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    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joined us ABC7 Eyewitness News Monday morning to discuss the latest developments in efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.We asked Dr. Fauci about Dr. Birx's recent comments that the U.S. is in a new phase of the virus and that...
    Researchers are furiously working to create an effective vaccine against COVID-19. Top immunologists are hopeful that pharmaceutical companies can make a vaccine by the end of the year, but it will likely take months or even years to produce enough to protect billions of people across the globe. So the obvious question is: Who gets...
    This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. When Karen Tibbals of Washington, N.J. heard that more than 100,000 volunteers would be needed for late-stage clinical trials of four COVID-19 vaccines, she wanted to roll up her sleeves and get one of the experimental shots. Tibbals is 65 and has the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis,...
    Roger Sollenberger August 3, 2020 9:00AM (UTC) Republican Sen. Steve Daines of Montana, who faces a tough re-election fight this year, received thousands of dollars from pharmaceutical companies while pushing Congress to fund a fast-tracked coronavirus treatment and vaccine development program that eventually awarded contracts to those companies, Federal Election Commission records show. The $10...
    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- The Los Angeles Police Department is stepping up efforts to educate people about the importance of wearing a face covering.Officers handed out masks in Hollywood on Sunday.Residents, tourists, and even people driving along Hollywood Boulevard all expressed their appreciation."We're going to promote healthy living, healthy lifestyle, notify people, advise them of...
    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine are distributing oral rabies vaccines in bait form in the northeastern part of the state early this month. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services said the vaccines will be distributed starting around Aug. 3 and the effort will last for several days. The baits will be...
    I spend a lot of time, as I’m guessing you may too, thinking about how we’re ever going to get out of this. Here’s a best-case scenario: Joe Biden gets elected and becomes president on Jan. 20. So we finally have a president who actually takes science seriously and doesn’t think he’s smarter than all...
            by Andrew Trunsky  Researchers, governments and pharmaceutical companies worldwide have been working rapidly to develop an effective vaccine against coronavirus, which has infected over 4.5 million and killed over 150,000 people in the United States alone. Testing has advanced quickly and there’s optimism that a vaccine will be developed before...
    Big pharmaceutical corporations are raking in billions from American taxpayers through the United States government deals that are funding research for a vaccine to the Chinese coronavirus. In May, President Donald Trump’s administration created Operation Warp Speed (OWS) to partner with pharmaceutical corporations in researching, developing, and administering a vaccine for the coronavirus at a...
    There has been an expansive, international effort to develop an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus, which has infected over 4.5 million and killed over 150,000 Americans. Vaccines have shown promising results, leaving open the possibility that one will exist before the end of 2020. But there are other hurdles that could harm a...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Pennsylvania school has found a creative way to keep classrooms sanitized: A virus-killing robot!The mobile disinfection robot was designed by "Safe Space Technologies."Its sole purpose is to disinfect large rooms like school cafeterias, gyms and other commercial businesses.The robot uses powerful UBC and UVC lights, which viruses like the coronavirus...
    Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision."Not everybody's going to like the answer," Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told one of...
    By Thomas Curwen Nearly $6 billion has been allocated. Clinical trials are entering a crucial third phase, and Operation Warp Speed is getting closer to the goal of delivering 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by January. But when Americans line up for their immunizations, the vaccine they receive might not be what they...
    Arthur Allen August 2, 2020 3:56PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives the United States the tiniest chance of being ready to vaccinate millions of Americans just before Election Day. It's a possibility that fills many...
    California has become the first state to pass 500,000 coronavirus cases as the death toll in the US tops 1,000 for the fifth day in a row.  The state of California has set multiple milestones amid the pandemic throughout the month of July.  As of Saturday, California has recorded 500,130 cases. The state's health department...
    Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision.   "Not everybody's going to like the answer," Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told...
    The White House on Friday awarded a record-breaking $2.1 billion contract for development of a Covid-19 vaccine, raising questions about a former pharmaceutical executive’s involvement in the administration’s decision. The deal is for 100 million doses of a vaccine manufactured by Sanofi, a French drug maker, and its British partner GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). As Fortune reported: The deal...
    Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. “Not everybody’s going to like the answer,” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told...
    By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. “Not everybody’s going to like the answer,” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National...
    Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. “Not everybody’s going to like the answer,” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told...
    With all the buzz around the coronavirus vaccine, who decides who gets the treatment first? Over 160 vaccine candidates are currently in development around the world. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is currently working out who will have access to the vaccine when it is released. Researchers are hoping to have the vaccine available...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci and other White House Coronavirus Task Force members testified before Congress on July 31 to discuss the administration’s coronavirus response and their thoughts on testing, a vaccine and schools reopening. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control...
    (Bloomberg Opinion) — The coronavirus pandemic has stress-tested the world. Beyond challenging human fortitude, national health services and international rivalries, it has forced a series of moral choices. Many have provoked impassioned disagreement — over whether governments can force businesses and schools to close, over sacrifices for the sake of the elderly and, most bitterly and...
    (CNN)A doctor in Texas once told me that a woman walked into a pediatrician's office in the fall of 2014 and said: "Give my daughter the Ebola vaccine." The biggest Ebola epidemic in history was spreading across West Africa and a man infected with the virus had recently traveled to Dallas."There is no vaccine for...
    TikTok : The UN proposes temporary basic income for the poorest victims in the midst of the pandemic. The Trump campaign launches ads in favor of Goya Foods. How are sustained erections related to the coronavirus? This is what you should know to start the day. Truth first. The obstacles to distributing a...
    Science, as it is done in in most laboratories around the world, advances by careful steps. Medical science in particular can involve months or years of theoretical models, in-vitro testing, and animal trials before first first pill, procedure, or needle approaches a human being. But there’s another kind of science. The kind practiced by people who maybe...
    Two major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, the Trump administration said on Friday, as the nation's top health agency predicted that fatalities would rise in the coming weeks. The agreement calls for the U.S. government to pay French drug maker Sanofi and its partner,...
    Russian health officials say a potential coronavirus vaccine has finished clinical trials in a Moscow lab and there could be mass vaccinations by October. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said state research facility Gamaleya Institute is one step closer to registering the vaccine, according to Interfax news agency. RUSSIA'S ELITE GIVEN EXPERIMENTAL CORONAVIRUS VACCINE FOR MONTHS: REPORT Medical workers...
    MOSCOW – Clinical tests of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia’s National Center for Epidemiological and Microbiological Research “Gamalei” have been completed and the registration phase is beginning, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko reported. “The vaccine against the new coronavirus developed by the Gamalei center has completed clinical trials and documents are now being...
    Only one in four people in the United States would take the coronavirus vaccine once its first released, according to a WebMD poll. Dr. Ali Mokdad, chief strategy officer for population health at the University of Washington, talked to Fox News about the importance for volunteers once a vaccine is developed. "So we...
    U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during a visit to the Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies' Innovation Center, a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant where components for a potential coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate are being developed, in Morrrisville, North Carolina, U.S., July 27, 2020.Carlos Barria | Reuters The hunt is on for a vaccine for Covid-19, which...
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Rabies vaccines will be dropped from low-flying planes in rural Vermont for a week to stop the spread of the disease in wild animals. The annual rabies bait drop starts Saturday and is a collaborative effort between the state and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services. About 450,000 packs containing...
    MOSCOW – Clinical tests of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia’s National Center for Epidemiological and Microbiological Research “Gamalei” have been completed and the registration phase is beginning, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko reported. “The vaccine against the new coronavirus developed by the Gamalei center has completed clinical trials and documents are now being...
    MOSCOW – Clinical tests of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia’s National Center for Epidemiological and Microbiological Research “Gamalei” have been completed and the registration phase is beginning, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko reported. “The vaccine against the new coronavirus developed by the Gamalei center has completed clinical trials and documents are now being...
    Eoin Higgins August 1, 2020 5:18PM (UTC) This article originally appeared at Common Dreams. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Feel free to republish and share widely. The White House on Friday awarded a record-breaking $2.1 billion contract for development of a Covid-19 vaccine, raising questions about a...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY MARIA CASPANI AND DEENA BEASLEY Two major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, the Trump administration said on Friday, as the nation’s top health agency...
    Vaccine trials have had a weird week. First, there was the exhilarating kickoff of two massive clinical trials for vaccines created by Moderna and Pfizer. Each company is hoping to recruit 30,000 volunteers to test whether its vaccine is effective and safe. This is normal. What’s not normal is a bunch of researchers in...
    There are more than 17.6 million worldwide COVID-19 cases, according to Johns Hopkins statistics.  The U.S. continues to lead in the number of infections with more than 4.5 million, followed by Brazil with 2.6 million cases, and India with almost 1.7 million. Mexico has replaced Britain as the country with the third largest number of...
    TWO major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine. French drug maker Sanofi and British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline have singed a $2.1 billion deal to supply enough vaccines for 50 million people. 2The deal was signed as part of 'Operation Warp Speed'Credit: Reuters The Sanofi-GSK deal...
    Reuters August 1, 2020 0 Comments Two major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, the Trump administration said on Friday, as the nation’s top health agency predicted that fatalities would rise in the coming weeks. The agreement calls for the U.S. government to pay...
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus in October, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Saturday, RIA news agency reported. The minister, who did not give details about the vaccine to be used, said doctors and teachers would be the first to be vaccinated. A source...
    By Michael Erman and Carl O’Donnell Jul 31 (.) – The US government will pay $ 2.1 billion to Sanofi SA and GlaxoSmithKline Plc for their COVID-19 vaccines to cover 50 million people and ensure testing and production, the companies said on Friday. . Drug makers also announced that they are in advanced talks to...
            by Robert Romano  The U.S. economy contracted a record-setting, inflation-adjusted, annualized 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020 according to the latest data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis as tens of millions of Americans waited out the Chinese coronavirus in their homes, not venturing out much except for work and...
            by Danica Krka  LONDON, England (AP) — Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur have announced they will supply 100 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine to the United States as governments buy up supplies in hopes of securing a candidate that works. The United States will pay up to...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday during a campaign speech appeared to be unaware of the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to combat the coronavirus, at one point suggesting that President Trump do something that he is already doing. Biden said that Trump should have started three months ago to put someone in charge of how...
    Hackers backed by the Chinese government attempted to steal coronavirus vaccination data from US-based biotech company, Moderna Inc., a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking revealed in an exclusive Reuters report Friday. China pushed back on this accusation and said, “Such allegations are pure slander.” “Recently so-called sources from the US government have been accusing...