Enlarge / Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk presents a vaccine production device during a meeting September 2, 2020, in Berlin, Germany. Musk met with vaccine-maker CureVac, with which Tesla has a cooperation to build devices for producing RNA vaccines. reader comments 365 with 0 posters participating Share this story Under the leadership of billionaire ..
Enlarge / Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical adviser, speaks alongside COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha during a briefing on COVID-19 at the White House on November 22, 2022, in Washington, DC. Fauci spoke on the updated COVID-19 booster shots and encouraged individuals to get their vaccines. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) reader ..
Enlarge / An isolation tent for an emergency department in Walnut Creek, California, in March 2022. reader comments 145 with 100 posters participating Share this story Although COVID-19 remains in a lull, hospitals across the country are in crisis amid a towering wave of seasonal respiratory illnesses—particularly RSV in children—as well as longer-term problems, such ..
Enlarge / This looks worrisome, but I’ve got a pandemic to panic about. reader comments 62 with 53 posters participating Share this story It’s safe to say that the first two years of the pandemic left a lot of people exhausted and emotionally drained. A new study suggests that the exhaustion showed a reduced ability ..
Enlarge / US President Joe Biden speaks at the Detroit Auto Show, in Detroit on September 14, 2022. reader comments 263 with 134 posters participating Share this story “The pandemic is over,” President Joe Biden said matter-of-factly in a 60 Minutes interview that aired Sunday night. The impromptu comment immediately drew headlines, as well as ..
Enlarge / Moderna states that it doesn’t want to halt production or distribution of Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine, but it does want to be paid a license for its claimed patents. Getty Images reader comments 41 with 34 posters participating Share this story Now that the vaccine race is over and shots are broadly available, Moderna has ..
Enlarge / Former president Donald Trump, right, listens to Deborah Birx, former coronavirus response coordinator, as she speaks during a news conference in the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday, April 23, 2020. reader comments 106 with 78 posters participating Share this story This December, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will ..
reader comments 96 with 55 posters participating Share this story The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its pandemic guidance today, offering slightly looser recommendations that likely won’t change much about how Americans handle the pandemic these days. According to the updated guidance, people who are not up-to-date on their vaccinations—i.e., unvaccinated people ..
Enlarge / Scott Atlas, a White House adviser, used his position to advocate for allowing the SARS-CoV-2 virus to spread and tried to block testing for it, which would further that goal. reader comments 345 with 113 posters participating, including story author Share this story While one congressional committee seems to be grabbing all the ..
Enlarge / A woman watches white flags on the National Mall on September 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Over 660,000 white flags were installed here to honor Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19 epidemic. reader comments 203 with 108 posters participating Share this story An estimated 14.91 million people worldwide died in 2020 ..