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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken removes his mask as gives a press briefing at the end of a NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, March 24, 2021. (Reuters)

US officials suspect China's hand in writing WHO Covid-19 origin report

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 06:15 AM IST
Top Biden administration officials on Sunday expressed concern about the way a pivotal report examining the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic was crafted, including the possibility that the Chinese government had a hand in writing it.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as President Joe Biden speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in this file picture. (AP Photo)
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as President Joe Biden speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in this file picture. (AP Photo)

Anthony Fauci says Americans may have to wear masks even in 2022

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:54 AM IST
The comments from Fauci come as the United States continues to remain the worst affected due to Covid-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (AP)
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (AP)

Dr Anthony Fauci urges people to keep wearing masks as vaccines roll out

AP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:47 PM IST
The government's top infectious disease expert told ABC's “Good Morning America” on Friday by the time 75% to 80% of the population is vaccinated, “the level of virus in the community could be so low that you could start pulling back a bit on what are stringent public health measures.”
In this image from video, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (White House via AP)(AP)
In this image from video, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (White House via AP)(AP)

Joe Biden’s new CDC director takes over institution in crisis

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:06 PM IST
  • Rochelle Walensky inherits an agency whose reputation has been tarnished. Early in the pandemic, the Trump administration halted the CDC’s briefings and the agency faded from view. administration officials slowed down publication of guidance and stalled access to $1 billion in pandemic aid.
Philanthropist and Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates.(AP)
Philanthropist and Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates.(AP)

'Crazy and evil': Bill Gates surprised by pandemic conspiracies about him

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:28 PM IST
In an interview with Reuters, Gates said the millions of online posts and "crazy conspiracy theories" about him and about top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci had likely taken hold in part because of the combination of a frightening viral pandemic and the rise of social media.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, wears a protective mask(Bloomberg File Photo)
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, wears a protective mask(Bloomberg File Photo)

Anthony Fauci says coronavirus infections might be plateauing

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:26 AM IST
At a White House news briefing, Fauci also said the coronavirus vaccine can be modified to take account of new mutations of the virus.
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed Friday that the strain -- first reported in the US last week -- has been detected in eight states, with California and Florida the worst affected.(AFP)
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed Friday that the strain -- first reported in the US last week -- has been detected in eight states, with California and Florida the worst affected.(AFP)

New Covid-19 variant found in eight US states: Official data

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 02:45 PM IST
The strain has also been found in Colorado, Texas, New York, Georgia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, in a total of 63 cases.
Eighty-year-old Dr Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, US, is one of the recipients. He and his task force were among the first ones to realize the seriousness of this pandemic.
Eighty-year-old Dr Fauci, the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, US, is one of the recipients. He and his task force were among the first ones to realize the seriousness of this pandemic.

Mother Teresa Memorial Awardees for Social Justice felicitated

UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chef Vikas Khanna, Dr. Pradeep Kumar and Minister K K Shailaja among the recipients this year.
As of Thursday, there were 45,457 Covid-19 patients in US hospitals, the highest number since August 14.(AP)
As of Thursday, there were 45,457 Covid-19 patients in US hospitals, the highest number since August 14.(AP)

White House advisers warn of ‘unrelenting’ Covid-19 spread, ‘whole lot of pain’

Washington | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:08 AM IST
As the pandemic threatens to stretch into winter, with a vaccine still months away, Vinik said hospitals would likely become more strained.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 28, 2020.(Bloomberg)
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 28, 2020.(Bloomberg)

Donald Trump again pushes unproven drug as Covid-19 treatment

Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 06:13 PM IST
After returning from a trip to North Carolina where he promoted efforts to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, Trump retweeted a series of tweets advocating for hydroxychloroquine.
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