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Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild New! 2021-01-25 09:02:49Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he's tested positive for COVID-19, making the announcement as his country registers

The Latest: Fauci: Prep on vaccine variant upgrade New! 2021-01-25 08:55:28Dr. Anthony Fauci says scientists are already preparing to upgrade COVID-19 vaccines to address the variants of the coronavirus now circulating in the

Biden to reinstate COVID travel rules, add South New! 2021-01-25 08:50:14Two White House officials say President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ir

China pushes conspiracy theories on COVID origin, vaccines New! 2021-01-25 08:42:16China is trying to spread doubt about the effectiveness of Western vaccines and the origin of the coronavirus as a World Health Organization-selected

Merck ends development of two potential COVID-19 vaccines New! 2021-01-25 08:35:45Merck is giving up on two potential COVID-19 vaccines following poor results in early-stage studies

EU pressures AstraZeneca to deliver vaccines as promised New! 2021-01-25 08:29:27The European Union is pressuring the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to deliver more vaccines to its 27 nations and stick to initial promises, espe

Chaos mars over-80s vaccine start in major German New! 2021-01-25 07:41:38Thousands of elderly Germans are facing online error messages and jammed-up hotlines as technical problems marred the start of the coronavirus vaccine

China tackles pandemic with mass construction once again New! 2021-01-25 06:20:30China is building a coronavirus quarantine center with more than 4,000 rooms in a northern city at a speed that's rarely seen in other countries

Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin 2021-01-25 05:36:14Australia’s medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month

White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 2021-01-25 05:22:06Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronav

In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19 2021-01-25 01:30:35For emergency medical technicians, the coronavirus is constantly close

North Carolina field hospital helps fight coronavirus surge 2021-01-25 01:30:07A temporary field hospital in North Carolina is easing the burden on medical facilities overwhelmed by coronavirus patients

NYT > Health

Pfizer Will Ship Fewer Vaccine Vials to Account 2021-01-22 18:08:03After the surprise discovery of an extra dose in every vial, Pfizer executives successfully lobbied the F.D.A. to change the vaccine’s formal au

5 Ways Teens Can Get More Fruits and 2021-01-22 17:45:50A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its 2021-01-22 17:06:09The Communist Party’s success in reclaiming the narrative has proved to the world its ability to rally the people to its side, no matter how stu

The Toll of Fried Foods on Heart Health 2021-01-22 16:28:21Eating fried foods increased the risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure and premature death.

Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’ 2021-01-22 10:31:39More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?

The Coronavirus Kills Mink. They May Get a 2021-01-22 09:46:18The pandemic has been a powerful reminder that there is no clear barrier between viruses affecting animals and people.

Ukraine Ended Secret Government Spending. Vaccine Makers Now 2021-01-22 08:37:30Seeking to secure vital supplies, the authorities in the country maneuvered around anticorruption rules that require public disclosure of contracts.

The Eggs I Sold, the Baby I Gained 2021-01-22 05:00:13Instead of lolling around in a lush pool of liquid, our baby was balled tight. Was there a connection to the eggs I had donated 10 years earlier?

Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in 2021-01-21 22:08:00A monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

F.D.A. Approves Monthly Shots to Treat H.I.V. 2021-01-21 22:06:17A combination of two injectable drugs will provide an alternative to daily pills for people with H.I.V.

U.S. Vaccine Supply: What to Know 2021-01-21 20:27:37Can President Biden really boost production? Why are governors trying to buy directly from Pfizer? And when will supply exceed demand?

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet 2021-01-21 20:06:41The president-elect will nominate Eric S. Lander to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a post left vacant by President Trump for 18 mon

Scientific American: Health

Southern California Ambulance Crews Are Running Out of 2021-01-23 12:00:00The pandemic has put the region’s emergency personnel under extraordinary strain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, January 16-January 22 2021-01-22 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Physician Who Presaged the Germ Theory of 2021-01-22 07:00:00Largely forgotten today, Girolamo Fracastoro was a seminal figure in our understanding of infectious illness -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Biden Aims for 100 Million COVID Vaccinations in 2021-01-21 16:15:00It will not be an easy task -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Can Cause Forgetfulness, Psychosis, Mania or a 2021-01-21 06:45:00The virus induces neurological symptoms that persist long after the pandemic ends -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The White House--Scene of COVID Outbreaks under Trump--Will 2021-01-20 10:00:00Fears about lingering coronavirus are prompting a massive disinfection initiative before the Bidens move in -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Black Americans Are Getting COVID Vaccines at Lower 2021-01-20 10:00:00In 16 states that have released data by race, white residents are being vaccinated at much higher rates—in many cases two to three times higher

The Second-Generation COVID Vaccines Are Coming 2021-01-20 07:30:00After Pfizer and Moderna, a slew of other candidates could fill gaps in efficacy, production or distribution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Another Way to Protect against COVID beyond Masking 2021-01-19 11:00:00Boosting indoor humidity in winter can hinder transmission of the virus -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Elvis Got Americans to Accept the Polio 2021-01-18 07:00:00Campaigns to change behavior thrive on three factors: social influence, social norms and vivid examples -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vaccines Need Not Completely Stop COVID Transmission to 2021-01-18 06:45:00Lessons from other viruses show that even if vaccines don’t completely stop disease spread, they can still successfully contain it -- Read more

Coronavirus News Roundup, January 9-January 15 2021-01-15 15:00:00Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Severe Allergic Reaction Extremely Rare With Pfizer COVID 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Severe Allergic Reaction Extremely Rare With Pfizer COVID Vaccine: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

500,000 COVID Deaths by February, Administration Warns 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: 500,000 COVID Deaths by February, Administration WarnsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00

Could Stem Cell Therapy Be a Breakthrough Against 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Could Stem Cell Therapy Be a Breakthrough Against MS?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:

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Maybe Money Can Buy Happiness 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Maybe Money Can Buy HappinessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

For Rising Number of People, Obesity Is a 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: For Rising Number of People, Obesity Is a Literal HeadacheCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 1

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Even When Cancer Is in Remission, Patients' Risks 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Even When Cancer Is in Remission, Patients' Risks of Severe COVID RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review

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Exercise Doesn't Boost Health If You Stay Obese, 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Exercise Doesn't Boost Health If You Stay Obese, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/202

Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in 2021-01-23 02:00:00Title: Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2