Anthony Fauci on Covid-19 reopenings, vaccines, and moving at ‘warp speed’

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has seen the photos of bars packed with mask-less patrons. He was not impressed. He was similarly unenthused about a decision by the biotech company Moderna to issue snippets of early data from the vaccine trial his agency has been conducting — without […]

U.S. protests could exacerbate coronavirus outbreak, officials warn

As the U.S. erupted in protest over the weekend in response to the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, health officials are warning that mass gatherings will likely exacerbate the coronavirus outbreak in the most vulnerable communities. The protests...

Jaws returns, as Universal Studios Japan to reopen this month

Visitors walk in front of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter themed area at Universal Studios Japan, operated by USJ Co., in Osaka, Japan. Getty Images Jaws is back. So are the herd of Hippogriffs from Hogwarts, and the T.Rex from Jurassic Park as Universal Studios...

Delta, union working to avoid furloughs of 2,300 pilots

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines...

Russia approves drug to treat Covid-19, hospitals to use in June

Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug, Aviifavir, to treat Covid-19 and will start delivering it to hospitals this month, according to Russia’s sovereign wealth fund. The fund, RDIF, has provided money for Russia’s development and production of the...