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UK Study: Single dose of AstraZeneca vaccine drastically cuts COVID-19 transmission

A new study out of the United Kingdom showed that a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca provides a high level of protection for 12 weeks. The study results support the...

More than Two-Thirds of Americans Feel More Anxious When Experiencing Any Negative Health Symptom

For many Americans, living through 2020 has caused a dramatic shift in priorities, with their health, and the health of their loved ones especially, rising to the top as the most important concern. In fact, a nationally...

Prime Minister orders new COVID lockdown for England

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday a new national lockdown for the UK until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as the UK sped up its vaccination program by becoming...

ProHealth Urgent Care’s Staff Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

ProHealth Urgent Care, a medical facility serving patients in St. Croix, continues to take every initiative and precaution during the COVID pandemic to care for the community safely. ProHealth received their allocated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines at 8:00...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ships with third vaccine available in January

Moderna has shipped out the first shipments of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines. The hundreds of thousands of vaccines began leaving warehouses Sunday — widening the vaccination effort to end the pandemic in the US. McKesson...

FDA panel meets to decide approval for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine

 Today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is holding a vote on whether to authorize Moderna's coronavirus vaccine in the United States. The approval, if provided today, would make the second coronavirus vaccine available in...

Over-the-counter COVID-19 home test gets US approval

U.S. regulators authorized the rapid coronavirus test by Australian manufacturer Ellume, which can be done entirely at home. The announcement on Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) represents another important — though incremental — step...

Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine grabs emergency FDA OK

Just over 24 hours after an FDA advisory panel recommended emergency use of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the agency followed through, authorizing the first coronavirus pandemic shot for emergency use in the U.S. The FDA...

Panel votes to recommend FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Late day Thursday, a government advisory panel gave their nods for the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, allowing for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant the approval for the vaccine. In a 17-4...

New Biomarker may help determine men at higher risk of developing invasive Prostate Cancer

In a published study, in EBio Medicine, researchers at Arizona-based biotech, Aqualung Therapeutics may have identified a novel biomarker that alone, or potentially combined with Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), may determine men who are at higher risk of...
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Elon Musk to Acquire Twitter

Twitter, Inc. made it official, it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an...
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Renters of color pay higher security deposits, more application fees

Results from Zillow's Consumer Housing Trends Report show renters of color typically submit more applications — and pay more in application fees — before they secure...

FDA investigating illnesses linked to Lucky Charms

The Food and Drug Administration is now investigating why hundreds of consumers have reported becoming ill after eating Lucky Charms cereal.

Inflation, war push stress to alarming levels at the two-year COVID-19 anniversary

Two years after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, inflation, money issues and the war in Ukraine have pushed...

Data published in a Lancet journal on novel COVID-19 vaccine shows it produced robust antibodies and T cells against SARS-CoV-2

A COVID-19 investigational vaccine, developed by City of Hope scientists and now licensed to GeoVax Labs Inc., produced a robust neutralizing antibody...