scary too," he tweeted on Tuesday.  COVID-19 caused by Omicron is "making people really sick in a different way" compared to the origin...
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Pfizer wants to give you a booster shot—but experts say it’s too soon

Is it time to start thinking about booster shots? Pfizer seems to think so. In a private meeting with top US scientists and regulators on July 12, the firm’s representatives argued that the US should move to authorize a third shot. Last week, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced that they had observed waning immunity in people who had been vaccinated and that they planned to seek emergency-use authorization for a booster dose in August. A third shot “may be beneficial to maintain the...
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Pressure is building on Biden to send vaccine doses to India, as the country breaks global records with COVID-19 outbreak

President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose COVID-19 vaccine shot in Newark, Delaware on January 11, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images Public-health experts and physicians are urging the US to donate vaccine doses to India. India's COVID-19 surge is shattering world records. The country recorded 349,691 new cases Sunday. In the US, daily vaccination rates are down 19% from a peak, as supply starts to outstrip demand. See more stories on Insider's b...
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India's COVID-19 surge is highlighting a ruthless, global black market for oxygen, where sellers jack prices up to 1,000%

A COVID-19 patient is given oxygen at a hospital in Kolkata, India, on Thursday. Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images Desperate Indians are turning to a black market in oxygen as stocks dwindle amid a COVID-19 surge. Oxygen shortages have taken hold in several countries, with rampant price-gouging. Reports from around the world detail cylinders being sold for ten times their normal price. See more stories on Insider's business page. India is having to deal with a black market for...
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Biden nominates a disease-fighting celebrity as beloved as Dr. Fauci to run the CDC: 'She's the full package'

Dr. Rochelle Walensky is President-elect Biden's pick to head up the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Massachusetts General Hospital President-elect Biden has plucked Dr. Rochelle Walensky, chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, to be next in line to run the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Walensky's colleagues call her "the full package:" both a sharp scientist, and a good communicator. During the pandemic, she has worked to coo...
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Ebola doctor Trump vilified in 2014 hits out at president for lack of empathy

Craig Spencer: Trump ‘single greatest threat to Americans’Trump had accused doctor of being ‘very selfish’ six years agoUS politics – live coverageA doctor who was vilified by Donald Trump after contracting Ebola while treating patients in west Africa in 2014 has hit back at the president for his response to the coronavirus pandemic, branding Trump’s lack of empathy “the single greatest threat to the American people”. Related: White House overruled FDA to shorten testing period for Covid-19 va...
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ER doctor on Trump's antibody treatment: We don't know exactly what the efficacy is for this drug

Dr. Craig Spencer talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper about President Trump's antibody treatment following his testing positive for Covid-19.
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CNN's Don Lemon speaks to medical analyst Dr. Seem...

CNN's Don Lemon speaks to medical analyst Dr. Seema Yasmin and Dr. Craig Spencer about the rampant coronavirus misinformation circulating on social media and the negative implications this has.
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Doctors: COVID-19 Myths On Social Media Are ‘Spreading Faster Than The Virus Itself’

(CNN) — Doctors are sounding the alarm about Covid-19 misinformation running rampant on social media. The spread of misinformation peaked at an estimated 460 million views on Facebook in April 2020, right as the pandemic escalated around the world, according to a report about Facebook from Avaaz, a non-profit civil society group. Doctors Seema Yasmin and Craig Spencer wrote about the report in an opinion piece on The New York Times, where they discussed conversations with colleagues and patients...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record daily global case increase; New York shops and bars reopen

China halts imports from US food plant where 481 test positive for Covid-19; UK PM to unveil lockdown easing on Tuesday; Brazil deaths pass 50,000Workers return as New York enters phase two of reopeningSouth Korea has Covid-19 second wave as Israel ponders new lockdownWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirusUK coronavirus updates – live 4.17pm BST While the pandemic is now accelerating in Africa, aid organisations are war...
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Columbia Doctor Defends University After Trump Bashes ‘Liberal’ Institution Over Damning COVID Study

Dr. Craig Spencer, the director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University, defend his colleagues on Sunday night after President Donald Trump attacked the university for discovering that tens of thousands of American lives could’ve been saved had action on COVID-19 been taken sooner in March. “For months, me & my colleagues at Columbia University’s medical center have treated thousands of #COVID19 patients,” Spencer tweeted. “Every one with dignity. Never disgracefully.” T...
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'Just one week and it's a whole different world': An ER doctor who survived Ebola shares the new reality of treating the coronavirus in NYC

The volume and severity of cases hitting the emergency room is new for Dr. Craig Spencer. "Our ERs are ICUs," he tweeted.
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Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spe...

Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spencer talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the dire situation facing hospitals as they try to treat patients with coronavirus.
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Doctor Who Survived Ebola Shares Grim Account Of His Coronavirus-Era Workday

Dr. Craig Spencer says he's afraid to take off his mask to drink water at work. He's pleading with people to stay home.
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NY doctor delivers dire warning about treating pandemic

Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spencer talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the dire situation facing hospitals as they try to treat patients with coronavirus.
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Doctor describes dire situation in hospitals treating virus

Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spencer talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the dire situation facing hospitals as they try to treat patients with coronavirus.
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Watch: NY doctor delivers dire warning about pandemic

Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spencer talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the dire situation facing hospitals as they try to treat patients with coronavirus.
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NY doctor delivers dire warning about pandemic

Columbia University Medical Center's Dr. Craig Spencer talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about the dire situation facing hospitals as they try to treat patients with coronavirus.
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Inside New York City’s Virus-Besieged Emergency Rooms

NEW YORK (AP) — A “cacophony of coughing” in packed emergency rooms. Beds squeezed in wherever there is space. Overworked, sleep-deprived doctors and nurses rationed to one face mask a day and wracked by worry about a dwindling number of available ventilators. Such is the reality inside New York City’s hospitals, which have become the war-zone-like epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus crisis. Faced with an infection rate that is five times that of the rest of the country, health workers are ...
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Doctor who survived Ebola details a harrowing day in the ER. Coronavirus scares him

Dr. Craig Spencer has worked as an epidemiologist in Africa and Southeast Asia and famously survived getting Ebola in 2014 after caring for patients in Guinea. The coronavirus scares him.
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Doctor who survived Ebola details a harrowing day. Coronavirus scares him

Dr. Craig Spencer has worked as an epidemiologist in Africa and Southeast Asia and famously survived getting Ebola in 2014 after caring for patients in Guinea.
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This Doctor Was Vilified After Contracting Ebola. Now He Sees History Repeating Itself With Coronavirus

Panic swept through New York City in fall 2014 when Dr. Craig Spencer became the first person in the giant metropolis to be diagnosed with Ebola. The physician had contracted the deadly disease while helping sick patients in the hard-hit West African country of Guinea as a volunteer. As Spencer’s liver was failing and his then-fiancée was quarantined in their apartment, the public vilified him, picking apart his previous destinations and activities, including riding the subway and going bow...
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A Doctor On Rescuing Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea

Steve Inskeep speaks with Dr. Craig Spencer of Doctors Without Borders. He leads the medical team on the Aquarius, which rescued more than 1,000 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.
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How Often Does Donald Trump Wash His Hands?

Move over Nate Silver! The statistician and author of The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- But Some Don't may have called 49 out of 50 states right in the 2012 US Presidential election. But today I note that my predictions for the 2014 mid-term elections were 100 percent correct. Mostly, that's because I made only one. But it was a goodie. Noting the hysteria that then abounded about the West African Ebola outbreak, I predicted that it would propel a rightward swing in the m...
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Having and Fighting Ebola — Public Health Lessons from a Clinician Turned Patient

New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print. [Author: Craig Spencer]
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U.S. Ebola survivor reveals identity, says he's grateful

After being released from the hospital in New York City on Nov. 11, Dr. Craig Spencer, now virus-free, greets some of the Bellevue staff members who treated him after he was diagnosed with Ebola. After being released from the hospital in New York City on Nov. 11, Dr. Craig Spencer, now virus-free, greets some of the Bellevue staff members who treated him after he was diagnosed with Ebola. [Link to media]
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Ebola patient coming to Nebraska

The first Ebola patient in New York City, Dr. Craig Spencer, gets a hug from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio during a news conference at Bellevue Hospital Center on Tuesday, November 11. Now free of Ebola, Spencer was released 19 days after being diagnosed with the virus. The physician had been working with Doctors Without Borders, treating patients in Guinea. [Link to media]
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