Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Real-world proof that Pfizer, Moderna vaccines slash COVID infections

(HealthDay)—The two-dose mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have proven to be potent weapons against COVID-19 infection among health care workers, first responders and essential workers in the real world, a new U.S. ...

Medications

Sickle cell target could treat COVID

Scientists have found a way to lower stroke risk in sickle cell patients that opens a gateway of potential treatments for inflammation and clotting stemming from conditions such as COVID-19. For the first time, they investigated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As post-holiday infections surge, Lebanon gears for lockdown

Lebanon is gearing up for a new nationwide lockdown, as officials vowed Monday to take stricter measures against the coronavirus following the holiday season, which saw a large increase in infections and caused jitters in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US panel tackles race, poverty in virus vaccine priorities

A U.S. advisory panel made recommendations Friday for who should be first in line to get COVID-19 vaccine, including a plea for special efforts by states and cities to get the shots to low-income minority groups.

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