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The First Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Arrived In Colorado Today. Here’s What We Know.

[ad_1] The state will also receive 95,600 doses of Moderna’s vaccine next week, if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration grants the vaccine emergency use authorization. There are 156 medical sites and local health departments across the state set to receive doses. Vaccine distribution will roll out across Colorado in …

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COVID-19 Changed Science Forever – The Atlantic

[ad_1] This article was published online on December 14, 2020. 1. In fall of 2019, exactly zero scientists were studying COVID‑19, because no one knew the disease existed. The coronavirus that causes it, SARS‑CoV‑2, had only recently jumped into humans and had been neither identified nor named. But by the …

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Coronavirus: socialising at Christmas ‘very risky’, say NHS bosses | World news

[ad_1] Socialising over Christmas, particularly with those most vulnerable to Covid, will be “very risky” and threatens to put further pressure on hospital beds this winter, NHS bosses have warned. Chris Hopson, the head of NHS Providers, which represents hospital trusts in England, said relaxing restrictions over the festive period …

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Origin story: what do we know now about where coronavirus came from? | World news

[ad_1] Maria van Kerkhove was staying with her sister in the US for the Christmas holidays, but checking her emails. As always. Every day there are signals of potential trouble, said the World Health Organization virologist who was to become a household name and face within weeks. “There’s always something …

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Coronavirus: UK scientists identify drugs that may help severe cases | Science

[ad_1] Scientists have identified a collection of drugs with the potential to benefit tens of thousands of patients who are admitted to intensive care with life-threatening coronavirus infections. The breakthrough emerged from a major study of critically ill patients that revealed a suite of genes involved in antiviral defences and …

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U.S. coronavirus case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in just five days

[ad_1] • U.S. case tally climbs to 15 million from 14 million in five days • President-elect Joe Biden pledges to deliver 100 million vaccine shots in first 100 days in office • German Chancellor Angela Merkel pleads with Germans to limit gatherings in emotional speech The global case tally …

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U.S. suffers deadliest week from coronavirus since pandemic broke out

[ad_1] • U.S. averages most deaths in a week since start of crisis • Fauci warns January could be worse if Americans travel for Christmas, Hanukkah • FDA says Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine seems safe and effective The U.S. has set another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic, averaging the most deaths …

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Phone camera may replace labs in novel testing approach; virus mutations linked to COVID-19 severity

[ad_1] Samples of blood are pictured during a blood donation event in the closed MAD (Moulin a Danse) night club during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lausanne, Switzerland, December 7, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (Reuters) – The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies …

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More than 101,000 COVID-19 patients are now in U.S. hospitals, and Dakotas lead nation in cases per capita

[ad_1] • U.S. sets yet another record for COVID-19 hospitalizations • Dr. Deborah Birx says vaccine won’t save us from current surge • Rudolph Giuliani, former New York City mayor and personal lawyer to President Trump, tests positive The U.S. set another record for hospitalizations with the coronavirus illness COVID-19 …

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