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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

Very poor knowledge of HIV among staff at major London hospitals

Knowledge of HIV transmission, ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ (U=U) and infection control is limited among nurses and other staff working on general hospital wards, Moses Shongwe of Barts Health NHS Trust told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. HIV-related stigma, particularly in healthcare settings, is a significant barrier to people accessing care, he said.… Read More »

3 New U.S. Coronavirus Cases of Unknown Origin Reported; WHO Ups Risk Level to ‘Very High’

SATURDAY, Feb. 29, 2020 — Three new U.S. coronavirus cases of unknown origin, confirmed in California, Oregon and Washington state, are fueling fears of “community spread” of COVID-19 among Americans. The news came as the World Health Organization on Friday raised its risk assessment of the new coronavirus’ spread to “very high,” with cases of… Read More »

Tone deaf promotion of very early research on smartphone app for kids’ ear fluid

May 17, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. STAT does some great stuff.  And some clunkers.  They get enough praise for the great stuff, but not enough scrutiny of the clunkers.  This is one such example. A story based on very preliminary research touted the early work in very… Read More »

Trump Says We’re Ending AIDS and Curing Childhood Cancer Very Shortly [VIDEO]

The end of the AIDS epidemic and the cure for childhood cancer are right around the corner, according to the U.S. president. “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it,” Trump said at a rally in Cincinnati. “We will be ending the AIDS epidemic shortly in America and curing… Read More »