Two Companies Restart Virus Trials in U.S. After Safety Pauses
AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have restarted their late-stage trials after finding that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related to the vaccines.
1 hour ago - NY Times
FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, Experts Say
Title: FDA Needs More Safety Data on COVID-19 Vaccines, Experts Say Category: Health News Created: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2020 12:00:00 AM
6 hours ago - Medicine Net - 3 articles
Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trials set to resume
Two key vaccine trials have been cleared to resume in the US, after unexpected illnesses in participants forced both to pause.
10 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: All I want for Christmas is a vaccine
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Any new vaccine is tested for safety in animals and smaller human trials, before moving on to larger scale randomised trials involving tens of thousands of...
12 hours ago - Daily Mail
The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What's the Plan Now?
The office was dedicated to the long-term safety of vaccines. Experts say plans to track coronavirus vaccines are fragmented and “behind the eight ball.”
13 hours ago - NY Times
AstraZeneca resuming US testing of COVID-19 vaccine
AstraZeneca is resuming late-stage testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the U.S. The British drugmaker said the Food and Drug Administration gave the company the...
14 hours ago - ABC News - 4 articles
Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity
Getting more specific answers about how the immune system responds to the virus that causes COVID-19, including whether recovery is likely permanent, is crucial not only to...
14 hours ago - Web MD - 8 articles
The FDA and CDC Promised Transparency in the Vaccine Approval Process. Here's How Congress Can Hold Them to It
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on the health and economic well-being of families and communities across the country, and this virus will remain a...
15 hours ago - Time - 3 articles
Are HHS, FDA Chiefs Officially Frenemies? Biden Touts Bidencare
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar reportedly tried to force FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn from his post recently, after the agency pushed back against White House...
16 hours ago - MedPageToday
Two Thirds of US Teens Fail to Get Needed Vaccines
Completion rates vary from 11.3% in Idaho to 56.4% in Rhode Island. Provider visits at age 16 or 17 and mandates for meningococcal ACWY are keys to uptake, researcher...
16 hours ago - Medscape
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COVID-19 Lockdown Decreased Mental Health, Sleep, Exercise
New research adds to the growing body of evidence that COVID-19 lockdown dramatically modified our personal habits, reduced mental health, sleep, and exercise.
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Worked in Large New Jersey City
Comprehensive contact tracing efforts in one New Jersey city worked to drive COVID-19 cases down, even with limited resources, a researcher said. From a mid-April peak of 263...
Aspirin Use Reduces Heart Disease Complications, Improves Survival in...
Low-dose aspirin intake by hospitalized COVID-19 patients can reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications and death, reports a new study.
Op-Ed: Going Trick-Or-Treating During A Pandemic Is Ridiculous
When the CDC released its guidelines about Halloween and trick-or-treating, I wasn't entirely surprised. They are along the lines of all the COVID-19 guidelines: wear a mask...
Op-Ed: Beyond COVID Tribalism
Two things are true about COVID-19. First, there is no person who has all the answers. SARS-CoV-2 affects every aspect of human life, carries massive uncertainty, and there is...
COVID-19 In Maharashtra: Active Cases Dropped to 1.5L
Maharashtra's COVID-19 deaths and new cases continued to be on decline and as recoveries improved, the number of active cases touched 1.5 lakh.
We Will Adhere To CDC Guidelines, And We Will Still Enjoy The Holidays
Even though the pandemic holidays will be different, I'm really looking forward to them. This pandemic sucks. Let's just face it. Hundreds of thousands of people have died just...
FDA to let AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trials resume in the US
More than a month after the global trial pause and long after international trials resumed, FDA regulators will finally let Oxford's trials can restart in the US, according to...
Some Parents Are Demanding In-Person Schooling as the Pandemic Stretches On
Shalyse Olson knows there are risks associated with sending her children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic, but the mother of four in Salem, Oregon says virtual...
7 Reasons Why COVID-19 Is Putting A Halt On Family Planning
The pandemic is basically ruining everything from work, school, and the holidays. According to several of my friends, it's also dashing their dreams to keep or start adding to...