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The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?

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The office was dedicated to the long-term safety of vaccines. Experts say plans to track coronavirus vaccines are fragmented and “behind the eight ball.”

October 23rd 2020, 6:49 pm

Why Are TikTok Teens Listening to an Album About Dementia?

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Creepypasta meets esoterica in an ongoing meme.

October 23rd 2020, 2:01 pm

Covid-19 Deaths: The Price for Not Wearing Masks is Perhaps 130,000 Lives

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The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis finds.

October 23rd 2020, 2:01 pm

The Price for Not Wearing Masks: Perhaps 130,000 Lives

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The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis finds.

October 23rd 2020, 11:31 am

Experts Tell F.D.A. It Should Gather More Safety Data on Covid-19 Vaccines

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In a highly anticipated meeting of the agency’s vaccine advisory board, some said that the current guidelines, which require two months of safety data after a volunteer has been vaccinated, were not enough.

October 22nd 2020, 10:08 pm

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

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Researchers once feared that school reopenings might spread the virus through communities. But so far there is little evidence that it’s happening.

October 22nd 2020, 7:51 pm

F.D.A. Approves Remdesivir as First Drug to Treat Covid-19

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The move indicated that the drug had cleared more rigorous hurdles since it was given emergency authorization in May.

October 22nd 2020, 7:51 pm

No Grumpy Old Men in the Chimp World

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Older male chimps follow a pattern that researchers also see in humans, preferring to have positive relationships with a few good friends.

October 22nd 2020, 3:35 pm

James Redford, Documentarian and Environmentalist, Dies at 58

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After two liver transplants, he founded an institute to increase awareness. He and his father, Robert Redford, also championed environmental films.

October 22nd 2020, 1:36 pm

Wikipedia and W.H.O. Join to Combat Covid Misinformation

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The health agency will license much of its material to the online encyclopedia, allowing the information to be reposted widely into almost 200 languages.

October 22nd 2020, 9:50 am

OSHA Under Fire Over Regulation of Meatpacking in Pandemic

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Critics say the agency has applied scant oversight and negligible penalties despite virus outbreaks at many plants in the spring.

October 22nd 2020, 5:33 am

The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds

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A Harvard researcher added up the number of years that Americans who died from Covid-19 might have lived had they reached a typical life expectancy.

October 21st 2020, 5:23 pm

No, Mouthwash Will Not Save You From the Coronavirus

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Even if people coated the inside of their mouths with a coronavirus-killing chemical, a substantial amount of the virus would still remain in the body.

October 21st 2020, 4:53 pm

J. Michael Lane, a General in the Rout of Smallpox, Dies at 84

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At the C.D.C., he waged a 13-year campaign to vanquish a deadly infectious disease that had ravaged the world for centuries. Victory came in 1977.

October 21st 2020, 4:53 pm

When the Doctor Is a Covid ‘Long Hauler’

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Coronavirus may leave patients with a condition called POTS that makes the heart rate soar after even the mildest activities.

October 21st 2020, 3:39 pm

My Brother Died of Brain Cancer. 20 Years Later, I Had It, Too.

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I was told it didn’t run in families. Was it just chance?

October 21st 2020, 11:21 am

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales

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The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with the company. Members of the Sackler family will pay $225 million in civil penalties but criminal investigations continue.

October 21st 2020, 11:21 am

The F.D.A. Wanted to Ban Some Hair Straighteners. It Never Happened.

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In 2016, agency scientists deemed hair straighteners containing formaldehyde to be unsafe, according to newly obtained emails.

October 21st 2020, 11:21 am

How Nick Saban Made It to Alabama's Kickoff on Saturday

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Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after he tested positive for the coronavirus.

October 21st 2020, 6:06 am

The Pandemic’s Real Toll? 300,000 Deaths, and It’s Not Just From the Coronavirus

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A C.D.C. analysis finds that overall death rates have risen, particularly among young adults and people of color.

October 20th 2020, 9:00 pm

How the F.D.A. Stood Up to the President

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After months of caving to pressures from the White House, Commissioner Stephen Hahn and a band of agency scientists have eked out a few victories.

October 20th 2020, 6:59 pm

Antibody Treatments, Though Promising, Will Be in Short Supply

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All the weak points of American health care — testing delays, communication breakdowns, inequity — are working against this potential treatment.

October 20th 2020, 3:57 pm

How an Ill-Fated Fishing Voyage Helped Us Understand Covid-19

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The threat posed by the virus makes randomized controlled trials extremely difficult. That means “real-life experiments” are especially important.

October 20th 2020, 12:24 pm

N.Y. Accuses Religious Health Cost-Sharing Group of Misleading Consumers

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Regulators say a major group is misrepresenting cost-sharing plans, saddling people with unpaid medical bills.

October 20th 2020, 9:39 am

U.S. Diplomats and Spies Battle Trump Administration Over Suspected Attacks

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American officials in China, Cuba and Russia say U.S. agencies are concealing the true extent of the episodes, leaving colleagues vulnerable to hostile actions abroad.

October 19th 2020, 9:46 pm

A Viral Theory Cited by Health Officials Draws Fire From Scientists

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A manifesto urging reliance on “herd immunity” without lockdowns was warmly received by administration officials. But the strategy cannot stem the pandemic, many experts say.

October 19th 2020, 6:02 pm

Doctors May Have Found Secretive New Organs in the Center of Your Head

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They appear to be a fourth pair of large salivary glands, tucked into the space where the nasal cavity meets the throat.

October 19th 2020, 1:47 pm

Mask Mandate? In a Montana Town, It ‘Puts Us at Odds With Customers’

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In Hamilton, business owners are walking a tightrope between keeping people safe from the coronavirus and not driving them away.

October 19th 2020, 9:29 am

Some Signs of Recovery From Severe Covid

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In two early studies, researchers said some patients showed signs of healing just weeks after leaving the hospital.

October 18th 2020, 5:17 am

Netherlands to Allow Doctors to Help End Lives of Terminally Ill Children

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Hugo de Jonge, the Dutch health minister, said that “incurably ill” children ages 1 to 12 should be able to die with the help of a doctor.

October 16th 2020, 3:29 pm

Drug May Extend A.L.S. Patients' Lives by Several Months, Study Finds

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The two-drug combination invented by college students is one of many potential therapies being tested for this paralyzing fatal condition.

October 16th 2020, 8:11 am

Pfizer Says It Won’t Seek Vaccine Authorization Before Mid-November

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Friday’s announcement represents a shift in tone for the company and its leader, who has repeatedly emphasized the month of October in interviews and public appearances.

October 16th 2020, 8:11 am

What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really Mean?

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President Trump’s recent tests are a reminder that although many products exist, none test for infectiousness.

October 15th 2020, 9:35 pm

A Rapid Test Offers Hope for Community Screening

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In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test.

October 15th 2020, 9:35 pm

Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

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An antiviral widely used to treat hospitalized patients did not lower the mortality rate in a multinational trial.

October 15th 2020, 9:35 pm

Could Trump Spread Coronavirus at Town Hall? Likely Not, Experts Say

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While questions have surrounded the timing and severity of the president’s illness, health experts said he was unlikely to infect people at Thursday’s town hall event on NBC.

October 15th 2020, 7:33 pm

Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence

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Dutch researchers say the “impact was real,” adding to hopes that doctors will learn more about factors contributing to preterm birth.

October 15th 2020, 7:42 am

His Fingernails Were Purple but Didn’t Hurt. What Was This?

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After a spill, his nails looked bruised — and the color didn’t go away. Could it be his oxygen levels?

October 15th 2020, 5:42 am

For How Long Will President Trump Be Immune to the Coronavirus?

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A unique treatment course may have blunted his body’s production of antibodies, scientists warn.

October 15th 2020, 3:25 am

Biden’s Covid Response Plan Draws From F.D.R.’s New Deal

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Mr. Biden has staked his campaign on a more muscular federal role in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. But some of his big government proposals may be difficult to put into effect.

October 14th 2020, 4:35 pm

Scientists Synthesize Jawbones From Pig Fat

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The bones are among the hardest to replace in the body. A trial of the new technique in humans is about to begin.

October 14th 2020, 3:53 pm

‘Little Shop,’ Big Relief: How One Theater Safely Put on an Indoor Show

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A rural locale. Few Covid-19 cases nearby. Performers in a bubble. And a man-eating plant that couldn’t quite chow down on its victims.

October 14th 2020, 2:50 pm

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

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Experts were comforted that companies are following safety precautions. They pointed out that pauses in vaccine trials are common, but pauses in treatment trials like Eli Lilly’s are rare.

October 14th 2020, 1:04 pm

Having Dementia Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Vote

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Yes, you can help a cognitively impaired person participate in the election. But heed these two guidelines.

October 14th 2020, 11:34 am

Don’t Grieve Alone. Reach Out.

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Finding emotional support during a crisis often means turning to long-established networks already built for distance.

October 14th 2020, 7:00 am

Try High-Intensity Interval Training. You Might Like It.

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Many inactive adults who tried a sampling of exercises preferred intense efforts to gentler workouts.

October 14th 2020, 6:00 am

Physical Therapy Has Benefits for Back Pain

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People with back pain and sciatica who got physical therapy had less disability and decreased back pain intensity compared with controls.

October 14th 2020, 6:00 am

Coronavirus Reinfections Are Real but Very, Very Rare

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A case in Nevada has spurred new concerns that people who have recovered from the infection may still be vulnerable. That’s unlikely, experts say.

October 13th 2020, 6:39 pm

Coronavirus Vaccine Makers Are Not Mass-Slaughtering Sharks

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Some coronavirus vaccines rely on a shark-based product, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get immunized.

October 13th 2020, 5:54 pm

Irregular Menstrual Cycles Tied to Shorter Lifespans

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Compared with women with regular cycles of 26 to 31 days, those with irregular or longer cycles were at higher risk for premature death.

October 13th 2020, 4:37 pm

When Symptoms of Covid-19 Don’t Go Away

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Research is underway to assess the pandemic’s long-term effects and find ways to prevent and treat lasting symptoms.

October 13th 2020, 4:08 pm

Eli Lilly’s Antibody Trial Is Paused Over Potential Safety Concern

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The drugmaker’s experimental antibody treatment is similar to the one President Trump received from Regeneron.

October 13th 2020, 4:08 pm

A $52,112 Air Ambulance Ride: Coronavirus Patients Battle Surprise Bills

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Congress was close to a solution before getting hit with millions of dollars of ads from private-equity firms. Then the pandemic struck.

October 13th 2020, 2:51 pm

In Terms of Child Mortality, It’s a Good Time for Public Health

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Despite the crises of 2020, parents can realistically expect that children born today will outlive them. That wasn’t always the case.

October 13th 2020, 2:51 pm

Heidi Larson Knows How to Build Trust in Vaccines

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For the founder of the Vaccine Confidence Project, squashing viral rumors means building trust — and avoiding the term “anti-vaxxer.”

October 13th 2020, 7:35 am

The Race for a Super-Antibody Against the Coronavirus

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A network of scientists is chasing the pandemic’s holy grail: an antibody that protects against not just the virus, but also related pathogens that may threaten humans.

October 12th 2020, 2:16 pm

A Dose of Optimism, as the Pandemic Rages On

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The months ahead will be difficult. But the medical cavalry is coming, and the rest of us know what we need to do.

October 12th 2020, 11:45 am

The First Covid Vaccine Will Not Make Life Normal Again

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Come spring, Americans may have their choice of several so-so coronavirus vaccines — with no way of knowing which one is best.

October 12th 2020, 11:45 am

‘I Feel Like I Have Dementia’: How Brain Fog Plagues Covid-19 Survivors

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The condition is affecting thousands of patients, impeding their ability to work and function in daily life.

October 11th 2020, 11:39 am

Extra Pounds May Raise Risk of Severe Covid-19

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Even people who aren’t obese may be more likely to become seriously ill when infected with the coronavirus, the C.D.C. said.

October 10th 2020, 8:15 pm

Coronavirus Safety Runs Into a Stubborn Barrier: Masculinity

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When political leaders suggest basic precautions appear unmanly, men are less likely to follow health and safety advice, experts say.

October 10th 2020, 5:45 pm

Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes

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The reversal came just hours after the federal government threatened the state, calling the prohibition on the tests “illegal.”

October 10th 2020, 4:39 pm

Wig-Looking Poisonous Caterpillars Can Inflict Pain, Officials Warn

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Contact with a puss caterpillar can cause a painful reaction as well as a rash, fever, muscle cramps or swollen glands, experts caution.

October 10th 2020, 2:57 pm

Can Trump Really Speed Approval of Covid Treatments?

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Emergency-use authorizations, a formerly obscure corner of regulatory law, have become a centerpiece of the government’s response to the pandemic.

October 10th 2020, 8:50 am

Trump’s Testimonial Is a Double-Edged Sword for Regeneron

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The president raised the drug’s company’s profile by calling its drug a miraculous cure — but also sowed suspicion about whether the treatment really works.

October 9th 2020, 8:15 pm

White House Blocked C.D.C. From Requiring Masks on Public Transportation

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The order would have mandated that both passengers and employees wear face coverings on planes, trains, buses and subways and in airports, stations and depots.

October 9th 2020, 8:15 pm

Federal Official Threatens Nevada for Halting Rapid Tests in Nursing Homes

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Nevada health officials had found that two rapid tests had led to a high number of false positives in nursing home residents.

October 9th 2020, 6:47 pm

Trump Could Be Back in Public by Saturday. Experts Worry It’s Too Soon.

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The White House physician, Dr. Sean P. Conley, predicted that the president could safely return to “public engagements.” Experts questioned the doctor’s rationale.

October 9th 2020, 5:40 am

Trump’s Covid Treatments Were Tested in Cells Derived From Fetal Tissue

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The “cell lines” used to develop monoclonal antibodies, as well as remdesivir and vaccines, began with fetal tissue decades ago.

October 8th 2020, 7:49 pm

What’s Special About Bat Viruses? What We Don’t Know Could Hurt Us

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The immune systems of bats are weird, but we don’t know how weird, how they got that way or enough about other animals.

October 8th 2020, 6:05 pm

Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

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A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows annual premiums for a family now top $21,000, and deductibles have more than doubled since 2010.

October 8th 2020, 5:35 pm

Novel Brain Surgery Seeks to Reverse Epilepsy in Sea Lion

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Cronutt, like a growing number of ocean mammals, developed seizures because of toxins in the water. Scientists hope the pioneering procedure he underwent this week could help.

October 8th 2020, 2:05 pm

People With This Mutation Can’t Smell Stinky Fish

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A very small percentage of people don’t mind the pungent odor of fish, a genetic study found.

October 8th 2020, 12:45 pm

That Airport Spa? It’s a Coronavirus Testing Clinic

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XpresSpa used to offer pedicures and chair massages at airports. Now it’s in the coronavirus testing business.

October 8th 2020, 12:42 am

Regeneron Asks F.D.A. for Emergency Approval for Drug That Trump Claimed Cured Him

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The company said that doses of the unproven treatment would be available for 50,000 patients. It’s impossible to know whether it helped the president.

October 7th 2020, 10:13 pm

In a First, New England Journal of Medicine Joins Never-Trumpers

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Editors at the world’s leading medical journal said the Trump administration “took a crisis and turned it into a tragedy.”

October 7th 2020, 7:58 pm

Plexiglass Barriers Won’t Stop the Virus at the Debate, Experts Warn

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The measures taken to protect Mike Pence, Kamala Harris and others will not prevent airborne transmission, the greatest threat in this setting.

October 7th 2020, 5:43 pm

These Americans Are Determined to Cast a Last Ballot Before Dying

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Old and ailing, they see exercising their fundamental right to vote as a way to have a say in a future they will probably never see.

October 7th 2020, 4:26 pm

Nevada Halts Use of Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Nursing Homes, Citing Inaccuracies

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Two tests made by Quidel and BD repeatedly delivered false-positive results, prompting the state to stop using them.

October 7th 2020, 4:26 pm

Laurie Santos on Keeping Covid-19 Self-Care From Being Selfish

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The expert in positive psychology has a few simple ideas for sustaining mental well-being as Covid-19 continues.

October 7th 2020, 9:34 am

How Much Would Trump’s Coronavirus Treatment Cost Most Americans?

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Even for those with insurance, surprise bills for things not covered can add up fast.

October 7th 2020, 6:36 am

'I Won't Be Used as a Guinea Pig for White People'

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Mistrust of vaccines runs deep in African-American communities. Against formidable odds, Father Paul Abernathy and his teams are trying to convince residents of Pittsburgh’s historic Black neighborhoods to volunteer for trials testing a Covid-19 shot.

October 7th 2020, 6:36 am

Why Doctor’s Aren’t So Sure Trump is Feeling Better From Covid-19

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Mr. Trump’s physician has given an incomplete, upbeat picture of his health. Medical experts warn that the president is entering a pivotal, unpredictable phase.

October 6th 2020, 10:16 pm

In Reversal, White House Approves Stricter Guidelines for Vaccine Makers

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The guidelines make it highly unlikely that a coronavirus vaccine will be given emergency authorization by Election Day.

October 6th 2020, 7:46 pm

Trump Says He's Beaten Covid-19. Doctors Aren't So Sure.

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Mr. Trump’s physician has given an incomplete, upbeat picture of his health. Medical experts warn that the president is entering a pivotal, unpredictable phase.

October 6th 2020, 7:46 pm

Distrust of China Jumps to New Highs in Democratic Nations

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The sharpest rise in negative views was in Australia, while unfavorable opinions jumped in the United States and Europe, a Pew survey found.

October 6th 2020, 2:01 pm

The White House Bet on Abbott's Rapid Tests. It Didn't Work Out.

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Federal officials relied too heavily on the tests, then took the results for granted, experts say.

October 6th 2020, 12:13 pm

Kamala Harris and the Push to Cut Hosptal Bills in California

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She took on the drug and hospital industry as California attorney general, seeking consumer relief from anti-competitive pricing.

October 6th 2020, 10:43 am

She’s 13, and the Source of a Family’s Covid-19 Outbreak

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The C.D.C. and four state health departments described how one girl spread the coronavirus to 11 relatives during a gathering.

October 6th 2020, 9:45 am

What We Dream When We Dream About Covid-19

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Several recent studies shed light on the pandemic preoccupations of sleepers.

October 6th 2020, 7:45 am

After Meat Workers Die of Covid-19, Families Fight for Compensation

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Employees of a JBS meat-processing plant in Greeley, Colo., got sick or died, but their families have so far been denied compensation.

October 6th 2020, 6:31 am

U.S. Lab Chimps Stuck in Retirement Limbo

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Activists and some congressional lawmakers are demanding that the N.I.H. reconsider its refusal to move 39 chimpanzees from a research center to a sanctuary.

October 6th 2020, 3:45 am

White House Blocks New Coronavirus Vaccine Guidelines

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The F.D.A. proposed stricter guidelines for emergency approval of a coronavirus vaccine, but the White House chief of staff objected to provisions that would push approval past Election Day.

October 5th 2020, 8:26 pm

‘Don’t Be Afraid of Covid,’ Trump Says, Undermining Public Health Messages

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Experts were outraged by the president’s comments about a disease that has killed nearly 210,000 people in the United States.

October 5th 2020, 7:12 pm

CDC: Coronavirus May Be Adrift in Indoor Air

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After removing guidance from its website acknowledging “airborne” transmission, the agency cited evidence that indoor air can carry virus-laden particles.

October 5th 2020, 6:27 pm

White House Is Not Contact Tracing ‘Super-Spreader’ Trump Rose Garden Event

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Since President Trump’s Covid diagnosis, numerous associates have tested positive, but the White House has not aggressively investigated the outbreak.

October 5th 2020, 6:27 pm

Nearly 1/3 of Covid Patients in Study Had Altered Mental State

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The hospitalized patients showed signs of deteriorating neurological function, ranging from confusion to coma-like unresponsiveness, new research indicates.

October 5th 2020, 3:54 pm

Carter Williams, Who Unshackled Nursing Home Residents, Dies at 97

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By closely describing the inner lives of older people, Ms. Williams altered legal regulations and clinical standards applied to nursing homes.

October 5th 2020, 1:06 pm

Parents Face Murder Charge in Death of Girl With Severe Lice

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Some experts were skeptical that lice alone could have killed the girl, Kaitlyn Yozviak. The case underscored fears about how the pandemic has cut children off from people who could report neglect.

October 5th 2020, 10:53 am

Instead of Reassurance, Trump’s Doctor Delivers Confusion, Experts Say

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Dr. Sean P. Conley, who admitted that he had misled the public about the president’s treatment, has lost credibility with some colleagues.

October 5th 2020, 6:51 am
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