Articles about Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci is one of the lead members in US President Donald Trump Administration's White House Coronavirus Task Force, formed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Considered to be one of the most trusted medical practitioners in the country, Fauci has been serving as the director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. He has also served as an advisor to every US president since Ronald Reagan. Further, he is a physician with National Institutes of Health (NIH), and has contributed to HIV/AIDS and other immunodeficiencies research. The noted doctor has been accorded with several honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 and Robert Koch Prize (Gold) in 2013.

Why are Nicki Minaj's fans protesting in front of CDC?

17 Sep 2021

Why are Nicki Minaj's fans protesting in front of CDC?

Nicki Minaj's tweet on vaccines causing infertility in men and women has sparked opposition from all corners, her fans, The White House, Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister and health experts.

US funded coronavirus research at China's Wuhan lab: Report

08 Sep 2021

US funded coronavirus research at China's Wuhan lab: Report

Newly released documents have revealed that the United States' National Institute of Health issued grants to a health organization that funneled funds into coronavirus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).

COVID-19 Delta variant has been detected in all US states

01 Jul 2021

COVID-19 Delta variant has been detected in all US states

The highly-contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has now been detected in all the 50 states of America and capital Washington, DC, CNN reported.

Biden warns the youth against the fast-spreading Delta variant

10 Jun 2021

Biden warns the youth against the fast-spreading Delta variant

US President Joe Biden and his Chief Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci have warned that the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is highly infectious, which is now the dominant strain in the United Kingdom, spreading rapidly among young people between 12 and 20 years old.

Dr. Fauci's leaked 2020 emails reveal knowledge of lab-leak theory

02 Jun 2021

Dr. Fauci's leaked 2020 emails reveal knowledge of lab-leak theory

Not long after Dr. Anthony Fauci changed his tune on the possibility that the COVID-19 could be man-made, more skeletons tumble out of the US medical advisor's closet.

NewsBytes Explainer: Did COVID-19 leak from Wuhan lab?

27 May 2021

NewsBytes Explainer: Did COVID-19 leak from Wuhan lab?

What was once considered heresy and "debunked" mercilessly returns with a vengeance. After shocking admission by Dr. Anthony Fauci that COVID-19 could have originated from Chinese virology labs in Wuhan, Facebook says that it won't censor discussions on the SARS-CoV-2 virus being man-made.

#FakeNewsAlert: Nobel laureate claiming COVID-19-vaccination will kill people is untrue

26 May 2021

#FakeNewsAlert: Nobel laureate claiming COVID-19-vaccination will kill people is untrue

A viral message doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms claims that French virologist and Nobel Prize laureate Luc Montagnier said people who have been vaccinated for the coronavirus will die within two years.

American vaccines effective against B.1.617 strain found in India: US

19 May 2021

American vaccines effective against B.1.617 strain found in India: US

COVID-19 vaccines that are available in the US are effective against the deadly variant that was first detected in India, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in Washington.

'Shut down,' suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci on India's COVID-19 crisis

01 May 2021

'Shut down,' suggests Dr. Anthony Fauci on India's COVID-19 crisis

India needs to be immediately shut down for at least a few weeks in order to stop the cycle of coronavirus transmission, Dr. Anthony S Fauci, White House Chief Medical Adviser and the US' top pandemic expert, said in an interview.

Dr. Anthony Fauci takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

22 Jan 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

US' leading infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci is back.

Coronavirus: United States records deadliest day as nearly 4,000 die

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: United States records deadliest day as nearly 4,000 die

The United States witnessed its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday as almost 4,000 died in the 24-hour period ending at 8:30 pm (local time).

Vaccinations are increasing in a 'glimmer of hope'

04 Jan 2021

Vaccinations are increasing in a 'glimmer of hope'

The US ramped up COVID-19 vaccinations in the past few days, bringing the number of shots dispensed to about four million people, government health officials said on Sunday.

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

05 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

US planning Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine distribution as early as December

11 Nov 2020

US planning Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine distribution as early as December

The United States could begin inoculating its citizens with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine as early as December, provided the drugmaker submits data from its trial to health regulators, Health Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday.

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

23 Sep 2020

Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trials

In a major development, American pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has launched the final trial of its COVID-19 vaccine.

Wrong announcement, presenter leaves losing nominee's place: Emmys' oddities explained

21 Sep 2020

Wrong announcement, presenter leaves losing nominee's place: Emmys' oddities explained

The Emmys just pulled off a semi-virtual and highly experimental ceremony successfully this year.

China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19

11 Sep 2020

China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19

In a major move, China's National Medical Products Administration has cleared a new 'nasal spray' COVID-19 vaccine for human trials.

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

10 Sep 2020

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

Much before coronavirus took the first life in the United States, President Donald Trump understood the severity of it, but chose to mislead the public, a new book by journalist Bob Woodward claims.

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

25 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple becomes a $2 trillion company, and more

20 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple becomes a $2 trillion company, and more

A lot has happened in the world of technology since last night.

Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director

12 Aug 2020

Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director

Russia is taking long strides in, what it claims to be, the world's first officially-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

US reports 2,000+ COVID deaths in one day

07 Aug 2020

US reports 2,000+ COVID deaths in one day

Reeling under the coronavirus outbreak, the United States touched another grim benchmark on Thursday as over 2,000 people died in 24 hours, for the first time in three months.

Young people not entirely safe from coronavirus, WHO reiterates

31 Jul 2020

Young people not entirely safe from coronavirus, WHO reiterates

With the seventh month of battling the coronavirus pandemic over, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday repeated that guard can't be let down and blamed the younger population for driving the surge in some countries, adding that they aren't "invincible."

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trial stage

27 Jul 2020

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trial stage

In a major development, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by biotech giant Moderna Therapeutics has gone into the third and final stage of clinical human trials.

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

02 Jul 2020

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

07 Jun 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

With a sporadic increase in the number of cases and deaths, COVID-19 is growing beyond control in India.

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

04 Jun 2020

US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine

As companies race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of America's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has shared an optimistic timeline for their availability.

Trump calls Fauci's warning against reopening US schools 'not acceptable'

14 May 2020

Trump calls Fauci's warning against reopening US schools 'not acceptable'

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that a warning given by the nation's top medical advisor over reopening schools was "not acceptable."

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

11 May 2020

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

Alec Baldwin once again reprised his famous imitation of US President Donald Trump on the recently-concluded season finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend.

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

06 May 2020

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

The United States is looking to disband the White House task force on COVID-19.

New COVID-19 drug has 'clear cut' positive effect: Dr. Fauci

30 Apr 2020

New COVID-19 drug has 'clear cut' positive effect: Dr. Fauci

The US government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that a new COVID-19 drug has proven to be quite a 'good news' in clinical trials.

Coronavirus: Global deaths cross 2 lakh; WHO warns about 'reinfections'

26 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Global deaths cross 2 lakh; WHO warns about 'reinfections'

The global death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now crossed two lakh, about two weeks after it touched one lakh.

Real life hero Dr. Anthony Fauci features in a game

23 Apr 2020

Real life hero Dr. Anthony Fauci features in a game

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert of the United States, has featured as the hero of Fauci's Revenge, a new game aimed at raising funds for COVID-19 relief.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

13 Apr 2020

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

The United States on Saturday recorded the highest number of single-day deaths for any nation around the world due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

01 Apr 2020

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

30 Mar 2020

Keeping COVID-19 deaths to 100,000 would be 'good job': Trump

US President Donald Trump anticipates that peak coronavirus death rate in his country will hit in two weeks while he extended the voluntary nationwide lockdown till April 30.

Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus

25 Mar 2020

Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus

The world will be categorized into the pre-coronavirus phase and the one after that.