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Is speed more important than safety? Operation Warp Speed triggers public fears regulators are cutting coronavirus vaccine corners

"I'm a bit concerned to see there's a fair amount of skepticism in the American public about whether or not ...
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Viewpoint: We still don’t know how deadly COVID-19 is—and why it doesn’t really matter

We’ve learned an incredible amount about the novel coronavirus these last few months… But we’re still struggling to answer what ...
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5 percent of COVID-19 survivors have super strength ‘neutralizing antibodies’ crucial for developing a vaccine

The discovery of antibodies that block the most infectious elements of the coronavirus is helping Bay Area scientists unlock the ...
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On the front lines fighting the coronavirus: I took a COVID-19 contact tracing course

In the Before Times, there were only about 2,200 contact tracers for the whole US, according to the Association of ...
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The ’airborne virus scientist’ public health officials turn to to assess dangers from COVID-19 in the air

[Aerosol scientist Dr. Linsey Marr’s] scientific curiosity and her multidisciplinary background have made her one of the world’s leading scientists ...
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The dangerous spread of coronavirus misinformation and magical thinking

Although credentialed scientists have been very clear that there is currently no cure for coronavirus, magical thinking of the pseudoscience ...
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COVID-19 recoverers appear to rapidly lose antibodies, leaving them vulnerable to reinfection within months

Infections caused by coronavirus cousins such as SARS and MERS result in antibodies that remain in the body for nearly ...
Have we done enough to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections?

Have we done enough to prevent a second wave of COVID-19 infections?

As we are seeing the beginning of the end of the first wave of COVID-19, the burning question is – ...
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Infographic: Animal origins or lab leak? Tracing coronavirus back to the source

Since the pandemic began, the question of where the coronavirus came from has been one of the biggest puzzles. It ...
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Polio vaccines are inexpensive, easily available, already approved—and they might work wonders against COVID-19

Recent reports indicate that COVID-19 may result in suppressed innate immune responses. Therefore, stimulation by live attenuated vaccines [such as ...
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COVID-19 coronavirus could ‘die out’ on its own without a vaccine, health expert suggests

Prof Matteo Bassetti, head of the infectious diseases clinic at the Policlinico San Martino hospital in Italy, told The Telegraph ...
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COVID-19 vaccine development efforts focusing on protecting the elderly

Older adults are especially susceptible to infection by the virus, and at higher risk of falling critically ill and dying, ...
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Genetic engineering key to developing COVID-19 vaccine

Scientists throughout the world are engaged in a herculean effort to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus that has ...
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Why COVID-19 won’t be our last pandemic: We’ve created a ‘perfect storm’ for wildlife disease spillover

[Researchers] have now developed a pattern-recognition system to predict which wildlife diseases pose most risk to humans. [Editor's note: Health ...
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COVID-19 ‘hot spots’ popping up across Africa. They might smolder for years to come

Across Africa, government numbers show coronavirus infections have been significantly lower than in other parts of the world. But from ...
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Viewpoint: We can’t blame genetics for government ‘indifference, missteps and political calculations’ in COVID-19 deaths

The influx of geneticists studying Covid-19 is good news; brilliant minds that examine a problem from different perspectives is our ...
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Video: Race protests did not lead to a surge in COVID-19 cases

Looking at raw data and simply saying that Coronavirus cases in the USA are “rising” just because the “number of ...
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Hospitals face chronic shortages of injectable opioids. The COVID-19 pandemic made things worse.

For years, hospitals chased supplies, sometimes resorting to inferior substitutes. The shortfall grew so dire in 2018 that a drugmaker ...
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Quest for coronavirus vaccine is the new ‘space race’. Will bragging rights go to China or the US?

The same day in mid-March that the United States launched human testing of its first experimental coronavirus vaccine, scientists in ...
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Blood type and COVID-19 severity: Type O may help; Type A may hurt, study says

Scientists who compared the genes of thousands of patients in Europe found that those who had Type A blood were ...
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Conspiracy debunked: Bill Gates, Tyson Foods aren’t using COVID to boost lab-grown meat sales

“Do you wonder why the media wants you panicked about the food supply and why farms are slaughtering and aborting ...
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New COVID-19 treatment guidelines coming after inexpensive steroid cuts death rate among hardest-hit patients in trial

Trial results announced on Tuesday [June 16] by researchers in Britain showed dexamethasone, used since the 1960s to reduce inflammation ...
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‘This virus has ruined my life’: Some COVID-19 patients have suffered through symptoms for months—with no end in sight

About 80 percent of [COVID-19] infections, according to the World Health Organization, “are mild or asymptomatic,” and patients recover after ...
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How supercomputing is taking on the COVID-19 pandemic

In “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams, the haughty supercomputer Deep Thought is asked whether he can ...
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Eerily similar? Examining fates of the rich and poor during COVID-19 and 14th century Black Death pandemics

We're seeing this happen all over again with coronavirus ...
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Regeneron’s COVID-19 antibody ‘cocktail’ therapy enters clinical trials—could be ready for emergency use in the fall

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. said [June 11 that] it is beginning to test in humans a potential coronavirus drug, the latest ...
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US employers turning to pricey and unproven COVID-19 antibody testing

Across America, untold numbers of employers, employees and ordinary citizens are turning to a slew of sometimes pricey new COVID-19 ...
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Is the FDA facing political pressure to rush through approval of untested COVID-19 vaccines to fit Trump’s political schedule?

President Donald Trump has promised that there will be a coronavirus vaccine before the year is out. But public health ...