Wednesday, July 28

Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci, COVID-19 misinformation, Fox News Channel, Politics, Science, UK Weekend

Fauci says polio and smallpox would still be spreading in the US if anti-vaxx misinformation had been as popular in the past

Dr Anthony Fauci in a CNN interview addressed anti-vaccination misinformation. If there was the same pushback against smallpox vaccines in the past the disease would still be around, he said. Vaccination rates in the US have stalled as Fox News hosts and GOP lawmakers push anti-vaccination propaganda. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling “Don’t Fauci my Florida” merch as the state reports some of the highest number of COVID cases in the country

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling campaign merch that mocks COVID-19 expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. The new T-shirts and koozies read, "Don't Fauci my Florida." Florida is currently battling some of the highest COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amid some of the highest rates of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations, and infections in the country, Florida's GOP governor, Ron DeSantis, is mocking White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci with campaign merchandise released this week.DeSantis' campaign team rolled out T-shirts and koozies reading "Don't Fauci my Florida" on Monday, i...
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Fauci said there should be vaccine mandates at the local level but that the federal government will not mandate them

The White House missed its goal of vaccinating 70% of US adults by July 4 amid vaccine hesitancy. Fauci said he supports vaccine mandates at the local level, like at schools and businesses. He also said the vaccines are as good as approved, but that formal full approval may help combat hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday he believes there should be more COVID-19 vaccine mandates at the local level, though he continues to say the federal government will not mandate them.Fauci, the longtime director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was speaking on CNN's...
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Fauci said it’s’horrifying’ that CPAC attendees cheered about the US’ lagging vaccination rate

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he was horrified to see CPAC attendees cheer that the US was unable to vaccinate 90% of people. A crowd cheered when a CPAC speaker said the US government wasn't able to "sucker" people into getting vaccinated. "I don't think that anybody who is thinking clearly can get that," Fauci said Sunday. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Getting vaccinated is’the most patriotic thing you can do,’ Biden said, as the US missed its goal to inoculate 70% of adults by July 4

Biden urged Americans to get vaccinated at his July 4 speech at the White House. It came as the US missed its target of getting 70% of adults vaccinated by July 4. The highly-infectious Delta variant is also rapidly spreading across the US. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Fauci says the’disparity in the willingness to be vaccinated’ could lead to Delta variant spikes

Dr. Anthony Fauci said in a "Meet the Press" interview that anti-vaxxers might bring up Delta variant rates regionally. The Delta variant has been detected in all 50 states. Health officials continue to urge Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. See more stories on Insider's business page. People who don't get vaccinated against the coronavirus are increasing the likelihood of Delta variant spikes across the country, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" that aired Sunday, Fauci, the nation's leading coronavirus expert, said the Delta variant could spike in different regions, even as overall...
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Fauci urges anti-vaxxers to’realize that the common enemy is the virus’

Dr. Anthony Fauci says COVID-19 death rates are high largely due to unvaccinated people. In a "Meet the Press" interview that aired Sunday, Fauci said these deaths are "avoidable and preventable." He also urged anti-vaxxers to realize that the "formidable enemy" is the coronavirus. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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How Americans waged war on the scientists trying to save them

The pandemic ushered in a new breed of attack on scientists and public-health officials. Unlike previous anti-science movements, the war this time was more personal. Lasting resentment towards scientists could hinder the US's ability to handle future public-health crises. See more stories on Insider's business page. Renae Moch never expected that she'd feel scared to leave her house. As the public health director of Burleigh County, North Dakota, she was accustomed to warning residents about the dangers of vape pens or a bad flu season without much pushback. Then the pandemic hit. Moch found herself being ...
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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 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 evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Axios reported Sunday."The people who are giving the ad hominems are saying,'Ah, Fauci misled us. First he said no masks, then he said masks,'" Fauci told New York Times columnist Kara Swisher, according...
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Fauci reacts to video and reaffirms the importance of wearing masks | Digital Trends Spanish

There are multiple videos showing people's resistance to using face masks, in the context of the health emergency caused by the new coronavirus. In the United States, despite Donald Trump's stubbornness until he tested positive for COVID-19, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said that using these instruments helps slow the spread of the virus, which has claimed the lives of more than 225,000 people in that country to date. The channel "The Slow Mo Guys" conducted an experiment to demonstrate how humans expel particles - from droplets to aerosols - when they talk, cough or sneeze. The interesting thing is that it had Fauci as a guest, who gave his impressions on it. The “graphically beautiful” demonstration, as defined by the...