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Fauci will testify remotely before the Senate on May 12 about the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Join The Post’s Libby Casey for analysis, as well as reporters Yasmeen Abutaleb, Rhonda Colvin and James Hohmann.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been a prominent face in the Trump administration’s response as a lead scientist in the coronavirus task force. He last appeared before the Senate in March, but all four top health officials scheduled as witnesses plan to make remote appearances after a potential virus exposure in the White House.
The White House has blocked Fauci from testifying before a House subcommittee investigating the coronavirus outbreak and response, arguing that it would be “counterproductive” for him to appear while in the midst of participating in the government’s response to the pandemic. Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/coronavirus/. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer.
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In This Story: Allergy
Allergies are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to typically harmless substances in the environment. These include hay fever, food allergies, atopic dermatitis, allergic asthma, and anaphylaxis. Symptoms may include red eyes, an itchy rash, sneezing, a runny nose, shortness of breath, or swelling.
Common allergens include pollen and certain foods. Metals and other substances may also cause problems. Food, insect stings, and medications are common causes of severe reactions. Their development is due to both genetic and environmental factors.
Treatments for allergies include the avoidance of known allergens and the use of medications such as steroids and antihistamines. In severe reactions injectable adrenaline (epinephrine) is recommended.
Allergies are common. In the developed world, about 20% of people are affected by allergic rhinitis, about 6% of people have at least one food allergy, and about 20% have atopic dermatitis at some point in time. Depending on the country about 1–18% of people have asthma. Anaphylaxis occurs in between 0.05–2% of people.
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Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.