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A man was charged with making graphic threats to Fauci, warning he would soon be’hunted, tortured, beaten, [and] enslaved’
Anthony Fauci, coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine, COVID-19, death threats, Politics

A man was charged with making graphic threats to Fauci, warning he would soon be’hunted, tortured, beaten, [and] enslaved’

A man faces felony charges after making violent threats to infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., was accused of sending graphic insults and death threats to Fauci's email from December 2020 to July 2021. Connally appeared to be disgruntled regarding Fauci's guidance on getting the COVID-19 vaccine. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The US could see daily COVID-19 cases quadruple next month as vaccinations hit a wall, former CDC director says

Dr. Tom Frieden warned the US could see 200,000 new COVID-19 cases a day in four to six weeks. That rate was last seen in January. He said it was due to people not getting vaccinated, and there would be "preventable deaths." LoadingSomething is loading. Daily coronavirus cases in the US could quadruple next month as a large number of people are...
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8 weeks between shots is the’sweet spot’ for giving Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, UK researchers say

Giving two doses of Pfizer's shot eight weeks apart could best protect against the Delta variant. A study found that the eight-week delay boosted immune responses higher than waiting 21 days. It's a trade-off between needing two doses and optimizing the immune response, the researchers said. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Striking map shows the vaccination divide between a few rich countries and the rest of the world

Richer countries have bought and administered significantly more vaccines than other countries. A map from Our World In Data shows the huge disparity. Experts warn this gap will result in many deaths and prolong the pandemic for the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. A map shows the huge difference in vaccination rights between some rich countries and the rest of the world.The graph, produced by Max Roser of the site Our World in Data, shows the proportion of each country to receive at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine: ...