Health experts said that high vaccination rates against the flu – combined with social distancing, mask-wearing and hand-washing employed to stop the spread of the coronavirus – played a huge role in preventing influenza transmission.
LONDON — Health care systems around the world are struggling to cope with rising numbers of Covid-19 infections as they race against the clock to vaccinate the vulnerable.
The three vaccines currently approved for use by major Western economies all require two separate jabs.
Given supplies are limited, governments are considering contentious tactics like stretching the length of time between doses to get at least one dose to as many people as possible.
A one-shot vaccine could...
(CNN) When President Donald Trump signed the $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law in December, so began the 180-day countdown for US intelligence agencies to tell Congress what they know about UFOs.
The director of National Intelligence and the secretary of defense have a little less than six months now to provide the congressional intelligence and armed services committees with an unclassified report about "unidentified aerial phenomena."
It's a stipulation that...
NPR – Health experts warned that the coronavirus pandemic would get worse before it got better. And that is happening.
December was the deadliest month of the pandemic in the United States. The vaccines have made people optimistic, but the process has been slow.
Dr. Anthony Fauci — head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, who will be President-elect Joe Biden's chief medical adviser — said Thursday...
308 patients have been sent to hospital emergency rooms according to documents on the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). That represents 0.0064 percent of the total vaccinations done, 4.8 million, as of Jan. 5.
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as Britain ramped up its vaccination program by becoming the first nation to start using the shot developed by Oxford University and drugmaker AstraZeneca.
Johnson said people must stay at home again, as they were ordered to do so in the first wave of the...
WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday pushed back on President Donald Trump's claims that the U.S. coronavirus death toll is "exaggerated."
During an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press," Fauci said:
"The numbers are real. We have well over 300,000 deaths. We are averaging two- to three thousand deaths per day."
He told host Chuck Todd:
"All you need to do, Chuck, is to go into the trenches, go into the hospitals, go into the intensive care...
Broward County senior citizens 65 years old and older who were lucky enough to score an appointment will be lining up starting Sunday to get their COVID-19 vaccinations as two drive-thru locations open.
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