FDA advisers back full approval of Paxlovid

Paxlovid, a medication that has helped millions of high-risk COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization and death since late 2021, moved one step closer to getting full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on ...


Swiss eye tobacco advertising clampdown

The Swiss will vote Sunday on whether to tighten their notoriously lax tobacco laws by banning virtually all advertising of the health-hazardous products.


White House considering vaccine mandate for federal workers

The White House is strongly considering requiring federal employees to show proof they've been vaccinated against the coronavirus or otherwise submit to regular testing and wear a mask—a potentially major shift in policy ...

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How to use statistics to prepare for the next pandemic

Publicly available statistics about population demographics and culture can help governments prepare for the next pandemic. We have found that by using existing socio-demographic data from early COVID-19 hot spots, where ...


Physicians face barriers to voting

Two new UT Southwestern studies published today report some surprising findings: Only half of practicing physicians are registered to vote, and the most common obstacle faced by resident physicians is the lack of time to ...

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