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J&J vaccine may not be highly effective against Delta variant, study says

J&J vaccine may not be highly effective against Delta variant, study says

  • Jul 21st, 2021

 

Canada sets Aug. 9 border opening for vaccinated U.S. visitors

Bloomberg News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government presented a road map to…

  • Jul 19th, 2021

 

Capitol rioter gets 8 months in prison for Jan. 6 attack in first felony sentencing

By Dave Goldiner New York Daily News A diehard supporter of former…

  • Jul 19th, 2021

 

Fauci: U.S. is ‘pleading’ with people to get shots as Delta spreads

By Robert Langreth Bloomberg News Top U.S. infectious-disease expert Anthony Fauci said…

  • Jul 19th, 2021

Vaccine ‘obstinance’ is fueling Delta variant’s spread across America

Melissa Healy Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Delta variant crept…

  • Jul 16th, 2021

Biden says social media ‘killing people’ with virus falsehoods

By Mario Parker and Justin Sink Bloomberg News President Joe Biden said…

  • Jul 16th, 2021

CDC: U.S. had most drug overdose deaths on record in 2020

By Alex Tanzi Bloomberg News U.S. drug overdose deaths soared almost 30%…

  • Jul 14th, 2021

Appeals court: Age-based handgun purchase ban unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the long-standing federal…

  • Jul 13th, 2021
Map of Delta variant around the world.

With Delta variant spreading, how worried should fully vaccinated people be?

By Rong-Gong Lin II Los Angeles Times If you’re fully vaccinated, how…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
Map of Delta variant around the world.

‘Long COVID’ is a risk for the unvaccinated: What you need to know

By Rong-Gong Lin II and Luke Money Los Angeles Times For untold…

  • Jun 29th, 2021

COVID-19 might shrink parts of the brain, scientists say

By Rong-Gong Lin II Los Angeles Times A new study suggests that…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021

White House concedes it will fall short of Biden’s July 4 vaccination goal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House will fall short of its goal…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021

Poll: Most Republicans now support same-sex marriage — overall approval reaches 70%

By Muri Assunção New York Daily News More than half of Republicans…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Boxes of the Covid-19 Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine.

Unused J & J COVID doses piling up as FDA hopes shelf life can be extended

By Rachana Pradhan and Christina Jewett Kaiser Health News The Biden administration…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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Boxes of the Covid-19 Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine.

Trump shuts down blog after less than a month

Former President Donald Trump is going to have to find a new…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021

Hitting the road? Gas prices haven’t been this high in 7 years

By Tim Darnell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Memorial Day weekend gasoline…

  • May 29th, 2021

GOP to offer Biden nearly $1 trillion for infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of Senate Republicans plans to present their…

  • May 25th, 2021
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A health care professional holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna officials said its vaccine was between 93% and 100% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID in a study of teenagers.

Moderna shot effective in teens, opening path for clearances

By Robert Langreth Bloomberg News Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine was highly effective…

  • May 25th, 2021
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A health care professional holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna officials said its vaccine was between 93% and 100% effective in preventing symptomatic COVID in a study of teenagers.
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Researchers are working on a pilot program to inject rhino horns with radioactive material, a tactic that could discourage consumption and make it easier to detect illegal trade.

Radioactive rhino horns set to add to anti-poaching arsenal

By Paul Burkhardt Bloomberg News Researchers are working on a pilot program…

  • May 25th, 2021
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Researchers are working on a pilot program to inject rhino horns with radioactive material, a tactic that could discourage consumption and make it easier to detect illegal trade.

COVID vaccine hesitancy remains a ‘major barrier’ in rural areas, new CDC study finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Coronavirus vaccine coverage is substantially higher in urban areas…

  • May 18th, 2021