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The firm that makes Marlboro cigarettes has boldly asked US health regulators to help it convince Americans that nicotine is not that bad for them - and spend $100 million toward the effort.
Posted: 04-03-2021
Department of Health figures carry on their downward trend with all measures showing a constant decline in positive test numbers and deaths caused by Covid-19 in the UK.
Posted: 04-03-2021
In updated vaccine guidance on Tuesday, CDC officials have recommended that states begin vaccinating Americans with disabilities or cognitive decline and their caretakers.
Posted: 04-03-2021
Many of the 400 lowest-income ZIP codes in California are in Los Angeles County, cities around Fresno and Visalia, and the Central Valley, with primarily black and Latino residents.
Posted: 04-03-2021
Swollen lymph nodes are common after infection and a sign the immune system is fighting a foreign invader. However, swollen lymph nodes are not a known side-effect for other vaccines.
Posted: 04-03-2021
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the sickness absence rate - the number of working hours lost due to illness - was 1.8 per cent in the UK in 2020, the equivalent of about 3.6 days per worker.
Posted: 04-03-2021
The leaked guidance handed to NHS trusts in London last month warns that they will be asked to 'begin to plan for a possible wave 3 Covid surge'. But cases are falling across the capital.
Posted: 04-03-2021
Number 10 today confirmed officials used the Barnett formula to decide how many jab doses should be allocated to the UK's devolved nations. Think-tanks have branded it 'crude'.
Posted: 04-03-2021
A new study, from the UNC-Chapel Hill found that antibody levels in COVID-19 survivors after one dose were just as high as two doses in those who've never tested positive.
Posted: 04-03-2021
In two new reports, the CDC admitted it did not perform contact tracing for some of the earliest patients infected with UK and Brazil 'super-COVID' variants in December and January.
Posted: 04-03-2021
An estimated 4,300 Californians got the wrong dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at the Oakland Coliseum mass vaccination site on Monday, whistleblowers told FOX2 WTVU.
Posted: 04-03-2021
A new study, from health system ChristianaCare, found a 34% increase in hospitalized patients suffering from alcohol withdrawal compared to the same time period in 2019.
Posted: 04-03-2021
The study, run by Imperial College London, found that around 0.5 per cent of people were infected with the virus during the second half of February, with numbers now coming down more slowly.
Posted: 04-03-2021
A new study from the University of Michigan found teens who vaped marijuana were about twice as likely to report 'wheezing and whistling' in the chest as those who did not.
Posted: 03-03-2021
EXCLUSIVE: Insiders involved in the day-to-day running of the vaccine rollout and dozens of Britons who claim to have been jabbed have told how there are 'no checks' at vaccination centres.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Department of Health statistics show infections have plunged nearly 36 per cent on last Wednesday, when 9,938 positive tests were added to the Government's official toll.
Posted: 03-03-2021
In a letter to local leaders, NHS chiefs have told Covid vaccination teams to prepare for extra supplies, hinting that the UK may get 4million doses per week from next Thursday.
Posted: 03-03-2021
A study by the University of California, San Diego, tested the blood of vaccinated people against the Kent, South Africa, Brazil and California Covid variants and found white blood cells were effective.
Posted: 03-03-2021
Oxford University researchers have begun trials on 30p pill colchicine today to examine whether it can reduce recovery time from Covid and prevent the need for hospital admission.
Posted: 03-03-2021
University of Bristol researchers who led the research said the results were significant because they 'were in people who are least expected to be protected against the vaccine'.
Posted: 03-03-2021