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Fauci says delta accounts for 20% of new cases and will be dominant Covid variant in U.S. in weeks

Fauci said the variant has a doubling time of about two weeks and currently accounts for 20% newly diagnosed infections in the U.S.
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Delta variant rates doubled in the US in 2 weeks, Fauci said: from 9.9% to 20.6%. It could derail the US COVID-19 recovery.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaking on June 22, 2021 The White House The Delta variant is the "greatest threat" to US COVID-19 efforts, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday. He said its prevalence in the US doubled within 2 weeks, a worrying sign. The variant is more transmissible and dangerous than other types of the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. The proportion of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the US doubled in two weeks, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday.Speaking a...
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More infectious variant now makes up 20% of coronavirus samples tested, Fauci says

The Delta coronavirus variant, which is highly transmissible and possibly more dangerous than current predominant variants, now makes up more than 20% of all samples sequenced in the United States after the percentage doubled in a recent two-week period, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
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Fauci: Delta variant is 'greatest threat' to eradicating COVID-19 in the U.S

The variant makes up more than 20 percent of all new cases.
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Biden urges shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges it will miss two key vaccination benchmarks and as concern grows about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The delta variant, first identified in India, in the last two weeks has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Fauci: Delta Variant Accounts for 20% of New Coronavirus Cases in U.S.

The head of the CDC said that while current vaccines work on the delta variant, it ‘represents a set of mutations that could lead to future mutations that evade our vaccine.’
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Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is underway as the delta variant, first identified in India, has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S. in the last two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. That’s double what it was when t...
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Delta coronavirus variant doubling biweekly, now 20% of samples, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday that the highly transmissible Delta variant has climbed to now account for over 20% of sequenced samples.
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Delta variant is 'greatest threat' to eliminating Covid in U.S., Fauci says

Cases of the more contagious variant have doubled in the United States in the past two weeks.
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Delta COVID-19 Variant Greatest Threat to U.S. Pandemic Response -Fauci

(Updates headline to clarify the Delta variant)By Carl O'Donnell(Reuters) -The Delta variant of the novel coronavirus that was first found in India...
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Coronavirus live news: UK ‘working on’ plan for quarantine-free travel for double-vaccinated; North Korea tells WHO it has no cases

UK health secretary hints at easing of restrictions for people with two doses of vaccines; North Korea claims zero cases from 30,000 testsAre you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.23am BST Just also on that suggestion people in the UK may have easier international travel if they have been d...
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Coronavirus live news: Scotland ‘unlikely’ to ease restrictions; North Korea tells WHO it has detected no cases

Sturgeon expected to delay 28 June plan; North Korea claims zero cases from 30,000 tests; US average deaths fall below 300 for first time since March 2020Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.19am BST A community in the Philippines has been raffling off huge sacks of rice in exchange fo...
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Coronavirus live news: Scotland to announce ‘life beyond level zero’; North Korea tells WHO it has detected no cases

North Korea claims zero cases from more than 30,000 tests; Scotland “unlikely” to see restrictions ease on 28 June; US average deaths fall below 300 for first time since March 2020Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.52am BST North Korea has told the World Health Organization it tested...
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The states most vulnerable to the Delta variant

• Live updates: CDC advisers will discuss Wednesday whether heart ailment is linked to Covid-19 vaccines • 'Let me give you a flash': Hear Dr. Fauci fire back at critics • Canada to ease mandatory quarantine on some arrivals
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‘Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emails

Top US health official initially advised against mask-wearingCritics seize on freedom of information releaseUS politics – live coverageDr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious disease expert, has responded strongly to growing rightwing criticism and conspiracy theories connected to the release of thousands of his emails under freedom of information laws. Related: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is key source for media he ‘hates’, columnist says Continue reading...
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Fauci opened up about the hate mail he receives, with people calling him Hitler and sending death threats to his wife and daughters

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about the harassment he faces on a recent New York Times podcast. The infectious disease expert has been called a fascist and received death threats targeting his family. Fauci chalked up the most extreme comments to politicized misinformation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci has received an overwhelming amount of public attention in the past year and a half, and it would be an understatement to say it...
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Fauci says critics who have seized on emails are ‘actually criticising science’

Top US health official initially advised against mask-wearing‘“Fauci has blood in his hands.” Are you kidding me?’ US politics – live coverageDr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious disease expert, has responded to growing rightwing criticism and conspiracy theories connected to the release of thousands of his emails under freedom of information laws. Related: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is key source for media he ‘hates’, columnist says Continue reading...
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Fauci doubles down on claim that attacks on him are 'actually criticizing science'

“It is essential as a scientist that you evolve your opinion and your recommendations based on the data as it evolves,” Anthony Fauci...
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'Let me give you a flash': Hear Dr. Fauci fire back at critics

Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to critics who claim he is flip-flopping on his Covid-19 guidance on a New York Times podcast.
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Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back against attacks on his evolving response to the pandemic, Axios reported. Fauci said attacks on his shifting positions are "actually criticizing science." Fauci has become a frequent punching bag among right-wing media and politicians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci is pushing back more pointedly against attacks criticizing his evolvin...
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A Pill To Treat Covid-19? The US Is Betting on It

The U.S. government spent more than $18 billion last year funding drugmakers to make a Covid vaccine, an effort that led to at least five highly effective shots in record time. Now it's pouring more than $3 billion on a neglected area of research: developing pills to fight the virus early in the course of infection, potentially saving many lives in the years to come. From a report: The new program, announced on Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services, will speed up the clinical t...
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'I remember it very well': Dr. Fauci describes a secret 2020 meeting to talk about COVID origins

A 2020 call appears to have played a key role in shaping views of scientists who contributed to shutting down talk of whether a lab leak caused COVID.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fauci: US to spend $3.2 billion for antiviral pills for COVID-19

The United States is devoting $3.2 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could...
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The Biden administration plans to invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden. Evan Vucci/AP The Biden administration is putting $3.2 billion toward antiviral medicines for COVID-19. The ideal drug could be taken early in the course of an illness to prevent hospitalization. So far, the FDA has only approved one drug to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines f...
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The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines for COVID-19 and other viruses with "pandemic potential.""New antivirals that prevent serious COVID-19 illness and death, especially oral drugs that could be taken at home early in the course of disease, would be powerful tools for battling the pandemic and saving lives," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the...
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Fauci: US to Spend $3.2B for Antiviral Pills for COVID-19

The United States is devoting more than $3 billion to advance development of antiviral pills for COVID-19 and other dangerous viruses that could turn into pandemics.
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Fauci denies scientists 'deliberately suppressed' lab theory

Dr. Anthony Fauci claimed Wednesday on “CBS This Morning” that scientists did not "deliberately" suppress information regarding theories...
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Laura Ingraham Reveals Weird Way She Could Tell Fauci And Birx Were Liberals

The Fox News host and GOP Sen. Ron Johnson had a kooky discussion about the coronavirus pandemic.
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Even if the coronavirus did leak from a Wuhan lab, that wouldn't necessarily mean it was engineered

A laboratory physician at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepares to test a coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, China, on May 3, 2020 Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images It's unlikely, but not impossible, that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab. US officials and public-health experts have called for further investigation of the possibility. But even if a leak did happen, that wouldn't necessarily mean the virus was engineered in a lab. See more storie...
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