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Around one-third of parents said that "benefits of gathering with family at Thanksgiving are worth the risk of spreading or getting COVID-19," according to a report from CS Mott Children's Hospital at Michigan Medicine. Experts have warned the US is in a massive third surge of coronavirus cases, and the US recorded a total of over 12 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University. Amid the alarming number of new daily cases of coronavirus across the country, the CDC warned Americans against traveling during the Thanksgiving holidays. For one in three parents, the risk of coronavirus does not weigh down the benefits of a family gathering at Thanksgiving, according to a poll. The US has recorded a total of over 12 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Persons: Yelena Dzhanova, Anthony Fauci, Business Insider's Morgan McFall, Johnsen, Aylin Woodward Organizations: CS Mott Children's, Michigan Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, CDC, Experts, Transportation Security Administration, Business
More than three million people travelled through US airports this weekend in advance of Thanksgiving, defying advice from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Friday through Sunday was the busiest weekend for air travel in the US the since COVID-19 began to spread in March. The US is still the worst-affected country in the world, with the highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths. Millions of people flew across the US over the weekend weekend in advance of Thanksgiving, defying advice from the US Centers for Disease Control for people to stay home for the holiday to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The CDC recommended last Thursday that Americans don't travel for Thanksgiving, which falls on November 26, the Thursday of this week.
Persons: Hyoung Chang, Insider's Inyoung Choi, Max Gorden, Anthony Fauci, Syra Organizations: US Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Transportation Security Administration, American Automobile Association, AAA, Reuters, Associated Press, Travelers, Denver International Airport, MediaNews, Denver, Getty, AP, Sky Harbor International, National Institute of Allergy, Johns Hopkins University Locations: United States, COVID, Denver , Colorado, Phoenix , Arizona, New York City
How Bill Gates is spending Thanksgiving safely during the pandemic
  + stars: | 2020-11-24 | by ( Cory Stieg | ) + 0.00   time to read: +2 min
This week, many Americans are grappling with how to alter Thanksgiving celebrations in order to stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, including Bill Gates. Gates said he's setting up "a video connection with a lot of the family members on Thanksgiving Day, but [will] not be with them to have turkey together," he said. (Gates has also been hosting virtual "visits with friends where we drink wine" throughout the pandemic, he said on his new podcast, "Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions.") Gates also emphasized the importance of wearing masks over the holidays, and cited projections that show increased mask wearing could save over 50,000 lives. Face masks prevent the spread of respiratory droplets from an infected person, as well as provide a degree of protection for the wearer.
Persons: Bill Gates, CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Gates, Melinda, Jennifer, Rory, Phoebe, Rashida Jones, Anthony Fauci, Fauci Organizations: Microsoft, Disease Control, Johns Hopkins University, NBC Locations: Washington, U.S
(Reuters) - Millions of Americans appear to be defying health warnings and traveling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, likely exacerbating a surge in coronavirus infections before a series of promising new vaccines become widely available. For Americans, the long holiday weekend, which begins on Thursday, is traditionally the busiest travel period of the year, and 2020 may prove to be no exception. (Graphic: has further taxed already exhausted medical professionals, as coronavirus hospitalizations have surged nearly 50% over the past two weeks and the United States has surpassed 255,000 deaths and 12 million infections since the pandemic began. “NOT LIVING IN FEAR”Still, many Americans are refusing to follow the health advice that could save their lives. “We are not living in fear and if we were able to get together on Thanksgiving Day we absolutely would,” said Lafferty, 47.
Persons: Anthony Fauci, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, , Rachel Levine, Linda Lafferty, Lafferty, , Hope, Melania Trump Organizations: Reuters, U.S, Centers for Disease Control, Prevention, U.S . Transportation Security Administration, Trump, White, ABC News Locations: U.S, United States, New York, Staten Island, Pennsylvania, McConnellsburg, Petersburg , West Virginia
The long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which begins on Thursday, is traditionally the busiest U.S. travel period of the year, and 2020 may prove to be no exception. (Graphic: date, COVID-19 has killed more than 257,000 Americans, with over 12 million testing positive since the pandemic began. VACCINE HOPE ON HORIZONThe dire scope of the crisis has been tempered by promising news on the vaccine front. Still, the imperatives of family and fatigue with COVID-19 restrictions have left many Americans defying health advice that could save their lives. “Thanksgiving is Thanksgiving.
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ET Air Travel Rises Ahead of Thanksgiving, Despite Warnings: Live Updates RIGHT NOW Adidas is said to have hired JPMorgan Chase to help with a potential sale of Reebok. Airlines have said that flying is safe because of the precautions the industry has put in place, like high-end air filtration. The industry is hoping that the incoming Biden administration and Congress will give airlines more aid early next year. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyCorporate America calls for an orderly transition to the Biden administration. “That’s the hallmark of American democracy.” Many companies were already offering to work with the Biden administration on efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic and kick-start the economy.
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LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford was found to be "highly" protective on Monday, potentially paving the way for a vaccine that is both more affordable and easier to distribute than some of its peers. An interim analysis of clinical trials showed the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine had an average efficacy of 70% in protecting against the virus. Both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna reported preliminary results last week showing that their respective Covid vaccines were around 95% effective. However, White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has previously said a vaccine that is 50% or 60% effective against the virus would be acceptable. It is hoped a Covid vaccine could help to bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 1.3 million lives worldwide.
Persons: Dr, Anthony Fauci Organizations: AstraZeneca, University of Oxford, Oxford, Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna
ET Covid-19 Live Updates: The Virus Surge, Once Centered in the Midwest, Is Accelerating in 45 U.S. States AstraZeneca said its vaccine candidate was up to 90 percent effective, suggesting that the world could eventually have at least three working vaccines. At the same time, the virus is accelerating across the U.S., and officials are imposing new restrictions to flatten the curve. The company said its early analysis was based on 131 coronavirus cases. Video transcript Back bars 0:00 / 1:43 - 0:00 transcript Cuomo Announces New Virus Restrictions Ahead of Thanksgiving Gov. The package outlined by Mr. Johnson reflected his desire to prevent another surge in virus cases while seeking not to antagonize his backbench lawmakers, who have threatened to rebel over lockdown measures.
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(Reuters) - The first Americans could receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Dec. 11, the chief scientific adviser for the U.S. government’s vaccine program said on Sunday. The vaccine, which requires two doses administered about three weeks apart, has been shown to be 95% effective with no major safety concerns. The United States faces the challenge of distributing vaccines to more than 330 million Americans while also combating misinformation about vaccines spread on social media. Hospitals are straining under a record number of COVID-19 patients and doctors fear that number will surge following family gatherings this week. Testing shortages still plague many parts of the country 10 months after the first coronavirus case was detected in the United States.
Persons: Moncef Slaoui, NBC’s “, BioNTech, Slaoui, Ron Klain, Donald Trump’s, Joe Biden’s, Biden, ABC’s, “ We’re, Dr, Anthony Fauci Organizations: Reuters, U.S, Press, U.S . Food, Pfizer Inc, Pfizer, White, U.S . Centers for Disease Control, NBC Locations: U.S, United States, Chicago, Aurora , Illinois, New York City
(Reuters) - The first Americans could receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as 24 hours after the FDA grants approval, which would kick off the largest inoculation campaign in U.S. history starting in mid-December. FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares specimen collection tubes at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) drive-thru testing location in Houston, Texas, U.S., November 20, 2020. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s outside advisers will meet on Dec. 10 to discuss whether to authorize the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech for emergency use. Moderna Inc is expected to seek approval later in December for its COVID-19 vaccine. A recent Gallup poll showed only 58% of Americans would get the vaccine, up from 50% in September.
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The Centers for Disease Control advises Americans not to travel during the Thanksgiving period. As you rethink your holiday plans and brainstorm creative solutions, you might be wondering what steps you should take to celebrate safely. Married Yale experts are doing just the nuclear family"We're going to have a family Thanksgiving, but it's just going to be our nuclear family," Jeffrey Townsend, a biostatistician at the Yale School of Public Health, tells CNBC Make It. "Cases are just too unpredictable right now," Gandhi tells CNBC Make It. "We're eating separately," he tells CNBC Make It.
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As Texas reels from surging coronavirus cases and deaths, Sen. Ted Cruz is focused on making sure his Thanksgiving holiday goes as planned. Morgues in Texas are full, for example, and thousands of people are lining up for food rations. In an attempt to alleviate some of the pressure, the state government decided to send in the National Guard to El Paso to process bodies. "Forty percent of the folks coming through our partners' doors are doing so for the first time," Anna Kurian, a spokesperson for North Texas Food Bank, told CNN. Less than two weeks ago, Texas became the first state to hit 1 million coronavirus cases.
Persons: Sen, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Anthony Fauci, Anna Kurian, Sherrod Brown, Dan Sullivan Organizations: Texas, Twitter, National Guard, CNN, North Texas Food Bank, ABC, Health, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Johns Hopkins University Locations: Texas, , Texas, Morgues, El Paso, Ohio, United States
Health officials are asking people to avoid large gatherings this week, but people are lining up to get tested in droves ahead of the holiday. Photos from cities across the US show some of those people waiting to get tested for the coronavirus ahead of the upcoming holiday. As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, people all over the country are waiting in lengthy lines to get tested for the coronavirus. But health officials fear those restrictions may not be enough. These photos show some of those people waiting to get tested for the coronavirus in cities across the US ahead of the upcoming holiday.
Persons: Anthony Fauci, Fauci Organizations: Ohio State University, Centers for Disease Control
(Reuters) - The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States was on track to surpass 12 million on Saturday, just days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday that health experts have warned could fuel the surging spread of infection around the country. Reuters data shows the pace of new infections in the United States has quickened, with nearly one million more cases recorded in just the last 6 days since the country recorded 11 million. This compares with the 8 days it took to get from 10 million cases to 11 million cases, and the 10 days it took to get from 9 to 10 million. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a “strong recommendation” to Americans this week to refrain from traveling over Thanksgiving. As the United States set a new record for COVID-19 cases on Friday - 196,815 infections in a day - Pfizer Inc said it would seek emergency-use authorization of its vaccine from U.S. regulators, the first such application.
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A North Dakota health official said she has been called a "Nazi" and a "tyrant." Sherry Adams helps lead the state's coronavirus testing response, a role she's held since the pandemic started. "We tested in the cold North Dakota wind, with three pieces of paper to keep track." Renae Moch, who leads the public-health response in Bismarck and Burleigh County, North Dakota, said local residents have called her "Nazi" and "tyrant." Sometimes, even friends and family of hospitalized coronavirus patients downplay the gravity of the situation, Dr. Hilary Babcock added.
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Now valued at $39 billion, the Massachusetts biotech is at the forefront of a revolution in vaccine research, driven by its promising technology. Read more: Biotech execs hunting for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments have raked in $1 billion by selling company stock this year. Typically, vaccine research happens in three phases, with each study being larger and more costly than the previous one. Ninety people who'd received a placebo shot got sick, compared with just five who got Moderna's vaccine. "So the Zika vaccine, the CMV vaccine, if this vaccine shows high efficacy, they are going to have high efficacy.
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said he is feeling better after a weekslong battle with the coronavirus. Carson said he used an extract from a toxic plant to fight the disease, at the recommendation of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said on Friday that he is "out of the woods" after fighting the coronavirus using an unproven treatment. Carson tested positive for the virus earlier this month, after having attended a White House election watch party. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease specialist, said he actively avoids going to the White House because "of all the infections there."
Persons: Ben Carson, Carson, Mike Lindell, Lindell, Oleander, Donald Trump, Trump, Regeneron, Walter Reed, Anthony Fauci Organizations: Urban, White, Facebook, Food and Drug Administration, FDA, White House, . Pharmaceutical, Pfizer, Moderna, Johns Hopkins University
A Friday report from the Centers for Disease Control found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases of the disease, while counties that opted out saw an increase by 100%. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Friday found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in COVID-19 transmission compared to counties that did not, which saw an increase in the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, on July 3 issued a statewide mask mandate, but counties were able to individually opt-out from her order. According to the CDC report, following the issuing of the opt-out mandate, COVID-19 incidence decreased in 24 counties with mask mandates but increased in 81 counties that opted out of the order. President-elect Joe Biden has said he would consider implementing a nationwide mask mandate as part of his COVID-19 mitigation strategy, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in October said he endorsed a mask mandate.
Persons: Laura Kelly, Kelly, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Anthony Fauci Organizations: Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Washington DC, . Kansas Gov, Wichita, Kansas Department of Health, Wednesday, Johns Hopkins University, Republican, Republicans, National Institute of Allergy, CNN Locations: Kansas, COVID, Washington, . Kansas
This month, Moderna, BioNTech, and Pfizer all announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidates had passed phase 3 testing. Over the past two weeks, Pfizer, BioNTech, and Moderna released promising results from the phase 3 testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Last week, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that a preliminary analysis had found that their vaccine candidate was over 90% effective against the COVID-19 virus. Then, on Monday, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech company Moderna announced that its vaccine was 94.5% effective against COVID-19. But in an important next step, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that they were requesting emergency approval from the FDA on Friday.
Persons: Anthony Fauci, Fauci, We've, Read, Andrew Ross Sorkin Organizations: Pfizer, The New York Times, National Institute of Allergy, New York Times, Conference, BioNTech, Moderna, COVID, Drug Administration, FDA Locations: BioNTech, Cambridge , Massachusetts, Italy
People who are infected with the coronavirus but show no symptoms probably account for most coronavirus transmission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Friday. Anthony Fauci warns that this could be a "major source" of spread as Thanksgiving approaches. As coronavirus cases surge higher than ever before across the US, it's important to remember that most of them spread from people with no symptoms. Al Drago/AFP via Getty ImagesThe CDC report stressed that masks help reduce asymptomatic spread since they can protect both the mask-wearer and the people around them. "You get one person who's asymptomatic and infected, and then all of a sudden four or five people in that gathering are infected," Fauci said last month.
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Posts on Facebook showing a graph plotting daily new coronavirus cases along with the claim that “mask mandates may have actually spread COVID-19.” This claim is false. Mask mandates are not responsible for spikes in COVID-19 cases, and studies have proven that they reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. The social media posts’ claim that wearing masks contributes to the spread of COVID-19 contradicts the findings of several scientific studies. For example, a study published by the University of Kansas on Oct. 25 (here) found that Kansas counties with mask mandates avoided a major surge in COVID-19 infections, while counties without such requirements saw a steady climb (here) . Unlike earlier waves, which were met with shutdown orders and mask mandates, the country has shown little appetite for widespread new restrictions” (here).
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Trial size and design: Larger is betterClinical trials are typically made up of three main phases, but not all vaccine trials are designed the same way. Those are different questions.”Should we withhold the vaccine from the population for two years because we want perfect data? Tracking side effectsThe FDA requires that vaccine developers submit two months of follow-up safety data as part of the application for emergency use. These are just chance associations, but vaccine programs are prone to be undermined by them.”Reviewed by independent scientistsThere is a system in place to review vaccine data before it is granted approval and made available to the public. And the committees will continue to evaluate safety data over time, according to Lee.
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Facebook, Twitter, and Google are all teaming up, in partnership with Canada and the UK, to stop misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine from spreading online. Canada and the UK will work with Facebook, Google, and Twitter on ways to stop misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine from spreading online. Scientists around the world are trying to speed the development of a COVID-19 vaccine as the disease continues to spread. The US government is not participating in Full Fact's coordinated effort to stop vaccine misinformation. During the pandemic, misinformation about public health guidelines spread on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media sites.
Persons: Anthony Fauci, Will Moy, Donald Trump, Elon Musk Organizations: Facebook, Twitter, Google, Moderna, Pfizer, COVID, and Drug Administration, Associated Press, YouTube, Elon Locations: Canada, India, Argentina, Spain, COVID, Europe
Reporters shouted Vice President Mike Pence out of the press briefing room after he didn't take questions following the first COVID-19 task force briefing in months. Members of the task force addressed the surging number of COVID-19 cases across the country. Reporters shouted at Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday after he chose not to answer questions at the first White House COVID-19 task force briefing in months. On Wednesday, 170,161 new COVID-19 cases were recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University. They shouted remarks on Trump's recent actions and asked why the White House has stopped taking questions from reporters.
Persons: Mike Pence, Donald Trump, Pence, Anthony Fauci, Deborah Birx, Alex Azar, Gustave Perna, Birx, Trump, Joe Biden, baselessly Organizations: White, Human Services, Johns Hopkins University, Pfizer, Trump
COVID task force briefing returns after hiatus
  + stars: | 2020-11-20 | by ( Reuters Editorial | ) sentiment -0.99   time to read: 1 min
PoliticsCOVID task force briefing returns after hiatusPosted[NFA] The U.S. coronavirus task force unexpectedly returned to the White House briefing room on Thursday, including Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci, after a months-long hiatus. President Donald Trump and advisor Scott Atlas were absent. Gavino Garay has more.
Persons: Deborah Birx, Anthony Fauci, Donald Trump, Scott Atlas, Gavino Garay Locations: U.S
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