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Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

Health News Loading the player… Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company is on track later this month to file an emergency use application with U.S. regulators. Monday’s announcement doesn’t mean a vaccine is imminent: This interim analysis, from an… Read More »

Tens of thousands of COVID-19 infections linked to Trump rallies: study

Loading the player… Many have suspected that President Donald Trump‘s large campaign events were contributing to the spread of coronavirus across the country. Turns out that’s just the case, based on information found in a new study linking COVID-19 infections and deaths to events on the campaign trail. Researchers at Stanford University released a new… Read More »

After hospital volumes plummeted due to COVID-19, full rebound not likely soon

Dive Brief: Hospitalizations for several medical conditions at a major New York City-area hospital system plunged after the COVID-19 pandemic began, a new research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine by researchers at New York University and the University of Michigan medical schools finds. And even amid a recent rebound, admissions still remain well below… Read More »

Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week

Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week, data shows EXCLUSIVE: As many as 69 out of 149 councils recorded a dip in their Covid-19 infection rates, data shows And only three local authorities suffered surges in coronavirus infection rates higher than 50 per cent  Devon recorded the… Read More »