Coronavirus was spreading in the US by December 17, study finds

Coronavirus was spreading in the US by December 17 – WEEKS before China admitted that people there were being infected by a new virus, antibody testing of donated blood finds CDC scientists discovered antibodies to coronavirus in 106 samples taken from blood donated by more than 7,300 Americans in December and January  Of donations made between December 13 and December […]

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Coronavirus dreams: how anger, sadness and fear crept in during lockdown—new research

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives. Our dreams are no different. Soon after the first lockdowns started, people reported having more dreams than before, with different content. This was explained by the fact that many people were sleeping for longer, and waking without alarm clocks or an immediate schedule. Other people were experiencing more stress, […]

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Apps tracking coronavirus exposure weakened by human nature

By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News The app builders had planned for pranksters, ensuring that only people with verified COVID-19 cases could trigger an alert. They’d planned for heavy criticism about privacy, in many cases making the features as bare-bones as possible. But, as more states roll out smartphone contact-tracing technology, other challenges are emerging. Namely, human nature. The […]

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Anne Hathaway Talks Challenges of Being a Mom amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Anne Hathaway is getting real about the struggles of being a mom while at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a new interview with Stellar magazine, the actress, 38, talked about what has been the biggest challenge for her as a mother while cooped up at home with her family. "During the lockdown? Can I curse? The f—ing laundry!" joked […]

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Russian army starts mass coronavirus vaccination campaign

Russia’s military has started a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign which aims to innoculate more than 400,000 servicemen, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Friday. Shoigu said that over 2,500 soldiers had already been vaccinated, adding that by the end of the year the number is expected to reach 80,000. Russia this week said that its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was […]

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Coronavirus pandemic having devastating impact on access to cervical cancer screening

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Latest NHS figures yesterday showed the proportion of eligible women who were up to date with screening rose slightly in 2019-20, to 72.2 percent. But Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust warned that the picture will now have changed […]

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The next vaccine breakthrough: Health experts identify ways to help people trust a coronavirus vaccine

The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNtech announced Nov. 20, 2020, that they will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. On Nov. 16, Moderna announced that a vaccine it has been working on has been shown to be close to 95% effective. But no vaccine will be anywhere nearly that effective […]

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Boris Johnson to end England’s coronavirus lockdown on Dec. 2, implement tiered system

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end an England-wide lockdown as scheduled on Dec. 2 and will announce a return to regional restrictions as statistics show that coronavirus infections have stabilized. Johnson’s office also confirmed plans to begin a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program next month, assuming regulators approve a vaccine against the virus. The government also will increase mass […]

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