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U.S. only at ‘the beginning of the steep part’ of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned that the United States is only “at the beginning of the steep part of the epidemic” as the number of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations across the country break grim records. In an interview on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” on Friday, the former FDA chief said, “You’ll see cases start… 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 »