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Dr. Fauci says he doesn't understand parents who have not vaccinated their kids: 'What are you waiting for? Protect your children'

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 7 year old Kye'Vontay Jordan was one of the first kids ages 5-11 to receive a COVID-19 shot in Washington DC. Tom Williams-CQ Roll Call via Getty Images / Children's National Hospital
Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn't think there's any reason to wait to vaccinate 5-11 year olds.
"There have been clinical trials that are very, very clear to show that the vaccine is highly effective and very safe," Fauci said.
The FDA says the safety database of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds is already as robust as...
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Aside from vaccination, mask-wearing seems the most effective tool for combating COVID-19, a major study suggests

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Mask-wearing reduced COVID-19 incidence by 53%, a large study found. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images
Mask-wearing seems the best public health measure for fighting COVID-19, according to a large analysis.
Hand-washing and social distancing could also reduce the number of new COVID-19 cases, the study authors said.
The researchers bemoaned a lack of quality data on quarantine, lockdowns, and school closures.
Mask-wearing seems to be the most effective public health measure for combating the coronavirus, according to a large global analysis that found it reduced COVID-19 incidence by...
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We spoke to Dr. Fauci about what 2022 holds for COVID-19 vaccines

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm healthcare editor Leah Rosenbaum, and this week in healthcare news: In an interview with Insider, Dr. Fauci spoke about what 2022 holds for COVID-19 vaccines; We spoke with Verily's new president of research about how the company plans to revolutionize clinical trials ; Moderna's Eric Huang spoke with us about the company's new foray into gene editing. If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at lrosenbaum insider.com or tweet leah rosenbaum. Let's get to it... First: It's official: The FDA on Friday authorized booster...
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