Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation

About one-third of the troops have declined to take the vaccine. Many say they worry the vaccines are unsafe or were developed too quickly. Others want a sense of independence, even in uniform.

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Federal Scientists Plead for Pandemic Controls as Infection Declines Stall

“Now is not the time to relax restrictions,” the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, said, pointing to a leveling of coronavirus infections as governors move to lift pandemic restrictions.

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The Covid Emergency Must End

We might be able to achieve normalcy by summer. Our leaders should embrace the possibility.

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The Daily: When Will Kids Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

When the United States completes its campaign to immunize every eligible American against the coronavirus, about a quarter of the population will remain unvaccinated. So, what happens to children?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #fauci-anthony-s, #moderna-inc, #pfizer-inc, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Dr. Fauci Cautiously Optimistic for a Complete 2021 MLB Season

With spring training looming, the infectious disease expert — and Washington Nationals fan — weighs in on his optimism for the baseball season and whether he’d feel safe at a game.

#baseball, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #fauci-anthony-s, #major-league-baseball-players-assn, #major-league-baseball, #washington-nationals

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Which Covid Vaccine Should You Get? Experts Weigh the Effect Against Severe Disease

Infectious disease doctors say getting a shot of the J&J vaccine, which has a lower efficacy against the virus than other vaccines, would still be well worthwhile.

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Biden Advisers Say U.S. Will Remain Vulnerable to Covid Unless Congress Acts

In pleas for more money from Capitol Hill, the advisers said the United States was still facing shortages of protective gear and other supplies.

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Thank You, Dr. Fauci

Readers cite his professionalism, patriotism and courage. Also: The emoluments clause and Donald Trump; children and screen time; girls and sanitary products; French justice for a rooster.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci on Working For Donald Trump

The leading U.S. infectious disease expert opens up about his experience handling the pandemic under the Trump administration.

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Fauci on What Working for Trump Was Really Like

From denialism to death threats, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci describes a fraught year as an adviser to President Donald J. Trump on the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Banished by Trump but Brought Back by Biden, Fauci Aims to ‘Let the Science Speak’

Using the kind of blunt language that so often infuriated the former president, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the health threat from the virus was still “very serious.”

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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New Yorkers in the Biden Administration

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Janet L. Yellen, Deanne Criswell and others with connections to the city are poised to have influence on policies.

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Fauci Suggests Theaters Could Reopen ‘Some Time in the Fall’

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci told performing arts professionals that if the vaccination program was a success, performances could resume with relatively few restrictions.

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Warning of Shortages, Researchers Look to Stretch Vaccine Supply

The N.I.H. and Moderna are examining whether doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine can be halved to double the supply, while scientists look for other ways to extend availability.

#clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #moderna-inc, #national-institutes-of-health, #pfizer-inc, #research, #shortages

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‘Covid, Covid, Covid’: In Trump’s Final Chapter, a Failure to Rise to the Moment

As the U.S. confronted a new wave of infection and death through the summer and fall, the president’s approach to the pandemic came down to a single question: What would it mean for him?

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Covid-19: How Much Herd Immunity is Enough?

Scientists initially estimated that 60 to 70 percent of the population needed to acquire resistance to the coronavirus to banish it. Now Dr. Anthony Fauci and others are quietly shifting that number upward.

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When You Can’t Just ‘Trust the Science’

The vaccine debate is the latest example of how our coronavirus choices are inescapably political.

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Covid Guide: How to Get Through the Pandemic

Times are tough now, but the end is in sight. If we hunker down, keep our families safe during the holidays and monitor our health at home, life will get better in the spring. Here’s how to get through it.

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Life After Covid: When Can We Start Making Plans?

We asked Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and other experts when they thought life would start to feel more normal.

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Trump Administration Plans a Rushed Effort to Encourage Americans to Be Vaccinated

A large-scale public education campaign, delayed by false starts and investigations, will get off the ground just as the coronavirus vaccine becomes available to high-risk Americans.

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What’s Fauci Reading? We Take Another Look at Celebrity Bookshelves

This year is finally coming to an end, so here is one last peek at the books behind Chris Rock, Jeff Bezos, Jemele Hill, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and more.

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Biden and Harris Are Time’s Persons of the Year for 2020

The magazine chose the president-elect and the vice president-elect over frontline health care workers (along with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci), the racial justice movement and President Trump.

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Covid ‘Long-Haulers’ Need Medical Attention, Experts Urge

In a two-day meeting sponsored by the N.I.H., officials acknowledged an insufficient understanding of the issues and warned of a growing public health problem.

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Scott Atlas, a Trump Coronavirus Adviser, Resigns

Dr. Atlas joined the White House in August as a special government employee for a limited term, prompting clashes with government scientists over his contentious theories.

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Bill Gates, Elizabeth Warren, Killer Mike and More Will Speak at the DealBook Online Summit

Bill Gates, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Jamie Dimon, Masayoshi Son, Killer Mike and more will join us.

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Coronavirus Surge in N.Y.: 5 Takeaways

New York and New Jersey have imposed new restrictions to curb a spike in coronavirus cases. 

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Steve Bannon Loses Lawyer After Suggesting Beheading of Fauci

Mr. Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump, said the heads of the F.B.I. director and Dr. Anthony Fauci should be put on pikes, leading Twitter to ban one of his accounts.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Safety Tips During Covid

Public health officials urge families to keep celebrations small, avoid mixing households and open the windows.

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With Winter Coming and Trump Still in Charge, Virus Experts Fear the Worst

Regardless of the election results, President Trump will be the one directing the government’s coronavirus response as infections climb and winter approaches.

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Holidays Must Look Different This Year. Lives Are at Stake.

This year’s holiday season will be hard. But shared sacrifice will keep coronavirus outbreaks from spreading further.

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Joe Biden’s Advisers Come from the Obama White House

Mr. Biden has sought advice across the Democratic Party’s ideological spectrum, but his core advisers on the coronavirus, economics, foreign policy and climate change are familiar figures.

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The Republican Party After Trump

The Party of Lincoln had a good run. Then came Mr. Trump.

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Trump Attacks Fauci Over Coronavirus

With two weeks remaining in his re-election campaign, President Trump made the coronavirus his message and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci his foil, dismissing scientific advisers as “these idiots.”

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A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts say.

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Donald Trump’s Support of Extremism and Conspiracy Theories

Violent extremists and conspiracy theorists found their tribune in Donald Trump.

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Could Trump Still Spread the Coronavirus? Probably Not, Experts Say

While questions have surrounded the timing and severity of the president’s illness, health experts said he was unlikely to infect people at Thursday’s town hall event on NBC.

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Trump’s Big (Risky?) Return

Fauci says Trump is “asking for trouble” by resuming rallies: This is your morning tip sheet.

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Votes and Vitality in Mind, Trump Addresses Rally in Florida

“I feel so powerful,” the president said in a 65-minute speech. His voice sounded hoarse, but he claimed he was fully recovered and therefore immune to the coronavirus.

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Trump Claims in Interview That He Is ‘Medication Free’

The president said on Fox that he went to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last Friday because he “didn’t feel strong,” but he denied that he had experienced any trouble breathing.

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In ‘Fauci,’ a Doctor Whose Work and Mission Have Been Shaped by Politics

Michael Specter’s audiobook biography shapes the story of Anthony Fauci into a stirring, and very American, morality play.

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Study Finds ‘Single Largest Driver’ of Coronavirus Misinformation: Trump

Cornell University researchers analyzing 38 million English-language articles about the pandemic found that President Trump was the largest driver of the “infodemic.”

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Pandemic Is Far From Over, Experts Say, Despite Trump Allies’ Claims

The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.

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N.I.H. Official Departs After Anonymous Posts Attacking Public Health Leaders

A managing editor of the right-wing website RedState appeared to attack Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and spread misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic while working for Dr. Fauci’s agency.

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The Pandemic, from the Coronavirus’s Perspective

The career of the coronavirus so far is, in Darwinian terms, a great success story.

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A College Football Conference Can Choose Players Over Profits for a Change

The Big Ten’s reversal on playing college football this fall puts young players at risk for our entertainment. The Pac-12 should resist pressure and continue to stand down.

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Fauci Says It Could Be a Year Before Theater Without Masks Feels Normal

Dr. Anthony Fauci said a vaccine would need to exist for nearly a year before people might feel comfortable returning to theaters unmasked, which he said would likely be mid- to late 2021.

#broadway-league, #coronavirus-reopenings, #fauci-anthony-s, #garner-jennifer, #masks, #medicine-and-health, #theater, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Covering Ebola Didn’t Prepare Me for This: I Volunteered for the Covid-19 Vaccine Trial

George Washington University Hospital invited me to participate in Moderna’s vaccine trial because I am triple-risk: a Black woman, a Type 1 diabetic and asthmatic.

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What if We Have to Wait Years for a Coronavirus Vaccine?

A silver-bullet vaccine is far from guaranteed. But it’s also not the only way out of the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #debatable, #epidemics, #fauci-anthony-s, #immune-system, #tuberculosis, #viruses

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U.S. Will Revive Global Virus-Hunting Effort Ended Last Year

A federal agency is resurrecting a version of Predict, a scientific network that for a decade watched for new pathogens dangerous to humans. Joe Biden has also vowed to fund the effort.

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Top U.S. Officials Told C.D.C. to Soften Coronavirus Testing Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention abruptly changed its recommendations, saying people without Covid-19 symptoms should not get tested.

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