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Surgeon general urges US fight against COVID misinformation...
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U. S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging tech companies, health care workers, journalists and everyday Americans to do more to address a "serious public thr
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-15 16:59 UTC
WHO chief says it was 'premature' to rule out COVID lab leak...
The head of the World Health Organization has acknowledged it was premature to rule out a potential link between the COVID-19 pandemic and a laboratory leak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-15 16:58 UTC
Long Covid Has Over 200 Symptoms And Leaves 1 In 5 Unable To Work, Study Finds...
Developing new allergies, suicidality and seizures were flagged as symptoms of long Covid not commonly discussed alongside the more common "Covid toes," fatigue and sore throat.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-15 16:57 UTC
CDC: 93K Americans Died of Drug Overdoses in 2020, Most in U.S. History...
The United States saw more than 93,000 Americans die of drug overdoses in 2020, the most in the nation's history.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-14 23:24 UTC
If the CDC Can Impose a Nationwide Eviction Moratorium, Why Can't It Impose a Nationwide Vaccine Mandate?...
It could, if it actually had the vast public health powers that the Biden administration claims it does.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 19:44 UTC
Jen Psaki Announces Biden Will Support Local Vaccine Mandates...
One day after Dr. Anthony Fauci called for vaccine mandates on the local level, the White House is stating that it will support municipalities who choose to enact them. The post Jen Psaki Announces Biden Will Support Local Vaccine Mandates first appeared
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 19:44 UTC
White House: Fauci's support for 'local' mandates doesn't mean federal rules...
The White House said Monday that Dr. Anthony Fauci's belief there should be more "local" mandates to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates does not mean the federal government will try to impose rules. But it will support local officials who dec
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 19:42 UTC
Majority of COVID deaths in US among unvaccinated as states with low vaccine rates see surges...
White House officials say the vast majority of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths are among those who are not vaccinated.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 19:15 UTC
FDA to announce new warning on J&J Covid vaccine related to a rare autoimmune disorder, report says...
The FDA is expected to announce a new warning for the J&J vaccine, saying the shot has been linked to a serious but rare autoimmune disorder.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 19:13 UTC
Technology that restores the sense of touch in nerves damaged as a result of injury...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/health/
Researchers have developed a sensor that can be implanted anywhere in the body, for example under the tip of a severed finger; the sensor connects to another nerve that functions properly and restores tactile sensation to the injured nerve.This unique dev
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-12 18:03 UTC
Do I need a COVID booster? Pfizer says yes, but CDC and FDA warn too soon to know...
As delta variant cases climb, the question is how to protect yourself from the dominant COVID-19 strain. Here's what to know about the debate over vaccine boosters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-11 00:22 UTC
Covid -19: Pfizer and BioNTech seek approval for a vaccine booster...
"We are prepared for booster doses if and when the science demonstrates that they are needed," FDA and CDC
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 16:32 UTC
Senator Rand Paul Says 'Enough,' Announces He Is Moving Against Major Mask Mandate...
Sen. Rand Paul wants to ground mask mandates, and he appears to have support from fellow Senate Republicans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-08 19:34 UTC
Cell phones and cancer: New UC Berkeley study suggests cell phones sharply increase tumor risk...
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New UC Berkeley research draws a strong link between cell phone radiation and tumors, particularly in the brain.
By ceres on 2021-07-07 16:37 UTC
WATCH: Psaki says 'door-to-door outreach' is part of Biden administration's vaccination plan...
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, White House Press Secretary said that the US will implement "targeted community by community door-to-door outreach" to get more Americans vaccinated.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 19:35 UTC
Pfizer Shot Much Less Effective Against Delta, Israel Study Shows — Here's What You Need To Know About Variants And Vaccines...
Data from Israel suggests two doses of the Pfizer shot are 64% effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 compared to around 95% in clinical trials.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 19:34 UTC
Recent evidence points to natural origin of COVID-19, scientists write in Lancet...
The report published on Monday was compiled by two dozen biologists, ecologists, epidemiologists, physicians, public health experts and veterinarians from around the world.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 14:22 UTC
Expert says some parts of the US could become 'breeding grounds' for more COVID-19 variants...
According to CDC data, recent COVID-19 case rates are an average of three times higher in states that have vaccinated a smaller share of their residents than the United States overall.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 13:48 UTC
Some Vaccinated People Are Dying of Covid-19. Here's Why Scientists Aren't Surprised....
Almost half the U.K.s recent Covid-19 deaths are of people who have been vaccinated. But doctors and scientists say the figures so far offer reassurance that vaccines offer substantial protection against the Delta variant, particularly after two doses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-02 15:09 UTC
94% of patients with cancer respond well to COVID-19 vaccines...
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More than 9 of 10 patients with cancer showed good immune response to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines after receiving both doses, but subsets of high-risk patients did not, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Hea
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-01 06:39 UTC
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