J&J COVID-19 vaccine in limbo as U.S. panel delays vote on resuming shots

(Reuters) -Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine remained in limbo on Wednesday as a U.S. health panel called for more data before making a decision on how and whether to resume use of the one-dose shot, putting off a vote for a week or more.FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical […]

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U.S. advisory panel wants more data before ending pause on J&J COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Johnson & Johnson logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic(Reuters) – A U.S. health panel on Wednesday agreed they wanted more data before voting to resume vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 […]

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US allows 2 more over-the-counter COVID-19 home tests

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials have authorized two more over-the-counter COVID-19 tests that can be used at home to get rapid results. The move by the Food and Drug Administration is expected to vastly expand the availability of cheap home tests that many experts have advocated since the early days of the outbreak. The announcement late Wednesday comes as U.S. […]

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Is it safe to take paracetamol every day?

Pharmacist explains how paracetamol and ibuprofen work When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The low-cost painkiller can be bought at most supermarkets, […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Predicts April Will Be 'Open Season' for COVID Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci is giving Americans some hope about when the general public might be eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine. In an interview with Savannah Guthrie on Thursday's episode of the Today show, the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden said of the vaccine, "By the time we get to April, that will be what I would call […]

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Two masks protect better than one; asthma, antiviral drugs show promise as treatments

(Reuters) – The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.People wait in line to receive the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine inside Citi Field, the home stadium of MLB’s New York Mets, during the coronavirus disease pandemic in […]

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