Fauci says he should have been ‘more careful’ on pandemic messaging: ‘No one’s perfect’

Fauci says he should have been ‘more careful’ on pandemic messaging: ‘No one’s perfect’

Chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said he should have been “much more careful” in his messaging on COVID-19 early on in the pandemic, including doing a better job of conveying the uncertainty present at that time. Fauci, who will be stepping down from government work in December, reflected on the first … Read more

Fauci Addresses ‘The Pandemic Is Over’

Fauci Addresses ‘The Pandemic Is Over’

Several days after President Joe Biden declared that “the pandemic is over,” Anthony Fauci weighed in on the president’s controversial remarks during an interview at The Atlantic Festival, an annual live event in Washington, DC “He was saying we’re in a much better place with regard to the fulminant stage of the pandemic,” Fauci, the … Read more

Fauci fears ‘anti-vaxxer attitude’ could cause outbreaks of non-COVID diseases

Fauci fears ‘anti-vaxxer attitude’ could cause outbreaks of non-COVID diseases

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said in a new interview that the “anti-vaxxer attitude” of some Americans risks causing non-COVID virus outbreaks in the US “I’m concerned about the acceleration of an anti-vaxxer attitude in certain segments of the population. . . might spill over into that kind of a negative attitude … Read more

Government censorship should scare us as much as COVID did

Government censorship should scare us as much as COVID did

I imagine the takedown went something like this: “Hey, Zuck. This is Tony Fauci, America’s top expert on all things COVID.” “Hi Tony. What can I censor for you today?” “Top of the list is this new article in the New York Post by this guy named Steven Mosher. He’s a China expert who argues … Read more

FDA: TPOXX use should be restricted to ensure drug’s efficacy against monkeypox

FDA: TPOXX use should be restricted to ensure drug’s efficacy against monkeypox

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that there is potential for the monkeypox virus to change significantly enough that the treatments currently being used to fight the outbreak could be rendered ineffective. In updated guidance on Thursday, the FDA noted that viruses are subject to change over time — the SARS-CoV-2 virus being … Read more

We’ve been on the frontlines for HIV/AIDS. Here’s How to fight Monkeypox. – POLITICO

We’ve been on the frontlines for HIV/AIDS.  Here’s How to fight Monkeypox.  – POLITICO

Dr. Hans Kluge is the regional director of the World Health Organization/Europe. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Amid the ongoing global monkeypox outbreak, some worry it may be too late to effectively control — let alone eliminate — the disease from areas where it’s … Read more

Health Care — CDC panel gives go-ahead to updated booster shots

Health Care — CDC panel gives go-ahead to updated booster shots

If you ever find yourself dealing with an airline cancellation or delay, the Department of Transportation has now launched a dashboard to help you better understand the policies of major airlines. Updated COVID-19 booster shots got the green light from a CDC panel ahead of a fall campaign of shots. Welcome to Overnight Health Care, … Read more

Fauci warns of ‘pretty bad flu season’

Fauci warns of ‘pretty bad flu season’

Outgoing chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci said the US should prepare for a “pretty bad flu season” later this year. Speaking with Bloomberg Law, Fauci noted that a more severe flu season has already been observed in the Southern Hemisphere, which encounters new annual flu strains sooner than the Northern Hemisphere. “We should … Read more

Fauci compares the monkeypox outbreak to the HIV epidemic, advises against making the same assumptions

Fauci says he should have been ‘more careful’ on pandemic messaging: ‘No one’s perfect’

The White House’s chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci advised against making the same assumptions about the current monkeypox outbreak that were made during the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Fauci and H. Clifford Lane, deputy director for clinical research and special projects at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), published a … Read more

DeSantis says Fauci caused a lot of ‘damage’

DeSantis says Fauci caused a lot of ‘damage’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) hammered White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci on Tuesday, accusing the nation’s preeminent infectious disease expert of dealing “a lot of damage” to the country and Americans’ livelihoods with his approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think he’s done a lot of damage,” DeSantis said on “Fox & Friends.” … Read more