CDC to recommend vaccinated people wear masks indoors as number of cases rise: Latest COVID-19 updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission as COVID-19 cases continue to rise and vaccination rates wane, according to media reports. The guideline change comes a few days after Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief COVID-19 medical adviser, said the agency was reexamining mask recommendations for fully vaccinated Americans.
Fauci and Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul feuded over the subject last week, when Paul accused Fauci of being liable for the origin of the coronavirus
Fauci accused Paul of being a 'liar' who 'doesn't know what you're talking about' Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the Biden administration, has defended the National Institute of Health's decision to give $600,000 to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in 2014 for research into whether bat coronaviruses could be transmitted to humans.
Dr. Fauci DEFENDS giving $600,000 in NIH funding to Wuhan lab for COVID research and insists it would have been 'negligent' not to do so
Dr. Anthony Fauci defended the NIH giving $600,000 to a Wuhan lab in 2014 for research into whether bat coronaviruses could be transmitted to humans In Sunday's episode of CNN's 'State of the Union,' Fauci told host Jake Tapper that it would be 'negligent' not to fund the research
Fauci says vaccines should be mandated at the local level but the federal government will not mandate them
The White House missed its goal of vaccinating 70% of US adults by July 4 amid vaccine hesitancy. Dr. Anthony Fauci said he supported mandates at local institutions like schools and businesses. He also said formal full approval of COVID-19 vaccines in the US might help combat hesitancy.
"They are cheering about someone saying that it's a good thing for people not to try and save their lives." The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said Sunday he was horrified to see attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference cheering that the U.S. hadn’t reached its vaccination goals.
New York City Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams said Sunday that national Democrats are focusing on the wrong issue in terms of gun violence. Adams told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” that Democrats’ priorities on gun laws at the federal level are misguided, saying they’ve focused too much on banning assault rifles in the aftermath of mass shootings, while they should be focusing more on gun crimes committed with handguns, which are more common.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said he was horrified to see CPAC attendees cheer that the US was unable to vaccinate 90% of people. A crowd cheered when a CPAC speaker said the US government wasn't able to "sucker" people into getting vaccinated. "I don't think that anybody who is thinking clearly can get that," Fauci said Sunday.
Dr. Fauci Just Called This Behavior "Horrifying" 1. Dr. Fauci Said People Cheering Against Vaccinations is “Horrifying” 2. Dr. Fauci Warned the Delta Variant Will Keep Spreading if No One Else Gets Vaccinated 3. Dr. Fauci Blamed Vaccine Hesitancy on an “Ideological Rigidity”
Anthony Fauci on Sunday advocated for more mandates at the local level for businesses and schools to require Covid-19 vaccinations. “I have been of this opinion, and I remain of that opinion, that I do believe at the local level, Jake, there should be more mandates," Fauci told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” "There really should be.
Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that there is no need for Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, according to current data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On CNN's "State of the Union," host Jake Tapper asked the nation's leading infectious diseases expert if booster shots could theoretically help vulnerable people, referring to a Reuters report that said Israel would start offering a third Pfizer shot to adults it considered vulnerable.
It’s been more than six months since Joe Biden took office as President, but in some Republican circles, questions still linger about whether the 2020 election was rigged. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, who hasn’t always aligned with the Trump-supporting members of the Republican party, said recently that he doesn’t believe supporters of the “Big Lie” actually believe the claims they’ve made.
White House distances Biden from Ilhan Omar: Psaki says 'any attempt to draw an equivalency between the United States and our close ally Israel with a terror group is false and unacceptable'
Jen Psaki said 'Any attempt to draw an equivalency between the US... and terror groups like Hamas or the Taliban, is false and unacceptable Rep. Ilhan Omar said Tuesday that her Jewish colleagues 'haven't been equal partners and justice' She also told CNN's Jake Tapper that she doesn't regret her most recent comments that sparked fury among Jewish House members
She also told CNN's Jake Tapper that she doesn't regret her most recent comments that sparked fury among Jewish House members Omar had said, 'We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban' The comment was interpreted as her equating Israel with Hamas and the U.S. with the Taliban
Mitt Romney, GOP senator, on former President Donald Trump's return to rallies: 'It's entertaining but it's not real'
"Well, I do think it's important for each person to speak the truth and to make clear that the 'Big Lie' is exactly that," the Utah Republican told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" when asked if more Republicans should speak out against election lies.
(CNN) Republican Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday called on members of his party to "move on" from Donald Trump's 2020 election lies, equating the former President's return to rally-style events to wrestling entertainment as Trump goes after those who defied him. "Well, I do think it's important for each person to speak the truth and to make clear that the 'Big Lie' is exactly that," the Utah Republican told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" when asked if more Republicans should speak out against election lies.
GOP senator likens theories to fictionalised conflicts in professional wrestling Romney compares Trump's 'Big Lie' to WWF Senator Mitt Romney urged Americans to ignore Donald Trump and knocked the former president for spreading conspiracy theories in a new interview. Speaking to Jake Tapper on Sunday’s State of the Union on CNN, the Utah senator who emerged as one of the few prominent national anti-Trump voices among the GOP compared the former president’s antics to the fictionalised storylines of professional wrestling.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said on Sunday that claims made by former President Trump and other Republicans about the 2020 election being rigged against the former New York real estate mogul to "a bit like WWF." The comparison to the sports entertainment organization, now known as the WWE, came after Romney was asked by CNN "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper about repeated claims made by Trump, and whether it impacts American democracy.
"I am totally confident the President will sign it if it comes to his desk," the Utah Republican told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "I certainly can understand why not only myself but a lot of my colleagues were very concerned about what the President was saying ... but I think the waters have been calmed by what he said on Saturday," Romney, who was one of several Republicans who helped broker the infrastructure deal, told Tapper.