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Coronavirus model projects more than 317,000 US Covid-19 deaths by December

Officials with the Operation Warp Speed coronavirus vaccine effort told reporters Friday that the public-private partnership is not cutting corners, but that it may not take long to tell if one or more of the vaccines works. Paul Mango, deputy chief of staff for policy at the Department of Health Human Services, said during a… Read More »

Women Taking Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Be More Resistant to Urine Infections: Study

Washington DC, July 18: In the first analysis of its kind, US-based doctors have shown that women who take menopausal hormone therapy (MHT, also known as HRT) have a greater variety of beneficial bacteria in their urine, possibly creating conditions that discourage urinary infections. The study also shows that women who suffer from recurrent urine… Read More »

More virus cases linked to Casula pub

New South Wales reported five new cases of the coronavirus today, including three household contacts of someone who went to the Crossroads pub in Casula. The other two cases were returning travellers from overseas. Everyone who went to the Crossroads pub between July 3 and July 10 is now being advised to self-isolate for a… Read More »

Global COVID-19 registry finds strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, have worse outcomes and higher mortality

Acute ischemic strokes (AIS) associated with COVID-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality , according to new research published yesterday in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association. In “Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19 and Acute Ischemic… Read More »

Pfizer, Novartis and more halt July ads on Facebook to protest hate and racism

Pharma companies including Pfizer, Novartis and AbbVie have paused advertising on Facebook for July. Their brands join others in the Stop Hate for Profit campaign, meant to pressure Facebook into taking action against hate and disinformation spread on its platform. Pfizer is the largest of the pharma companies participating and one of three overall top 25… Read More »