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  • $100 as a Vaccine Incentive? Experiment Suggests It Can Pay Off May 04, 2021 05:59 PM IST

    $100 as a Vaccine Incentive? Experiment Suggests It Can Pay Off

    Last month, researchers randomly assigned unvaccinated respondents to see messages about financial incentives. Some people were asked about the chances they would get a vaccine if it came with a $25 cash payment; other people were asked about receiving $50 or $100.

  • Dr Anthony Fauci suggests a few weeks' lockdown in India to break chain of COVID-19 transmission May 01, 2021 02:21 PM IST

    Dr Anthony Fauci suggests a few weeks' lockdown in India to break chain of COVID-19 transmission

    Without naming any government, Anthony Fauci said one of the things that should have been recognised that "victory was declared maybe too prematurely".

  • Fauci: AstraZeneca likely to release new statement on its COVID-19 vaccine Mar 24, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    Fauci: AstraZeneca likely to release new statement on its COVID-19 vaccine

    Fauci said he was concerned about miscommunication around COVID-19 vaccine efficacy but was confident a revised statement from AstraZeneca would dispel any confusion about that shot's effectiveness.

  • US weighs 3-foot distancing rule, a major change: Anthony Fauci Mar 15, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    US weighs 3-foot distancing rule, a major change: Anthony Fauci

    Anthony Fauci, a world-respected figure during the coronavirus crisis, said experts at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were examining a Massachusetts study that found "no substantial difference" in COVID cases in schools observing six-foot and three-foot rules.

  • Anthony Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian Mar 03, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Anthony Fauci presents his personal virus model to Smithsonian

    The museum asked Anthony Fauci to contribute a personal artifact to mark the pandemic, and he chose the lumpy blue and orange ball that he used to explain the complexities of the virus in dozens of interviews.

  • Anthony Fauci says US must stick to two-shot strategy for Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines Mar 02, 2021 09:57 AM IST

    Anthony Fauci says US must stick to two-shot strategy for Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

    Fauci said that delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks, the newspaper on Monday.

  • Fauci says he sees US CDC relaxing some COVID-19 guidelines soon: Report Feb 23, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    Fauci says he sees US CDC relaxing some COVID-19 guidelines soon: Report

    'I believe you're going to be hearing more of the recommendations of how you can relax the stringency of some of the things, particularly when you're dealing with something like your own personal family, when people have been vaccinated,' Fauci said, adding he expected the new guidance 'pretty soon.'

  • US to join global coronavirus vaccine programme Jan 21, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    US to join global coronavirus vaccine programme

    Anthony Fauci, Joe Biden's top medical adviser on the pandemic, told the WHO's executive board that the president will issue a directive on Thursday that shows the United States' intent to join the COVAX Facility, a project to deploy COVID-19 vaccines to people in need around the world whether in rich or poor countries.

  • Anthony Fauci’s plea ‘Wear a mask’ tops list of 2020 notable quotes Dec 07, 2020 06:41 PM IST

    Anthony Fauci’s plea ‘Wear a mask’ tops list of 2020 notable quotes

    Also on the list is “I can’t breathe,” the plea George Floyd made repeatedly to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner. Several quotes from the presidential campaign appear including Joe Biden telling a student: “You’re a lying dog-faced pony soldier.”

  • Americans brace for COVID-19 'surge upon a surge' Nov 30, 2020 03:19 PM IST

    Americans brace for COVID-19 'surge upon a surge'

    The United States is the world's worst-affected country, with 266,831 COVID-19 deaths, and President Donald Trump's administration has issued conflicting messages on mask-wearing, travel and the danger posed by the virus.

  • Donald Trump suggests he might try to fire Anthony Fauci post-election Nov 02, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    Donald Trump suggests he might try to fire Anthony Fauci post-election

    Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious-disease expert who is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has taken issue with Donald Trump's repeated assertions that the US fight against the virus was "rounding the turn" when in fact tens of thousands of people are being infected daily.

  • Anthony Fauci says he is worried coronavirus task force member is giving bad information to Donald Trump Sep 29, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Anthony Fauci says he is worried coronavirus task force member is giving bad information to Donald Trump

    "Well yeah, I'm concerned that sometimes things are said that are really taken either out of context or actually incorrect," Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said when asked by CNN if he was worried Atlas was sharing misleading information.

  • Anthony Fauci says scientists may know if COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective by December Sep 23, 2020 10:53 PM IST

    Anthony Fauci says scientists may know if COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective by December

    As the government’s leading infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci has been a realist about the dangers of the coronavirus but also optimistic about the prospects for a vaccine.

  • Anthony Fauci disagrees with Donald Trump on coronavirus, cites disturbing US statistics Sep 12, 2020 08:36 AM IST

    Anthony Fauci disagrees with Donald Trump on coronavirus, cites disturbing US statistics

    Anthony Fauci, the outspoken director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the United States was starting the flu season with a high baseline of around 40,000 new cases a day and deaths are averaging around 1,000 daily.

  • Anthony Fauci says Astrazeneca vaccine pause unfortunate but a safety valve Sep 09, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Anthony Fauci says Astrazeneca vaccine pause unfortunate but a safety valve

    "It's really one of the safety valves that you have on clinical trials such as this, so it's unfortunate that it happened," Fauci told CBS "This Morning" in an interview.

  • Russia's race for coronavirus vaccine raises concerns in the West; Fauci questions fast-track approach Aug 08, 2020 09:47 PM IST

    Russia's race for coronavirus vaccine raises concerns in the West; Fauci questions fast-track approach

    Delivering a vaccine first is a matter of national prestige for the Kremlin as it tries to assert the image of Russia as a global power capable of competing with the US and China.

  • Dr Anthony Fauci: Thousands signing up for coronavirus vaccine trials Jul 31, 2020 09:35 PM IST

    Dr Anthony Fauci: Thousands signing up for coronavirus vaccine trials

    Trials are pivotal for establishing the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines. Not all patients who volunteer for clinical trials are eligible to participate.

  • Donald Trump again pushes unproven drug as COVID-19 treatment Jul 28, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    Donald Trump again pushes unproven drug as COVID-19 treatment

    Yet overnight, after returning from a trip to North Carolina where he promoted efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, Trump retweeted a series of tweets advocating for hydroxychloroquine.

  • US shatters coronavirus record with over 77,000 cases in a day Jul 17, 2020 10:23 PM IST

    US shatters coronavirus record with over 77,000 cases in a day

    The loss of 969 lives was the biggest increase since June 10, with Florida, South Carolina and Texas all reporting their biggest one-day spikes on Thursday.

  • Anthony Fauci bullish on prospects for US vaccine, not worried about China winning race Jul 16, 2020 11:30 AM IST

    Anthony Fauci bullish on prospects for US vaccine, not worried about China winning race

    His comments follow promising early stage data for the Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine, released on Tuesday, that was developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which Fauci directs.

  • Trump takes swipes at Fauci, CDC as coronavirus cases rise Jul 13, 2020 08:13 PM IST

    Trump takes swipes at Fauci, CDC as coronavirus cases rise

    The Republican president, seeking re-election in November, has been increasingly critical of government health officials and their guidance as a steady rise in infections threatens the easing of shutdown restrictions across the country.

  • Fauci says no guarantee US will have effective COVID-19 vaccine, warns spread 'could get very bad' Jun 30, 2020 10:40 PM IST

    Fauci says no guarantee US will have effective COVID-19 vaccine, warns spread 'could get very bad'

    Fauci warned that the daily increase of new cases in the United States, currently around 40,000, could reach 100,000 if people do not adhere to social distancing guidelines and wear masks.

  • Slight coronavirus spikes may get out of control amid US reopening: Anthony Fauci Jun 13, 2020 01:00 PM IST

    Slight coronavirus spikes may get out of control amid US reopening: Anthony Fauci

    So far, more than 114,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States, according to a Reuters tally. About half a dozen US states are grappling with a rising number of coronavirus patients filling hospital beds.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | US expert Dr Anthony Fauci calls WHO comments on asymptomatic spread 'not correct' Jun 10, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | US expert Dr Anthony Fauci calls WHO comments on asymptomatic spread 'not correct'

    WHO's technical lead Maria Van Kerkhove tried to clear up “misunderstandings” on the pandemic about comments she made that were widely understood to suggest that people without COVID-19 symptoms rarely transmit the virus. She insisted on Tuesday that she was referring only to a few studies, not a complete picture.

  • Early end to US state lockdowns could cause needless 'suffering and death': Anthony Fauci May 13, 2020 07:12 AM IST

    Early end to US state lockdowns could cause needless 'suffering and death': Anthony Fauci

    Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a U.S. Senate panel that the virus epidemic is not yet under control in areas of the nation.

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