Tag Archives: COVID19

Fauci pushes for expanded COVID-19 vaccination among adolescents

As coronavirus vaccines have become more widely available, officials are looking to expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage among adolescents. Speaking at a White House COVID-19 response team virtual town hall, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, noted 3.3 million coronavirus infections and 314 deaths in those younger than 18. He also cited a recent… Read More »

Biden opens door to release of intelligence report on COVID-19 origin

President Joe Biden signaled that he is prepared to make public the intelligence report he commissioned into whether COVID-19 originated naturally or was the result of a Chinese laboratory leak. “Yes, unless there’s something I’m unaware of,” Biden told reporters Thursday of his plan before boarding Air Force One. Biden directed the intelligence community this… Read More »

DOJ charges 14 people for alleged health-care fraud related to Covid-19

Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Federal prosecutors charged 14 people in multiple fraud schemes that allegedly bilked consumers and insurers out of $ 143 million, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. In addition to those charged by DOJ, more than 50 medical providers are also facing administrative actions by the Center for Program… Read More »

Could COVID-19 Trigger Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Young?

TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 — Although older adults are among the most vulnerable to the ravages of COVID-19, new research warns that young patients can develop long-lasting fatigue and concentration problems, even if their COVID-19 infection was mild. That’s the troubling takeaway from three COVID-19 cases involving patients between the ages of 19 and 30.… Read More »

India ban on COVID-19 vaccine exports pressured Biden to ship more doses overseas

India’s ban on vaccine exports likely factored into President Joe Biden’s decision this week to ship an additional 20 million COVID-19 vaccines overseas. By mid-March, vaccine facilities in India had produced over 60 million doses shipped worldwide. But the Indian government began restricting those exports as the coronavirus surged in India in late March. With… Read More »