Kevin McCarthy Is Already Inviting the Next Pandemic Mess
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyWhen a week of chaos on the floor of the House ended with a near-fistfight and Kevin McCarthy finally claiming the gavel this weekend, it was easy to forget we were living through a pandemic.But the novel coronavirus is still killing hundreds of Americans every day, with the XBB.1.5 variant poised to spark another major—if less than overwhelming—surge. And McCarthy and his fellow Republicans have a disturbing set of plans for so-called onews.yahoo.com
Former Trump White House aide Alyssa Farah Griffen defied orders to keep Fauci, Birx off TV
Former Trump White House aide Alyssah Farah Griffen says she had to "work around" orders from other senior staff who wanted to limit TV appearances by Fauci and Birx during the early months of the pandemic.foxnews.com
Fauci responds to DeSantis’ call for COVID-19 vaccine investigation
Outgoing White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that he “doesn’t have a clue” what Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hopes to accomplish by calling for a state grand jury investigation into alleged “crimes” related to COVID-19 vaccines. “I don’t have a clue…what he’s asking for. I mean, we have a vaccine that, unequivocally, is…news.yahoo.com
WH defends Fauci after he’s attacked by Musk on Twitter
At the White House briefing on Monday, Yahoo News Senior White House Correspondent Alex Nazaryan asked White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about Twitter owner Elon Musk attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci on the platform. Jean-Pierre said the “dangerous” attacks on Fauci are “disgusting and they are divorced from reality.”news.yahoo.com
Elon Musk calls for Fauci prosecution in Twitter attack
Dr. Anthony Fauci may be on the cusp of retirement, but that has hardly made the president’s top medical adviser immune to political attacks from opponents who hold him responsible for various shortcomings, whether real or perceived, in how the nation handled the coronavirus pandemic.news.yahoo.com
Musk calls to prosecute Fauci, drawing swift backlash
Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Sunday called to prosecute Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden who has led the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic since it started during the Trump administration, and drew swift backlash for his comment. “My pronouns are Prosecute/Fauci,” Musk said on Twitter. He later shared a meme edited to…news.yahoo.com
Fauci emailed friend saying masks were 'ineffective,' pushed for mandates anyway, Missouri AG says
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says a seven-hour deposition with Dr. Anthony Fauci revealed Fauci admitted to a friend that masks were "ineffective," but supported mandates anyway.news.yahoo.com
Dr. Anthony Fauci on what’s next for his career
Chief medical adviser to the president Dr. Anthony Fauci, who's served under seven administrations, said he's stepping down from his position in December. But the immunologist won't be retiring completely. He discusses what's next for his career with "CBS Saturday Morning" co-host Michelle Miller.news.yahoo.com
DeSantis drops provocations — for now — in response to Ian
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has whipsawed his way through the national conversation this month, first by putting migrants on planes or buses to Democratic strongholds and then shifting to a more traditional role of crisis manager as Hurricane Ian barreled into his state.
Dr. Frank McGeorge Meets Dr. Anthony Fauci
He became the face of our country’s battle against COVID-19 and is now arguably one of the most recognizable doctors in the world. Now Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the President of the United States, sits down with Local 4′s own Dr. Frank McGeorge for a revealing conversation.
What to know about a potential Moderna vaccine for kids under 6
In kids, the first question is simply whether the vaccine is safe, and on that account, the answer is yes. Although the study wasn’t large enough to detect any infrequent side effects, most of those seen when a low dose Moderna vaccine was given to these young children were in the same range that we see with any other, as pediatric vaccine safety isn’t really the issue. The question is, how effective is it?
Pandemic preparedness bill moves ahead; funding still needed
A Senate committee has approved a bipartisan blueprint to overhaul the nation’s public health system, applying the lessons of COVID-19 to future outbreaks through a new chain of command, a stronger medical supply chain, and clearer crisis communications.
AP Was There: The surreal first day of the pandemic
On the day the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic, Koloud “Kay” Tarapolsi reflected the views of many people when she told an Associated Press reporter: “If we avoid each other and listen to the scientists, maybe in a few weeks it will be better."