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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How lessons from past emergencies could improve the pandemic response

The lack of accountability, poor communication and insufficient planning plaguing the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic—especially in its early months—have roots in how the nation responded to 9/11, Hurricane ...


Clot questions over AstraZeneca and J&J vaccine

The Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines have come under suspicion of causing very rare but serious blood clots in a handful of cases among the millions vaccinated in the drive to bring the pandemic under control.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths

Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections. The disease surged even in some countries that have kept ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Balancing act: Dutch PM eases lockdown amid infection rise

Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced a significant easing in his country's months-long coronavirus lockdown Tuesday, calling it a delicate balancing act as infections remain stubbornly high.

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