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Dr. Anthony Fauci Talks About His Biggest Concern When He Worked For Donald Trump

Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Dr. Anthony Fauci Describes His Concern When He Worked With Donald Trump

Dr. Anthony Fauci has served as the medical advisor to seven Presidents till now. The Presidents have changed between Democrats and Republicans but Fauci has remained constant. During his time with Donald Trump, there was always some difference of opinion between the two. Fauci revealed the one thing that disturbed him the most while working for Trump. Moreover, he said, “One of the things that were a bit disturbing in the prior situation was anecdotal things were given almost as much weight as scientifically proven things. That I think was something that I had to speak up against.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Dr. Anthony Fauci Says He Was A Bogeyman For Trump Supporters

Dr. Fauci openly spoke against Trump, especially when the topic was COVID. His open disagreement with Trump did not go down well with Trump supporters who thought he was against the President. Furthermore, Trump said, “I became sort of the bogeyman for people, you know, who were very much pro-Trump and very much against me. And it was silly because it isn’t me against the president. I was not against the president at all.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci
Source: The Boston Globe

Dr. Fauci Talks About Republicans Accusing Him Of Flip-Flopping

Fauci has been accused by Republicans of flip-flopping and changing his statements every now and then. However, he thinks that is not the case. Fauci said, “I know there are detractors who push that aside and say, ‘No, no, no, no, you just fli- flop.’ Well, flip-flop is do you change your mind when nothing else has changed. But when the science changes and you change with the science, that’s not flip-flopping.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci Warns The US May Face A Dark Winter Due To Low Vaccination

Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Dr. Anthony Fauci Says The US May Face A Tough Winter

The COVID cases in the US are increasing and most of the cases are being recorded among the unvaccinated population. States with low vaccination rates are the ones who are showing a significant increase in COVID cases. Biden’s medical advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that the US would face a tough winter if the vaccination rate is not increased by a significant margin. Moreover, he said, “You know, if we don’t get people vaccinated who need to be vaccinated, and we get that conflating with an influenza season, we could have a dark, bad winter.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci
Source: The Boston Globe

Dr. Anthony Fauci Urges For More Vaccination

Fauci also gave the solution to the problem that the US is facing currently. As per him, there needs to be a drastic increase in the vaccination and the rate needs to be maintained till December. Furthermore, he said, “We could also avoid a dark, bad winter if we get people vaccinated to a very high degree over the next several weeks to a month or two.” There is still a considerable population that is yet to take even one dose of the COVID vaccine.

Pfizer Gets Nod From FDA For Booster Shots For High-Risk Population

Pfizer Vaccine
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FDA Approves Pfizer Booster Shot For Select Population

The Food and Drug Administration has shown the green light for Pfizer booster shots. However, only a select group of the population is eligible for it. People above the age of 65 and people above 18 who are at high risk of contracting COVID will be eligible for the booster shot. This includes ‘health care workers, teachers and daycare staff, grocery workers and those in homeless shelters or prisons’. The booster shot will be administered to those people who have completed six months after taking the first and second doses.

Pfizer Vaccine
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Will Continue To Evaluate The Booster Shot, Says FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock

FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock is well aware that coronavirus is continuously mutating and changing. The scientists and medical experts are constantly studying it and it has paved the way for booster shots. Janet revealed the FDA would continue to evaluate the pandemic and the booster shot and keep the public updated. Furthermore, she said, “This pandemic is dynamic and evolving, with new data about vaccine safety and effectiveness becoming available every day. As we learn more about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines, including the use of a booster dose, we will continue to evaluate the rapidly changing science and keep the public informed.”



Joe Biden: US To Donate Additional 500 Million Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine

Joe Biden
Source: NY Magazine

Joe Biden Stresses On The World Fighting The Pandemic Together

US President Joe Biden delivered a speech at the UN General Assembly wherein he stressed the importance of the world coming together to fight the pandemic. He strongly feels countries from around the world should work together to put an end to coronavirus. After UNGA, he delivered a speech at the White House regarding the same issue. Furthermore, Biden said, “We need to go big and we need to do our part, governments, the private sector, civil society, leaders, philanthropists. This is an all-hands-on-deck crisis. And the good news is we know how to beat this pandemic, vaccines, public health measures, and collective action.”

Joe Biden
Source: Business Standard

Joe Biden Pledges Another 500 Million Vaccine Doses For Low And Middle Income Countries

Biden has decided to donate 500 million additional vaccine doses to countries with low and middle income. With this, the US has raised its donation of vaccines to 1.1 billion doses. Moreover, President Biden said, “Today, I’m announcing another historic commitment. The United States is buying another half-billion dose of Pfizer to donate to low and middle-income countries around the world. This is another half-billion doses that will all be shipped by this time next year.”

Joe Biden
Source: Financial Times

Government Working To Scale Vaccine Production

Biden revealed that the federal government is closely working with vaccine manufacturers to scale the production of vaccines. It will help in the fast manufacturing and distribution of vaccines to different parts of the world. Additionally, he said, “We’re working with partner nations, pharmaceutical companies, and other manufacturers to increase their own capacity and capability to produce and manufacture safe and highly effective vaccines in their own countries.”

Governor Tate Reeves Downplays COVID Situation In Mississippi By Criticizing Biden’s Vaccination Policy

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves
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Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves Criticizes Biden’s Vaccination Policy

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is not happy with the Biden administration for its vaccination policy. Biden has announced a few days back that federal workers, large employers and health care staff will have to take the vaccine. This vaccine mandate has not gone down well with GOP governors who have opposed any kind of mandate since the start of the pandemic. Moreover, Reeves said, “The president very much wants you and everyone else to believe that this is a fight between politicians. The reality is this is an attack by the president on hardworking Americans and hardworking Mississippians who he wants to choose between getting a jab in the arm and their ability to feed their families, and I just believe that is a false choice.”

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves
Source: KNOE

Mississippi Struggling Against COVID Delta Variant

Mississippi is currently struggling against the delta variant of COVID. The state is registering the highest number of deaths due to coronavirus. As per the data from John Hopkins, one out of every 320 people in Mississippi have died due to COVID. However, Tate downplayed the COVID situation in his state by constantly attacking Biden for his policies. Furthermore, he said, “It is unique to kids and their ability to go to our public schools, it’s not vaccines mandated in the workplace. But the question here is not about what we do in Mississippi, it’s what this President is trying to impose upon the American worker.”

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves
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Biden Hits Out At Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves For Vaccine Criticism

Biden also hit out at Governor Tate for having an issue with the vaccine mandate. Mississippi already has a vaccine mandate for many diseases like measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, hepatitis B, polio, tetanus and more. However, Tate doesn’t like the federally imposed vaccine mandate for COVID. Biden said, “But in the midst of a pandemic that has already taken over 660,000 lives, I propose a requirement for Covid vaccines and the governor of that state calls it ‘a tyrannical-type move’? A tyrannical-type move?”

Governor Kathy Hochul Updates New Yorkers On State’s COVID Situation

New York Governor Kathy Hochul
Source: NY Post

Governor Kathy Hochul Gives Update On The COVID Situation Of New York

Governor Kathy Hochul updated the New Yorkers on the COVID situation in New York. On Sunday, 179,025  tests were conducted in the state out of which 5,447 cases came out as positive. The positivity rate was 3.04% on Sunday. However, the seven-day average percent positive has risen to 3.22%. At present, 2,367 people are admitted to the hospital for COVID. The worrying factor is that 519 people are in ICU. Out of the 519 patients, 267 patients are seeking support with intubation. The good news is that the state is doing great with vaccination. 53,179 vaccines were administered on Sunday.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul
Source: National Herald


Governor Kathy Asks New Yorkers To Take The Vaccine

There is still a large chunk of the population that is yet to receive the vaccine. Kathy urged the population to wear masks and get vaccinated. Furthermore, she said, “New Yorkers came together in unprecedented times to fight this pandemic and keep each other safe. We cannot undo the progress we’ve made. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and get vaccinated if you haven’t already. The vaccine is safe, effective, free, and accessible.” As of now, 78.9% percent of the population above 18 in New York have taken at least one dose of vaccine. Out of this, 71.4% of the population is fully vaccinated.