UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses—even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Sunday that three-quarters of the U.K.’s over-80s have received a vaccine shot. He said three-quarters of nursing home residents have also had their first […]

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Moderna plans 100 million Covid vaccine doses in early 2021

Moderna plans to have 100 to 125 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available in the first quarter of 2021, the vast majority of which will go to the United States, the biotechnology company announced Thursday. Between 85 and 100 million of the doses will be distributed in the United States, with the rest of the world receiving the remaining […]

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Colorado nears 1,100 coronavirus deaths as serious COVID-19 cases appear to be falling

Colorado has recorded 1,091 deaths from the new coronavirus as the number of serious COVID-19 cases appears to be steadily falling, state health officials announced Thursday. There have been 3,789 people hospitalized since the outbreak was first confirmed in the state in early March, but only 514 people were in Colorado hospitals with symptoms of the illness as of Wednesday […]

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100 ventilators from national stockpile distributed to Colorado hospitals

A shipment of 100 ventilators were distributed to Colorado hospitals Thursday, a week after President Donald Trump promised the state’s Republican senator the same amount. The ventilators were initially distributed to 11 hospitals around the state, but may be moved around depending on need, the Colorado State Emergency Operations Center said Friday in a news release. The ventilators were allocated […]

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It’s now or never: Visual events have 100 milliseconds to hit brain target or go unnoticed

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have defined a crucial window of time that mice need to key in on visual events. As the brain processes visual information, an evolutionarily conserved region known as the superior colliculus notifies other regions of the brain that an event has occurred. Inhibiting this brain region during a specific 100-millisecond window inhibited event […]

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