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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 »

Deaths from coronavirus ‘breakthrough’ cases rare, CDC says

Deaths among people who contract the coronavirus after being vaccinated, known as “breakthrough cases,” are low, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The CDC found 160 deaths due to breakthrough cases between the beginning of the vaccination campaign in December and April 30. That is just 2% of the more than 10,000… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »