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The coronavirus may have mutated to become more infectious, Dr. Anthony Fauci says

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases prepares to testify ahead of a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 30, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters The coronavirus has mutated in a way that might help the pathogen spread more… Read More »

‘Not going back’: DeSantis says no plans to reverse course on Florida reopening

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state is “not going back” on reopening as cases there continue to skyrocket. The Republican governor told reporters on Tuesday that he thinks the surging numbers of COVID-19 cases are not because of stores being open but rather “social interactions.” “We’re not going back, closing things. I don’t think… Read More »

Fauci says reluctance to follow health guidelines is ‘frustrating’

Top government infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that it was “frustrating” that the public was ignoring health guidelines to prevent further coronavirus spread. “Clearly, we have not succeeded in getting the public as a whole, uniformly to respond in a way that is a sound scientific [response to a] public health and… Read More »

To revamp ‘antiquated’ EHR system, VA needs more specialty docs involved, GAO says

Dive Brief: The Government Accountability Office in a new report said the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could be more inclusive as it makes efforts to revamp its “antiquated” electronic health records system, in particular when handling stakeholder input on how its system should be deployed and operated. Of particular concern is that workshops held… Read More »