Politic > U.S.

Fauci: New mutation may allow COVID-19 to more easily replicate

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Anthony Fauci, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force member discusses the potential for virus mutations starting at the 12:15 mark in the video.
DALLAS - Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, warned Thursday a new COVID-19 mutation may make the virus replicate more easily.
“It does look like a particular mutation may make the virus more transmissible,” Fauci said.
During a COVID-19 Q&A with JAMA Network , Fauci added not all scientists are in agreement over the development. He said more research is needed.

“There's a little dispute about it, but I think the...
Read more ...

 

Top conservative lawmaker demands White House disband coronavirus task force

Top conservative lawmaker demands White House disband coronavirus task force

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Rep. Andy Biggs, chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, on Thursday called on the White House to shutter its coronavirus task force, claiming the nation's top public health experts were undermining President Donald Trump.
“As our economy is restored, it is imperative that President Trump is not undermined in his mission to return our economy to greatness,” the Arizona Republican said in a statement released after the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy had added 4.8 million jobs in June and the unemployment rate had fallen to 11.1 percent.
Biggs went on to assert that Dr...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      News      Donald Trump      Economy      Health      Republicans  


Talks remain stalled after Trump's moves on coronavirus relief

Talks remain stalled after Trump's moves on coronavirus relief

As talks between the White House and Democratic leaders on a coronavirus package remain stalled, the Senate will remain in session but with no scheduled votes, according to GOP... Read more ...

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris Should Say No to Biden

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris Should Say No to Biden

Kamala Harris for vice president? No thanks, says former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown in a new op-ed. Brown is a fan of Harris, and he acknowledges that if Joe Biden wins... Read more ...

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

Trump wasn't joking when he told South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem he wanted his face on Mount Rushmore, she said. Read more ...

Puerto Rico's primary goes off the rails

Puerto Rico's primary goes off the rails

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi Slams Trump's Coronavirus Executive Actions: 'Absurdly...

Nancy Pelosi Slams Trump's Coronavirus Executive Actions: 'Absurdly Unconstitutional'

The House speaker, however, stopped short of saying whether Democrats would mount legal challenges against the measures. Read more ...

Biden continues to lead in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, polls indicate

Biden continues to lead in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, polls indicate

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden continues to lead President Donald Trump in the battleground states of Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, according to CBS News Background... Read more ...

Trump extends student loan relief through year's end

Trump extends student loan relief through year's end

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an executive order continuing the pause on monthly payments and interest for many student loan borrowers until the end of the... Read more ...

Rafael Devers, J.D. Martinez continue slumps in Red Sox' 2-1 loss to Blue Jays

Rafael Devers, J.D. Martinez continue slumps in Red Sox' 2-1 loss to Blue Jays

BOSTON MA. - AUGUST 8: Boston Red Sox pitcher Zack Godley is welcomed to the field as the Red Sox play the Blue Jays at Fenway Park on August 8, 2020 in Boston, MA. (Staff... Read more ...

Trump Seeks To Go It Alone After Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Break Down

Trump Seeks To Go It Alone After Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Break Down

A White House source revealed Donald Trump's plans to sign an executive order involving economic relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Republicans Praise Trump After Denouncing Obama's Executive Actions

Republicans Praise Trump After Denouncing Obama's Executive Actions

GOP lawmakers who once railed against "executive overreach" are suddenly singing a different tune. Read more ...