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Coronavirus cases are growing in 11 U.S. states as Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ data

Coronavirus cases continued to grow over the weekend in nearly a dozen U.S. states as Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, warns about the nation’s worrying level of new infections. Covid-19 cases were growing by 5% or more, based on a weekly average to smooth out daily reporting, in 11 states as… Read More »

Fauci implores state and local leaders to ‘be as forceful as possible’ with mask orders

Social distancing, an important factor in blunting the spread of coronavirus, can be difficult with more people going out, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. “When you’re living your life and trying to open up the country, you are going to come into contact with people. And for that reason, we know that masks are really important,… Read More »

Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity if too many people refuse to get it

With government support, three coronavirus vaccines are expected to be studied in large-scale clinical trials in the next three months. “The best we’ve ever done is measles, which is 97 to 98 percent effective,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “That would be wonderful if we get there.… Read More »