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Scientist surprised by discovery of '99%' effective, cheap COVID treatment...
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The scientist who combined two widely available over-the-counter compounds that inhibited the novel coronavirus by 99% in early tests told WND he's hopeful his treatment will be available "within months." "An FDA-approved treatment could b
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-06 22:02 UTC
Current spike of Omicron variant may come with unexpected results...
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The Omicron variant has caused case numbers to spike higher than ever before, but doctors say there could be a silver lining.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-05 19:58 UTC
COVID variant B.1.640.2: What we know so far about the new strain found in France...
Experts have been downplaying a media storm surrounding a COVID variant that was found in France in December. Is it a concern?
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-05 19:56 UTC
WHO Official Downplays New COVID IHU Variant Found in France...
The WHO says the IHU coronavirus variant hasn't become much of a threat since it was first identified
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-05 19:56 UTC
First Flurona Cases Detected In US: Double COVID, Influenza Infection Explained...
While the Omicron is still a major concern among health officials as it now makes up 95% of COVID cases in the U.S., there is another disease that medical experts are now worried about Flurona.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-05 18:59 UTC
Testing company confirms 1st known case of 'flurona'- flu and coronavirus - in Southern California...
A testing company on Wednesday confirmed a case of 'flurona' in Southern California, referring to the condition of being infected with COVID-19 and the flu at the same time.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-05 18:58 UTC
Pfizer to supply 10 mln additional courses of COVID-19 pill to U.S. govt...
Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. government has agreed to buy additional 10 million courses of its COVID-19 oral therapy, bringing the total amount of order by the government to 20 million courses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-04 17:12 UTC
Omicron Variant Symptoms: Latest COVID 'Making People Really Sick in a Different Way'...
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The omicron variant is making people sick in a different way than past waves of COVID, a prominent NYC ER doctor says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-04 17:11 UTC
What is 'flurona' and how common is it?...
The name might sound like a joke, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says cases of people getting influenza and COVID-19 are very real.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-03 21:59 UTC
Yes, you can test positive for COVID-19 on PCR tests for up to 12 weeks after infection...
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The CDC director made the claim while explaining why there isn't a negative test recommendation for people ending their isolation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-03 21:58 UTC
'It's Just Going Straight Up:' NY COVID Hospitalizations Top 2021 Surge Levels as Omicron Drives....
The COVID-19 omicron variant now accounts for more than 95% of positive samples tested in New York.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-03 21:58 UTC
Non-White New Yorkers To Receive Priority For Scarce Life-Saving COVID Pill...
The department prioritizes those who are severely immunocompromised or have at least one risk factor for severe illness can receive oral antiviral treatments. Besides some risk factors that include cancer, diabetes, dementia, and or other debilitating diseases, the NYSDOH list being non-white
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-01 00:47 UTC
CDC warns against traveling on cruise ships...
Travelers, regardless of vaccination status, have been advised not to vacation on cruise ships amid the global rise in COVID-19 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-30 21:29 UTC
CDC Changes Guidelines Again, PCR COVID Tests Could 'Stay Positive for Up to 12 Weeks'...
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The Centers for Disease Control revised their guidelines this week; saying some PCR tests for COVID-19 could "stay positive for up to 12 weeks." "So we would have people in isolation for a very long time if we were relying on PCRs," said C
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-30 17:56 UTC
Maryland doctor says people are 'going to die' after Biden admin uses faulty data to snub antibody treatments...
A doctor in Maryland said he had to cancel potentially life-saving monoclonal antibody infusions for about 250 people over the last week after the federal government stopped distributing treatments made by Regeneron and Eli Lilly because they aren't e
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-30 17:36 UTC
FDA authorizes pills to treat COVID — but there's a catch...
As concern over COVID -19 rises with the spread of the Omicron variant, a new form of treatment for the virus has arrived in the form of oral tablets, but there's a catch: The medication must be taken quickly to be effective. The FDA issued an emergen
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-27 20:00 UTC
COVID is airborne and out in the community. Here's how good ventilation can make public spaces safer...
Some public places have a higher risk of airborne transmission than others, but there are measures business owners can take to improve the air quality in their premises and lower the risk of customers and staff becoming infected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-27 19:59 UTC
Loss of smell from COVID most likely means you've got a mild case, study finds...
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(StudyFinds.org) Losing your sense of smell might indicate that you have a mild case of COVID-19, according to a study published earlier this year. Statistics show that patients suffering moderate and severe cases of the infection are far less likely to e
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-27 19:58 UTC
Study finds coronavirus can persist for months in almost every organ system: a step towards understanding long COVID-19...
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The study is the most comprehensive analysis to date on the virus's distribution throughout the body.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-27 19:57 UTC
Airbnb says it'll 'crack down' on New Year's Eve parties...
Airbnb notified its users about its latest New Year's Eve protocol in November 2021. Since then, the new COVID-19 omicron variant has emerged and has overtaken the COVID-19 delta variant in the U.S., according to data published by the CDC.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-27 19:57 UTC
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