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Gottlieb, Azar push for safe school reopenings amid coronavirus

Two of the nation’s top health experts this week advocated for school reopenings contingent on local coronavirus conditions. Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and current Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar advocated for the reopenings during appearances on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “We don’t believe there are uniform thresholds for school reopenings,” Azar… Read More »

Cruise companies hire Dr. Scott Gottlieb, other coronavirus experts to help overcome ‘rough patch’

Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line have hired a panel of top health advisers to help overcome the “rough patch” caused when coronavirus outbreaks on ships brought the industry to a standstill, Norwegian CEO Frank Del Rio said Tuesday. The two cruise companies — and fierce rivals — created a joint panel of former public health… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns that widespread vaccinations for coronavirus by year-end look unlikely

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Wednesday that it is unlikely there will be widespread deployment of a coronavirus vaccine this year.  “I think we’ll have to have one more cycle of this virus in the fall, heading into the winter, before we get to a vaccine,” Gottlieb said on “Squawk Box.” “I really think a vaccine is… Read More »