Tag Archives: Anthony Fauci

Fauci: Vax Supply Will Soon “Dramatically Increase”

CBS News reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, said Sunday that the number of vaccine doses available will sharply rise in the coming weeks following federal approval of a third coronavirus vaccine. Fauci said the nation is “going in the right direction,” but stressed that mitigation measures should be rolled back slowly and carefully as more …

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Fauci: Get Whichever COVID Vaccine You Can [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said on Sunday he would take the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, as he encouraged Americans to accept any of the three approved shots. “All three of them are really quite good, and people should take the one that’s most available to them. If you go to …

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Fauci: CDC Guidance For Fully Vaccinated Coming Soon

CNN reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he expects US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance for fully vaccinated people will be coming soon. Fauci said that the CDC wants “to make sure they sit down, talk about it, look at the data and then come out with a recommendation …

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Fauci Awarded $1M Israeli Prize For “Defending Science”

The Associated Press reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for “defending science” and advocating for vaccines now being administered worldwide to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Israel-based Dan David Foundation on Monday named President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser as the winner of one of three prizes. It said he had earned the recognition …

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Fauci: Everyone Should Have Vaccine Access By April

The Washington Post reports: Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s highest-ranking infectious-disease expert, struck a hopeful tone about vaccine availability in the coming months, predicting Thursday that there could be an “open season” on doses by April. “By the time we get to April, that will be what I would call, for better wording, ‘open season,’ namely, virtually everybody and anybody …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Briefing On Vaccine Efforts

ABC News reports: The White House COVID-19 Response team and federal public health officials are slated to hold a press briefing on Monday to discuss the government’s response to the raging pandemic. Participants in the 11 a.m. ET briefing include Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, Andy Slavitt, Senior Advisor to the White House COVID-19 Response Team, and Dr. Rochelle …

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LIVE VIDEO: First Biden White House COVID Briefing

CBS News reports: Federal public health experts and members of the White House COVID-19 response team are holding their inaugural briefing Wednesday on the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, after President Joe Biden announced plans to ramp up the weekly supply of COVID-19 vaccines to states and territories in the coming days. The group will take questions from reporters …

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Fauci: “Lack Of Facts” Under Trump Likely Cost Lives

The Hill reports: Anthony Fauci on Friday said that a lack of facts “likely did” cost lives over the last year in the nation’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In an appearance on CNN, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert was directly asked whether a “lack of candor or facts” contributed to the number of lives lost during the …

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Fauci: Biden Plan Could Achieve Herd Immunity By Fall

Axios reports: Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday that if the coronavirus vaccine rollout by the incoming Biden administration goes as planned, the U.S. could start to see effects of herd immunity and normalcy by early-to-mid fall. “If we [vaccinate] efficiently in April, May, June, July, August, we should have that degree of protection that could get us …

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Fauci Pushes Back At Trump: “Deaths Are Real Deaths”

The Hill reports: Appearing on ABC’s “This Week,” Fauci was asked by guest host Martha Raddatz about a tweet by the president calling the coronavirus case and death toll “fake news” and blaming it on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention methodology. “Well, the deaths are real deaths. I mean, all you need to do is to go out into …

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Anthony Fauci “Disappointed” By Vax Rollout [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: “We would’ve liked to have seen it run smoothly and have 20 million doses into people today, by the end of the (year) 2020, which was the projection. Obviously, it didn’t happen and that’s disappointing,” Fauci said Thursday on NBC’s “TODAY” show. “Hopefully, as you get into the first couple of weeks in January, the gaining of momentum …

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Fauci: The Worst Of COVID Is Still Yet To Come [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he believes the worst is still yet to come in the COVID-19 pandemic — and Americans should brace for post-holiday season “surge” in cases. “We very well might see a post-seasonal — in the sense of Christmas, New Years — surge or as I’ve described it, a surge …

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Fauci And Azar To Get COVID Vaccine Tomorrow

1010 WINS reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will receive their COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday. In a tweet, Azar said he, Fauci and National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins would get vaccinated on Tuesday, without providing an exact time. Tomorrow I’ll receive my COVID-19 vaccine @NIH alongside @NIHDirector, @NIAIDNews Dr. …

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Fauci Recommends Biden Get Vax “As Soon As Possible”

The Washington Post reports: Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease official, publicly recommended Tuesday that Biden be be vaccinated against the coronavirus “as soon as we possibly can.” Fauci, who is advising the current administration and plans to serve as Biden’s chief medical adviser on the pandemic, said it is important for both Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala D. …

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Fauci’s “Wear A Mask” Tops Notable 2020 Quotes List

The Associated Press reports: A plea from Dr. Anthony Fauci for people to “wear a mask” to slow the spread of the coronavirus tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2020. The list assembled by Fred Shapiro, an associate director at the library, is an annual update to “The Yale Book of Quotations,” which …

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Fauci Agrees To Serve As Biden’s Chief Medical Officer

Axios reports: The government’s top infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci said Friday that he “absolutely” will accept the offer from President-elect Joe Biden to serve as his chief medical officer, telling NBC’s “Today” that he said yes “right on the spot.” President Trump had a contentious relationship with Fauci, who has been forced during the pandemic to correct many of the …

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Fauci To Meet With Biden’s COVID Team For First Time

CNBC reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease, will meet with members of President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus pandemic response team for the first time Thursday, a transition official told CNBC. The virtual meeting marks a significant step towards full coordination between the Biden transition’s Covid “landing team” and the top officials directing …

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Fauci Gets Lifetime Achievement Award From Elton John Foundation For His Historic Efforts On HIV/AIDS Crisis

CNN reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci’s effort to educate the public on the coronavirus pandemic has earned him scores of admirers, but his work on the global HIV/AIDS crisis saw him cheered on Tuesday by one star-studded fan — Elton John. “What a wonderful and fitting way to mark World AIDS Day, by honoring one of the biggest champions in the …

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Fauci: Speedy Biden Transition Critical To Vax Rollout

NBC News reports: Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday stressed that he’s concerned that the Trump administration has not yet greenlighted the formal transition to the incoming Biden administration, which the infectious disease expert said is key to the quick distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine. In an interview on NBC’s “TODAY” show, host Savannah Guthrie asked Fauci whether he’s concerned that …

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Fauci On Bannon’s Beheading Call: “That’s Unusual”

ABC News reports: During an interview Wednesday on Australian TV, Anthony Fauci talked about the stressful nature of his job and said, “To deny that would be to deny reality.” “When you have public figures like Bannon calling for your beheading, that’s really kind unusual, I think,” he said. “That’s not the kind of thing you think about when you’re …

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