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How COVID-19 deranges our immune systems

How COVID-19 deranges our immune systems

Kaiser Health News | 
Scientists say unprepared immune cells appear to be responding to the coronavirus with a devastating release of chemicals, inflicting damage ...
Anti-vaccine activists 'fabricating deaths’ linked to COVID shots to promote conspiracy agendas

Anti-vaccine activists ‘fabricating deaths’ linked to COVID shots to promote conspiracy agendas

Kaiser Health News | 
Anti-vaccine groups have falsely claimed for decades that childhood vaccines cause autism, weaving fantastic conspiracy theories involving government, Big Business ...
Prepare for some unpleasant side effects from COVID-19 shots

Prepare for some unpleasant side effects from COVID-19 shots

Kaiser Health News | 
Data from early trials of several COVID-19 vaccines suggests that consumers will need to be prepared for side effects that, ...

‘Like a fire alarm and a sprinkler system all in one’: Immune proteins keep some COVID patients from getting seriously ill

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Dr. Megan Ranney has learned a lot about COVID-19 since she began treating patients with the disease in the emergency ...
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US appears ill-prepared to support COVID vaccine rollout

Medscape | 
In a four-page memo this summer, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told health departments across the country to draft ...
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‘Overwhelmingly positive’: Fauci says ‘independent board’ has authority to end vaccine trials early and roll out immunizations

CNN | 
Although two ongoing clinical trials of 30,000 volunteers are expected to conclude by the end of the year, [Anthony] Fauci ...
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Unproven stem cell treatments gain popularity boost from Max Scherzer, Tiger Woods, other pro athletes

Washington Post | 
Stem cells and related therapies, such as platelet injections, have been used for the past decade by top athletes: golfer ...
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Viewpoint: Precision medicine promises a lot, but has delivered little

New York Times | 
Doctors and hospitals love to talk about the patients they’ve saved with precision medicine, and reporters love to write about ...

Breakthrough Novartis ‘living cell’ leukemia drug to debut but at $650,000 per treatment

Scientific American | 
When doctors talk about a new leukemia drug from Novartis, they ooze enthusiasm, using words like “breakthrough,” “revolutionary” and “a watershed ...
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