Advertisements


A childhood vaccine available since 1979 has been linked to less severe COVID-19 but smoking cigarettes raises risk

The MMR vaccine could lessen COVID-19 severity, but cigarette smoke weakens airways and could make people more vulnerable to the coronavirus. A woman wearing a protective .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 21st, 2020

Oregon sends Covid-19 vaccine distribution plan to feds, with phased approach

People who are critical to the pandemic response and those at highest risk for developing severe illness are among those who would be first in line when a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, under a draft plan the Oregon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2020

Illinois among top 7 states for rare childhood syndrome linked to COVID-19

At least 24 children in Illinois have come down with a rare but severe illness linked to COVID-19, placing Illinois among the top seven states in the country for the number of ca.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 13th, 2020

Illinois among top seven states for rare childhood syndrome linked to COVID-19

At least 24 children in Illinois have come down with a rare but severe illness linked to COVID-19, placing Illinois among the top seven states in the country for the number of ca.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 13th, 2020

Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say

Consuming alcohol raises a person's risk of developing cancer over their lifetime. If you think a glass of wine a few nights a week can.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 29th, 2019

Moderna"s coronavirus vaccine can cause severe fatigue and aches and pains. Two top vaccine experts told us why they think you"ll still take it.

Two top doctors lay out why they think people will take Moderna's vaccine, if it prevents them from catching COVID-19. Mode.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 17th, 2020

Dow, S&P 500 surge to close at new records on vaccine news

U.S. stocks closed at fresh highs Monday as another COVID-19 vaccine candidate buoyed investor appetite for risk. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 474 points, 1.6%, to end at 29,953, marking its first record cl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 16th, 2020

Bond Report: Treasury yields tick higher after Moderna announces positive vaccine news

U.S. Treasury yields rise Monday as Moderna announces its COVID-19 vaccine candidate is 94.5% effective, bolstering sentiment in risk assets and away from havens like government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 16th, 2020

Orange County buys cold storage for thousands of Covid-19 vaccine doses

Some segments of the population at higher risk may be first in line for a vaccination......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2020

Durham drugmaker"s Covid vaccine runs risk of being overshadowed by big pharma

A Triangle drugmaker that shifted its focus to creating a vaccine for Covid-19 says it continues to believe in its candidate, but news of positive data for a major Pharma's vaccine candidate could overshadow the market opportunity left for smaller firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 10th, 2020

Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Halted In Brazil Over Adverse Event

Brazilian health regulator has decided to halt clinical trials of a frontrunning Chinese vaccine following a “severe adverse event” observed in a participant, Bloomberg reported Monday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 10th, 2020

University of Pittsburgh sees increase in Covid-19 cases, moves to elevated risk

The university linked the rise in cases to gatherings during Halloween weekend......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2020

Early Covid-19 Vaccine Hopes Have a Math Problem

The soonest possible chances for vaccine success also come with the highest risk of failure......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 2nd, 2020

The Tell: These are the stocks to short when a COVID vaccine is ready, says JPMorgan

Strategists at JPMorgan have put together a list of companies that are at risk of steep drops when a coronavirus vaccine arrives......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

: AstraZeneca says its vaccine trials suggest a promising immune response in older adults — the group at highest risk of COVID-19

Interim results suggest AstraZeneca's vaccine with the University of Oxford prompts an immune response in both older and younger adults......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

NewsWatch: These are the stocks to short when a COVID vaccine is ready, says JPMorgan

Strategists at JPMorgan have put together a list of companies that are at risk of steep drops when a coronavirus vaccine arrives......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2020

The Conversation: An autoimmune-like antibody response is linked with severe COVID-19

Sometimes the immune response to the coronavirus turns destructive, rather than helping a patient heal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2020

Drivers at Google"s self-driving sister firm Waymo and Cruise reportedly don"t feel safe working amid severe California wildfires and the pandemic

Drivers told The Verge they have two options: roll down the windows to lower the risk of COVID-19 or roll them up to shut out wildfire smoke. A Cruise vehicle in San Francisco in May 201.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 5th, 2020

Trump told Americans: "Don"t be afraid of COVID." Here"s why his odds are better than almost anyone else of his age and condition.

The president's weight, sex, and age put him at high risk of severe COVID-19, but his race, wealth, job, and access to top doctors act in his f.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 5th, 2020

Why Trump is at higher risk of more severe illness from unpredictable COVID-19

Most COVID-related fatalities are over 70. Genes that are a major factor allowing the virus access to heart cells are more active in older people......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2020

Trump"s age, weight, and sex all make him more at risk of getting a severe coronavirus infection

The president announced he tested positive for COVID-19 Friday morning. It's not clear what sy.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 2nd, 2020