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WHO says the late-stage coronavirus trials don’t mean a vaccine is ‘nearly there’

Tony Potts, a 69-year-old retiree living in Ormond Beach, is examined by Dr. Bruce Rankin, Medical Director at Accel Research Sites, before Potts receives his first injection as a participant in a Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial sponsored by Moderna on August 4, 2020 in DeLand, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images… Read More »

Fauci says daily coronavirus infections must plunge by fall or US will face ‘really bad situation’

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that daily coronavirus cases in the United States need to drop significantly by the fall. The U.S. is currently experiencing a seven-day average of about 61,800 cases per day, a number that Fauci, who leads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said needs to drop to below 10,000 per… Read More »

Trump says he still thinks hydroxychloroquine works in treating early stage coronavirus

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he still thinks hydroxychloroquine works against Covid-19, despite mounting evidence that the malaria drug is ineffective in treating the virus.  Trump was asked by a reporter about a video Trump shared on Twitter that went viral across social media platforms that claimed hydroxychloroquine is “a cure for Covid” and “you don’t need… Read More »

Fauci says second wave is ‘not inevitable’ as coronavirus cases climb in some states

More than 2 million people in the US have been infected by the virus and at least 114,875 have died from it, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. A forecast published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday projects the death toll could increase to 130,000 by July 4. Dr. Anthony… Read More »

Face Masks at Home Reduce COVID-19 Risk, Study Says

Masks are becoming more accepted, and sometimes required, in the United States. When the coronavirus first came to the United States, federal officials said face masks weren’t necessary for people who weren’t sick. But as the number of cases rose, the Trump administration performed an about-face. In early April, the administration urged Americans to start… Read More »