Tag Archives: U.S.

EU leaders raise doubts over U.S. plan to waive Covid vaccine patents

France’s President Emmanuel Macron gives a press conference during the European Social Summit hosted by the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union at the Palacio de Cristal in Porto. JOSE COELHO | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — European leaders have doubts that waiving intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, a proposal… Read More »

U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity, experts say

Loading the player… While vaccinations in the US and around the global community signal the potential to finally stabilize the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts are sharing concerns that not enough people are getting vaccinated, thereby jeopardizing the chances of the U.S. achieving herd immunity against the virus.  The World Health Organization (WHO) describes herd immunity as… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns of a ‘sustained period’ in the U.S. of ‘well above’ 1,000 Covid deaths per day

The coronavirus outbreak in the United States will likely get so bad that the country will see more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths per day for a “sustained period of time,” former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday. The U.S. reported more than 84,000 new cases of the virus and 557 new… Read More »

U.S. reports more than 83,000 coronavirus cases, record daily total, as experts warn of difficult winter

U.S. National Guard Cpl. Kyle Zahn of the 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, physician assistant (PA) Harrison Pham, and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) Jermaine LeFlare and Shameka Johnson process nasal swab samples at a drive-thru testing site outside the Southside Health Center as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 21, 2020. Bing… Read More »