“If a hospital gets overwhelmed, there will be a state investigation,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Birx explained that in the past nine months the federal government has compiled detailed data used to track and measure the virus.
More data is needed from AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine trials beyond what was presented in a press release, experts from the WHO and Oxford University said.
“These lines are going to continue until a vaccine comes out and until the nice weather comes about,” Summit CityMD CEO Dr. Jeffrey Le Benger said.
“We believe that this product will never be licensed in the U.S.,” one group of critical U.S.-based analysts wrote this week.
“Right now, we are out of everything,” Dan Hensler of So-Low Environmental Equipment told CNBC.
“We are immediately getting them all of the pre-prepared transition briefing materials,” Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters.
AstraZeneca’s vaccine appears to have an advantage when it comes to storage, affordability and distribution, Jefferies analysts said.
Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Dr. Moncef Slaoui has “been informed” not to share vaccine information outside of the Trump administration, he tells NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday.
Public health specialists and epidemiologists are sounding the alarm that Thanksgiving could worsen an already severe outbreaks nationwide.
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The U.S. reported more than 170,100 new cases of the virus on Wednesday, the second-highest one-day spike reported to date, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
“We are not there with vaccines yet. We will get there, but we’re not there,” Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s health emergencies program, said.
Sweden appears to be changing tack and implementing stricter measures as a second wave of infections takes hold and hospitalizations rise.
Moderna said preliminary phase three trial data shows its coronavirus vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19.
White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said that Trump should begin working with president-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on the pandemic response.
“We are pecking out on our ability to continue to treat patients based on our staffing limitations,” Rich Rasmussen, CEO of the Montana Hospital Association, said.
Teladoc is on the way to disrupting health care, and its stock appears to be in a good position for a bullish trade, says TradingAnalysis.com’s Todd Gordon.
Hospitals in Wisconsin, parts of Texas, Utah and the Dakotas are currently overwhelmed, former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said.
Bourla is not the first pharmaceutical or biotech executive to cash in on his company’s stock gains during the pandemic.
Obamacare seemed likely to withstand its third challenge at the Supreme Court after Roberts and Kavanaugh expressed an unwillingness to strike it down.
Obamacare will face its third test at the Supreme Court before the most conservative panel of justices on the bench in decades.
Biden will not be sworn into office until Jan. 20, when epidemiologists and medical experts say the country could be in a dire situation with the pandemic.
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency physician and professor at Brown University, said that “the worst days of the pandemic are almost certainly still ahead of us.”
Many front-line medical workers expected that the coronavirus would be a top priority for voters, and that Biden would win by a landslide.
Sony said its new PS5 game console won’t be sold in stores due to the spread of coronavirus, so customers should plan to buy online.
“I don’t think people are adhering to lockdown like they were at the start,” said David Cain, a consultant for the U.K.’s National Health Service.
“There’ll be parts of the country that get very pressed,” the former FDA chief told CNBC on Tuesday.