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Hospitals saw fewer heart attacks and strokes as the coronavirus pandemic struck — and nobody knows why
on August 4, 2020 at 11:49 pm
Did patients have fewer heart attacks and strokes in this period due to lifestyle changes stemming from the pandemic? Or did rates stay constant with more people suffering at home instead of coming into the emergency room?
Novavax’s coronavirus vaccine generates promising immune response in early trial, data shows
on August 4, 2020 at 11:13 pm
Novavax’s potential vaccine to prevent Covid-19 generated a promising immune response in an early stage clinical trial, the U.S.-based biotech firm announced Tuesday.
Coronavirus live updates: California cases undercounted due to reporting glitch; NYC health commissioner quits
on August 4, 2020 at 10:36 pm
The coronavirus has infected more than 18.3 million people around the world as of Tuesday, killing at least 694,715 people.
Russia gears up for mass vaccination against coronavirus despite international skepticism
on August 4, 2020 at 9:17 pm
Doctors and teachers would be the first to be vaccinated, Russia’s health minister said, while mass vaccinations are planned for October.
Flu shot makers plan to supply record numbers of vaccine doses amid Covid-19 pandemic
on August 4, 2020 at 8:46 pm
Public health officials are making an even bigger push for flu vaccination this year to try to reduce hospitalizations from the disease amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Flu shot makers plan to supply record numbers of vaccine doses.