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Anthony Fauci Warns U.S. Could Reach 100,000 Coronavirus Cases Per Day

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned Tuesday that the U.S. could see as many as 100,000 daily coronavirus infections if states where cases are surging don’t begin taking stronger measures to combat the spread.  Fauci issued the grim warning to a Senate committee while discussing President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly virus. […]

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Epidemiologist Warns How ‘All-Or-Nothing’ Messaging On Coronavirus Can Backfire

Epidemiologist Julia Marcus, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, on Thursday warned of the pitfalls of “abstinence-only messaging” amid the coronavirus pandemic. During CNN’s global town hall on the public health crisis, Marcus said a possible side-effect of attempting to totally eliminate the risk of spreading the virus (which she accepted is currently not […]

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WHO Warns Of More COVID-19 Outbreaks If Countries Open Back Up Too Quickly

ZURICH/GENEVA (Reuters) ― The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Wednesday that countries emerging from restrictions to halt the new coronavirus must proceed “extremely carefully” or risk a rapid rise in new cases. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said countries needed to ensure they had adequate measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 respiratory disease […]

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FDA Warns Against Malaria Drug’s COVID-19 Use Outside Hospitals

April 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday cautioned against the use of malaria drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, in COVID-19 patients outside of hospitals and clinical trials, citing risks of serious heart rhythm problems. The agency’s announcement comes a day after the European Union’s drug regulator warned of the drugs’ side […]