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Glaxo & Sanofi Suffer Setback in Coronavirus Vaccine Development: Defer Rollout To Mid 2021
    Two major pharmaceutical giants, UK based GSK (Glaxo) and French based Sanofi issue a joint statement saying that their new vaccine...
Reports Say Children are Better at Keeping COVID-19 at Bay
  A study has revealed that the untrained immune response of children plays a vital role in helping them falling prey to SARS-CoV-2. When...
UK Health Workers Report Allergic Reaction Post Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Administration
  On Wednesday, the UK health authorities announced a precautionary advice for people with a history of allergy. The authorities stated that...
Three Groups of People Should Avoid the Coronavirus Vaccine: Who Are They?
  Ever since Margaret Keenan of Coventry, England was giving the first coronavirus vaccine in the UK, there was a feeling of hope across the...
UAE Announces 86% Efficacy of Sinopharm Vaccine for COVID-19: Plans Rollout
      On Wednesday, the Health Ministry of the United Arab Emirates revealed that the coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese...
Walmart, Sam’s Club Sell Various Types of Home COVID-19 Test Kits
    Walmart and Sam’s Club are selling many different types of COVID-19 test kits to enable Americans to test themselves at home and then...
Refuse COVID-19 Vaccine? Get Fired!
      Reports say that the first COVID-19 vaccine can be authorized for emergency use on Thursday. Pfizer and BioNTech are awaiting a...
Governor Newsom Announces Statewide Expansion of CA Notify, a Smart Phone Tool Designed to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Published: Dec 07, 2020 Wikimedia   New digital tool will officially launch on December 10, allowing Apple and Google smart phone users to help...
Former Presidents Obama, Clinton & Bush Willing to Take COVID-19 Vaccine to Prove Safety
      Three US former presidents: Barak Obama, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush expressed willingness to take a coronavirus vaccine to...
Report Warns COVID-19 Deaths Could Double Despite Vaccine Rollout
        Health researchers have warned that the deaths due to the coronavirus could double by 2021. According to a report published...
First Shipments Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Fall Short
        The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Operation Warp Speed have finally informed state health departments and...
NCAA amateurism appears immune to COVID-19 – despite tide in public support for paying athletes having turned
The pandemic has laid bare just how few economic rights college athletes possess. AP Photo/Keith Srakocic Chris Knoester, The Ohio State University...
Moderna Seeks FDA Emergency Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine
On Monday pharmaceutical giant Moderna is applying for emergency approval to the FDA for authorization of its coronavirus vaccine for emergency use....
Merriam Webster’s Word of The Year: Pandemic
It’s no surprise that the word “pandemic” has been chosen by Merriam Webster as the “word of the year.” This announcement was made on...
In Japan, More People, Mainly Women, Died From Suicide Than From COVID-19 in 2020
    In Japan, in October 2020, government statistics show that suicide claimed more lives than that of COVID-19 for the entire year....
United Airlines To Fly Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine
    It has been reported that United Airlines began operating charter flights on Friday to get ready to carry Pfizer’s COVID-19...
Los Angeles Adds Restrictions As COVID-19 Cases & Hospitalizations Surge
    As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations surge across America Los Angeles County has announced a  three-week stay home order. The...
AstraZeneca Error In COVID-19 Trials May Halt FDA Approval
    AstraZeneca has admitted that a mistake had been made in the coronavirus trials conducted by the company. This has caused a certain...
Doctors Want CDC To Warn People of Side Effects from Covid-19 Vaccines
  During a meeting with CDC on Monday doctors urged their advisors to be transparent to people about the side effects that the COVID-19 vaccine may...
How to host a safe holiday meal during coronavirus – an epidemiologist explains her personal plans
Holiday events will need to be a little different due to the pandemic. Hawkins, American University Editor’s note: After this story was published,...
How mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna work, why they’re a breakthrough and why they need to be kept so cold
Moderna’s new mRNA vaccine is almost 94.5% effective in large-scale trials. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images Sanjay Mishra, Vanderbilt University...
Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine shows 94.5% Efficacy as Per Company Data
According to early data released by the company, Moderna’s vaccine is 94.5 percent effective against coronavirus. It is the second vaccine in the...
Elon Musk, Tesla CEO tests positive and negative for COVID-19, Once Again Doubts the Seriousness of The Pandemic
Elon Musk,  CEO of Tesla said that he had tested both positive and negative for COVID-19. He was tested four times using a rapid COVID-19 antigen...
UVA Research Finds Antidepressant Fluvoxamine May Prevent Severe COVID-19
The University of Virginia, School of Medicine conducted a small trial of treating COVID-19 patients with fluvoxamine, an antidepressant. The...
COVID-19 Cases Rise in Europe But Schools Remain Open
In Frankfurt, Germany schools have remained open in November though the coronavirus surge has shut down restaurants, gyms, bars, theaters and tattoo...
Costco Mandates Face Shield for People with Medical Mask Exemptions
  Costco has updated its face covering policy and now requires those who are medically exempted from wearing face masks to wear a face shield in...
Three Medical Workers Inoculated with Russian Sputnik Vaccine Test Positive For COVID-19
Officials in the Altai region of Siberia say that three out of the 42 medical workers who were inoculated with the two dose Sputnik vaccine developed...
Hospitalizations Due To COVID-19 Hit Record Highs Across the Nation
    The second wave of COVID-19 has proved to be far more deadly than the first time around with record numbers of cases and...
Pfizer Claims Its Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90 Percent Effective
    On Monday Pfizer announced that its vaccine trials to prevent COVID-19 were effective among 90% of previously uninfected people....
Lipoprotein Nasal Spray May Prevent COVID-19 Infection
  The pandemic has taken its toll worldwide. Many companies are racing to find cures and vaccines are in various stages of research and...
US Focuses on The Election While COVID-19 Grows by Leaps & Bounds
    While the country concentrated on the elections, the pandemic grew rapidly across states and spread faster than ever, in a few states....
The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research
The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research – CWEB.com shutterstock. Ali Mobasheri, University of Surrey and Margaret Rayman,...
Coronavirus Mutation Spreads From Minks To Humans: Denmark To Cull 15 Million Minks
    Denmark is planning to cull its entire mink population, totaling 15 million, after humans got infected by a coronavirus mutation spread...
Oregon becomes first state to decriminalize heroin and cocaine and meth
Oregon became the first state to decriminalize hard drugs like heroin, cocaine and meth in a 59-41% vote as of early Wednesday morning, according to...
Beyonce Has Her Beyhive and Two Bee Hives
        Almost everyone knows about Bey and her Beyhive but apparently she also has real beehives in her backyard. Therefore, she...
Moderna starts global launch of Covid vaccine taking in $1.1 billion in deposits
      Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA),has taken in 1.1 billion dollars as a deposit from governments. The company has agreements with the...
Medicare To Cover Early COVID19 Vaccines
    Beneficiaries under Medicare are now eligible to get a free early approval vaccine for Covid-19, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Germany and France Impose Nationwide Lockdown as European Covid-19 Infections Rise
Germany will impose the strictest lockdown measures since the peak of the global coronavirus pandemic. Germany is Europe’s biggest economy....
Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar
  Signs are posted regarding social distancing on machines throughout the facility at Gold’s Gym in East Northport, New York, on Aug. 19,...
CDC Warning:Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Deli Meats
    CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
Remdesivir First Anti-Viral Medicine To Gain FDA Approval
  On Thursday October 22, 2020 the US FDA approved Gilead Sciences Inc’s anti-viral medicine remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients including...
The CDC Releases New COVID-19  Close Contact Guidelines
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just published the  new COVID-19 guidelines, for  those who are considered in “close...
OxyContin maker guilty of federal criminal charges. Must pay $8 billion
  Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, pleaded guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the nation’s opioid...
 Gov. Cuomo orders 2-week quarantine for all visitors to NY
    COVIDTraveler Health Form A travel enforcement operation will commence at airports across the state to help ensure travelers are...
Mouthwash And Nasal Rinses May Lower The Transmission And Spread Of Coronaviruses
  The recent pandemic has created an unprecedented environment of fear and anguish. However, scientists, especially virologists have been...
COVID-19 vaccine maker Vaxart Fraud Investigation Underway
  Vaxart based in California has been working on a Covid-19 vaccine. The company is being sued because investors the old company is exaggerating...
Internal Documents Show Fauci Plays a Key Role When Vaccine Studies are Done
Dr. Anthony Fauci will see data from government-funded vaccine trials before the FDA does. One caveat: Pfizer’s study, which is ahead of the...
Until a coronavirus vaccine is ready, pneumonia vaccines may reduce deaths from COVID-19
Vaccination rates may be tied to rates of COVID-19. Marko Geber/Getty Images Robert Root-Bernstein, Michigan State University The yearly influenza...
Making Money Off Masks
Making Money Off Masks, COVID-Spawned Chain Store Aims to Become Obsolete Markian Hawryluk October 14, 2020 LONE TREE, Colo. — Darcy Velasquez, 42,...
Even With Insurance-Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy
Laura Ungar September 25, 2020 Matthew Fentress was just 25 when he passed out while stuffing cannolis as a cook for a senior living community six...
The Future of Food: To GMO or Not To GMO?
    An organic diet has never been more in style than it is right now, with millions of consumers willing to shell out extra dollars for...