EU regulator 'convinced' AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

The European Union's drug regulator insisted Tuesday that there is "no indication" the AstraZeneca vaccine causes blood clots as governments around the world faced the grimmest of dilemmas: push on with a vaccine known to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can the brain resist the group opinion?

Scientists at HSE University have learned that disagreeing with the opinion of other people leaves a 'trace' in brain activity, which allows the brain to later adjust its opinion in favor of the majority-held point of view. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan extends emergency amid vaccine, Olympic uncertainty

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Tuesday that he is extending a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and nine other areas through March 7, amid growing uncertainty over the national rollout of vaccines and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy 'bucks trend' by easing Covid rules

Italy on Friday opted to ease coronavirus restrictions in most of its regions, despite warnings from public health experts that such a move may be rash.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan declares virus state of emergency in Tokyo region

Japan's government declared a month-long coronavirus state of emergency in the greater Tokyo area on Thursday as the capital reported another record surge in daily infections.

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