How Biden could help speed up coronavirus vaccinations

Joe Biden’s ability to improve coronavirus vaccinations across the U.S. will largely depend on stronger partnerships with the states, experts said.Why it matters: The next several months will present a new, whack-a-mole set of problems, all with tough tradeoffs.The big picture: “I think that outreach and offering of assistance…would be a different approach from what…Continue Reading

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Receives Its Very First Patch

Recently, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered got its very first patch. It fixes and adjusts certain things and even improves the overall stability of the game. The update for the Nintendo Switch version, in particular, improves the visual performance in a number of races and sorts out some technical issues with the status of…Continue Reading

How Operation Warp Speed delivered a COVID vaccine in record time: Azar

As we enter this winter, we face alarming trends in the spread of COVID-19 around the country, but even in this challenging time, we have so much reason for hope. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, and Operation Warp Speed (OWS) and its private sector partners immediately began shipping…Continue Reading

Operation Warp Speed Head Says He’s Been Instructed Not To Share Vaccine Information With Biden Team

Topline As the U.S. braces simultaneously for a presidential power handoff and distribution of coronavirus vaccines that are expected to be approved soon, the head of the White House’s program to accelerate development of a vaccine, Operation Warp Speed, said Sunday morning that while he’s happy to work with President-elect Joe Biden, he’s been instructed…Continue Reading

Speed of COVID vaccine testing did not compromise safety, Fauci says

Home News Dr. Anthony Fauci during a White House press briefing on Nov. 19, 2020. (Image: © Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Moderna and Pfizer both recently announced that their coronavirus vaccines were around 95% effective in preventing COVID-19. Just one year ago, not a single person knew that the novel coronavirus existed. This incredible speed in vaccine…Continue Reading

States beg for Warp Speed billions to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

Operation Warp Speed has an Achilles’ heel: States need billions to distribute vaccines — and many say they don’t have the cash.Why it matters: The first emergency use authorization could come as soon as next month, but vaccines require funding for workers, shipping and handling, and for reserving spaces for vaccination sites.Warp Speed is the…Continue Reading