William Schaffner

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William Schaffner explained : “Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o’clock in the morning, it may be normal,” “One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening. It’s a common way that viruses produce fever” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “It’s not a tickle in your throat. You’re not just clearing your throat. It’s not just irritated,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “It’s coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We do not test people with no symptoms because it’s a resource issue,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening. It's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think it’s potentially helpful, but I really think it needs to be promoted,” “There’s still a lot of people who aren’t wearing any facial covering or respiratory protection whether it’s a mask, shawl, bandana or whatever” External link

washtimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The utility of a mask to inhibit what's going out is pretty good," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “So this is an artificial circumstance and we don’t know that it happens in nature at all,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Ferrets are classical animals in which to study influenza — it’s been done for decades,” “If scientists were looking for an animal model, they would reach for the ferrets first” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

amestrib Friday, April 3, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 3, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are uncertainties and anxieties about that," "And we're using what we have now with great care so there's no waste" External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are uncertainties and anxieties about that," "And we're using what we have now with great care so there's no waste" External link

voanews Friday, April 3, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you think you're doing aerosolizing procedures in a healthcare setting, don't use your surgical mask. Use an N95," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The kinds of transient encounters walking up and down the aisle picking up peaches, not really hazardous," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you think you're doing aerosolizing procedures in a healthcare setting, don't use your surgical mask. Use an N95," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The kinds of transient encounters walking up and down the aisle picking up peaches not really hazardous," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I can assure you that cruise ships are not hospital ships,” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

amestrib Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

telegram Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

statesman Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

statesman Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

ohio Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

ohio Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s going to send a ripple of excitement out through the treating community,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t know which of the pharmacologic aspects of hydroxychloroquine are most active, the antiviral part, or the immunomodulatory part,” “We don’t know, but it does reinforce the notion, as the authors say briefly, it reinforces the thinking about the nature of many of these pneumonias we are seeing, which seem to have an immune basis, as opposed to being secondary bacterial pneumonia, which we see so often in influenza” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s going to send a ripple of excitement out through the treating community,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t know which of the pharmacologic aspects of hydroxychloroquine are most active, the antiviral part, or the immunomodulatory part,” “We don’t know, but it does reinforce the notion, as the authors say briefly, it reinforces the thinking about the nature of many of these pneumonias we are seeing, which seem to have an immune basis, as opposed to being secondary bacterial pneumonia, which we see so often in influenza” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That all has to do with more extensive involvement of your lungs so clearly those are things that are signals that you are doing less well with either your flu or your [COVID-19] so seek medical attention right away,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “We certainly don’t have enough masks in health care,” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “Home-made masks, shawls, scarves and anything that you can conjure up at home might well be a good idea,” “It’s not clear that it’s going to give a lot of protection, but every little bit of protection would help” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There are some modest data that it will provide some modest protection,” “And we can use all the protection we can get” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "We certainly don't have enough masks in health care," External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Home-made masks, shawls, scarves and anything that you can conjure up at home might well be a good idea," "It's not clear that it's going to give a lot of protection, but every little bit of protection would help" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "There are some modest data that it will provide some modest protection," "And we can use all the protection we can get" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

boston Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o’clock in the morning, it may be normal,” “One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening — it’s a common way that viruses produce fever” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not a tickle in your throat. You’re not just clearing your throat. It’s not just irritated. You’re not putting anything out, you’re not coughing anything up,” “The cough is bothersome, it’s coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We do not test people with no symptoms because it’s a resource issue,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

orlandosentinel Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It looks like a way to prove that social distancing works,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Some people are like, ‘Oh, I run a low temperature; oh, I run high.’ That’s right! There is variation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 30, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We didn’t use that time optimally, especially in the case of testing,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Here we have the public health issue of our era and one doesn’t hear from the CDC, the premier public health organization in the world,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We didn’t use that time optimally, especially in the case of testing,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Here we have the public health issue of our era and one doesn’t hear from the CDC, the premier public health organization in the world,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner adds : “It’s clear we have a bunch of hotspots,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, March 27, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “We still have to assess from whom we’re taking specimens,” “You have to have at least some moderate kind of illness, so people with lesser illnesses are not having specimens obtained even though we’d like to do that” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, March 27, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure that this virus is just about everywhere,” External link

fox2now Friday, March 27, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wyff4 Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure that this virus is just about everywhere,” External link

wsvn Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wlwt Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

Koat Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wyff4 Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

kcci Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wesh Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wcvb Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wxii12 Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wxii12 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

kcci Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

Koat Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "My notions are harmonious in that I also anticipate ... (the next) three to six weeks will be critical here in the United States," External link

ibtimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill and there will be more deaths,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Surgical masks fit rather loosely around the face and are not constructed, nor thick enough, to prevent infection," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Without a cough or a sneeze, if we exhale, the distance 3 to 6 feet from each other is called the breathing zone. And it's in that kind of volume of air that what I exhale begins to mix with the air that's already in the room," "So if you're standing within 3 to 6 feet of me, you may well inhale some of what I exhale. And of course if I have the virus, what I'm exhaling microscopically contains the virus" External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we're doing is trying to enforce the 6-feet-plus rule, if you will, by asking everybody to stay home who can stay home," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Without a cough or a sneeze, if we exhale, the distance 3 to 6 feet from each other is called the breathing zone. And it's in that kind of volume of air that what I exhale begins to mix with the air that's already in the room," "So if you're standing within 3 to 6 feet of me, you may well inhale some of what I exhale. And of course if I have the virus, what I'm exhaling microscopically contains the virus" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we're doing is trying to enforce the 6-feet-plus rule, if you will, by asking everybody to stay home who can stay home," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's unreasonable, I think, at this point to expect that the virus will quote-on-quote disappear during our summer months," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think it might give us a little bit of hope," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "means that the virus can hover in the air for a longer period of time because gravity won't pull it to the ground," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : "have a seasonal distribution that is not as dramatic as influenza," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill, and there will be more deaths,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill and there will be more deaths,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

kcci Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

kcci Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," "It's the alcohol that's the virus killer" External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

france24-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

wsau Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

trust2 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to," External link

trust Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wesh Monday, March 23, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wesh Monday, March 23, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wcvb Monday, March 23, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wcvb Monday, March 23, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

Koat Monday, March 23, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

Koat Monday, March 23, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wxii12 Monday, March 23, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wxii12 Monday, March 23, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

kcci Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

kcci Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wlwt Monday, March 23, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wlwt Monday, March 23, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wmur Monday, March 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wmur Monday, March 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is: ‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

click2houston Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

click2houston Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

news4jax Monday, March 23, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

news4jax Monday, March 23, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they’re not there, so I’m afraid we’re having to prioritize,” External link

wishtv Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you’re in this group, you’re not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well,” External link

wishtv Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t have to worry about pets — this virus now likes humans but data show it’s not spreading among pets or farm animals,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner agrees : “This is the time to hug your pet but not your human loved one. So let’s keep the social distancing focused on human beings, and if you need to hug something, hug your dog or your cat or ferret or whatever” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner clarified : “We’re emphasizing fever plus a notable lower respiratory tract symptom — cough or trouble breathing,” External link

monstersandcritics Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up,” “The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated” External link

ibtimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We don't have to worry about pets -- this virus now likes humans but data show it's not spreading among pets or farm animals," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner agrees : "This is the time to hug your pet but not your human loved one. So let's keep the social distancing focused on human beings, and if you need to hug something, hug your dog or your cat or ferret or whatever" External link

foxcarolina Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is, ‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Traditional public health thinking is,'Don't create widespread panic and don't go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,'" "That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is, ‘Do not create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Simple surgical masks — other than a kind of psychological comfort — really provide little, if any, protection concerning protecting you from acquiring an infection,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Simple surgical masks — other than kind psychological comfort — really provide little, if any, protection concerning protecting you from acquiring an infection,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don't create widespread panic and don't go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,'" "That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening" External link

trust2 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : “We have to remain prepared to deal with this virus over the long haul,” External link

wate Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

southernminn Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “We have to remain prepared to deal with this virus over the long haul,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

noticias-r7 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

uol Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems," External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19,” External link

wsvn Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Cuando esto ocurre, el cuerpo se da cuenta de que el virus está allí y produce una respuesta inflamatoria para tratar de combatirlo" "Por eso es que empezamos a sentir un poco de dolor de garganta y es posible que sintamos la nariz tapada" External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner dice : "pensamos que puede ir a otras partes del cuerpo" External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner señala : "Esto provoca irritación y por ello empezamos a toser " External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

uol Monday, March 16, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Monday, March 16, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

noticias-terra-br Monday, March 16, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

uol Monday, March 16, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “These asymptomatic people can be transmitters,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 16, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Going to the movies? Ah, not such a good idea. Stay home,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “a striking mystery about this virus,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Children are the great spreaders in our communities — I like to joke they have the distribution franchise,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19," External link

click2houston Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Children are the great spreaders in our communities -- I like to joke they have the distribution franchise," External link

erietvnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "a striking mystery about this virus," External link

erietvnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "O coronavírus é principalmente um vírus respiratório" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Quando isso ocorre, o corpo percebe que o vírus está lá e produz uma resposta inflamatória para tentar combatê-lo" "É por isso que começamos a sentir um pouco de dor de garganta e podemos ter um nariz entupido" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "achamos que ela pode ir para outras partes do corpo" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "Isso causa irritação e, portanto, começamos a tossir" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Going to the movies? Ah, not such a good idea. Stay home," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "a striking mystery about this virus," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Children are the great spreaders in our communities -- I like to joke they have the distribution franchise," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "O coronavírus é principalmente um vírus respiratório" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Quando isso ocorre, o corpo percebe que o vírus está lá e produz uma resposta inflamatória para tentar combatê-lo" "É por isso que começamos a sentir um pouco de dor de garganta e podemos ter um nariz entupido" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "achamos que ela pode ir para outras partes do corpo" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "Isso causa irritação e, portanto, começamos a tossir" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it’s not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle,” External link

wkrn Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “There isn’t any doubt that we are under-tested,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “All you folks older than 60 and those who have underlying illnesses, you ought to do personal mitigation starting now,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s imperative that the population understand that now is the time to get serious about avoiding group events, and to become a bit of a hermit,” “If I’m older, and have underlying illnesses, then I’m the kind of person that this virus makes more seriously and even gravely ill” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m not trying to put everyone in a plastic enclosure, but to reduce the risk,” “And every little thing you can do to reduce the risk helps” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t want to become hermits. We don’t want to get into our homes, lock the door and crawl under the bed,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This applies to absolutely everybody in the United States. We ought to be keeping our distance from each other so that this virus doesn’t enter the conversation and get between us," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Surgical masks will not prevent your acquiring diseases,” External link

foxnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle," External link

foxcarolina Friday, March 13, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “All you folks older than 60 and those who have underlying illnesses, you ought to do personal mitigation starting now,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s imperative that the population understand that now is the time to get serious about avoiding group events, and to become a bit of a hermit,” “If I’m older, and have underlying illnesses, then I’m the kind of person that this virus makes more seriously and even gravely ill” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m not trying to put everyone in a plastic enclosure, but to reduce the risk,” “And every little thing you can do to reduce the risk helps” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “A lot of us have been kind of curious about that ourselves,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It may be that our population has fewer smokers, and less pollution than they did in Wuhan, or that actually we are being affected by the milder end of the spectrum of illnesses that it may produce,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The notion of accepting a test developed by someone else I think was a bit alien," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It ought to be foolproof. As a friend of mine said, it ought to be a gorilla test — even a gorilla can run it," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "As soon as the virus started to spread in the community, then the desire for testing exploded," "Everybody's brother wanted to be tested and doctors wanted to start testing very broadly. I think that caught my friends at the CDC completely flatfooted" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Other countries are testing much more broadly than we are," "We are trotting along while they're racing along" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner reminded : “Most importantly, wash your hands frequently and thoroughly,” “Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or elbow — or better yet, into a tissue that you throw away. Stay home when you are sick, and avoid others who are sick to minimize the chance of spreading germs” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The main thing we emphasize is hand hygiene," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems," External link

cnn Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think closing the border will reduce the likelihood of entry but won’t reduce it to zero,” External link

dailystar Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think closing the border will reduce the likelihood of entry but won’t reduce it to zero,” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Testing is being rolled out. You’ll be screened, and if you meet the criteria, fever and other respiratory symptoms, you’ll be asked to come into the clinic and you’ll be met by somebody who will put a mask on you and make sure you don’t spread your virus to others,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I know you’re worried, but at the moment you can’t test all those kinds of people. We have to focus on people who have symptoms," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I’m sure what’s happened, is there’s a back log of calls," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you get to people over 70, we’re going to have much higher fatality rates. And I’ve seen some estimates of even as high as 10%, which would be huge for people 70 and older,” “But remember, those people accumulate a whole lot of underlying illnesses, which adds to their risk. They have heart disease, diabetes, lung disease ... Some of these people, particularly from China, have lived in polluted environments their whole life. Some of the men, especially, have been lifetime smokers. So they are at very increased risk of severe disease” External link

ABCnews Monday, March 9, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There’s a large epidemic of coronavirus anxiety,” External link

ABCnews Monday, March 9, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

syracuse Monday, March 9, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 9, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, March 9, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 9, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

wral Monday, March 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

fox35orlando Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

wkbn Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

denverpost Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

news9 Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

wcfcourier Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

newsday-USA Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

startribune Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people" External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," "I'm not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I'm saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group" External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face-to-face contact with people" External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face-to-face contact with people" External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "My impression is - [although] I'm at some distance - that the political leadership [in Singapore and Taiwan] took this queue and advice from the ministry of health from the scientists and the clinicians. I think that's a very good formula," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you have any anxiety or reason to believe you have coronavirus infection, or heck, even if you have influenza, call your health care provider, because you don't want to just show up in the waiting room and give it to everybody else," External link

nbcnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people" External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," "I'm not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I'm saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group" External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems,” “The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When my wife and I need to go shopping, we’re going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is not an instruction. This is not an order,” “I’m not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I’m saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Don’t go. Be reverent at home,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The more we’re able to test, the more we’ll be able to find coronavirus infections,” External link

washtimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “There isn’t any doubt that we are under-tested,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle," External link

fox5sandiego Friday, March 6, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It was very cumbersome. It took a lot of time and it was just terribly inefficient," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Are we going to quarantine people? Are we going to ask people not to go out of their homes? Are we going to ask them not to go to sporting events and religious services and the like?" External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put something—whether it’s a scarf or a mask—in front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : ”I observe that the president has been listening, but since he’s not a scientist I don’t think he understands the nuances,” External link

politico Friday, March 6, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : ”I observe that the president has been listening, but since he’s not a scientist I don’t think he understands the nuances,” External link

politico Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put something—whether it’s a scarf or a mask—in front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put somethingwhether it’s a scarf or a maskin front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

cbs46 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The containment policy has been seemingly very successful. You had relatively few numbers of cases, they've been quickly identified, put in isolation, are getting good treatment and are getting better," "We had some slippage there because we couldn't get the testing out. And so that gets a B-minus. But we're working hard to get back to A to get that testing now more widely available" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The containment policy has been seemingly very successful. You had relatively few numbers of cases, they've been quickly identified, put in isolation, are getting good treatment and are getting better," "We had some slippage there because we couldn't get the testing out. And so that gets a B-minus. But we're working hard to get back to A to get that testing now more widely available" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The tendency is of course to pay attention to the most severe cases and to test them – so less severe cases don’t get the same testing and same attention,” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because of these limited resources, we could not get some of our patients tested,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because of these limited resources, we could not get some of our patients tested,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

wral Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We will get through this. We will cope with this. This will be a struggle,” “There will be discomfort. There will be pain. But we will get through with this” External link

washtimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 29, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The obvious observation is that many countries are capable of testing rather widely,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 28, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That would suggest there are other undetected cases out there, and we have already started some lowgrade transmission,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 28, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Surgical masks fit rather loosely around the face and are not constructed, nor thick enough, to prevent infection," External link

ABCnews Friday, February 28, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The thing that would immediately make all of us uneasy is if this person has no direct contact with someone who comes from an affected country,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 28, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That would suggest there are other undetected cases out there, and we have already started some low-grade transmission,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 28, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The thing that would immediately make all of us uneasy is if this person has no direct contact with someone who comes from an affected country,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 28, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We should all be dusting off our pandemic preparedness plans and rehearse them very quickly," External link

nbcnews Friday, February 28, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re on the knife-edge,” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re at the edge of the cliff,” “We’re in a more precarious position now than we were one week ago, and I see this week as determining what’s going to happen” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That would suggest there are other undetected cases out there, and we have already started some low-grade transmission,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re on the knife-edge,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re at the edge of the cliff,” “We’re in a more precarious position now than we were one week ago, and I see this week as determining what’s going to happen” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re on the knife-edge,” External link

JakartaPost Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re at the edge of the cliff,” “We’re in a more precarious position now than we were one week ago, and I see this week as determining what’s going to happen” External link

JakartaPost Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re on the knife-edge,” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re at the edge of the cliff,” “We’re in a more precarious position now than we were one week ago, and I see this week as determining what’s going to happen” External link

businessday Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re on the knife-edge,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We’re at the edge of the cliff,” “We’re in a more precarious position now than we were one week ago, and I see this week as determining what’s going to happen” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The chances that there will be more importation of the virus into the US has increased in a noteworthy way,” External link

JakartaPost Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I know the infectious-disease community and the public health community desire to do much more testing than is currently feasible," "There's been a delay in making testing more readily available, more quickly available across the country — and we're all waiting for this" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Other countries are testing much more broadly than we are," "We are trotting along while they're racing along" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are people undoubtedly in this country — mayors, governors, hospital directors — who are still looking at this phenomenon and saying, 'You know, this is really bad, but it's way over there. It's not here,'" "I think they have to get over that. They all have to pull their pandemic plans off the shelf, dust them off, and start rehearsing" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

nbcnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

nbcnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older, and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m thinking they must have some information from the testing laboratory in Malaysia that would give the C.D.C. confidence in saying yes, that was a false-positive result,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It has all of us who look at these numbers scratching our heads—we cannot tell whether the transmission of the virus has been reduced because of the quarantine,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, February 24, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner disse : “Os cientistas têm perguntado se você pode ter essa infecção e não estar doente? Aparentemente, a resposta é sim ” External link

noticias-r7 Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It has all of us who look at these numbers scratching our heads—we cannot tell whether the transmission of the virus has been reduced because of the quarantine,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There still is a chance we can focus principally on containment, but it’s getting harder because we’re getting secondary chains of transmission in other countries now,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Scientists have been asking if you can have this infection and not be ill? The answer is apparently, yes," External link

irishsun Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Scientists have been asking if you can have this infection and not be ill? The answer is apparently, yes,” External link

voanews-sw Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Scientists have been asking if you can have this infection and not be ill? The answer is apparently, yes,” External link

voanews Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Scientists have been asking if you can have this infection and not be ill? The answer is apparently, yes," External link

news18 Saturday, February 22, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There still is a chance we can focus principally on containment, but it's getting harder because we're getting secondary chains of transmission in other countries now," External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, February 22, 2020 7:13:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There still is a chance we can focus principally on containment, but it’s getting harder because we’re getting secondary chains of transmission in other countries now,” External link

arabnews Saturday, February 22, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Scientists have been asking if you can have this infection and not be ill? The answer is apparently, yes," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There still is a chance we can focus principally on containment, but it's getting harder because we're getting secondary chains of transmission in other countries now," External link

trust2 Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There still is a chance we can focus principally on containment, but it's getting harder because we're getting secondary chains of transmission in other countries now," External link

trust Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's leaving all influenza virologists puzzled," External link

wlwt Friday, February 21, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's leaving all influenza virologists puzzled," External link

wcvb Friday, February 21, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's leaving all influenza virologists puzzled," External link

wyff4 Friday, February 21, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's leaving all influenza virologists puzzled," External link

fox10tv Friday, February 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It has all of us who look at these numbers scratching our heads—we cannot tell whether the transmission of the virus has been reduced because of the quarantine,” “We can’t tell because they keep counting cases in a different way” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “You don’t change it twice a week, because that’s just confusing. It must be confusing to the people who are doing it, as well as to everyone else,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The hospitalizations and severe illness among children and adolescents are exactly what these two viruses have a tendency to do,” External link

washtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The other side of the coin is that the hospitalizations and serious illness and disease for older adults are a little less than the average flu season,” “It is a bit of good news on the other end of the age spectrum” External link

washtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Both of these viruses have a predilection for children and younger adults. And so that part of the population is more affected during influenza season," External link

ecns Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

uol Tuesday, February 18, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is yet another example of how this coronavirus is having global impacts beyond the immediate and traditional concerns of public health,” External link

readingeagle Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is yet another example of how this coronavirus is having global impacts beyond the immediate and traditional concerns of public health,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

g1-globo Monday, February 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

uol Monday, February 17, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "Nós antecipamos brechas, mas eu preciso dizer que não previmos uma dessa magnitude" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Monday, February 17, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We anticipated glitches, but I have to tell you I didn’t anticipate one of this magnitude,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, February 17, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We anticipated glitches, but I have to tell you I didn’t anticipate one of this magnitude,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 17, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We anticipated glitches, but I have to tell you I didn’t anticipate one of this magnitude,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, February 17, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a bit like closing the barn door after the horses are already out,” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 16, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine," External link

CBC Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “One of the striking epidemiologic features of this coronavirus is how little the pediatric population is involved,” External link

philly Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

ksl Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

ksl Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The influenza vaccine protects against various strains, three or four, depending on which vaccine you receive," External link

ABCnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : "The flu season began early this year and took off aggressively," "It began prominently in the southeastern states but quickly spread. So far, there is no sign that the momentum of the annual epidemic is slowing" External link

ABCnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 14, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, February 14, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Problems with vaccine storage and handling come up with some frequency," External link

erietvnews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

hjnews Friday, February 14, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

hjnews Friday, February 14, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 14, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 14, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 14, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 14, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “One of the striking epidemiologic features of this coronavirus is how little the pediatric population is involved,” External link

philly Friday, February 14, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you change the way you count cases, that obviously confounds our capacity to draw firm conclusions about the effectiveness of the quarantine,” External link

ABCnews Friday, February 14, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “China and the world community would like to restore a sense of normalcy but in order to do that we need to have confidence in what is going on and we’re not there yet,” External link

ABCnews Friday, February 14, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “is not surgery, but it comes close,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “You could not do it on healthy people by the thousands, or just go from cabin to cabin doing it,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure a lot of people on board think, ‘If I’m negative, I’m cleared,’” “It’s not that — you could be positive tomorrow” External link

nytimes Friday, February 14, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Problems with vaccine storage and handling come up with some frequency," External link

click2houston Friday, February 14, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

wacotrib Friday, February 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

wacotrib Friday, February 14, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what's actually happening," External link

arkansasonline Friday, February 14, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

680news Friday, February 14, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening," External link

timescolonist Friday, February 14, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 14, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 14, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What criteria are we going to use to turn them off? You’d like to have some sustained metrics that are comprehensible and relatively easy to follow,” External link

washtimes Friday, February 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said ( about China Hong Kong ) : “We have to ask about pollution and the prevalence of smoking, both of which are very, very common in China ,” “Therefore, it might well be the case you’re more likely to get a severe case because you may have some predisposing lung injury already” External link

washtimes Friday, February 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what's actually happening,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, February 14, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

fox59 Friday, February 14, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

fox59 Friday, February 14, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Problems with vaccine storage and handling come up with some frequency,” External link

eastidahonews Friday, February 14, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency overtime to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in the case definition” External link

firstpost Friday, February 14, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening," External link

timescolonist Friday, February 14, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

missoulian Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

missoulian Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

gazette Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

gazette Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

seattlepi Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What we need is some consistency over time to give us an idea of what’s actually happening,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a society struggling with openness,” “For people like that who continue to be in positions of authority, to change their thinking must be difficult. So you have to be a bit skeptical when you see these changes in case definition” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It sounds simplistic, but it’s so very important — what numbers are you counting?” External link

news18 Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It sounds simplistic, but it’s so very important — what numbers are you counting?” External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “They’re talking about using this as another diagnostic test, but we haven’t seen it validated by data,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It sounds simplistic, but it’s so very important — what numbers are you counting?” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “This is a bit like closing the barn door after the horses are already out” External link

thesun Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : “This is a bit like closing the barn door after the horses are already out” External link

thesun Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The trick is to sanitize your hands in the first place,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a bit like closing the barn door after the horses are already out,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That's what we call the breathing zone," External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “is not surgery, but it comes close,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “You could not do it on healthy people by the thousands, or just go from cabin to cabin doing it,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure a lot of people on board think, ‘If I’m negative, I’m cleared,’” “It’s not that — you could be positive tomorrow” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “It’s a respiratory virus, and we know respiratory viruses are very seasonal, but not exclusively. One would hope that the gradual spring will help this virus recede. We can’t be sure of that,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It kind of smolders along all the time,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If a substantial number of people are found to have very mild infections or even no symptoms, then obviously the calculated fatality rate will diminish further. But even if it stays at about 2%, plus or minus, that’s still a very high fatality rate higher than influenza, for example,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we work along the lines of collaboration and China gets even more open and transparent … then the prospects improve,” “Things will get better both for China and the rest of the world’s population would be relatively protected” External link

washtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We seem to have another double barreled flu season," External link

wtva Monday, February 10, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Last year was also a double barreled season and we hadn't see that in a long time. Normally there's a and b smolders along in background," "Usually it doesn't cause large outbreaks but this year the Bs didn't read the text book" External link

wtva Monday, February 10, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are biochemical indicators that a number of the body’s organ systems are likely affected and you have an inflammatory response that is disrupting their function to some extent,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 10, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It can take a young, healthy person and make them sick,” “That’s clear from the health care workers and the young people in this paper” External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 10, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are biochemical indicators that a number of the body’s organ systems are likely affected and you have an inflammatory response that is disrupting their function to some extent,” External link

nytimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are biochemical indicators that a number of the body’s organ systems are likely affected and you have an inflammatory response that is disrupting their function to some extent,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It can take a young, healthy person and make them sick,” “That’s clear from the health care workers and the young people in this paper” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We seem to have another double-barreled flu season," External link

digitaljournal Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are biochemical indicators that a number of the body’s organ systems are likely affected and you have an inflammatory response that is disrupting their function to some extent,” External link

economictimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It can take a young, healthy person and make them sick,” “That’s clear from the health care workers and the young people in this paper” External link

economictimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are biochemical indicators that a number of the body’s organ systems are likely affected and you have an inflammatory response that is disrupting their function to some extent,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It can take a young, healthy person and make them sick,” “That’s clear from the health care workers and the young people in this paper” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We seem to have another double barreled flu season,” External link

wishtv Friday, February 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Last year was also a double barreled season and we hadn’t see that in a long time. Normally there’s a and b smolders along in background,” “Usually it doesn’t cause large outbreaks but this year the Bs didn’t read the text book” External link

wishtv Friday, February 7, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “They’re not designed to protect us,” “The masks themselves are, relatively speaking, thin and the fit is not all that tight around the edges, so we breathe around the edges” External link

washtimes Friday, February 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you think you may have been exposed, call your healthcare professional immediately and tell them your travel history. Calling first is important so they can be prepared. Do not go directly to the hospital, where you may infect other people,” External link

foxnews Friday, February 7, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The symptoms of coronavirus infection are similar to that of influenza (flu), which is very common in the U.S. and has already resulted in more than 8,000 U.S. deaths this flu season,” “You can lower your risk by getting vaccinated against the flu every year, using proper hand hygiene, and avoiding people who are sick” External link

foxnews Friday, February 7, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Could it be that the change of seasons have an impact on the virus? Lord knows, we hope so,” External link

usaToday Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "As draconian as it was, it may have some effect," "A lot depends also on identifying people are getting them into medical care. Will the public health responses be vigorous in those locations, or are we going to get subsequent outbreaks ... in other parts of China? Those unknowns are huge at the moment" External link

usaToday Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : “see an event that might have public health implications,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The kind of contact that you have in a household is very close and very prolonged. That’s the kind of circumstance where we would anticipate a virus such as this could be transmitted". The quick detection and isolation of the new patient shows "the system is working,” External link

theherald-news Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a kind of natural experiment, where people were nicely shown to be in a chain of transmission, and it sounds very, very plausible,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, February 2, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The influenza vaccine protects against various strains, three or four, depending on which vaccine you receive," External link

ABCnews Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : "The flu season began early this year and took off aggressively," "It began prominently in the southeastern states but quickly spread. So far, there is no sign that the momentum of the annual epidemic is slowing" External link

ABCnews Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The flu season began early this year and took off aggressively," External link

abc7ny Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a kind of natural experiment, where people were nicely shown to be in a chain of transmission, and it sounds very, very plausible,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a kind of natural experiment, where people were nicely shown to be in a chain of transmission, and it sounds very, very plausible,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 31, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Influenza is going to cause thousands more hospitalizations and I’m afraid many, many deaths that will make the coronavirus impact on our country very tiny in comparison,” External link

patriotpost Friday, January 31, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The kind of contact that you have in a household is very close and very prolonged. That’s the kind of circumstance where we would anticipate a virus such as this could be transmitted". The quick detection and isolation of the new patient shows, "The system is working,” External link

accesswdun Friday, January 31, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The kind of contact that you have in a household is very close and very prolonged. That’s the kind of circumstance where we would anticipate a virus such as this could be transmitted". The quick detection and isolation of the new patient shows, "The system is working,” External link

siouxcityjournal Friday, January 31, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The kind of contact that you have in a household is very close and very prolonged. That’s the kind of circumstance where we would anticipate a virus such as this could be transmitted". The quick detection and isolation of the new patient shows, "The system is working,” External link

hjnews Thursday, January 30, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The kind of contact that you have in a household is very close and very prolonged. That’s the kind of circumstance where we would anticipate a virus such as this could be transmitted". The quick detection and isolation of the new patient shows, "The system is working,” External link

syracuse Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "A surgical mask might provide some protection, but it's going to be very modest," External link

medicalxpress Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Influenza is going to cause thousands more hospitalizations and I’m afraid many, many deaths that will make the coronavirus impact on our country very tiny in comparison,” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 29, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

philly Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : "Simply having the choice about whether or not to receive a flu shot can give people an illusion of control," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there's just no comparison," External link

medicalxpress Monday, January 27, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : "Simply having the choice about whether or not to receive a flu shot can give people an illusion of control," External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 27, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there's just no comparison," External link

masslive Monday, January 27, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

erietvnews Monday, January 27, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The air in the room cannot get out into the corridor carrying infectious agents and infect patients or anyone walking down the hall," External link

nbcnews Monday, January 27, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It can even be done with an email," External link

nbcnews Monday, January 27, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “public health experiment, the scale of which has not been done before,” External link

msn-uk Monday, January 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s enormously difficult to do effectively, and also difficult to assess the effectiveness,” External link

msn-uk Monday, January 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “offers many more opportunities for spread, and increases the difficulty of curtailing the spread greatly, because you can’t just focus on sick individuals,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 27, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When I heard this, I thought, ‘Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.’ It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought,” External link

fox2now Monday, January 27, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Assuming that Ma is correct, we’re going to have to re-evaluate our strategy, that’s for sure,” External link

nypost Monday, January 27, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “offers many more opportunities for spread, and increases the difficulty of curtailing the spread greatly, because you can’t just focus on sick individuals,” External link

msn-uk Monday, January 27, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “public health experiment, the scale of which has not been done before,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wxii12 Monday, January 27, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wxii12 Monday, January 27, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

Koat Monday, January 27, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

Koat Monday, January 27, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wmur Monday, January 27, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wmur Monday, January 27, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

kcci Monday, January 27, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

kcci Monday, January 27, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “offers many more opportunities for spread, and increases the difficulty of curtailing the spread greatly, because you can’t just focus on sick individuals,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 27, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When I heard this, I thought, ‘Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.’ It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought,” External link

wqad Monday, January 27, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wyff4 Monday, January 27, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wyff4 Monday, January 27, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

usaToday Sunday, January 26, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wrcbtv Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When I heard this, I thought, ‘Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.’ It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought,” External link

wqad Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When I heard this, I thought, ‘Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated,’” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When I heard this, I thought, 'Oh dear, this is worse than we anticipated.' It means the infection is much more contagious than we originally thought," External link

wrcbtv Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

usaToday Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

flaglerlive Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Each one of the rogue viruses that jumped species from animals to humans has its own characteristics," External link

npr Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "It's in the preparation that there might be some risk," External link

npr Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Now it's important that we pay attention to hand hygiene, just as your mother said, wash your hands frequently soap and water," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

usaToday Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the vaccine candidate in the laboratory is the shorter and easier part,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there's just no comparison," External link

oregonlive Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The air in the room cannot get out into the corridor carrying infectious agents and infect patients or anyone walking down the hall," External link

nbcnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It can even be done with an email," External link

nbcnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “We are getting new information every day,” External link

wkrn Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Symptoms are entirely similar to influenza you would have fever more or less, cough feeling poorly difficulty breathing those kinds of things, typical upper respiratory infection but it’s important to put this into a little bit of context. This is a new virus but there’s an old friend, maybe an old enemy that’s out there causing hospitalizations in middle Tennessee and across the country right now that will cause I’m afraid by the end of the season many thousands of deaths in this country and that’s influenza,” External link

wkrn Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : "Simply having the choice about whether or not to receive a flu shot can give people an illusion of control," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we get a new infectious disease, we learn about the most severe cases first, the top of the pyramid, as it were,” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

ohio Friday, January 24, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

statesman Friday, January 24, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Surgical masks will not prevent your acquiring diseases,” External link

foxnews Friday, January 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “those masks don't work to prevent inhaling diseases,” External link

foxnews Friday, January 24, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a very big deal,” “We’ll see how well it works” External link

washtimes Friday, January 24, 2020 8:47:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

amestrib Friday, January 24, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we think about the relative danger of this new coronavirus and influenza, there’s just no comparison,” External link

gainesville Friday, January 24, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When we get a new infectious disease, we learn about the most severe cases first, the top of the pyramid, as it were,” External link

nytimes Friday, January 24, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is a very big deal,” “We’ll see how well it works” External link

washtimes Friday, January 24, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There is sufficient evidence to conclude that there is some human-to-human transmission. How much is uncertain at the present time, and of course, that will have a large determining factor on the seriousness of the public health problem,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Friday, January 24, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Zika went away [and] it’s no longer determined to be a hot priority,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Zika went away it’s no longer determined to be a hot priority,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I would think my colleagues in hospitals across the United States are doing something very, very similar,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Every once in a while, one of these animal viruses gets rogue and jumps species from the animal species to the human,” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are still more questions that we don’t know the answers to than things we do know,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are still more questions that we don’t know the answers to than things we do know,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are still more questions that we don’t know the answers to than things we do know,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are still more questions that we don’t know the answers to than things we do know,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There are still more questions that we don’t know the answers to than things we do know,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : “This season has turned a lot of [what we know about flu] on its head,” External link

foxnews Monday, January 20, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This season has turned a lot of [what we know about flu] on its head," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : "Around the country, my colleagues and I are seeing H1N1 come up strong, and it's now about 50-50 [with B/Victoria]," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There will be the rare person who gets two flu infections in the same season — one with B and one with H1N1," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "We thought initially the match was perfect, but it's not. It's off a little bit, and that means in many populations the vaccine is not going to function optimally," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Our past experience with influenza viruses does give us some residual protection that lasts," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you've been vaccinated, and even if there is a mismatch, you are likely to have a less severe infection when you get it," External link

ecowatch Sunday, January 19, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s such a terribly sad event,” External link

eastidahonews Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's such a terribly sad event," External link

wesh Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's such a terribly sad event," External link

wmur Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's such a terribly sad event," External link

wyff4 Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's such a terribly sad event," External link

kcci Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's such a terribly sad event," External link

Koat Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s such a terribly sad event,” External link

wsvn Friday, January 17, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Flu B has a predilection for striking children," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "even if you get the flu shot and get flu, having received the vaccine makes it very likely that your illness will be less severe," "It'll be shorter, and it's less likely to develop into the complications of pneumonia, and having to be hospitalized" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Flu B has a predilection for striking children," External link

nbcnews Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The flu season began early this year and took off aggressively," External link

abc7ny Friday, January 10, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The flu season began early this year and took off aggressively," External link

ABCnews Friday, January 10, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “In this monkey model, giving the vaccine intravenously did provide more protection against the development of TB in the lung than giving it by any other way,” External link

washtimes Friday, January 3, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner وقال ( about من بين ) : "من المثير للاهتمام أن الشخص يمكن أن يصبح حاملاً للفيروس دون أن يمرض به، مما قد يؤدي إلى بعض السيناريوهات المزعجة، ولكن الشائعة. المزيد من البحوث اللازمة. وجدت دراسة غلاسكو عدداً من الفيروسات التي لها آثار سلبية وإيجابية على بعضها البعض، ولكن فقط على مستوى السكان الأوسع، كما أن سبب حصول ذلك غير واضح. وقال نيكباخس " External link

cnnarabic Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's very interesting if true," External link

wtva Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think what they're saying is virus number one initiates an inflammatory response which then acts as a barrier to the second virus," "I think there are also some data to suggest that's two viruses cannot simultaneously infect the same cell" External link

wtva Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are times when one viral infection may be so apparent, shall we say, that it actually acts as a barrier to your getting a second," "We're just beginning to find out whether this is virus specific or whether it has more to do with the intensity of the infection" External link

wtva Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I come down with a cold and I say to myself, 'Oh my goodness, how did I get this cold?' I wasn't around anyone who was coughing and sneezing in the last 48 hours," "But I was around a healthy person carrying the cold virus in their throat who didn't know they were capable of spreading it" External link

wtva Tuesday, December 17, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's very interesting if true," External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think what they're saying is virus number one initiates an inflammatory response which then acts as a barrier to the second virus," "I think there are also some data to suggest that's two viruses cannot simultaneously infect the same cell" External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are times when one viral infection may be so apparent, shall we say, that it actually acts as a barrier to your getting a second," "We're just beginning to find out whether this is virus specific or whether it has more to do with the intensity of the infection" External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I come down with a cold and I say to myself, 'Oh my goodness, how did I get this cold?' I wasn't around anyone who was coughing and sneezing in the last 48 hours," "But I was around a healthy person carrying the cold virus in their throat who didn't know they were capable of spreading it" External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's very interesting if true," External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think what they're saying is virus number one initiates an inflammatory response which then acts as a barrier to the second virus," "I think there are also some data to suggest that's two viruses cannot simultaneously infect the same cell" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are times when one viral infection may be so apparent, shall we say, that it actually acts as a barrier to your getting a second," "We're just beginning to find out whether this is virus specific or whether it has more to do with the intensity of the infection" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I come down with a cold and I say to myself, 'Oh my goodness, how did I get this cold?' I wasn't around anyone who was coughing and sneezing in the last 48 hours," "But I was around a healthy person carrying the cold virus in their throat who didn't know they were capable of spreading it" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "a little concerned that we'll have a prolonged influenza season," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "is starting out in a distinctive way," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you’ve seen one flu season, you’ve seen one flu season,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There is usually no fever, so it can be subtle and people don't recognize it as an infectious cause right away," External link

CBSnews Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is a Thanksgiving holiday which will be essentially romaine-free," External link

CBSnews Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We now have this problem that we have created by the use of this oral vaccine because these mutated strains are now spreading,” “They would not spread if the communities in which they occur have been comprehensively vaccinated. But if countries back off their vaccination commitments and don’t vaccinate all their kids, that’s when you have these mutated viruses spreading” External link

washtimes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We are kind of spinning our wheels trying to reach a larger portion of the population,” External link

sentinelsource Friday, November 22, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We are kind of spinning our wheels trying to reach a larger portion of the population," External link

medicalxpress Friday, November 22, 2019 7:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The facilities in which they’re detained could not be better designed for the spread of influenza,” External link

wqad Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have an early and very active influenza season already in the United States, and given the history of influenza and the illness and deaths caused by influenza last year, I’d think CBP would do everything it can to provide protection against influenza as quickly as possible,” External link

wqad Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I would have thought that CBP would have addressed this over the summer and we would now have a system in place,” External link

wqad Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The facilities in which they’re detained could not be better designed for the spread of influenza,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have an early and very active influenza season already in the United States, and given the history of influenza and the illness and deaths caused by influenza last year, I’d think CBP would do everything it can to provide protection against influenza as quickly as possible,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I would have thought that CBP would have addressed this over the summer and we would now have a system in place,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The facilities in which they’re detained could not be better designed for the spread of influenza,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have an early and very active influenza season already in the United States, and given the history of influenza and the illness and deaths caused by influenza last year, I’d think CBP would do everything it can to provide protection against influenza as quickly as possible,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I would have thought that CBP would have addressed this over the summer and we would now have a system in place,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This emphasizes again what a nasty infection measles is,” “We know that in and of itself it can lead to ear infections, pneumonia and encephalitis. It remains in the developing world a leading cause of death among children. This makes it clear that measles has detrimental effects beyond measles itself. If we wanted, if we needed even more reason to protect our children with measles vaccine, here’s some more information you ought to think about” External link

nytimes Monday, November 18, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Influenza is off to an early start," External link

wtva Monday, November 18, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "So far, the vaccine has been a good match to all the strains that are out there," External link

wtva Monday, November 18, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "An early season could be a harbinger of a severe season, and we're all a little bit worried about that," External link

wtva Monday, November 18, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The data indicates that no matter what flu strain is out there, it provides more protection for older people,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Influenza is off to an early start," External link

wqad Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "So far, the vaccine has been a good match to all the strains that are out there," External link

wqad Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "An early season could be a harbinger of a severe season, and we're all a little bit worried about that," External link

wqad Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Influenza is off to an early start,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “So far, the vaccine has been a good match to all the strains that are out there,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “An early season could be a harbinger of a severe season, and we’re all a little bit worried about that,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Influenza is off to an early start," External link

click2houston Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "So far, the vaccine has been a good match to all the strains that are out there," External link

click2houston Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "An early season could be a harbinger of a severe season, and we're all a little bit worried about that," External link

click2houston Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:01:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The data indicates that no matter what flu strain is out there, it provides more protection for older people,” External link

usaToday Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “If people look around a little bit, they ought to be able to find the vaccine,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, November 9, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This emphasizes again what a nasty infection measles is,” “We know that in and of itself it can lead to ear infections, pneumonia and encephalitis. It remains in the developing world a leading cause of death among children. This makes it clear that measles has detrimental effects beyond measles itself. If we wanted, if we needed even more reason to protect our children with measles vaccine, here’s some more information you ought to think about” External link

nytimes Friday, November 1, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the flu from a flu shot is a myth,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "These are two wonderfully complementary studies that have provided a basic immunologic understanding of a phenomenon that has been recognised for a long time, mainly that measles infection causes immune suppression," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, November 1, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "These are two wonderfully complementary studies that have provided a basic immunologic understanding of a phenomenon that has been recognised for a long time, mainly that measles infection causes immune suppression," External link

theage Friday, November 1, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This emphasizes again what a nasty infection measles is,” “We know that in and of itself it can lead to ear infections, pneumonia and encephalitis. It remains in the developing world a leading cause of death among children. This makes it clear that measles has detrimental effects beyond measles itself. If we wanted, if we needed even more reason to protect our children with measles vaccine, here’s some more information you ought to think about” External link

nytimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The main reason we have to vaccinate ourselves annually is because the virus itself mutates and changes, and it changes principally the hemagglutinin [a protein on the surface of the virus],” “The neuraminidase, which is the subject of this investigation, is more stable. And if we could develop a vaccine that could work effectively against the neuraminidase, that would cover many, many more strains” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Getting the flu from a flu shot is a myth,” External link

newsday-USA Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “As we get older, more of us get heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, asthma,” “Those diseases predispose us to complications of flu — pneumonia, hospitalization or death. We need to make vaccination a routine part of chronic health management” External link

woub Monday, October 21, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "As we get older, more of us get heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, asthma," "Those diseases predispose us to complications of flu — pneumonia, hospitalization or death. We need to make vaccination a routine part of chronic health management" External link

npr Monday, October 21, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Last year was funny in a way,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We get on our soapbox and remind people that everyone older than 6 months needs to be vaccinated every year,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What the vaccine does is shift the equation in our favor,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Last year was funny in a way,” External link

fox59 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We get on our soapbox and remind people that everyone older than 6 months needs to be vaccinated every year,” External link

fox59 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What the vaccine does is shift the equation in our favor,” External link

fox59 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Last year was funny in a way," External link

fox10tv Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We get on our soapbox and remind people that everyone older than 6 months needs to be vaccinated every year," External link

fox10tv Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What the vaccine does is shift the equation in our favor," External link

fox10tv Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Last year was funny in a way," External link

wtva Monday, October 7, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We get on our soapbox and remind people that everyone older than 6 months needs to be vaccinated every year," External link

wtva Monday, October 7, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What the vaccine does is shift the equation in our favor," External link

wtva Monday, October 7, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Flu is unpredictable, but we can predict it will arrive. It needs to be taken seriously," External link

arkansasonline Friday, September 27, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The flu is unpredictable, but we can predict it will rise,” “It needs to be taken seriously. Vaccination is clearly the best prevention” External link

washtimes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

live5news Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "We must remember that the smallpox virus caused among the greatest plagues that [we] have ever seen," "It was an enormous triumph of public health when we rid the world of smallpox" External link

dw-en Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

hjnews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Partial protection frequently gets overlooked, and we shouldn't forget that," "Because it’s those complications that do you in" External link

nbcnews Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Why should we strive for elimination? We’ll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won’t go the extra several miles to get to zero,” External link

syracuse Tuesday, September 17, 2019 5:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Why should we strive for elimination? We’ll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won’t go the extra several miles to get to zero,” External link

wate Tuesday, September 17, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

irishsun Monday, September 16, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Why should we strive for elimination? We’ll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won’t go the extra several miles to get to zero,” External link

nypost Monday, September 16, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “If your doctor just says you have a cold, don’t push for an antibiotic,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 16, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Why should we strive for elimination? We’ll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won’t go the extra several miles to get to zero,” External link

seattletimes Monday, September 16, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Why should we strive for elimination? We'll just do the best we can to control measles, but we won't go the extra several miles to get to zero," External link

accesswdun Monday, September 16, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you’ve seen one flu season, you’ve seen one flu season,” “Each one seems to be distinctive in its own way. And while what happens in Australia is always of interest, it’s not always predictive” External link

washtimes Monday, September 9, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We're embarrassed. We're chagrined," External link

fox10tv Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is a true story. At one of these meetings I was talking about polio, and a mother asked me -- and this is a complete quote -- 'Why are you suddenly talking about shirts?' It took me a minute, but I realized she thought I was talking about polo shirts," "This was a college educated woman out in the business world and she hadn't come across the concept of polio. She may be a bit of an outlier -- but maybe not. I think she actually illuminates the problem" External link

fox10tv Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think this was not our finest hour," External link

fox10tv Thursday, August 29, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Losing the elimination status of measles is an embarrassment,” External link

good4utah Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We're embarrassed. We're chagrined," External link

wcvb Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is a true story. At one of these meetings I was talking about polio, and a mother asked me -- and this is a complete quote -- 'Why are you suddenly talking about shirts?' It took me a minute, but I realized she thought I was talking about polo shirts," External link

wcvb Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think this was not our finest hour," External link

wcvb Wednesday, August 28, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT



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William Schaffner explained : “Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o’clock in the morning, it may be normal,” “One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening. It’s a common way that viruses produce fever” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “It’s not a tickle in your throat. You’re not just clearing your throat. It’s not just irritated,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “It’s coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We do not test people with no symptoms because it’s a resource issue,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 8, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wmur Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wxii12 Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

kcci Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wlwt Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "It's coming from your breastbone or sternum, and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening. It's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

wrcbtv Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think it’s potentially helpful, but I really think it needs to be promoted,” “There’s still a lot of people who aren’t wearing any facial covering or respiratory protection whether it’s a mask, shawl, bandana or whatever” External link

washtimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The utility of a mask to inhibit what's going out is pretty good," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “So this is an artificial circumstance and we don’t know that it happens in nature at all,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Ferrets are classical animals in which to study influenza — it’s been done for decades,” “If scientists were looking for an animal model, they would reach for the ferrets first” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, April 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

amestrib Friday, April 3, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

usaToday Friday, April 3, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are uncertainties and anxieties about that," "And we're using what we have now with great care so there's no waste" External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We could sort out who among the health care workers has antibodies and assign them to coronavirus patients. They’d still use protection, but would have a much greater sense of security,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "There are uncertainties and anxieties about that," "And we're using what we have now with great care so there's no waste" External link

voanews Friday, April 3, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you think you're doing aerosolizing procedures in a healthcare setting, don't use your surgical mask. Use an N95," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The kinds of transient encounters walking up and down the aisle picking up peaches, not really hazardous," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you think you're doing aerosolizing procedures in a healthcare setting, don't use your surgical mask. Use an N95," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The kinds of transient encounters walking up and down the aisle picking up peaches not really hazardous," External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I can assure you that cruise ships are not hospital ships,” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

amestrib Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

telegram Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

statesman Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

statesman Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

ohio Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

ohio Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We have hot spots. We have warm spots. We have many other places that are warming up such as Nashville,” “It would be well to be able to define those areas with greater precision than we currently can. The best way to do that is through widespread testing” External link

gainesville Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not as if it’s a train running along, as you might’ve heard,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s going to send a ripple of excitement out through the treating community,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t know which of the pharmacologic aspects of hydroxychloroquine are most active, the antiviral part, or the immunomodulatory part,” “We don’t know, but it does reinforce the notion, as the authors say briefly, it reinforces the thinking about the nature of many of these pneumonias we are seeing, which seem to have an immune basis, as opposed to being secondary bacterial pneumonia, which we see so often in influenza” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s going to send a ripple of excitement out through the treating community,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t know which of the pharmacologic aspects of hydroxychloroquine are most active, the antiviral part, or the immunomodulatory part,” “We don’t know, but it does reinforce the notion, as the authors say briefly, it reinforces the thinking about the nature of many of these pneumonias we are seeing, which seem to have an immune basis, as opposed to being secondary bacterial pneumonia, which we see so often in influenza” External link

nytimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That all has to do with more extensive involvement of your lungs so clearly those are things that are signals that you are doing less well with either your flu or your [COVID-19] so seek medical attention right away,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

startribune Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “We certainly don’t have enough masks in health care,” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “Home-made masks, shawls, scarves and anything that you can conjure up at home might well be a good idea,” “It’s not clear that it’s going to give a lot of protection, but every little bit of protection would help” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There are some modest data that it will provide some modest protection,” “And we can use all the protection we can get” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "We certainly don't have enough masks in health care," External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Home-made masks, shawls, scarves and anything that you can conjure up at home might well be a good idea," "It's not clear that it's going to give a lot of protection, but every little bit of protection would help" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "There are some modest data that it will provide some modest protection," "And we can use all the protection we can get" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

boston Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o’clock in the morning, it may be normal,” “One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening — it’s a common way that viruses produce fever” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s not a tickle in your throat. You’re not just clearing your throat. It’s not just irritated. You’re not putting anything out, you’re not coughing anything up,” “The cough is bothersome, it’s coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We do not test people with no symptoms because it’s a resource issue,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

news4jax Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

orlandosentinel Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It looks like a way to prove that social distancing works,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m very impressed by this,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Some people are like, ‘Oh, I run a low temperature; oh, I run high.’ That’s right! There is variation,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 30, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We didn’t use that time optimally, especially in the case of testing,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Here we have the public health issue of our era and one doesn’t hear from the CDC, the premier public health organization in the world,” External link

iran-daily Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We didn’t use that time optimally, especially in the case of testing,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Here we have the public health issue of our era and one doesn’t hear from the CDC, the premier public health organization in the world,” External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner adds : “It’s clear we have a bunch of hotspots,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, March 27, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “We still have to assess from whom we’re taking specimens,” “You have to have at least some moderate kind of illness, so people with lesser illnesses are not having specimens obtained even though we’d like to do that” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, March 27, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure that this virus is just about everywhere,” External link

fox2now Friday, March 27, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wyff4 Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m sure that this virus is just about everywhere,” External link

wsvn Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wlwt Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

Koat Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wyff4 Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

kcci Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wesh Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wcvb Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wxii12 Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

wxii12 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

kcci Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I'm sure that this virus is just about everywhere, but how dense it is, how widespread it is — we don't know yet. We haven't tested sufficiently," External link

Koat Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "My notions are harmonious in that I also anticipate ... (the next) three to six weeks will be critical here in the United States," External link

ibtimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill and there will be more deaths,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Surgical masks fit rather loosely around the face and are not constructed, nor thick enough, to prevent infection," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Without a cough or a sneeze, if we exhale, the distance 3 to 6 feet from each other is called the breathing zone. And it's in that kind of volume of air that what I exhale begins to mix with the air that's already in the room," "So if you're standing within 3 to 6 feet of me, you may well inhale some of what I exhale. And of course if I have the virus, what I'm exhaling microscopically contains the virus" External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we're doing is trying to enforce the 6-feet-plus rule, if you will, by asking everybody to stay home who can stay home," External link

barrie Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Without a cough or a sneeze, if we exhale, the distance 3 to 6 feet from each other is called the breathing zone. And it's in that kind of volume of air that what I exhale begins to mix with the air that's already in the room," "So if you're standing within 3 to 6 feet of me, you may well inhale some of what I exhale. And of course if I have the virus, what I'm exhaling microscopically contains the virus" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "What we're doing is trying to enforce the 6-feet-plus rule, if you will, by asking everybody to stay home who can stay home," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's unreasonable, I think, at this point to expect that the virus will quote-on-quote disappear during our summer months," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I think it might give us a little bit of hope," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "means that the virus can hover in the air for a longer period of time because gravity won't pull it to the ground," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : "have a seasonal distribution that is not as dramatic as influenza," External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill, and there will be more deaths,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “the virus will surge, many will fall ill and there will be more deaths,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because you have such a concentrated population in New York City, the virus can spread very readily,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

kcci Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," External link

kcci Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "All those bubbles and foam ... literally pick germs up and wash them down the drain," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "They need to have at least 60% alcohol in them," "It's the alcohol that's the virus killer" External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

wral Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

france24-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

wsau Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

4-traders Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer than it has to," External link

trust2 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "No one wants to see this go on a day longer that it has to," External link

trust Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wesh Monday, March 23, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wesh Monday, March 23, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wcvb Monday, March 23, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wcvb Monday, March 23, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

Koat Monday, March 23, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

Koat Monday, March 23, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wxii12 Monday, March 23, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wxii12 Monday, March 23, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

kcci Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

kcci Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wlwt Monday, March 23, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wlwt Monday, March 23, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

wmur Monday, March 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or COVID-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

wmur Monday, March 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is: ‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

taipeitimes Monday, March 23, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : "Our temperature is not the same during the day. If you take it at eight o'clock in the morning, it may be normal," "One of the most common presentations of fever is that your temperature goes up in the late afternoon and early evening -- it's a common way that viruses produce fever" External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up," "The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "People under 60 with underlying illnesses, with diabetes, heart disease, immunocompromised or have any kind of lung disease previously, those people are more vulnerable despite their younger age," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We do not test people with no symptoms because it's a resource issue," External link

foxcarolina Monday, March 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

click2houston Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

click2houston Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

news4jax Monday, March 23, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

news4jax Monday, March 23, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they're not there, so I'm afraid we're having to prioritize," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you're in this group, you're not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we had all the resources in the world and could wave a magic wand, we would be happy to test these people, but they’re not there, so I’m afraid we’re having to prioritize,” External link

wishtv Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you’re in this group, you’re not in trouble. Whether you have flu or Covid-19 or some other respiratory virus, we anticipate you will do well,” External link

wishtv Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t have to worry about pets — this virus now likes humans but data show it’s not spreading among pets or farm animals,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner agrees : “This is the time to hug your pet but not your human loved one. So let’s keep the social distancing focused on human beings, and if you need to hug something, hug your dog or your cat or ferret or whatever” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Sunday, March 22, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner clarified : “We’re emphasizing fever plus a notable lower respiratory tract symptom — cough or trouble breathing,” External link

monstersandcritics Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explained : “It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up,” “The cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated” External link

ibtimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "We don't have to worry about pets -- this virus now likes humans but data show it's not spreading among pets or farm animals," External link

foxcarolina Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner agrees : "This is the time to hug your pet but not your human loved one. So let's keep the social distancing focused on human beings, and if you need to hug something, hug your dog or your cat or ferret or whatever" External link

foxcarolina Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is, ‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Traditional public health thinking is,'Don't create widespread panic and don't go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,'" "That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is, ‘Do not create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the US system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Simple surgical masks — other than a kind of psychological comfort — really provide little, if any, protection concerning protecting you from acquiring an infection,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Simple surgical masks — other than kind psychological comfort — really provide little, if any, protection concerning protecting you from acquiring an infection,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don't create widespread panic and don't go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,'" "That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening" External link

trust2 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Traditional public health thinking is,‘Don’t create widespread panic and don’t go over the top. Keep the testing narrow in a precision rifle approach rather than a mass, shotgun approach,’” “That failed in this instance. This virus acted differently and it overwhelmed the U.S. system. South Korea had a much better sense of what was happening” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : “We have to remain prepared to deal with this virus over the long haul,” External link

wate Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

southernminn Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “We have to remain prepared to deal with this virus over the long haul,” External link

wkrn Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

noticias-r7 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

uol Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner afirmou : "O presidente gosta de andar sempre 'do lado ensolarado da rua', é um otimista, mas a verdade é que não sabemos se mesmo dentro de um ano e meio teremos uma vacina eficaz. Vacina não vai nos ajudar hoje, amanhã ou daqui três meses. Ela será útil nos próximos invernos, mas certamente não para combater a situação de pandemia atual" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems," External link

foxcarolina Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19,” External link

wsvn Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Cuando esto ocurre, el cuerpo se da cuenta de que el virus está allí y produce una respuesta inflamatoria para tratar de combatirlo" "Por eso es que empezamos a sentir un poco de dolor de garganta y es posible que sintamos la nariz tapada" External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner dice : "pensamos que puede ir a otras partes del cuerpo" External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner señala : "Esto provoca irritación y por ello empezamos a toser " External link

teletica Monday, March 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

uol Monday, March 16, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Monday, March 16, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

noticias-terra-br Monday, March 16, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "O que acontece agora é que não sabemos quantos casos realmente há no país" External link

uol Monday, March 16, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “These asymptomatic people can be transmitters,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 16, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Going to the movies? Ah, not such a good idea. Stay home,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “a striking mystery about this virus,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Children are the great spreaders in our communities — I like to joke they have the distribution franchise,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, March 16, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic transmission are a major factor in transmission for Covid-19," External link

click2houston Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Children are the great spreaders in our communities -- I like to joke they have the distribution franchise," External link

erietvnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "a striking mystery about this virus," External link

erietvnews Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "O coronavírus é principalmente um vírus respiratório" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Quando isso ocorre, o corpo percebe que o vírus está lá e produz uma resposta inflamatória para tentar combatê-lo" "É por isso que começamos a sentir um pouco de dor de garganta e podemos ter um nariz entupido" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "achamos que ela pode ir para outras partes do corpo" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "Isso causa irritação e, portanto, começamos a tossir" External link

bbc-portuguese-brasil Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Going to the movies? Ah, not such a good idea. Stay home," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "a striking mystery about this virus," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Children are the great spreaders in our communities -- I like to joke they have the distribution franchise," External link

fox10tv Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "O coronavírus é principalmente um vírus respiratório" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explica : "Quando isso ocorre, o corpo percebe que o vírus está lá e produz uma resposta inflamatória para tentar combatê-lo" "É por isso que começamos a sentir um pouco de dor de garganta e podemos ter um nariz entupido" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "achamos que ela pode ir para outras partes do corpo" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner diz : "Isso causa irritação e, portanto, começamos a tossir" External link

uol Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it’s not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle,” External link

wkrn Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “There isn’t any doubt that we are under-tested,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “All you folks older than 60 and those who have underlying illnesses, you ought to do personal mitigation starting now,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s imperative that the population understand that now is the time to get serious about avoiding group events, and to become a bit of a hermit,” “If I’m older, and have underlying illnesses, then I’m the kind of person that this virus makes more seriously and even gravely ill” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m not trying to put everyone in a plastic enclosure, but to reduce the risk,” “And every little thing you can do to reduce the risk helps” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We don’t want to become hermits. We don’t want to get into our homes, lock the door and crawl under the bed,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This applies to absolutely everybody in the United States. We ought to be keeping our distance from each other so that this virus doesn’t enter the conversation and get between us," External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Surgical masks will not prevent your acquiring diseases,” External link

foxnews Friday, March 13, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle," External link

foxcarolina Friday, March 13, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “All you folks older than 60 and those who have underlying illnesses, you ought to do personal mitigation starting now,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It’s imperative that the population understand that now is the time to get serious about avoiding group events, and to become a bit of a hermit,” “If I’m older, and have underlying illnesses, then I’m the kind of person that this virus makes more seriously and even gravely ill” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I’m not trying to put everyone in a plastic enclosure, but to reduce the risk,” “And every little thing you can do to reduce the risk helps” External link

nytimes Friday, March 13, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

ctvnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “A lot of us have been kind of curious about that ourselves,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “It may be that our population has fewer smokers, and less pollution than they did in Wuhan, or that actually we are being affected by the milder end of the spectrum of illnesses that it may produce,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “hijack the metabolism of the cell and say, in effect, ‘Don’t do your usual job. Your job now is to help me multiply and make the virus,’” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “crawls progressively down the bronchial tubes,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The virus will actually land on organs like the heart, the kidney, the liver, and may cause some direct damage to those organs,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The notion of accepting a test developed by someone else I think was a bit alien," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It ought to be foolproof. As a friend of mine said, it ought to be a gorilla test — even a gorilla can run it," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "As soon as the virus started to spread in the community, then the desire for testing exploded," "Everybody's brother wanted to be tested and doctors wanted to start testing very broadly. I think that caught my friends at the CDC completely flatfooted" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Other countries are testing much more broadly than we are," "We are trotting along while they're racing along" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner reminded : “Most importantly, wash your hands frequently and thoroughly,” “Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or elbow — or better yet, into a tissue that you throw away. Stay home when you are sick, and avoid others who are sick to minimize the chance of spreading germs” External link

foxnews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The main thing we emphasize is hand hygiene," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

newsday-USA Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems," External link

cnn Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think closing the border will reduce the likelihood of entry but won’t reduce it to zero,” External link

dailystar Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “I think closing the border will reduce the likelihood of entry but won’t reduce it to zero,” External link

themirror Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner told : “Testing is being rolled out. You’ll be screened, and if you meet the criteria, fever and other respiratory symptoms, you’ll be asked to come into the clinic and you’ll be met by somebody who will put a mask on you and make sure you don’t spread your virus to others,” External link

wkrn Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I know you’re worried, but at the moment you can’t test all those kinds of people. We have to focus on people who have symptoms," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "I’m sure what’s happened, is there’s a back log of calls," External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If you get to people over 70, we’re going to have much higher fatality rates. And I’ve seen some estimates of even as high as 10%, which would be huge for people 70 and older,” “But remember, those people accumulate a whole lot of underlying illnesses, which adds to their risk. They have heart disease, diabetes, lung disease ... Some of these people, particularly from China, have lived in polluted environments their whole life. Some of the men, especially, have been lifetime smokers. So they are at very increased risk of severe disease” External link

ABCnews Monday, March 9, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “There’s a large epidemic of coronavirus anxiety,” External link

ABCnews Monday, March 9, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

syracuse Monday, March 9, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 9, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, March 9, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Everybody is going to be thinking about this, and trying to adapt it to their own circumstances,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 9, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

wral Monday, March 9, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

fox35orlando Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

wkbn Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

denverpost Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

news9 Sunday, March 8, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'” External link

wcfcourier Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

newsday-USA Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; 'You ought to become a semi-hermit. You've got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,'" External link

startribune Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The clear message to people who fit into those categories is; ‘You ought to become a semi-hermit. You’ve got to really get serious in your personal life about social distancing, and in particular avoiding crowds of any kind,’” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people" External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," "I'm not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I'm saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group" External link

erietvnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is the largest public health experiment in the history of humankind,” “They can’t turn it off, but they did turn it down. And it did provide the rest of the world with some extra time” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face-to-face contact with people" External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

wmur Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face-to-face contact with people" External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

Koat Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "My impression is - [although] I'm at some distance - that the political leadership [in Singapore and Taiwan] took this queue and advice from the ministry of health from the scientists and the clinicians. I think that's a very good formula," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, March 7, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "If you have any anxiety or reason to believe you have coronavirus infection, or heck, even if you have influenza, call your health care provider, because you don't want to just show up in the waiting room and give it to everybody else," External link

nbcnews Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : "This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems," "The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people" External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "When my wife and I need to go shopping, we're going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "This is not an instruction. This is not an order," "I'm not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I'm saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group" External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Don't go. Be reverent at home," External link

fox10tv Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “should strongly consider not doing these activities at this juncture,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner added : “This ought to be top of mind for people over 60, and those with underlying health problems, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or compromised immune systems,” “The single most important thing you can do to avoid the virus is reduce your face to face contact with people” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “When my wife and I need to go shopping, we’re going late at night when there are no crowds, and we get in and out efficiently,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “This is not an instruction. This is not an order,” “I’m not asking everyone to stay at home and lock the door for a month. I’m saying, be thoughtful every time you contemplate getting together with a crowd or group” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Don’t go. Be reverent at home,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The more we’re able to test, the more we’ll be able to find coronavirus infections,” External link

washtimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner told : “There isn’t any doubt that we are under-tested,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle," External link

fox5sandiego Friday, March 6, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "It was very cumbersome. It took a lot of time and it was just terribly inefficient," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "Are we going to quarantine people? Are we going to ask people not to go out of their homes? Are we going to ask them not to go to sporting events and religious services and the like?" External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put something—whether it’s a scarf or a mask—in front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : ”I observe that the president has been listening, but since he’s not a scientist I don’t think he understands the nuances,” External link

politico Friday, March 6, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : ”I observe that the president has been listening, but since he’s not a scientist I don’t think he understands the nuances,” External link

politico Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put something—whether it’s a scarf or a mask—in front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner says : “It seems kind of intuitively obvious that if you put somethingwhether it’s a scarf or a maskin front of your nose and mouth, that will filter out some of these viruses that are floating around out there,” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “but there aren’t any data to support that that’s a useful intervention,” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : “There’s not much we can do, so we’re all walking around feeling rather victimized by this virus,” “By using a mask, even if it doesn’t do a lot, it moves the locus of control to you, away from the virus. It gives the individual a greater sense of control in this otherwise not-controlled situation” External link

time Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

cbs46 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

fox10tv Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner explains : "Even if there is virus in the inanimate environment, it's not going to jump off the seat and bite you in the ankle. You've got to touch it, and then touch your nose or your mouth," "So it's those hands we have that are the important intermediary -- and that's where I would put the emphasis. Use those wipes on your hands. That's the important thing" External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner says : "I really don't think [airlines] can do very much. They might make the wipes more available to individuals," External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The containment policy has been seemingly very successful. You had relatively few numbers of cases, they've been quickly identified, put in isolation, are getting good treatment and are getting better," "We had some slippage there because we couldn't get the testing out. And so that gets a B-minus. But we're working hard to get back to A to get that testing now more widely available" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "The containment policy has been seemingly very successful. You had relatively few numbers of cases, they've been quickly identified, put in isolation, are getting good treatment and are getting better," "We had some slippage there because we couldn't get the testing out. And so that gets a B-minus. But we're working hard to get back to A to get that testing now more widely available" External link

CBC Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The tendency is of course to pay attention to the most severe cases and to test them – so less severe cases don’t get the same testing and same attention,” External link

newschannel5 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because of these limited resources, we could not get some of our patients tested,” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “Because of these limited resources, we could not get some of our patients tested,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : "That means going to the neighborhood and knocking on doors and really aggressively trying to find cases," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : "was introduced to a population that was older and as a consequence has a bunch of underlying illnesses, [that] could explain a high fatality rate," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “What you’re telling me is that Japan is a senior living facility at a larger scale,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

wral Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “We will get through this. We will cope with this. This will be a struggle,” “There will be discomfort. There will be pain. But we will get through with this” External link

washtimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “If we were worried yesterday, we are even more worried today,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, February 29, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The risk is not large, but it is real,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “The obvious observation is that many countries are capable of testing rather widely,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 28, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

William Schaffner said : “That would suggest there are other undetected cases out there, and we have already started some lowgrade transmission,”