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Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity if too many people refuse to get it

With government support, three coronavirus vaccines are expected to be studied in large-scale clinical trials in the next three months. “The best we’ve ever done is measles, which is 97 to 98 percent effective,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “That would be wonderful if we get there.… Read More »

In Poor Countries, Many Covid-19 Patients Are Desperate for Oxygen

As the coronavirus pandemic hits more impoverished countries with fragile health care systems, global health authorities are scrambling for supplies of a simple treatment that saves lives: oxygen. Many patients severely ill with Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, require help with breathing at some point. But now the epidemic is spreading rapidly in… Read More »

Florida health officials walk back report that more than 260 Orlando airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

A nurse administers a coronavirus test. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images) Even though it’s been reported that a whopping 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport have tested positive for the coronavirus, airport officials are pushing back to say that’s necessarily the case. READ MORE:  Scams on the rise during coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, Florida Gov.… Read More »

Study: COVID-19 May Initially Affect the Entire Nervous System

By now most people know that COVID-19 is a severe respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, medical experts are continuing to learn how this disease affects the entire body. New findings published in the journal Annals of Neurology suggest that COVID-19 can threaten the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves,… Read More »