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4 in 10 healthcare workers have not gotten a COVID vaccine and many say they never will

4 in 10 healthcare workers have not gotten a COVID vaccine and many say they never will

Washington Post | 
Health-care workers were the first group in the United States to be offered coronavirus vaccinations. But three months into the ...
Impact of the pandemic: US birth rate falls to lowest level in almost 50 years

Impact of the pandemic: US birth rate falls to lowest level in almost 50 years

Washington Post | 
New provisional data released [May 5] by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the birthrate in 2020 dropped ...
Why is it taking so long to rollout home COVID tests?

Why is it taking so long to rollout home COVID tests?

Washington Post | 
Although no single test will end the pandemic in the United States, experts say the ability for people to take ...
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In over 10,000 sessions, secret supervised opioid injection site hasn’t had a single death or hospitalization

Washington Post | 
Operators of the supervised injection site say that over the course of five years, 10,514 injections and 33 opioid-involved overdoses, ...
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Even with a vaccine, COVID-19 might be here to stay. Here’s what that means for society

Washington Post | 
It is a daunting proposition — a coronavirus-tinged world without a foreseeable end. But experts in epidemiology, disaster planning and ...
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US Stem Cell Clinic ordered to halt controversial treatment that blinded 4 patients

Washington Post | 
A federal judge issued an order [June 25] barring a Florida-based stem-cell company from performing an unapproved procedure that blinded ...
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Why an FDA legal victory won’t stop controversial stem cell clinics

Washington Post | 
When the Food and Drug Administration won a landmark lawsuit [June 3] against a stem cell company, health officials hailed ...
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Stem cell therapy ‘sold as a miracle cure’ linked to 17 bacterial hospitalizations

Washington Post | 
Over the past year, at least 17 people have been hospitalized after being injected with products made from umbilical cord ...
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FDA moves against stem cell clinics selling unapproved procedures in Florida, California

Washington Post | 
The Food and Drug Administration is asking federal courts on opposite sides of the country to permanently stop two stem ...
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Fighting malaria: Genetic modification offers two promising tools

Washington Post | 
In the annals of deadly diseases, few have plagued humankind as viciously as malaria. ...But the disease continues to take ...
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