Results for dr william haseltine

Add to feed Create your own feed

Latest

“It’s going to get a lot worse,” Dr. William Haseltine, a renowned infectious disease expert, told @OliviaMesser . “We’re looking at easily an excess of 100,000 infections a day and overwhelmed hospitals all over the country.”

@RantmasterBob  He's amazing @WmHaseltine  ... Dr. William Haseltine, Chmn & Pres of @ACCESSHI  .. Access Health International .. and founder of Human Genome Sciences ... author of: My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19 " #thebest 

Dr. William Haseltine, a former professor at Harvard Medical School, calls herd immunity "extremely dangerous." "What it would mean in America, just off the bat is about 1.5 to 2.5 million people dead. That's what it would mean."

Learn the latest on coronavirus vaccines with bioethicist Art Caplan and infectious disease experts Maria Elena Bottazzi and Dr. William Haseltine.

“I’m not saying it’s not effective, it could be effective for a short period of time,” says Dr. William Haseltine about the FDA’s emergency authorization for convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19. “We just don’t have the data to prove it because there is no control.”

Dr. William Haseltine on the FDA’s authorization for convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19: “This is not about the data. It was clear from my reading of the data as well as the National Institutes of Health and the statements from the FDA that this was not ready for primetime.”

“I’m not saying it’s not effective, it could be effective for a short period of time,” says Dr. William Haseltine about the FDA’s emergency authorization for convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19. “We just don’t have the data to prove it because there is no control.”

“This is not about the data. It was clear from my reading of the data as well as the National Institutes of Health and the statements from the FDA that this was not ready for primetime.” - Dr. William Haseltine on the FDA’s authorization for convalescent plasma to treat Covid-19

Loading
Loading

Most relevant

Dr. William Haseltine: "I hope Dr. Redfield ... was quoted out of context when he said it's very, very difficult for children to get sick. That is not true. Children get infected. They infect each other. They infect their parents. And when they do get sick, it is catastrophic."

"Instead of sending paramilitary troops to our cities, he should be sending medical aid," Dr. William Haseltine says about President Trump.

Dr. William Haseltine on Pres. Trump's attacks on China: "I wish we'd stop fighting with China and start learning from how they control it. ... Twice as many Americans have died from this disease as Chinese have gotten the disease. They have 0.3% of our deaths and our infections"

Putting 50 million more kids in close contact by opening up schools could lay the groundwork for "a second fire to erupt," says Dr. William Haseltine. "You're pouring fuel on a raging fire," he adds.

“By October, November or December, we’re not going to know it’s safe,” says Dr. William Haseltine about President Trump claiming, without evidence, that a vaccine could be ready by Election Day. “It’s going to take at least a year follow-up to know a vaccine is safe.”

"This pandemic is not disappearing," says Dr. William Haseltine about President Trump's claim that Covid-19 will "just disappear." "If you have leadership, governance and individual responsibility, it can be reduced to zero."

Dr. William Haseltine says challenge trials of a coronavirus vaccine aren't a good idea. Most volunteers "are going to be young, and who really needs the vaccine are old people. Nobody in their right mind would give a live virus to an old, susceptible person... it's unethical."

Amid Fox News’ round-the-clock promotion of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential coronavirus cure, renowned biologist Dr. William Haseltine told Fox News host Dana Perino that it was “irresponsible” to tout the unproven drug

Loading
Loading