The company has suggested it could approach US regulators for an emergency-use authorization as soon as the outset of 2021. Jens Spahn was quoted as saying in Der Spiegel on Friday that a vaccine could be available in January, or maybe in February or March, or even later, but said there would be no compulsory vaccination.
In addition, traditional flu clinic locations may have changed due to these precautions and other public health measures. Leading by example, Mayor John Tory, the City's Medical Officer of Health, Doctor Eileen de Villa, and Board of Health Chair Joe Cressy, are all rolling up their sleeves to get their flu shot on Thursday morning.
The approval of Veklury was supported by the agency's analysis of data from three randomized, controlled clinical trials that included patients hospitalized with mild-to-severe COVID-19. WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said the U.S. FDA drug regulator does not appear to have taken the results of the global health body's study into account in giving approval.
Previously, CDC defined close contact as being within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes. This updated guideline was announced through a CDC statement on Wednesday. Officials went on to stress the importance of social distancing and wearing masks whenever possible. Excess deaths are defined as the number of people who have died from all causes, in excess of the expected number of deaths for a given place and time.
In one stunning moment during the 2016 campaign, in an effort to deflect from the release of the Access Hollywood tape in which he is heard boasting about groping women, Trump held a press conference just before a debate with Hillary Clinton during which he appeared with women who had accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault.
President Donald Trump released video of the "60 Minutes" interview with Lesley Stahl he walked out on earlier this week. But when you set up the interview, you didn't say that. "I hope that they end it; it'll be so good if they end it", Trump said. "The fact of the matter is, who is it that's burning down American cities right now?" "Oh he probably will, because I think he's a very dishonest guy", Trump said.