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Dr. Fauci fires back after Rand Paul blames him for the pandemic

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Dr. Fauci fires back after Rand Paul blames him for the pandemic

Dr. Fauci fires back after Rand Paul blames him for the pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a heated discussion with Sen.

Rand Paul (R-KY) over gain-of-function research and the source of the Covid-19 virus.


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President Biden on Omicron Surge: 'We Have More Work to Do' [Video]

President Biden on Omicron Surge: 'We Have More Work to Do'

President Biden on Omicron Surge: , 'We Have More Work to Do'. On Dec. 27, President Joe Biden reassured Americans his administration will address the country's needs as the Omicron variant surges. Last week, many citizens of the United States encountered problems when trying to locate a COVID-19 test. Last week, many citizens of the United States encountered problems when trying to locate a COVID-19 test. Seeing how tough it was for some folks to get a test this weekend shows that we have more work to do. , President Joe Biden, on-call with COVID response team, via Reuters. Biden expressed disappointment for the American people. It's clearly not enough. , President Joe Biden, on-call with COVID response team, via Reuters. According to Reuters, U.S. officials are bracing themselves for an influx of cases following this year's holiday season. . Data shows in the last week, the average amount of new cases jumped 55%. The United States is now averaging over 205,000 new COVID-19 infections each day. Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci advises Americans to avoid large holiday gatherings. When we are talking about a New Year's Eve party ... I would recommend strongly stay away from that this year. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to White House, via CNN. We really still need to be extremely careful. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to White House, via MSNBC

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Omicron Is Spreading Faster Than Any Other Variant, WHO Director Warns [Video]

Omicron Is Spreading Faster Than Any Other Variant, WHO Director Warns

Omicron Is Spreading Faster Than Any Other Variant, , WHO Director Warns. The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the comments during a Dec. 14 press conference. He stressed that while the Omicron variant has been detected in at least 17 countries, . the actual extent of infections is likely much more widespread. The reality is that Omicron is probably in most countries, even if it hasn't been detected yet, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, via CNN. Omicron was first detected in South Africa. Ghebreyesus also expressed concern that mobilization against the variant has been hampered by reports that Omicron causes milder symptoms. We're concerned that people are dismissing Omicron as mild. , Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, via CNN. Surely, we have learned by now that we underestimate this virus at our peril, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, via CNN. He also reiterated that health systems all over the world remain at risk of being overwhelmed. Even if Omicron does cause less severe disease, the sheer number of cases could once again overwhelm unprepared health systems, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, via CNN. Dr. Anthony Fauci expressed hope that the variant does indeed cause a milder disease, . but maintained that because the strain is in its early stages in the U.S., it is too soon to tell how it will unfold. Whatever it is, the disease seems to be less severe, whether it's inherently less pathogenic as a virus, ... , Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director, via CNN. ... or whether there's more protection in the community, we're just going to have to see when it comes in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director, via CNN

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First Omicron Death Reported in the UK [Video]

First Omicron Death Reported in the UK

First Omicron Death , Reported in the UK. First Omicron Death , Reported in the UK. 'USA Today' reports the first known death attributed to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has surfaced in the United Kingdom. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the country expects a "tidal wave" of new cases due to the variant. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the country expects a "tidal wave" of new cases due to the variant. Johnson says the time to get a booster shot is now. I’m afraid it is now clear that two doses of vaccine are simply not enough to give the level of protection we all need. , Boris Johnson, Prime Minister UK, via 'USA Today'. I’m afraid it is now clear that two doses of vaccine are simply not enough to give the level of protection we all need. , Boris Johnson, Prime Minister UK, via 'USA Today'. In the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Omicron variant may overpower the antibodies that current vaccines offer. In the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Omicron variant may overpower the antibodies that current vaccines offer. Fauci maintains a booster dose "raises the level of protection high enough that it then does do well against the omicron.". If you want to be optimally protected, absolutely get a booster. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the White House, via USA Today. As of December 13, it has been one year since the rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in the United States. As of December 13, it has been one year since the rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60.8% of Americans are vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 60.8% of Americans are vaccinated against COVID-19. Only 26% of citizens in the United States have received a booster dose. Only 26% of citizens in the United States have received a booster dose

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Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant Are 'Encouraging' [Video]

Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant Are 'Encouraging'

Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant, Are 'Encouraging'. Dr. Anthony Fauci is reportedly optimistic about the lack of severity found in cases of the Omicron variant thus far. Fauci says more time and data are needed, though preliminary research has been optimistic. Thus far, it does not look like there's a great degree of severity to it. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . Thus far, it does not look like there's a great degree of severity to it. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . Though optimistic, Fauci remains cautious. We have really got to be careful before we make any determinations that it is less severe or it really doesn't cause any severe illness, comparable to Delta. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . We have really got to be careful before we make any determinations that it is less severe or it really doesn't cause any severe illness, comparable to Delta. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . The doctor says the Biden administration has discussed the potential to lift the recently instated travel bans on multiple nations in Africa. The doctor says the Biden administration has discussed the potential to lift the recently instated travel bans on multiple nations in Africa. Hopefully we'll be able to lift that ban in a quite reasonable period of time, Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . Hopefully we'll be able to lift that ban in a quite reasonable period of time, Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . We all feel very badly about the hardship that has been put on not only on South Africa but the other African countries. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . We all feel very badly about the hardship that has been put on not only on South Africa but the other African countries. , Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to White House, via 'Newsweek' . Initially detected in the United States on December 1, the Omicron variant has spread quickly. Initially detected in the United States on December 1, the Omicron variant has spread quickly. The heavily mutated strain of the coronavirus has been detected in over a dozen states in America. The heavily mutated strain of the coronavirus has been detected in over a dozen states in America

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Another Attack On Dr. Fauci [Video]

Another Attack On Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci went after a Fox News reporter after she compared him to Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, aka, the “The Angel of Death.”

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Volunteers help Kentucky tornado survivors celebrate Christmas [Video]

Volunteers help Kentucky tornado survivors celebrate Christmas

At least 79 Americans lost their lives overnight in the December 10 tornadoes.

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President Biden Visits Tornado-Torn Kentucky [Video]

President Biden Visits Tornado-Torn Kentucky

President Biden Visits , Tornado-Torn Kentucky. President Biden Visits , Tornado-Torn Kentucky. CNN reports President Joe Biden visited Kentucky on December 15 to survey the devastation left in the wake of the deadly tornadoes that recently ravaged the state. CNN reports President Joe Biden visited Kentucky on December 15 to survey the devastation left in the wake of the deadly tornadoes that recently ravaged the state. Meeting with local authorities, Biden said he was shocked with what he saw on an aerial tour of the damage. Meeting with local authorities, Biden said he was shocked with what he saw on an aerial tour of the damage. The president was reportedly "amazed" at the community's response in the aftermath of the tornadoes. The president was reportedly "amazed" at the community's response in the aftermath of the tornadoes. People just come out of nowhere to help as a community, and that's what it's supposed to be. That's what America's supposed to be. , President Joe Biden, via CNN. People just come out of nowhere to help as a community, and that's what it's supposed to be. That's what America's supposed to be. , President Joe Biden, via CNN. There's no red tornadoes or blue tornadoes. , President Joe Biden, via CNN. The president reassured residents that the federal government would be there to help them rebuild the storm-ravaged communities of Kentucky. The president reassured residents that the federal government would be there to help them rebuild the storm-ravaged communities of Kentucky. I've instructed my team to make you all aware of everything that is available from a federal level. , President Joe Biden, via CNN. I've instructed my team to make you all aware of everything that is available from a federal level. , President Joe Biden, via CNN. According to CNN, 88 or more were killed in storms that occurred in parts of the Midwestern and Southern United States on December 10. According to CNN, 88 or more were killed in storms that occurred in parts of the Midwestern and Southern United States on December 10. Officials say over 100 individuals in Kentucky still haven't been found. Officials say over 100 individuals in Kentucky still haven't been found

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After mega tornado, Kentucky desperate for Christmas salve [Video]

After mega tornado, Kentucky desperate for Christmas salve

After mega tornado, Kentucky desperate for Christmas salve

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FEMA Chief Says Deadly Tornadoes Could Be 'New Normal' [Video]

FEMA Chief Says Deadly Tornadoes Could Be 'New Normal'

FEMA Chief Says Deadly Tornadoes , Could Be 'New Normal'. Fox News reports federal officials are concerned weather events such as the tornadoes that recently ripped through the United States may become the "new normal.". The effects we are seeing of climate change are the crisis of our generation. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. The effects we are seeing of climate change are the crisis of our generation. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. Experts say tornadoes in December are not especially unusual. . But the size and severity of the recent tornados have been a cause for concern among FEMA officials. But the size and severity of the recent tornados have been a cause for concern among FEMA officials. Even the severity and the amount of time this tornado or these tornadoes spent on the ground is unprecedented. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. Even the severity and the amount of time this tornado or these tornadoes spent on the ground is unprecedented. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. President Biden issued a federal emergency declaration on December 12 to assist the state of Kentucky in its relief efforts. President Biden issued a federal emergency declaration on December 12 to assist the state of Kentucky in its relief efforts. I want folks in all these states to know, we’re going to get through this and we’re going to get through this together. , President Joe Biden, via 'New York Post'. The president said his administration is committed to offering relief for each state affected by the storms. This is one of those times when we’re not Democrats or Republicans. , President Joe Biden, via 'New York Post'. Experts say we must work together to combat climate change. I think that there is a lot that we need to do as a nation. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. I think that there is a lot that we need to do as a nation. , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. ...how can we start to reduce the impacts of these events as they continue to grow? , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'. ...how can we start to reduce the impacts of these events as they continue to grow? , Deanne Criswell, administrator FEMA, via 'CNN's State of the Union'

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Kentucky Declared a Major Federal Disaster as Death Toll Rises [Video]

Kentucky Declared a Major Federal Disaster as Death Toll Rises

Kentucky Declared , a Major Federal Disaster , as Death Toll Rises. NBC News reports that the governor of Kentucky has said the death toll from the powerful tornadoes is likely to pass 100. . Governor Andy Beshear said that with at least 80 confirmed deaths, the tornado was already one of the deadliest in the state's history. . According to the BBC, 14 deaths have been reported as a result of the tornado in four other states. . According to the BBC, 14 deaths have been reported as a result of the tornado in four other states. . Kentucky has been declared a major federal disaster by President Joe Biden, who ordered federal aid to be distributed to the hardest hit areas. . Kentucky has been declared a major federal disaster by President Joe Biden, who ordered federal aid to be distributed to the hardest hit areas. . Rescue workers continue to search the debris, but no survivors have been found since Saturday morning. . Other teams are reportedly distributing much needed water and generators to residents. The National Guard deployed over 300 members to go door to door and remove debris. . The governor said that thousands of homes had been destroyed, but the exact extent of the damage remains unclear. . According to the BBC, extreme storms like this are rare outside of the spring and summer months. . However, six states experienced tornadoes on Friday and Saturday. . The devastating storms moved in a northeastern direction across Arkansas, Tennessee and into Kentucky.

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