Monday, April 19, 2021

Alexander Nazaryan

Fauci disputes Trump CDC director's COVID lab theory

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, a top adviser to President Biden on the coronavirus pandemic, said he didn’t believe that the coronavirus originated in a Chinese laboratory for studying pathogens, appearing to contradict controversial remarks made earlier in the...

Biden doubles 100-day vaccine goal to 200 million

WASHINGTON — President Biden announced on Thursday that he would double his initial goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office. Having already reached that goal last week, he announced a new one, vowing...

Biden urges schools to reopen, but teachers' union resistance continues

WASHINGTON — Officials from the across the Biden administration gathered virtually on Wednesday to push schools to reopen for in-person instruction, hoping to meet the president’s goal of opening the majority of elementary and middle schools by the end...

Biden administration says data on AstraZeneca vaccine 'encouraging,' but awaits FDA decision

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is optimistic about the results of a clinical trial showing the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca to be 79 percent effective at preventing symptomatic illness and 100 percent effective against severe disease requiring hospitalization.White...

3 feet of separation is enough in schools, CDC says, as long as masks are worn

WASHINGTON — In a significant revision of its school reopening guidelines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that students can be spaced 3 feet apart in classrooms.“Physical distancing of at least 3 feet between students can...

Biden touts delivery of 100 million COVID-19 shots 'weeks ahead of schedule'

The Daily BeastJoe Biden Just Might be the Democrats’ Ronald ReaganPhoto Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyMaybe it’s time we conservatives start taking Joe Biden seriously. After steamrolling Republicans and passing a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief package on a party-line...

CDC urges against spring break festivities as beachfront culture wars heat up

The New York TimesThey Died Saving Others From COVID. Will Anyone Count Them?Dr. Claire Rezba is exhausted from counting the dead. An anesthesiologist in Virginia, Rezba, 41, has spent the past year running a Twitter feed that memorializes American...

Democrats embrace radical new message: 'Government can function'

WASHINGTON — “Hope is on the horizon, and help is on the way,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Rose Garden event on Friday celebrating the signing into law of the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion...

Biden looks to fulfill increasingly ambitious vaccine promises

WASHINGTON — One day after President Biden announced that he would instruct all states to make every American adult eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine by May 1, his administration announced several measures to facilitate the ambitious goal, which...

Biden eyes July 4 declaration of 'independence from this virus'

WASHINGTON — “We all lost something,” President Biden said in his remarks to the nation on Thursday evening marking the one-year anniversary of the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. Seeking unity in sorrow, Biden noted...

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