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Vatican Conference 2021: Chelsea Clinton, Francis Collins speak on second day

CNA Staff, May 7, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). On the second day of an online Vatican conference on “exploring the mind, body, and soul,” Chelsea Clinton called for the regulation of “anti-vaccine content” on social media. She made the appeal during a May 7 discussion on building a...
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April 25 — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, NIH Dir. Francis Collins, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison & Keith Mayes

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison and University of Minnesota Associate Professor Keith Mayes discuss what the Derek Chauvin verdict means for the future of policing. Director of National Institutes of Health Dr. Francis Collins breaks down the status of the J&J vaccine. Malcolm Gladwell, Peggy Noonan, Morgan Radford and Eugene Robinson join the Meet the Press roundtable.
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Q&A: NIH Director Francis Collins on the battle to improve vaccine acceptance

As the coronavirus pandemic begins to come under control in the United States, public health experts are increasingly anxious about the significant number of Americans who express skepticism or hesitancy about getting one of the three FDA-approved vaccines. Few Americans have greater insight into the history, safety and efficacy of...

Francis Collins

Francis Collins “Pig”, 88, of Rison, passed away peacefully at his home February 18, 2021. He was born September 16, 1932 in Rockford, IL to the late Albert and Captolia Whipple Collins. Francis was a self-employed contractor for 60 years. He likes spending time with his family, picking his guitar...
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Preview: “Axios on HBO” interviews NIH director Francis Collins

On the next episode of “Axios on HBO”, Axios editor in chief Nicholas Johnston interviews NIH director Francis Collins. Catch the full interview and much more on Sunday, February 21 at 6 p.m. ET/PT on all HBO platforms. Go deeper. The Senate Homeland Security Committee is postponing a confirmation hearing...

The Deep Connection of Faith and Science with Dr. Francis Collins

The Deep Connection of Faith & Science with Dr. Francis Collins. Rev. Jim Wallis and Director of the National Institute of Health Dr. Francis Collins break down the current state of our country with COVID-19 and how the faith community can help with vaccine distribution and messaging. Collins shares his journey of religion and science, and how he's found his harmony between the two.
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NIH Director Francis Collins Is Fighting This Coronavirus While Preparing for the Next One

In May 2020, Dr. Francis Collins, the longtime head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was called to the White House to meet with Jared Kushner, the then President’s son-in-law and adviser, and Dr. Deborah Birx, the head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. A few weeks earlier, Congress had given the NIH $1.5 billion to try to speed up the process of developing new diagnostic tests for COVID-19, and the White House, which was dubious about increasing the rate of testing, wanted to know more about what the NIH was doing.

Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary COVID-19 Livestream with Dr. Francis Collins

NewsUncategorizedGordon Conwell Theological Seminary COVID-19 Livestream with Dr. Francis Collins. Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary will be hosting a Facebook livestream featuring Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, to discuss COVID-19 and the vaccine. If you would like to attend the livestream, you can sign up here:

Viewpoint: Why Francis Collins is a bad choice to head the NIH

This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, opinion and analysis of biotechnology innovation. [I]n his eight years in charge of federal efforts to understand, diagnose and cure disease, current NIH Director Francis Collins has systematically undermined the effectiveness of the institution and overseen a decline of American science.
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The Path Forward: Combating COVID-19 with NIH Director Francis Collins, MD

“THE STAND,” based on one of Stephen King’s most acclaimed novels, depicts his apocalyptic vision of a world enveloped by a deadly plague. Actor Jovan Adepo and executive producer Benjamin Cavell join The Post to discuss the new CBS miniseries. Friday, December 18, 2020. Former secretary of defense Chuck Hagel...
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The Path Forward: Combating COVID-19 with NIH Director Francis Collins, MD

The National Institutes of Health partnered with biotech company Moderna to create a safe and efficacious COVID-19 vaccine and is also at the forefront of developing critical antibody treatments and therapeutics. While the first round of vaccinations commences in the U.S., NIH director Francis Collins, MD, will join The Washington Post’s Frances Stead Sellers for the latest updates on coronavirus treatment, the country’s historic mass inoculation campaign, and how public health officials are combating skepticism and educating the public about vaccines.