“I think it's certainly consistent with an attempt to hide the sequences,” said the researcher, whose internet sleuthing has uncovered 13 genetic sequences from early in the outbreak in Wuhan, China.
The department’s former senior official on nonproliferation says he intervened to prevent the US government from “embarrassing and discrediting” itself with claims that lacked strong scientific evidence.
“The truth is, we humans sort of lucked out,” one expert said.
Trump opposed safe injection sites and other controversial measures to help stop overdose deaths. It’s not clear if Biden will go far enough either.
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“We spent a year trying very hard to get people to wear masks,” one expert said. “This kind of sudden, abrupt change, without any kind of signaling that it’s coming, will leave people feeling blindsided.”
COVID-19 is now one of the top 10 causes of death for teens in the US.
The emergency authorization of the vaccine opens eligibility to nearly 17 million school-age kids.
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"I think we’ve now gotten to the hard part," said one public health expert. "And even the easy part was hard."
Fully vaccinated people can go without masks in many small gatherings indoors or outdoors, say the new CDC guidelines.
The AstraZeneca vaccines are authorized in India but still awaiting an FDA go-ahead in the US. Up to 60 million doses will be shared with India amid a catastrophic surge in cases there.
About 1 in every 3 cases of COVID-19 recorded each day in the world is now in India, where the rate of new infections is growing faster than in any other nation.
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“You’re actually talking about human beings here,” said one needle exchange program director. “This will kill them.”
At least six women, including one who died, have developed an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome after getting the vaccine.
Airlines have returned to filling middle seats, which a new CDC study suggests increases the risk of coronavirus exposure.
Of the more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered so far in the US, federal authorities are investigating six cases of rare and severe blood clotting.
But as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, “I would advocate against general travel overall,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Friday.
COVID-19 drove a 15.9% increase in the nationwide death rate in 2020, alongside increases from heart disease, injuries, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.