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9:28 p.m. April 18, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
The public’s expectation of perfection: Risk of blood clot from Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is 0.00009% ‘It’s the same perceptual problem when we blindly drive to the airport texting, yet worry about the airplane’‘It’s the same perceptual problem when we blindly drive to the airport texting, yet worry about the airplane.’
5:58 a.m. April 11, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Weary of #fakenews, more Americans are getting their COVID-related news from peer-reviewed medical journals Social media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications mightSocial media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications might.
5:34 a.m. April 3, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Frugality will continue to reign’: Eager to save hundreds of dollars, Americans flock to one type of product A new report from the Conference Board tracks three distinct trendsA new report from the Conference Board tracks three distinct trends.
7:26 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
CDC Director: ‘I can’t tell you how much vaccine we have and, if I can’t tell it to you, then I can’t tell it to the governors’ President Joe Biden has outlined a goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, which some analysts describe as ambitiousPresident Joe Biden has outlined a goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, which some analysts describe as ambitious.
8:16 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why do I need to wear a mask if I’ve had COVID-19? Who is it protecting? Can I really be reinfected? ‘Like everyone else, I am hoping that the vaccine will help infection rates and more people can get back to work’‘Like everyone else, I am hoping that the vaccine will help infection rates, and more people can get back to work.’
5:39 a.m. Jan. 17, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Biden’s $1.9-trillion COVID-19 rescue plan is a ‘lifeline’ for millions of Americans President-elect Joe Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in a new coronavirus economic relief package when he takes office this monthPresident-elect Biden said he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in a new coronavirus economic relief package when he takes office this month.
5:16 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I didn’t receive a $1,200 stimulus check during the first surge of COVID-19. Will I get a payment this time around? President-elect Bidens said Thursday he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief plan. President-elect Bidens said Thursday he will call for $1,400 stimulus checks and more vaccine funds in $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief plan.
11:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Biden wants Americans to wear masks for 100 days — do they protect against COVID-19 or merely promote healthy behavior? ‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch.
2:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden’s pandemic plan: Restore Obamacare, mandatory masks, paid sick leave and free COVID-19 tests The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face’The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face.’
10:12 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Cytokine Storm’ — the ‘intriguing’ similarity between COVID-19 and the 1918 influenza A hyperinflammatory immune response to the influenza of 1918 was seen as one reason healthy people were so hard hit. How big a role has it played in 2020?A hyperinflammatory immune response to the influenza of 1918 was seen as one reason healthy people were so hard hit. How big a role has it played in 2020?
3:01 a.m. Nov. 29, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Americans pay more for prescription drugs than anyone else. Can Amazon Pharmacy change that? What the e-commerce behemoth’s entry into the pharmacy business could mean for consumers’ health and wealthWhat the e-commerce behemoth’s entry into the pharmacy business could mean for consumers’ health and wealth
12:57 a.m. Nov. 26, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The CDC says you shouldn’t travel for Thanksgiving — how to reduce risk of infection if you do ‘The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with,’ the agency said ‘The safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with,’ the agency said.
9:08 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Bruce Horovitz
Life will never be the same for people over 60 — even with a COVID-19 vaccine These are the likely long-term impacts on gatherings, travel, eating, medicine, home life and even public restroomsMost will keep taking precautions. Here’s a preview of post-vaccine life for older Americans.
12:07 p.m. Oct. 30, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Watch: Georgia debate gets heated as Sen. David Perdue is labeled a ‘crook’ by rival Jon Ossoff Ossoff calls incumbent a coward as Perdue pulls out of third debate, which had been set for SundayThe third debate has been canceled after Perdue pulled out
5:25 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Trump calls Dr. Fauci a ‘disaster’ — Fauci tells Americans: ‘Stay away from the politics’ The president said, ‘Every time he goes on television there’s always a bomb, but there’s a bigger bomb if you fire him’The president said, ‘Every time he goes on television there’s always a bomb, but there’s a bigger bomb if you fire him.’
3:44 a.m. Oct. 9, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump supporters say they don’t view his contracting the coronavirus as a cautionary taleComments to the AP from supporters in various states serve as a testament to the power of Trump’s messaging, widely seen as misleading by public health experts.
10:26 p.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Don’t ever, ever underestimate the potential of the pandemic’: 5 reasons scientists say you should be afraid of COVID-19 President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’
4:19 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Public health experts grew increasingly uncomfortable as Trump continued to minimize severity of coronavirus crisis President Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphonePresident Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphone.
5:19 p.m. Sept. 13, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Trump told Woodward: ‘Nothing more could have been done’ on coronavirus response Journalist tells ‘60 Minutes’ that Trump ‘failed’ by not being honest with America“I mean, it almost took my breath away, that there was such certainty, when he was absolutely wrong about the issue that defines the position of this country right now,” Woodward told “60 Minutes.”
7:22 a.m. Sept. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Another warning from the 1918 flu for COVID-19: ‘Survival does not mean that individuals fully recovered’ ‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19’‘We may never know the true mortality consequences of 1918 because of incomplete or inaccurate record keeping, issues that also undermine our ability to quantify the impact of COVID-19.’
11:44 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
COVID-19 and 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ have one depressing thing in common A new working paper looks at the effects of the 1918 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on mortality and the economy, plus the role of non-pharmaceutical interventionsA new working paper looks at the effects of the 1918 influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on mortality and the economy, plus the role of non-pharmaceutical interventions.
12:46 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci says the U.S. can learn from Asian countries and island nations in the battle against COVID-19 The infectious-disease expert said, ‘To think that you can ignore the biologic and get the economy back, it’s not going to happen. You have got to do both.’The infectious-disease expert said, ‘To think that you can ignore the biologic and get the economy back, it’s not going to happen. You have got to do both.’
12:46 a.m. Aug. 24, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
This is when people with COVID-19 are at their most contagious The actual number of coronavirus cases worldwide is likely far higher than 23 million, scientists sayThe actual number of coronavirus cases worldwide is likely far higher than 23 million, scientists say.
11:17 p.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Does sunshine kill coronavirus? Will antibiotics help? These are the most widely shared misconceptions about COVID-19 Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, some people are on edge, while others are just plain confusedSix months into the coronavirus pandemic, some people are on edge, while others are just plain confused.
12:21 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
George Conway column taunts Trump supporters as believing everything the president says ‘I (still) believe the president, and in the president,’ claims noted Republican lawyer in satirical op-ed‘I (still) believe the president, and in the president’ he writes satirically
3:02 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — are they as contagious as those who display symptoms? Asymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study saysAsymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study says.
3:45 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The man who warned in 2018 that America was unprepared for a pandemic says: ‘The U.S. squandered every possible opportunity to control the coronavirus’ On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come’On the anniversary of the 1918 flu, Ed Yong warned of another pandemic. He says the U.S. must learn the lessons from the past seven months, adding, ‘COVID-19 is merely a harbinger of worse plagues to come.’
12:54 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci tells MarketWatch: I would not get on a plane or eat inside a restaurant The veteran immunologist reveals his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemicThe veteran immunologist reveals his one big lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic.
8:26 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Wrong!’ Trump and Fauci clash over surge in coronavirus cases, handling of economic shutdown — and hydroxychloroquine Anthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in casesAnthony Fauci said the U.S. made mistakes in efforts stop the transmission of coronavirus, but President Trump gave another reason for the rise in cases.
3:56 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Top coronavirus doctor in Spain has a message for revelers and tourists: ‘A couple of drinks, you take off your mask, you sing and you dance — that’s a problem’ Dr. Vicente Soriano believes Spain won’t repeat the dramatic events of March and AprilMarketWatch spoke to Dr. Vicente Soriano, expert in infectious diseases and director of the UNIR Health Sciences School & Medical Center in Madrid, to discuss the latest coronavirus developments in Spain.
2:24 a.m. July 16, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: COVID-19 is far from contained and could rival 1918 flu pandemic that killed 50 million, experts warn Goldman Sachs posts ‘almost indecent’ earnings that far exceed expectations, while UnitedHealth revenue falls short and Walmart mandates masksThe coronavirus pandemic is far from contained and could end up rivaling the 1918 flu that killed more than 50 million people worldwide, two leading health experts are warning.
5:49 a.m. July 14, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Here’s one ‘remarkable’ difference between COVID-19 and the 1918 Spanish flu There are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, ChinaThere are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
8:37 a.m. June 24, 2020 - Associated Press
Phoenix megachurch delivers for Trump the raucous atmosphere he’d hoped Tulsa rally would provide Where the 19,000-seat Tulsa arena was one-third full, the Phoenix church building, with its capacity of about 3,000, was crowdedWhere 19,000-seat Tulsa arena was one-third full, the Phoenix church building, with its capacity of about 3,000, was crowded.
7:42 p.m. June 22, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘We are filling the stockpile in anticipation of a possible problem in the fall’: Government preparing for coronavirus second wave Coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surpassed 2.2 million, and there are record daily highs in half-a-dozen statesCoronavirus cases in the U.S. have surpassed 2.2 million, and there are record daily highs in half-a-dozen states.
7:10 a.m. June 21, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Trump was being ‘tongue in cheek’ when he said the U.S. should ‘slow the testing down,’ White House adviser Peter Navarro says The U.S. has tested more than 26 million people for the coronavirus causing the disease COVID-19The U.S. has tested more than 26 million people for the coronavirus causing the disease COVID-19.
4:07 a.m. June 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump supporters compete for attention with protesters outside Tulsa arena Just one arrest, say Tulsa police: apparently that of a local woman wearing an ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirt; Trump claims ‘bad people’ outside the venue doing ‘bad things’ and potentially reducing attendancePresident Donald Trump’s supporters faced off with protesters shouting “Black Lives Matter” Saturday in Tulsa as the president took the stage for his first campaign rally in months amid public health concerns about the coronavirus and fears that the event could lead to violence in the wake of killings of Black people by police.
11:43 a.m. June 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump rally attendees dismiss heat and coronavirus concerns as they line up outside Tulsa arena Temperatures in Tulsa have reached the 90s, and the Trump faithful are camped in an area with hardly a spot of shadeTemperatures in Tulsa have reached the 90s, and the Trump faithful are camped in an area with hardly a spot of shade.
4:16 a.m. June 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Atlanta police stage ‘blue flu’–style sick-out in protest of murder charge against officer who shot Rayshard Brooks Police officers Rolfe and Brosnan turned themselves in Thursday; Rolfe was held without bondPolice officers Rolfe and Brosnan turned themselves in Thursday; Rolfe was held without bond.
9:14 a.m. June 15, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Yes, America needs to brace itself for a second wave of coronavirus Coronavirus cases in the U.S. have surpassed 2 million, and have risen by double-digit percentages in 16 U.S. states that have loosened restrictions since Memorial DayCoronavirus cases in the U.S. have surpassed 2 million, and have risen by double-digit percentages in 16 U.S. states that have loosened restrictions since Memorial Day.
5:29 a.m. June 13, 2020 - By Michael Brush
Warren Buffett made a smart move by buying more shares of Liberty Sirius XM — here’s why you might want to do the same Buffett and his team made a mistake by selling airlines recently, but they haven’t lost their touchBuffett and his team made a mistake by selling airlines recently, but they haven’t lost their touch.
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