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3 Covid-19 Trials Have Been Paused for Safety. That’s a Good Thing.

This week, two high-profile, late-stage clinical trials — Johnson & Johnson’s test of a coronavirus vaccine and Eli Lilly’s study of a Covid-19 drug — were put on pause because of possible safety concerns. Just a month earlier, AstraZeneca’s vaccine trial was paused after two volunteers became seriously ill. Clinical trials experts said these delays… Read More »

Vaccines may arrive in record time, but the virus has been faster

Scientists have created candidate vaccines, which eventually could protect billions of people from COVID-19, with astonishing speed, compressing scientific efforts that usually take years into months. But the leader of a key drug trial said Tuesday that the blistering research pace has nonetheless been too slow to catch the coronavirus. “We are now five months… Read More »

Louisiana governor says progress against coronavirus has been wiped out in past three weeks

“We have a statewide pandemic. It’s no longer one or two regions,” Edwards told reporters in Baton Rouge. Edwards’ announcement comes as the United States passed 3 million coronavirus cases. Louisiana’s health department reported 1,891 new cases Wednesday, 95% of which are from community spread, according to Edwards. Data from Johns Hopkins University shows the… Read More »

Here’s a Quick Refresher on ‘You’ Season 1, Because It’s Been a Minute

You season two is right around the corner (just like everyone’s favorite creepy stalker, Joe Goldberg), and you know what that means: you’re about to feel momentarily lost as hell when you hit play on a show you haven’t watched for a year. I’m pretty sure most people ripped through the first season in a… Read More »

‘I’ve never been lonely in my life. I was married three times .. and am open to dating’ – Maura (86)

Having grown up in Stillorgan in Dublin, Maura, 86, spent most of her life in the US, where she worked in IT. It was on a trip home that she fell in love with Clifden and decided that if she ever had the chance she would retire there. She describes the retirement village where she… Read More »