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U.S. coronavirus data is ‘disturbing,’ Dr. Fauci says, disputing Trump’s claim that U.S. is ’rounding the corner’

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci (R) listens as US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 24, 2020, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The current data on the U.S. Covid-19 outbreak… Read More »

AstraZeneca Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine Begins Phase 3 Trial In U.S.

Bill Hartman, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, is Principal Investigator for the … [+] University of Wisconsin Health site of the Phase 3 Clinical Trial of the AstraZeneca AZD1222 Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine (Photo: University of Wisconsin Health) University of Wisconsin Health Let’s get it started. That Black Eyed Peas song was probably not about clinical… Read More »

‘The death toll would be enormous,’ Fauci says of herd immunity to coronavirus in the U.S.

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters If the U.S. allowed the coronavirus to spread unchecked in an attempt to try to achieve so-called herd immunity, the… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

Mayo Clinic tops Best Hospitals list released by U.S. News & World report

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (Google Earth) The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has topped the list of Best Hospitals in 2020-21 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, followed by the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in the second and third spots, respectively. The rankings, ostensibly compiled to help readers… Read More »