Thursday, September 10, 2020
AstraZeneca has temporarily put the brakes on its late-stage, global COVID-19 vaccine trial after a participant came down with what experts call an "adverse event." "Whilst it has been reported that one trial volunteer has become ill, this may be...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were greatly undercounted, mostly because of a lack of testing, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health suggest the case tally in the US does...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Tuesday was the first day of school for more than 1.8 million students, with most of the nation's biggest districts offering online only learning. For those that opened their doors to students, the watch for coronavirus spread begins. Several...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield discussed the coronavirus pandemic at a virtual event hosted by Research!America. Dr. Redfield talked about COVID-19 vaccine trials, the virus' impact on minority communities,...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Adm. Brett Giroir, the testing lead for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, has said repeatedly the US cannot test its way out of the pandemic.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar talked about the coronavirus pandemic and response, preparing for the flu season, and research priorities within his department. Watch the full interview:
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Dr Anthony Fauci set himself at odds with Donald Trump yet again by sharing his disapproval of the president's crowded campaign rallies where hundreds of supporters gather without masks or social distancing. Fauci, the nation's leading infection...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Research!America hosted a virtual discussion with experts in science and medicine on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic. They discussed several topics, including progress made in the development of a vaccine, whether the speed...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
The average number of daily COVID-19 cases in the United States has dropped below 40,000 for the first time since June as deaths continue to decline to just over 700 per day. New coronavirus cases, which have topped 6.3 million, were averaging at...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious-disease expert, has said a coronavirus vaccine for the US probably won't be ready before the November presidential election. Those remarks contrasted with President Donald Trump's strong suggestions that a...

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