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Inoculating Ourselves Against the “Pandemic of Fear”

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Release Date: 03/17/2021

FDA Head Says Most People Will Get COVID-19 as U.S. Reaches Record Hospitalizations, Cases show art FDA Head Says Most People Will Get COVID-19 as U.S. Reaches Record Hospitalizations, Cases

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

The acting head of the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said that most people will get COVID-19 as the U.S. hits record levels of hospitalizations and infections.

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Bee Bloeser show art Bee Bloeser

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Bee Bloeser was in Africa after the CDC dispatched her husband Carl to join the global smallpox vaccination campaign in 1969. “Vaccines and Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox in Africa amid Tribalism, Terror and the Cold War,” details Bee’s time in Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea

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New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record show art New COVID-19 cases in US soar to highest levels on record

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have soared to the highest level on record at over 265,000 per day on average, a surge driven largely by the highly contagious omicron variant.

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Paul Mango show art Paul Mango

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Paul Mango was the Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2019-2021. During this time, he served as Secretary Azar's formal liaison to Operation Warp Speed where he was involved in nearly all strategic, operational, and financial aspects of the program, and facilitated its day-to-day activities among the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, and the White House.

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Dr. Jeremy Levin show art Dr. Jeremy Levin

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

My returning guest today is Dr. Jeremy Levin, Chairman and CEO of Ovid Therapeutics and the immediate past Chairman of the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization. He has been voted one of the 25 most influential people in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to Ovid, Dr. Levin served as President and CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) the world’s largest generics drug company.

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Jacob Teitelbaum, MD show art Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

According to chronic fatigue/fibromyalgia researcher and clinician Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, the disabling effects of 'long COVID' indicate what Dr. Fauci has called post-viral syndrome, which mirrors Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

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Nearly One Third Of Healthcare Workers In U.S. Hospitals Are Still Not Vaccinated Against Covid-19 show art Nearly One Third Of Healthcare Workers In U.S. Hospitals Are Still Not Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Nearly one third of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals are still not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as tensions escalate over a looming—and contested—nationwide mandate that officials worry will leave the sector with a shortage of critical workers.

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10 Reasons Your Child Should Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 as Soon as Possible show art 10 Reasons Your Child Should Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 as Soon as Possible

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Dr. Gronvall is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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White House rolls out plan to quickly immunize kids age 5 to 11 against Covid show art White House rolls out plan to quickly immunize kids age 5 to 11 against Covid

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

The White House on Wednesday outlined its plan to distribute doses of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to kids ages 5 to 11 as soon as it’s authorized by U.S. drug regulators.

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More Than 6.41 Billion Shots Given: Covid-19 Tracker show art More Than 6.41 Billion Shots Given: Covid-19 Tracker

Politics & Life Sciences (PLS) with Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

In the U.S., 398 million Covid-19 doses have been administered

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