• One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available

    1 month ago - By Wales online

    Public Health Wales says a vaccine would be 'the most effective way of ensuring that the whole population is protected from the virus'
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  • Researchers recommend inclusion of pregnant and breastfeeding women in COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Researchers recommend inclusion of pregnant and breastfeeding women in COVID-19 vaccine trials

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Researchers from the United Kingdom have published their views on the inclusion of pregnant women in clinical trials for vaccines against the novel coronavirus and the related challenges this presents. Their article titled, “Inclusion of pregnant women in COVID-19 vaccine development”, was published yesterday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
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  • CDC Director Outlines Next Steps in the War on COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with CDC Director Robert Redfield about what we might expect from COVID for the rest of the year as the creation of an effective vaccine is underway.
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  • Fewer Health Screenings Raise Questions; Are They Needed at All?

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Healthcare facilities are urging patients back for routine screening tests. Critics say COVID-19 begs a recalibration.
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  • Good Hygiene During COVID-19: How To Prioritize It

    1 month ago - By HealthWorks Collective

    The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us many things: the strength - and gaps - in our health system, the body's response to emerging diseases, and through it all, the importance of basic hygiene. Simply, there is no substitute for good hygiene habits we have been taught all our lives: frequent and proper hand washing kills harmful, disease-causing bacteria, germs, and viruses.
    Good health and safety start with each one of us. We all touch common surfaces like door handles, remote controls, keyboards, and cutlery - all of which are hotbeds for infection. During this pandemic, these simple...
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  • Fauci Expresses Doubts About Russia's COVID-19 Vaccine

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    President Vladimir Putin said Russia's health ministry approved the vaccine, and production will begin at two sites in Russia.
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  • Vir Biotech to Begin Mid-to-Late Stage Study of COVID-19 Drug Candidate in August

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Vir Biotechnology said on Tuesday it plans to start a mid-to-late stage trial of its COVID-19 drug candidate in August.
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  • Trump Says US Inks Agreement With Moderna for 100 Mln Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The United States has penned an agreement with drugmaker Moderna to acquire 100 million doses of its potential COVID-19 vaccine, US president Donald Trump said in a press conference.
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