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California woman collapsed on Christmas with ‘vape lung’ says ‘I looked dead’

‘I look dead’: California woman who spent two weeks in the hospital with ‘vape lung’ after collapsing on Christmas Day warns urges teens – and adults – to stay away from e-cigarettes Julia Itzen, 37, of Los Angeles, California suddenly collapsed on Christmas Day She wound up spending two weeks in the hospital with ‘vape… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Virus hits small business owners, Iran says two test positive for virus

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 75,200 Total deaths: At least 2,000 9:15 am: Plugable Technologies warns the worst of its supply disruption won’t hit for months Bernie Thompson, CEO and founder of Plugable Technologies, which sells USB, Bluetooth… Read More »

Some coronavirus test kits shipped to states are not working as expected, the CDC says

As a result, the CDC is remaking parts of the test kits after some produced inconclusive test results. The kits were sent to the states to speed up the testing process, the CDC’s Nancy Messonnier told reporters Wednesday. The states found out the flaw during the verification process. For quality control, when states get any… Read More »

This is ‘the most important decision’ the FDA will make in 2020, says analyst

The Food and Drug Administration‘s call on whether to approve Biogen‘s experimental Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab, will be the “most important decision” the federal regulator will make in 2020, Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal said Friday. When asked if he thought the FDA would approve the drug, Gal said, “Yes.” “[But] you’ve got to be cautious about… Read More »

Puppies: They’re Cute, Cuddly and Making People Ill, CDC Says

TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 — Puppies in pet stores appear to have transmitted a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germ that’s sickened 30 people across 13 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Tuesday. The infection in question is a multidrug-resistant form of Campylobacter jejuni, the agency said in a statement. So far, of… Read More »

Samoa says almost 90% of people vaccinated against measles after deadly outbreak

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Samoa said on Saturday nearly 90% of eligible people had been vaccinated against measles as it lifted a two-day curfew imposed amid an outbreak that has killed 65 in recent weeks. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Samoa Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.… Read More »