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Dr. Fauci to testify reopening too early risks ‘needless suffering and death’ from coronavirus: Report

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Coronavirus Preparedness and Response, in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist and… Read More »

Researchers cut chloroquine study short over safety concerns, citing a ‘primary outcome’ of death

Medical staff shows on February 26, 2020 packets of a Nivaquine, tablets containing chloroquine and Plaqueril, tablets containing hydroxychloroquine, drugs that has shown signs of effectiveness against coronavirus. Gerard Julien | AFP | Getty Images Citing a “primary outcome” of death, researchers cut short a study testing anti-malaria drug chloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19… Read More »

US coronavirus death toll tops 40,000 as researchers call for more testing before reopening economy

The 40,461 deaths are among more than 755,533 coronavirus cases, the university’s Covid-19 tracker says. The grim milestone was reached as Harvard researchers warned that if the country wants the economy to open back up — and stay that way — testing must go up to at least 500,000 people per day. Testing nationwide is… Read More »