‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

This post was originally published on this site Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) admitted this week that he is demonizing Dr. Anthony Fauci to raise money because “that’s what politics is about.” Fauci has said that Paul’s attacks have resulted in death threats. At a hearing on Wednesday, Fauci called out...

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W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was feeling “extremely unwell.”According to press release, Justice, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, got tested after experiencing a “sudden onset of…

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Fauci: Omicron will infect ‘just about everybody’

Fauci: Omicron will infect ‘just about everybody’

This post was originally published on this siteInfectious disease expert and White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that “just about everybody” will eventually be infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus. “Omicron, with its extraordinary, unprecedented…

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Biden administration to announce additional purchase of 500,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 treatment courses

Biden administration to announce additional purchase of 500,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 treatment courses

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is expected on Wednesday to announce the purchase of additional courses of a Covid-19 treatment manufactured by drugmaker AstraZeneca.

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Pandemic reversing gains in wealth gap globally: report

Pandemic reversing gains in wealth gap globally: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe coronavirus pandemic is reversing gains that had been made in the global wealth gap, according to a report released Tuesday by The World Bank.The World Bank found global income inequality has increased amid the pandemic, reversing…

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CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking at recommending that Americans wear higher quality masks amid the omicron surge, a CDC official told The Washington Post.“The agency is currently actively looking to update its…

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Record 1.35M new COVID-19 cases recorded in US

Record 1.35M new COVID-19 cases recorded in US

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. recorded 1.35 million new COVID-19 cases on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, shattering the record for most coronavirus infections reported in one day.Monday’s case count broke the previous record set on Jan. 3 when 1.03 million…

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20 million in China now under lockdowns ahead of Olympics

20 million in China now under lockdowns ahead of Olympics

This post was originally published on this siteChina placed a third city on lockdown this week, bringing the number of people in the country confined to their homes to nearly 20 million just weeks before the start of the Olympics, according to The Associated Press.Officials late Monday…

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COVID-19 concerns overshadowed by economy: poll

COVID-19 concerns overshadowed by economy: poll

This post was originally published on this siteConcerns over the economy are overshadowing worries regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new poll.The survey, conducted by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found that 68 percent of adults in the U…

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