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By William A. Haseltine - Sep 12,2022
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT  —  With COVID-19 still an ever-present threat and monkeypox cases rising alongside existing chronic epidemics, building strong, responsive public-health systems has never been more important.
By William A. Haseltine - Aug 30,2022
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT — As the director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Rochelle Walensky, recently acknowledged, poor public-health communication and messaging throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the public”s trust in health agencies and institut
By William A. Haseltine - Aug 20,2022
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT  —  With COVID-19 still an ever-present threat and monkeypox cases rising alongside existing chronic health epidemics, building strong, responsive public health systems has never been more important.
By William A. Haseltine - Jun 11,2022
BOSTON — Once again, COVID-19 is rampaging unchecked through the US population, because there are no longer any public-health measures in place to protect adequately against infection.
By William A. Haseltine - Mar 02,2022
BOSTON  —  It is now well known that SARS-CoV-2 can mutate to evade vaccine protection against infection. The Omicron variants  —  BA.1, B1.1 and BA.2  —  can infect those who were previously infected by other variants, even when vaccinated.
By William A. Haseltine - Dec 07,2021
BOSTON — As yet another new SARS-CoV-2 variant emerges and begins to spread — one with a worryingly large set of mutations that may make the virus more capable of evading our immune defences, we are all being forced to reassess the strategies we have come to rely on for protectio
By William A. Haseltine - Aug 01,2021
BOSTON — The United States has now entered its fifth wave of COVID-19 infections. In each one, the country has paid a high price for doing far less than it could. In the first wave, lockdowns and other restrictions were spotty. Then came untested and unproven treatments.
By William A. Haseltine - Mar 20,2021
CAMBRIDGE — After a year of steadily increasing COVID-19 case counts, the United States may finally be at an inflection point.
By William A. Haseltine - Nov 15,2020
NEW YORK — During a September 15 ABC News “town hall”-style event, US President Donald Trump told host George Stephanopoulos that without a vaccine, COVID-19 would still “go away”. Over time, Trump said, “You’ll develop herd — like a herd mentality.
By William A. Haseltine - Oct 04,2020
NEW YORK — During a September 15 ABC News “town hall”-style event, US President Donald Trump told host George Stephanopoulos that without a vaccine, COVID-19 would still “go away”. Over time, Trump said, “You’ll develop herd — like a herd mentality.

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