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How rapidly is Canada rolling out COVID-19 rapid testing?

People living on the street in Vancouver’s lower east side; pop-up site attendees across Nova Scotia; staff and visitors at long-term care homes in various places across Canada —  these are all groups with access to COVID-19 rapid test pilot programs.But, months after the first test was approved...

Pregnant women should NOT take Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that Moderna's coronavirus vaccine should not be used on pregnant women - affecting more than three million expectant mothers in the U.S.No vaccine trials to date have included pregnant women - and they are not expected to until after the first...

In first, researchers say infusions of antibodies can prevent HIV infection

January 26, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Corey L, et al. Abstract 1480. Presented at: HIV Research for Prevention; Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 3-4, 2021 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Fauci reports no relevant financial disclosures. Healio could not confirm financial disclosures for Corey or Mgodi at the time...

Inequality in medieval Cambridge was ‘recorded on the bones’ of its residents

Social inequality was "recorded on the bones" of Cambridge's medieval residents, according to a new study of hundreds of human remains excavated from three very different burial sites within the historic city centre. University of Cambridge researchers examined the remains of 314 individuals dating from the 10th to...

Vietnam ‘Agent Orange’ trial against chemical companies opens in France

Issued on: 25/01/2021 - 14:15Modified: 25/01/2021 - 14:18 A French court will on Monday hear the case of Tran To Nga, a 78-year-old French-Vietnamese woman, against a dozen chemical multinationals for supplying "Agent Orange" defoliant to the US military during the Vietnam War. Advertising Read more The trial...

Pharmaceutical giants not ready for next pandemic, report warns

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical firms are little prepared for the next pandemic despite a mounting response to the Covid-19 outbreak, an independent report has warned. Jayasree K Iyer, executive director of the Netherlands-based Access to Medicine Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation funded by the UK and Dutch governments and...

New partnership to develop test for predicting disease course in pediatric Crohn’s patients

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, the leading non-profit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), has entered into a partnership with LifeArc, an independent medical research charity that advances translation of early science into health care treatments or diagnostics, to potentially develop...

COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 97.5 million

Share on PinterestCars queue outside a COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA.Carolyn Cole/Getty ImagesThe coronavirus outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus has resulted in more than 97.5 million infections and more than 2 million deaths.SARS-CoV-2 infection causes...

In crises, vaccines can be stretched, but not easily

In desperate times, there are many ways to stretch vaccines and speed up inoculation campaigns, according to experts who have done it.Splitting doses, delaying second shots, injecting into the skin instead of the muscle and employing roving vaccination teams have all saved lives — when the circumstances were...

Zika 5 years later: Still much to learn as ‘likely’ future outbreak looms

January 21, 2021 11 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Healio Interviews Disclosures: Akbari reports being a founder of Agragene Inc. and having an equity interest in and serving on the company's scientific advisory board. Mulkey reports receiving funding from NIH and the Thrasher Research Fund and having a contract...
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