With Virus Origins Still Obscure, W.H.O. and Critics Look to Next Steps

A scientific mission to China proposed further study for a number of topics. Critics and the director of the W.H.O. have weighed in as well. By James Gorman The joint international and Chinese mission organized by the World Health Organization on the origins of Covid released its report last week suggesting that for almost every topic it covered, more study […]

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With Virus Origins Still Obscure, W.H.O. and Critics Look to Next Steps

A scientific mission to China proposed further study for a number of topics. Critics and the director of the W.H.O. have weighed in as well. By James Gorman The joint international and Chinese mission organized by the World Health Organization on the origins of Covid released its report last week suggesting that for almost every topic it covered, more study […]

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Can you transmit COVID after being vaccinated? CU Boulder students will take part in a study to find out.

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder will participate in a study to determine whether the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna prevents transmission of the coronavirus. The study began at the university last week when 11 students were vaccinated against the coronavirus. About 700 students from the school will participate in the five-month study, according to a news release. The […]

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New Biden health care orders begin to unspool Trump policies

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will act Thursday to get more people health insurance in the middle of the raging coronavirus pandemic, a down payment on his pledge to push the U.S. toward coverage for all. The White House said he would sign an executive order reopening the HealthCare.gov insurance markets, something the Trump administration refused to do. He’ll also […]

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Meningococcus B vaccine prevents disease with 79 per cent effectiveness in under-18s

Meningococcus group B, the most prevalent strain of meningococcal infection, is prevented with 79 per cent effectiveness in children and young adults inoculated with the 4CMenB vaccine, also known as Bexsero, according to a new collaborative study from researchers in Portugal and the UK and led by the University of Bristol which evaluated the vaccine’s performance in a real-world setting. […]

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New COVID-19 outbreak confirmed at B.C. prison hit hardest by virus in April

Federal officials have confirmed a new COVID-19 outbreak at B.C.’s Mission Institution. The Correctional Service of Canada said Thursday that two staff members have tested positive for the virus. No inmates had tested positive, a spokesperson said in an email. The agency said it has “extensive infection and prevention control” measures in place across federal prisons, including mandatory masks for […]

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