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Joe Biden's chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci tests positive for COVID-19
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Joe Biden's chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci tests positive for COVID-19

The 81-year-old Fauci, who is fully vaccinated and has received two booster shots, was experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms. He tested positive on a rapid antigen test

With emergence of Omicron, Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame', says WHO
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With emergence of Omicron, Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame', says WHO

The Omicron variant, which is more contagious than Delta but leads to less severe infection, has raised hopes that COVID-19 is starting to shift from a pandemic to a more manageable endemic illness

Unlikely that people will move around with masks on forever, says Anthony Fauci on 'new normal'
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Unlikely that people will move around with masks on forever, says Anthony Fauci on 'new normal'

Fauci said there is a great deal of 'disinformation' around and that is entirely destructive to a comprehensive public health endeavour

No way to eradicate COVID-19, US on 'threshold' of living with virus, says Dr Fauci
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No way to eradicate COVID-19, US on 'threshold' of living with virus, says Dr Fauci

"There's no way we're going to eradicate this" virus, he said, given its contagiousness, its propensity to mutate into new variants and the large pool of unvaccinated people

Anthony Fauci cautions against 'too much optimism' over Omicron's severity, urges unvaccinated Americans to get jabbed
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Anthony Fauci cautions against 'too much optimism' over Omicron's severity, urges unvaccinated Americans to get jabbed

While a little more than 70 percent of the US population has had at least one shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, another 50 million eligible people remain unprotected

Omicron variant 'almost certainly' not more severe than Delta, says Anthony Fauci
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Omicron variant 'almost certainly' not more severe than Delta, says Anthony Fauci

Fauci said Tuesday that it would take weeks to judge the severity of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron

Omicron COVID-19 cases pop up as many countries shut borders and rush to learn more
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Omicron COVID-19 cases pop up as many countries shut borders and rush to learn more

The variant was identified days ago by researchers in South Africa, and much is still not known about it, including whether it is more contagious, more likely to cause serious illness

FDA nod for Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk but hurdles remain
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FDA nod for Pfizer COVID-19 boosters for seniors, high-risk but hurdles remain

The US has already authorised third doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for certain people with weakened immune systems such as cancer patients and transplant recipients

COVID-19: To shake hands or not? Age-old gesture in limbo as US businesses, public spaces reopen
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COVID-19: To shake hands or not? Age-old gesture in limbo as US businesses, public spaces reopen

Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, had cautioned that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people should not ‘shake hands ever again’

COVID-19 pandemic: Anthony Fauci says more 'pain and suffering' ahead, but doesn't foresee more lockdowns
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COVID-19 pandemic: Anthony Fauci says more 'pain and suffering' ahead, but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Fauci argued that the unvaccinated are affecting others because they're “allowing the propagation and the spread of the outbreak,” and pushed back against critics

India's Covaxin effectively neutralises Alpha, Delta variant of coronavirus, says US NIH
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India's Covaxin effectively neutralises Alpha, Delta variant of coronavirus, says US NIH

The adjuvant used in Covaxin, Alhydroxiquim-II, was discovered and tested in a laboratory by ViroVax LLC of Lawrence, Kansas

Anthony Fauci's emails go public, reignite COVID-19 theories about a 'Wuhan lab leak'
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Anthony Fauci's emails go public, reignite COVID-19 theories about a 'Wuhan lab leak'

The emails were obtained by US-based media outlets The Washington Post and BuzzFeed News via Freedom of Information Act requests

US eager to involve Indian investigators in clinical trials on COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci
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US eager to involve Indian investigators in clinical trials on COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has a long history of collaboration with its counterpart agencies in India, Fauci said at the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum

'Not at all pleasant': Fauci emails shed light on early days of COVID-19 crisis, role in public eye
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'Not at all pleasant': Fauci emails shed light on early days of COVID-19 crisis, role in public eye

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, a seemingly frazzled Fauci wrote in an email: "This is White House in full overdrive and I am in the middle of it"

Webby Awards 2021: Anthony Fauci, Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed among the winners
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Webby Awards 2021: Anthony Fauci, Oprah Winfrey, Riz Ahmed among the winners

The awards, started in 1996, have grown to embrace new technologies, from apps and software to social media and games.

US vaccines are effective against COVID-19 strain first detected in India, says Anthony Fauci
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US vaccines are effective against COVID-19 strain first detected in India, says Anthony Fauci

'This is an example of the scientific data... indicating another very strong reason why we should be getting vaccinated,' the US CDC chief said

India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci
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India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci

Top US public health expert also recommended taking the help of the armed forces to immediately build makeshift field hospitals

Hey Joe Rogan, check your privilege, and your facts
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Hey Joe Rogan, check your privilege, and your facts

Rogan is a famous, rich, white male living in one of the most developed countries in the world with access to quality healthcare during the pandemic.

Covaxin found to neutralise ‘617 variant’ of COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci
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Covaxin found to neutralise ‘617 variant’ of COVID-19, says Anthony Fauci

The US administration is looking at options to share around 60 million doses with other countries over the next two months, a White House advisor said

Stephen Curry, WNBA players to receive Jackie Robinson Award from NAACP
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Stephen Curry, WNBA players to receive Jackie Robinson Award from NAACP

For the first time, NAACP, USA's oldest civil rights organisation, is recognising more than one person by honouring the WNBA Players Association and Stephen Curry with the Jackie Robinson Sports Award.