Fauci is ‘optimistic’ Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine will work

America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, said he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ that one of several coronavirus vaccines being developed in the US will work to prevent infection, and be ready in ‘a reasonable period of time.’  Speaking at a The Wall Street Journal’s Tech Health Conference on Tuesday, Dr Fauci said that he … Read more

Coronavirus US: Tablet vaccine is about to go into human trials

Millions of doses of a new Covid-19 vaccine could be in production by the end of the year, according to a San Francisco-based scientist who has been praised by Dr. Anthony Fauci for his work in the past. Immunologist Dr. Sean Tucker is currently trialing several different vaccine candidates at his California lab – some … Read more

Coronavirus vaccine taken by tablet instead of injection is about to go into human trials

Millions of doses of a new Covid-19 vaccine could be in production by the end of the year, according to a San Francisco-based scientist who has been praised by Dr. Anthony Fauci for his work in the past. Immunologist Dr. Sean Tucker is currently trialing several different vaccine candidates at his California lab – some … Read more

Coronavirus: Trump avoids Pence to keep Pelosi from presidency

Vice President Mike Pence was spotted at the White House on Tuesday wearing a face mask amid concerns about a coronavirus cluster at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Pence made a ‘personal decision’ to stay away from President Donald Trump after a coronavirus outbreak on his staff, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday.  ‘The vice … Read more

Promises that a coronavirus vaccine could be available in the fall are unrealistic, experts say

The race to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus is setting up impractical expectations that simply cannot be met, health experts say. Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, has said a jab will not be available for at least 12 to 18 months. But a few institutions, such as Oxford University … Read more

Coronavirus: New study slams Remdesivir ‘wonder drug’ claims

Doubts have been cast over the promising COVID-19 drug remdesivir that has shown ‘fantastic results’, after another study found it had no benefit. Remdesivir was reported by US officials to have ‘clear-cut’ evidence that it can help people recover from COVID-19, shortening the time of recovery. Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious disease expert, said … Read more

FTSE 100 falls amid poor economic data from Europe

London stock markets retreated today after revelations that the European economy shrank by nearly 4 per cent offset news of a possible breakthrough in the search for a coronavirus treatment. The FTSE 100 was down by 165 points or 2.7 per cent at 5,950 this afternoon, with sentiment also damaged by reports that Boris Johnson … Read more

Dr. Anthony Fauci praises Brad Pitt for impersonating him on SNL:  ‘He did a great job’

Just two days after Brad Pitt made a surprise appearance during the cold open of Saturday Night Live’s latest At Home edition as Dr. Anthony Fauci, the real doctor has responded. Fauci, 79, conducted a video conferencing interview with Un Nuevo Dia, where he was largely asked about the spread of COVID-19, but he also … Read more

Dream come true: Brad Pitt plays a fact-checking Dr Fauci on SNL

Brad Pitt starred as a fact-checking Dr Fauci on Saturday Night Live’s cold open, which ended on a sincere note to thank the doctor who once joked he’d love to be portrayed by the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star.  The comedy sketch show, which returned for another ‘At Home’ virtual version, kicked off … Read more

Trump publicly squabbles with Fauci after he said testing capacity needs to ‘significantly’ ramp up

Donald Trump publicly squabbles with Tony Fauci saying ‘I don’t agree with him’ after doctor warned U.S. testing capacity needs to ‘significantly’ ramp up President Trump was asked at the White House briefing about comments Dr. Anthony Fauci made earlier Thursday about U.S. testing capacity Fauci appeared at a ‘Time 100’ livestreamed event and said the … Read more