#Anthony Fauci

3 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The US is on the brink of the grim milestone of 500,000 COVID-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, as Anthony Fauci (right) warned that normalcy may not return until the end of the year. (Photo Credit: AFP_

  • The death toll from COVID-19 currently stands at 498,880
  • "Half a million deaths. It's just -- it's terrible. It is historic," Anthony Fauci, US top infectious diseases expert, said
  • "We haven’t seen anything even close to this for well over a hundred years since the 1918 pandemic of influenza": Fauci

3 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Texas as well as other states suffered awful weather conditions over the last week
  • The conditions delayed Biden administrations COVID-19 vaccine drive
  • However, the Biden administration has delivered about 2 million of the targeted 6 million doses 

18 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US has been lagging in COVID-19 related research while focusing on inoculations (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The investment is being made in the field of genome sequencing to track new variants of COVID-19
  • $815 million have also been allotted towards improving the production of testing supplies
  • Around $650 million are being put in to help boost testing in areas like homeless shelters and schools

12 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden was addressing the nation after touring the National Institutes of Health. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US had signed deals to acquire 200 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses by July
  • The deals with Pfizer and Moderna increase the country's total vaccine supply by 50%
  • The US immunization campaign got off to a shaky start in December but has since improved

11 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Thursday said general public by April could have the access to COVID-19 vaccines. (AFP File Photo)

  • Anthony Fauci believes that the pace of immunisation against COVID-19 in the US is going to pick up by March or April
  • He  said that April would call for "open season"
  • The US is the worst-hit nation globally by the COVID-19 pandemic with over 27 million COVID-19 cases

4 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Doctor Anthony Fauci has warned the American people.(Photo Credit:@youtube)

  • About 450,000 people have died in the United States of the deadly virus
  • Super Bowl 55 will send the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • A crowd of about 25,000 at the Super Bowl will include 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

2 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden plans to inoculate 100 million Americans within his first 100 days in office (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ PTI)

  • White House is concerned over primary shots being saved for follow-up shots 
  • This is due to the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 vaccine supply
  • Dr. Fauci urged Americans to get vaccinated whenever their time comes to stop further spread

31 January.United States
So, shifting to the original protocol but in higher intensity is the way to deal with the pandemic. (Photo credit: Usnplash)

  • Taking the best bet, close to 2,00,000 people are likely to lose their lives from now till May 1
  • With new mutations aplenty, virologists have predicted that the virus will continue to mutate
  • The new administration has imposed more strict testing requirements for international travel

30 January.Chicago, IL, USA
The coronavirus has wreaked global havoc. (Photo credit: Unsplash/MacauPhotoAgency)

  • The COVID-19 vaccines are not as effective against the new variants of the virus
  • Johnson and Johnson has 66% efficacy rate but does not protect against the new variant
  • The variants elude some of the blocking action of antibodies triggered by vaccines

30 January.Washington D.C., DC, USA
CDC stated that anyone travelling into, within or out of the United States using a public transport will have to wear a face mask.(Photo Credit:@Unsplash)

  • CDC issued an order making face mask mandatory while travelling on any form of public transportation
  • This order will go into effect at 11.59 pm on Monday
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci said the new coronavirus variants 'will become more dominant' in US