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Omicron variant may have picked up a piece of common-cold virus: experts...
Researchers from Nference, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based data analytics firm, found a piece of genetic code in Omicron that is present in the virus that can bring about a cold.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-05 18:28 UTC
Moderna Stock Climbs; FDA Seeks Rapid Review of Omicron Vaccines...
Moderna climbs on reports U.S. health officials are looking to fast-track omicron-targeted vaccines and drugs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-03 16:04 UTC
Study suggests past COVID infection may not fend off omicron...
South African scientists are warning that the new omicron variant may be causing more reinfections among COVID-19 survivors than earlier virus mutants
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-03 15:46 UTC
Omicron prompts new virus origin worries...
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The emergence of the omicron strain of the COVID-19 virus is raising new questions about the still undetermined origin of the coronavirus outbreak and whether it leaked from a Chinese research laboratory in Wuhan in 2019. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief Bide
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-02 16:45 UTC
Did a collision of COVID-19 and HIV forge the omicron variant?...
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The omicron variant, now present in at least 23 countries around the world, was probably incubated in the body of a person with an immune system battered by HIV or ... Click to Continue
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-02 16:45 UTC
BioNTech CEO says current vaccine likely to protect against severe COVID from Omicron...
BioNTech and Pfizer's established COVID-19 vaccine will likely offer strong protection against any severe disease from the new Omicron virus variant, BioNTech's Chief Executive told Reuters, even as the biotech firm protectively makes a bolt for a
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-30 16:29 UTC
U.S. FDA evaluating effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines against Omicron...
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said on Tuesday it was evaluating the effectiveness of authorized COVID-19 vaccines against the Omicron coronavirus variant and expects to have more information in the next few weeks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-30 16:28 UTC
South African doctor says omicron variant symptoms 'unusual but mild'...
The South African doctor who first alerted authorities to the presence of the COVID-19 omicron variant reported that it presents
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-28 02:56 UTC
Omicron Variant Symptoms and Cases: Everything we know about New COVID variant found in SA...
"This variant has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning, and preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-28 02:55 UTC
Scientists are closely tracking a COVID-19 variant with a 'worrying' number of mutations. They don't yet know if it's more infectious....
Cases of the new variant have been detected in South Africa, Botswana, and Hong Kong.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-25 18:06 UTC
What we know so far about the B.1.1.529 COVID variant causing concern in South Africa...
The new B.1.1.529 COVID variant, which has been detected in South Africa, is being seen as a
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-25 18:05 UTC
Probe launched as 21 newborn babies die in Scotland in one month...
A PROBE has been launched into a rise in the number of newborn babies who died in Scotland. Officials raised the alarm after the number of deaths spiked in September, the Herald reports. Official f
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-23 01:34 UTC
Pfizer's pill is the latest COVID treatment to show promise. Here are some more...
There is a growing portfolio of potential treatments to directly target SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and to treat COVID symptoms.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-14 18:53 UTC
Need for liver transplants due to heavy drinking soared during the pandemic, study finds...
The need for liver transplants because of heavy drinking soared during the pandemic, researchers reported Tuesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-01 13:10 UTC
Sanders working to get prescription drug price provision in social spending bill...
Progressive U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Sunday that he was still working on getting a provision to lower prescription drug prices into the social spending bill pending in the U.S. Congress before a vote by the House of Representatives. President J
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-31 16:54 UTC
Some fast-food items contain chemicals linked to serious health problems, new report shows...
The study found harmful chemicals called phthalates in a majority of samples collected. The post Some fast-food items contain chemicals linked to serious health problems, new report shows appeared first on Boston.com .
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-28 00:31 UTC
Long-term COVID-19 side-effects may include memory loss, brain fog: research...
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A recent study found that long-term COVID-19 patients may experience side effects scientists have dubbed "brain fog" months after their diagnosis.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 18:27 UTC
COVID brought about notable decrease in Influenza cases? Heres what researchers reveal...
Since COVID-19 began its global spread, influenza cases reported have dropped to a minuscule level. The researchers gave credit to social distancing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 18:24 UTC
Biden's goal to end cancer undermined by his own administration...
Even with the ubiquitous nature of this dreadful disease, cancer treatment represents particular challenges for underserved communities.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 16:00 UTC
COVID vaccine mandate: New rules and exceptions for people who aren't vaccinated...
Your company can soon ask you to either get fully vaccinated or produce a negative COVID-19 test weekly under the new federal mandate.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-18 18:33 UTC
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