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Tracking the effect of mitigation measures on COVID-19 spread in hard-hit states

1 month ago   |   By News Medical

Currently, there are over 10 million confirmed cases and more than 240,000 casualties attributed to COVID-19 in the U.S. Researchers at Louisiana State University have applied computational models to investigate infection rates in relation to social distancing measures.
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Doctors urge the CDC to warn Americans about coronavirus vaccine side effects

Doctors urge the CDC to warn Americans about coronavirus vaccine side effects

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices told officials on Monday that Americans need to be prepared for side effects so that they won't be afraid to get second doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
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When Can We Expect a COVID Vaccine? The CDC Estimates as Soon as Mid-December

When Can We Expect a COVID Vaccine? The CDC Estimates as Soon as Mid-December

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

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Just days after Pfizer reported that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be 95 percent effective , CDC Director Robert Redfield announced that the vaccine will likely be available "by the end of the second week in December." According to an interview Redfield did with Fox News, he projects that 40 million doses of the vaccine will be produced before the end of the year. "That's enough to vaccinate 20 million people," he said. "But then it will continue through January and February and hopefully by March we'll start to see vaccine available for the general public."
Redfield added...
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Azar: COVID-19 Vaccine Could Start Shipping Mid-December

Azar: COVID-19 Vaccine Could Start Shipping Mid-December

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

WASHINGTON - Americans could start receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December, with an initial distribution of 6.4 million doses and a total of 40 million doses distributed by the end of the year, Trump administration officials...
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The First U.S. Shipments of COVID-19 Vaccines Will Include 6.4 Million Doses

1 month ago   |   By Time

With three vaccine makers saying that their COVID-19 vaccines are at least 90% effective, the U.S. government is gearing up plans to distribute the shots across the country.
In a Nov. 24 briefing, members of the Department of Health and Human Services -which oversees the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration -and Operation Warp Speed provided the latest information on the vaccine rollout. Most importantly, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said he's ready to work with the incoming Biden administration's transition team on vaccine rollout plans, following a...
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Why Getting My COVID Vaccine Made Me Emotional

Why Getting My COVID Vaccine Made Me Emotional

A child who is four years old gets his or her booster vaccinations prior to going to kindergarten. My experience as a pediatrician is that kids handle the trauma of getting... Read more ...

Should You Take Zinc to Further Protect Yourself From COVID-19? We Asked Experts

Should You Take Zinc to Further Protect Yourself From COVID-19? We Asked Experts

As deaths from COVID-19 continue to hit record high numbers , it's more important than ever to take every available precaution to protect ourselves and others from contracting... Read more ...

COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

COVID-19 VTE Prevention: The Case for Intermediate and Outpatient Dosing

Should patients hospitalized for COVID-19 routinely receive extra anticoagulation or go home with a course of antithrombotics? The first randomized controlled trial data are... Read more ...

The hospitals where Covid admissions are FALLING

The hospitals where Covid admissions are FALLING

Some 20 of 138 acute NHS trusts recorded a dip in beds occupied by Covid-19 patients in the seven days to January 12 compared to the previous week. Read more ...

Get Strong All Over and Sweat Like Heck With This 45-Minute Total-Body...

Get Strong All Over and Sweat Like Heck With This 45-Minute Total-Body Dumbbell Workout

You might be surprised what you can do with a couple of dumbbells. These classic fitness tools aren't just made for bicep curls and overhead presses; you can work your whole... Read more ...

9 In 10 GOP Women Don't Blame Trump For Violence At Capitol

9 In 10 GOP Women Don't Blame Trump For Violence At Capitol

Nearly every female Republican in the country believes Trump should not be held responsible for the U.S. Capitol riots earlier this month Less than two weeks ago, pro-Trump... Read more ...

Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to...

Global surge of cases is fueling more chances for the virus to mutate to beat immune system

Professor Trevor Bedford warned that a higher number of severe infections would lead to more super-strains as it gives the virus additional chances to mutate to evade the... Read more ...

Care home Covid cases TRIPLE in a month: MOST outbreaks are among elderly...

Care home Covid cases TRIPLE in a month: MOST outbreaks are among elderly residents

Date from Public Health England reveals that in the week to January 14, there were 977 outbreaks of respiratory conditions in care homes with 739 confirmed as Covid. Read more ...

At least 23 people have died from coronavirus vaccines in Norway

At least 23 people have died from coronavirus vaccines in Norway

There have been 13 new confirmed deaths associated with the Wuhan coronavirus vaccine in Norway, which adds to the 23 deaths and counting that are said to be associated with... Read more ...

Twitter insider records CEO Jack Dorsey laying out roadmap for future...

Twitter insider records CEO Jack Dorsey laying out roadmap for future political censorship. 'we are focused on one account right now, but this is going to be much bigger than just one account'

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO: “We are focused on one account right now, but this is going to be much bigger than just one account, and it's going to go on for much longer than just... Read more ...