After a podcast from the prestigious journal JAMA questioned whether systemic racism exists in medicine, doctors and researchers are pressing for sweeping changes.
So far there’s no clear evidence of a safety problem. But several European countries have paused vaccinations with AstraZeneca’s shots while investigations continue.
Los requisitos de identificación buscan frenar el turismo de vacunas, pero pueden excluir a residentes vulnerables
En teoría, las demostraciones de residencia y los requisitos de identificación buscan asegurar que las vacunas para COVID-19 se distribuyan de manera equitativa, pero las reglas están excluyendo a la gente que buscan proteger.
Proof-of-residency and ID requirements are supposed to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are equitably distributed — but the rules are shutting out some of the people they aim to protect.
An ongoing debate between Curative and the Food and Drug Administration underscores a philosophical split in testing.
The FDA’s vague warning about false negatives from Curative’s test has confused testing experts and health departments, many of which are still offering the test to anyone who wants one.
“Our healthcare infrastructure is already at a breaking point,” one expert said. “The introduction of a more transmissible strain might be enough to tip us over.”
Moderna’s vaccine has been shown to work very well, preventing COVID-19 with no serious effects.
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine was just authorized by the FDA. It's highly effective and safe — and has some clear advantages over Pfizer’s.
Convincing medical staffers to get vaccinated will be a crucial first step in convincing everyone else.
Millions of doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine are expected to be shipped nationwide and arrive on Monday.
The FDA just authorized Pfizer’s vaccine. Here's what you need to know about it.
Your chances of catching the coronavirus on a plane are probably low, studies indicate. But the airline industry, which has funded a chunk of that research, hasn’t always stuck to the science.
Eli Lilly’s experimental coronavirus therapy, bamlanivimab, received an emergency use authorization for mild to moderate COVID-19.
Doctors and scientists expect a night-and-day difference in how the Biden administration will seek to handle the coronavirus. Is it too late?
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
So far, schools don’t appear to be COVID-19 superspreading sites. But Scott Atlas’s assertion that there is “zero excuse” to keep classrooms closed is an oversimplification, experts say.
A week after White House officials met with scientists endorsing herd immunity, dozens of other researchers called it “a dangerous fallacy unsupported by scientific evidence.”
Two Major COVID Clinical Trials Were Paused Over Safety Concerns — Which Is Exactly How Trials Should Work
Trials for Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were both paused this week.
Trump’s doctor cited a rapid test as a key factor in determining that he is “not infectious,” but the CDC does not recommend using such tests to clear sick patients from isolating.