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Germany: 1 in 100 infected with virus, health New! 2021-12-03 09:05:01He called on citizens who haven’t done so yet to get vaccinated.

Rochester's one-month mayor is in quarantine for COVID-19 New! 2021-12-03 08:41:30The newly installed mayor of Rochester, New York, is in quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus last month

Study: Black, Asian Britons have higher COVID-19 death New! 2021-12-03 08:38:01A British study has found that Black and other ethnic minority people in the U

Slovakia in lockdown records new daily record in New! 2021-12-03 08:31:06Coronavirus cases in Slovakia have hit a daily record.

Auckland reopens as New Zealand tries new virus New! 2021-12-03 07:04:16The last major parts of a lockdown that lasted more than 100 days have ended.

Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP's virus New! 2021-12-03 05:58:34For months, President Joe Biden has taken it on the chin from Republicans.

WHO says measures used against delta should work New! 2021-12-03 05:57:32World Health Organization officials say that the measures used to counter the delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus

Omicron coronavirus variant found in multiple US states New! 2021-12-03 00:44:33The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe

Governor, AG sue Defense Department over vaccine requirement New! 2021-12-03 00:44:25Oklahoma's Republican governor and the state attorney general are suing in federal court to exempt the state's National Guard from a Biden administr

Malaysia detects first omicron case in South African New! 2021-12-03 00:39:01Malaysia has detected its first case of the new omicron strain of the coronavirus in a foreign student who returned to the country last month after vi

South Korea tightens social distancing to fight virus New! 2021-12-02 22:35:37South Korea is tightening recently relaxed restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with its worst wave of the virus since the start of the pa

'The fire that's here': US is still battling New! 2021-12-02 22:06:45While all eyes are on the new and little-understood omicron variant, the delta form of the coronavirus isn’t finished wreaking havoc in the U.S.

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Prosecutors Push Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos to Take 2021-11-30 18:24:59Under cross-examination, the founder of the failed blood testing start-up defended herself but admitted that she had made mistakes.

An F.D.A. panel endorses Merck’s Covid pill for 2021-11-30 18:18:19The drug, molnupiravir, could be authorized within days for patients at high risk of severe illness.

Regeneron Antibody Treatment May Not Be as Effective 2021-11-30 17:30:45The company said that analyses and modeling of mutations in the variant suggest that they may weaken the effect of the treatment, but that studies usi

South African Company Nears License to Sell J. 2021-11-30 16:07:51The new agreement makes Aspen Pharmacare the first African company to market a Covid vaccine on the continent. But it stops short of allowing Aspen to

Counterfeit Covid Masks Are Still Sold Everywhere 2021-11-30 15:53:25Rising Covid cases have spurred a return to mask-wearing in the U.S. and overseas, at a time when flawed KN95s from China continue to dominate e-comme

What We Know About the New Covid Variant, 2021-11-30 14:56:58Intense research into the new coronavirus variant first identified in southern Africa has just begun. World leaders have urged people not to panic &md

Your Heart and Diet: A Heart-Healthy Way to 2021-11-30 13:40:11Aim for an overall healthful dietary pattern, the American Heart Association advises, rather than focusing on “good” or “bad”

New 'Omicron' Variant Stokes Concern but Vaccines May 2021-11-30 12:36:09The Omicron variant carries worrisome mutations that may let it evade antibodies, scientists said. But it will take more research to know how it fares

Omicron Has Scary Mutations. That Doesn't Mean They 2021-11-30 12:35:09Mutations can work together to make a virus more fearsome, but they can also cancel one another out. This phenomenon, called epistasis, is why scienti

How Did the New Covid Variant, Omicron, Get 2021-11-30 12:34:07The World Health Organization began naming the variants after Greek letters to avoid public confusion and stigma.

Will the Covid Vaccines Stop Omicron? Scientists Are 2021-11-30 12:33:26A “Frankenstein mix” of mutations raises concerns, but the variant may remain vulnerable to current vaccines. If not, revisions will be ne

With Scant Information on Omicron, Biden Turned to 2021-11-30 12:33:06“Here’s what it does: It gives us time,” President Biden said of the flight restrictions. He called the new variant a cause for conc

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Survivors of Severe COVID Face Doubled Risk for New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: Survivors of Severe COVID Face Doubled Risk for Death a Year LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/

WHO Approves First Long-Acting Device to Shield Women New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: WHO Approves First Long-Acting Device to Shield Women From HIVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/20

Nearly 7% of U.S. Kids Have Had a New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: Nearly 7% of U.S. Kids Have Had a Head Injury or ConcussionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2021

Kids With Uncontrolled Asthma at Higher Odds for New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: Kids With Uncontrolled Asthma at Higher Odds for Severe COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/

For Men, Vaping May Be a Downer in New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: For Men, Vaping May Be a Downer in the BedroomCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

First US Omicron Case Hits in California New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: First US Omicron Case Hits in CaliforniaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

Reading With Your Toddler? Books May Beat Screens New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: Reading With Your Toddler? Books May Beat ScreensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 A

'Mild Cognitive Impairment' in Older Age Often Disappears, New! 2021-12-03 02:00:00Title: 'Mild Cognitive Impairment' in Older Age Often Disappears, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Long-Haul COVID Chronic Fatigue 2021-12-02 02:00:00Title: Long-Haul COVID Chronic FatigueCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Massive Heart Attack Puts 52-Year-Old on 2021-12-02 02:00:00Title: AHA News: Massive Heart Attack Puts 52-Year-Old on Path to Better HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revi

First Overdose Prevention Centers in the Nation Open 2021-12-02 02:00:00Title: First Overdose Prevention Centers in the Nation Open in NYCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2021

Could Coffee Help Lower Your Odds for Alzheimer's? 2021-12-02 02:00:00Title: Could Coffee Help Lower Your Odds for Alzheimer's?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2021 12:00:0

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European Union mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations 2021-12-01 17:54:40After two dozen countries have reported cases of the omicron variant, the European Union (EU) countries might be headed towards mandatory vaccination

Survivors of severe COVID-19 may have an increased 2021-12-01 16:50:22Patients who had severe COVID-19 may be twice at risk of dying over the following year, compared to patients who had a mild or moderate case, or indiv

Omicron detected in California, first case in the 2021-12-01 15:04:24A traveler who returned to California from South Africa has become the first person in the United States identified to have the omicron variant of COV

Omicron: What are the variant's symptoms? 2021-12-01 14:25:25In just a matter of weeks, cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant have been detected in countries around the world – including the U.S. – f

More American adults living alone, Census Bureau reports 2021-12-01 13:57:25More American adults are living alone, according to newly released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau's annual America's Families and Living Arra

Fauci says COVID-19 diverted resources from fight against 2021-12-01 12:50:55Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said Tuesday the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the

Travel amidst omicron: WHO says people aged 60 2021-12-01 10:25:53In guidance released on international travel in relation to the COVID-19 omicron variant, the World Health Organization (WHO) wrote Tuesday that peopl

FDA panel endorses first COVID-19 pill 2021-12-01 09:00:20A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of

FDA approves 'glowing tumor' drug to help surgeons 2021-11-30 18:47:06Cytalux (pafolacianince), a drug that binds to ovarian cancer tissue and glows when exposed to fluorescent light, has been approved by the U.S. Food a

Merck COVID-19 pill: FDA panel weighs safety, effectiveness 2021-11-30 13:36:09Government health advisers on Tuesday weighed the benefits and risks of a closely watched drug from Merck that could soon become the first U.S.-author

University of Oxford on omicron: No proof COVID-19 2021-11-30 12:09:35The University of Oxford said Tuesday there was no evidence that current COVID-19 vaccines would not continue to protect against severe disease from&n

CDC updates guidance to urge boosters for all 2021-11-29 19:35:17The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday updated agency guidance to advise that anyone over age 18 should receive a COVID-19 boo