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Donald Trump Gets Hit With Blunt Fact-Check Over AIDS Vaccine Falsehood

Twitter users let out a collective sigh of despair at President Donald Trump’s latest falsehood. Trump claimed during a White House speech on police reform Tuesday that scientists have “come up with the AIDS vaccine.” Medical professionals, celebrities, journalists, political commentators and others were quick to fact-check the president’s erroneous claim, reminding him there is currently […]

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Trump’s New Coronavirus Czar Divesting From Vaccine Company After Ethics Concerns

President Donald Trump’s new COVID-19 czar Moncef Slaoui is divesting from a leading vaccine company following criticism that his millions of dollars in stock options represented a major conflict of interest. The Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced Slaoui’s divestiture from the Massachusetts biotech company Moderna. The company’s shares soared 20% Monday […]

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Trump’s New COVID-19 Czar Holds $10 Million In Stock Options In Vaccine Company

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has slammed COVID-19 vaccine czar Moncef Slaoui’s “huge conflict of interest” after Securities and Exchange Commission filings revealed he holds $ 10 million in stock options in one of the companies working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Warren demanded that Slaoui “divest immediately.” It is a huge conflict of interest for the White […]

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Ousted Vaccine Official, In First Interview, Says U.S. Wasting Time In COVID-19 Fight

Rick Bright, the ousted government scientist who oversaw the federal government’s search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, fired back on Friday at President Donald Trump dismissing him as “a disgruntled employee who’s trying to help the Democrats win an election” in November.  “I am not disgruntled,” Bright told CBS Evening News host Norah O’Donnell in his […]