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CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19 2020-11-27 19:08:49A panel of U.S. advisers will meet next week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges 2020-11-27 19:05:17Los Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county

The Latest: CDC advisory panel to meet on 2020-11-27 18:58:53It’s an achievement one Melbourne doctor says seemed unthinkable 3 months ago.

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges 2020-11-27 18:28:48Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions 2020-11-27 17:33:13An owner of a restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb Region says the franchisee has split from its corporate office and changed its name after refusing

VIRUS TODAY: Black Friday shoppers stay home 2020-11-27 17:30:49Black Friday crowds are thin at shopping malls and stores across the U.S. as a national surge in coronavirus cases moves shoppers online and keeps the

US colleges mull new virus protocols for students' 2020-11-27 14:42:09More schools are expected to require students get tested before they return.

Greece sets price limit on COVID-19 tests at 2020-11-27 12:45:32Greece’s government wants to limit how much private medical facilities can charge for coronavirus tests

COVID-19 in custody: Alabama ranks 9th for inmate 2020-11-27 10:51:46Alabama ranks ninth in the country for the number of COVID-19 deaths per 10,000 inmates

Keep cool: Germany preps vaccine drive as COVID 2020-11-27 10:30:22The German government is preparing to roll out a nationwide coronavirus vaccine program as it became the latest country to hit the milestone of 1 mill

Asia Today: South Korea cases stay above 500 2020-11-27 07:56:16The country’s prime minister is urging the public to stay home to contain virus.

Thailand, Philippines sign for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 2020-11-27 07:13:03Thailand has signed a deal to procure 26 million doses of a trial coronavirus vaccine developed by pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca in collaboration wi

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McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin 2020-11-27 19:06:32Court filings reveal consultants’ talk of a records purge during the opioid crisis, and shed new light on sales advice given to the billionaire

How US Hospitals Are Stretched Way Too Thin 2020-11-27 18:34:26As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the country, hospitals are facing a crisis-level shortage of beds and staff to provide adequate care for pat

Biden’s Plan for Seniors Is Not Just a 2020-11-27 10:58:04The incoming administration aims to tackle child care, elder care, preschool and more in one ambitious aid program.

Ghost Ships 2020-11-27 10:50:08My sister was my other half until we tacked in different directions, making our own life choices.

Military’s Role in Vaccine to Be Strictly Behind 2020-11-27 09:44:15While no troops will be administering shots or dropping off doses, scores of Defense Department employees are involved in the effort.

Politics, Science and the Remarkable Race for a 2020-11-27 09:27:30The furious race to develop a coronavirus vaccine played out against a presidential election, between a pharmaceutical giant and a biotech upstart, wi

AstraZeneca Faces Difficult Questions About Its Vaccine After 2020-11-27 09:26:25Some trial participants only got a partial dose of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. Experts said the company’s spotty disclosures have eroded confid

Why Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan Have 2020-11-27 06:52:33Hard-to-trace clusters, along with pandemic fatigue, have forced officials in Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan to keep recalibrating their responses.

The Coronavirus Won't Stop Evolving When the Vaccine 2020-11-27 05:13:24The coronavirus is not a shape shifter like the flu virus, but it could become vaccine resistant over time. That prompts researchers to urge vigilance

Dr. Mary Fowkes, 66, Dies; Helped Science Understand 2020-11-26 16:36:08She performed autopsies in New York that found blood clots in vital organs, suggesting how much the virus spreads through the body.

Bill Gates, la Covid-19 et le combat pour 2020-11-26 10:25:42Le milliardaire travaille avec l’OMS, les groupes pharmaceutiques et plusieurs ONG pour dompter le coronavirus à travers le monde, y com

Is It Safe to Fly During the Coronavirus 2020-11-26 08:41:11Studies suggest that flying is a relatively lower-risk activity, and millions are traveling by plane over the holidays. But the picture is not complet

Scientific American: Health

Slow Gains against the Virus 2020-11-19 09:15:00Multiple and complex underlying factors determine why some people get terribly sick from COVID-19 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The COVID Cold Chain: How a Vaccine Will 2020-11-19 08:00:00A vaccine logistics expert explains how millions of frozen vials will be widely distributed -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Your Tears Might Save Your Life Someday 2020-11-19 07:00:00They could ultimately be used to find diseases the way blood tests do now—but cheaper and more easily -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mysteries of COVID Smell Loss Finally Yield Some 2020-11-18 08:00:00Explanations begin to arise at the molecular level for this vexing but commonplace symptom -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

For Billion-Dollar COVID Vaccines, Basic Government-Funded Science Laid 2020-11-18 05:00:00Much of the pioneering work on mRNA vaccines was done with government money, though drugmakers could walk away with big profits -- Read more on Scient

Vaping Industry Echoes Big Tobacco's Misleading Call for 2020-11-17 08:00:00To understand the battle over e-cigarettes, one must look to history, and big tobacco -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Health Care AI Systems Are Biased 2020-11-17 07:00:00We need more diverse data to avoid perpetuating inequality in medicine -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Vaccine Excitement Builds as Moderna Reports Positive 2020-11-16 16:00:00Preliminary data show that the immunization is 94 percent effective and seems to prevent severe infections -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Scientists Failed to Use Common Sense Early in 2020-11-16 09:00:00The WHO’s initial advice not to wear masks in the fight to contain COVID sowed dangerous confusion -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vision and Breathing May Be the Secrets to 2020-11-16 06:45:00Stanford neurobiologist Andrew Huberman discusses the two things we can always control, even during a high-stress election and scary COVID pandemic --

Virtual Reality and the COVID Mental Health Crisis 2020-11-15 12:00:00Depression and anxiety have risen amid the pandemic; immersive therapeutics can help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, November 7-November 13 2020-11-13 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Most Americans Over 50 Would Get COVID Vaccine: 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Most Americans Over 50 Would Get COVID Vaccine: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00

Teens' Ultra-Processed Diet Puts Their Hearts at Risk 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Teens' Ultra-Processed Diet Puts Their Hearts at RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:

Obamacare Boosts Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Care: Study 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Obamacare Boosts Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Care: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00

When COVID Strikes Cancer Patients, Men Fare Worse 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: When COVID Strikes Cancer Patients, Men Fare WorseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:0

Fauci: 'People Should Feel Confident' About COVID Vaccines 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Fauci: 'People Should Feel Confident' About COVID VaccinesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/20

More Kids Injured by Tiny Magnets After Sales 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: More Kids Injured by Tiny Magnets After Sales Ban Was Lifted: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks? 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Strong Sleeping Pills Tied to Falls, Fractures in 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Strong Sleeping Pills Tied to Falls, Fractures in Dementia PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1

Coronavirus Mutation May Have Made it More Infectious 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Coronavirus Mutation May Have Made it More InfectiousCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:0

Could the TB Vaccine Help Prevent COVID-19? 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Could the TB Vaccine Help Prevent COVID-19?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Another Study Casts Doubt on 'Convalescent Plasma' as 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: Another Study Casts Doubt on 'Convalescent Plasma' as COVID-19 TreatmentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Re

AHA News: While Vacationing on an Isolated Island, 2020-11-26 02:00:00Title: AHA News: While Vacationing on an Isolated Island, She Had a StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1