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By Associated Press
“The vaccine availability will go a giant step to controlling the infection, but you’re not going to completely eradicate it or eliminate it,” Fauci says.
Dr. Brett Giroir, an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, told a Senate hearing he’d “have no hesitancy” to take that vaccine.
By Laura Santhanam
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, top American pediatricians could see another crisis looming ahead: a swarm of mini-epidemics of childhood diseases returning as families withdrew from regular medical care.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a press briefing Wednesday as several U.S. health officials testified on the government's response to the pandemic.
By Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News
Valley fever is diagnosed in the range of 10,000 to 15,000 cases a year in the U.S. with 160 fatalities, though both numbers are likely several times higher in reality because many cases are never identified.
Some of the federal government’s top health officials are suggesting a vaccine for COVID-19 could be released in less than two months. The move would be made through a special emergency authorization of the Food and Drug Administration. But the…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Vinopal
The United States has reported its highest daily death toll from COVID-19 since mid-May, with nearly 1,500 lives lost Wednesday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the lag…
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Vaccine patches haven’t yet been approved for commercial use, but vaccine experts and researchers agree that the emerging technology could revolutionize the way we deliver vaccines worldwide.
Here's a look at some of the top contenders in the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as the challenges public health officials will face when that vaccine is finally ready for use.
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