Decades before Dr. Anthony Fauci took on the Covid-19 pandemic, he was a leading researcher on HIV and AIDS. On June 5, 1981, the US CDC released the first official report of illnesses that would later become known as AIDS. CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen speaks to Dr. Fauci, 40 years after the report was released.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says he does not need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 since he already caught the virus. Dr. Jay Varkey, associate professor of medicine at Emory University, explains why Paul’s reasoning is incorrect.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) must be allowed to fully investigate the origins of the Covid pandemic, the UK’s vaccines minister has said.Nadhim Zahawi’s comments come after the Sunday Times reported that British agents now believe it is “feasible” that the crisis began with a coronavirus leak from a Chinese research laboratory in Wuhan.
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President Joe Biden said he has directed the US intelligence community to redouble their efforts in investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and report back to him in 90 days. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins reports the announcement comes after a US intelligence report found several researchers in Wuhan fell ill in November 2019 and had to be hospitalized – a new detail that fueled further debate about the origins of the pandemic.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease official, said he and many experts felt it was more likely that COVID-19 was a "natural occurrence" but couldn't know the origin for sure, and called for further investigation. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
[NFA] A second post-race drug test for Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit confirmed a prohibited substance was present, a lawyer for the horse's trainer said on Wednesday, raising the possibility the dark bay colt might be disqualified. Freddie Joyner has more.
A bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators said on Thursday it had reached agreement on a framework for a proposed infrastructure spending bill that would not include any tax increases. Bryan Wood reports.