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CBS News 1 Sep 2020

Doctor weighs in on the safety of going back to school amid coronavirus pandemic


New York City announced it is delaying the reopening of its public schools until September 21 to allow more time to prepare. Dr. Eric Cioe-Peña, an emergency physician and the director of global health for Northwell Health, joined CBSN to discuss whether it's safe for students to go back to school as the nation continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Moderna's CEO says interim results are expected next month from a large clinical trial of the company's coronavirus vaccine -- one of several vaccines in the final phase of testing. If all goes well, the FDA could authorize emergency use by the end of the year. Internal medicine specialist and immunologist Dr. Neeta Ogden joined CBSN to weigh in on the latest developments.
In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell, Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke about how to vote safely amid the coronavirus pandemic, as well as his concerns about risky behavior at large political rallies.
President Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions about the implications of the illness given the president's age and other risk factors. Dr. Bob Lahita, professor of medicine at New York Medical College and chairman of medicine at St. Joseph University Hospital, joined CBSN to discuss what we know about the condition.
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., talks to Fox News' Leland Vittert about the state of his Senate race and the Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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