Vaccinations promise an end to the coronavirus pandemic in the US. What kind of ending, though, is up to us.
The drone helicopter's first flight suggests that flying spacecraft might help explore Mars and other worlds, NASA engineers say.
“You’re actually talking about human beings here,” said one needle exchange program director. “This will kill them.”
At least six women, including one who died, have developed an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome after getting the vaccine.
Airlines have returned to filling middle seats, which a new CDC study suggests increases the risk of coronavirus exposure.
Of the more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered so far in the US, federal authorities are investigating six cases of rare and severe blood clotting.
But as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, “I would advocate against general travel overall,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Friday.
COVID-19 drove a 15.9% increase in the nationwide death rate in 2020, alongside increases from heart disease, injuries, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.
“We have so much to look forward to,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Monday. “But right now I’m scared.”
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“This is going to turn out to be a good vaccine,” said chief US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci.
A nonprofit needle exchange that detected an HIV outbreak in Charleston has triggered a backlash in the state legislature. “It’s a public health disaster,” one expert said.
Experts could not rule out a link to rare blood-clotting conditions seen in a small number of people who received the vaccine and suggested warnings be added to information given to doctors and patients.
The long-awaited guidelines were released at a White House briefing on Monday.
“Everyone was looking for a quick fix,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
“Based on everything we know about Mars in the past, it absolutely should have been capable of supporting ancient life," one NASA scientist said.
“It’s more complicated than hitting a button and turning on a machine somewhere,” said one industry expert.
“These are really good vaccines, and we are seeing them take effect, which is wonderful,” said one epidemiologist.
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The vaccine was 72% effective in its US testing, and 85% effective overall in preventing severe disease, as well as completely protective against death and hospitalization.