COVID-19 Vaccine Mortality Data Flawed: Expert
The UK’s statistics regulator recently admitted that the official COVID-19 vaccine data is biased. The data, which has widely been used to support claims that the vaccine is effective, underrepresents the number of unvaccinated people. NTD spoke to professor and research analyst Norman Fenton to learn more.
NTD · 1 day ago
European Union, Pfizer working on deal to pay more for COVID-19 vaccines in exchange for lower volume
The European Union wants to make a deal with Pfizer to pay more in order to reduce the volume of vaccines it purchases. The EU already agreed to purchase half a billion vaccine doses.
Fox News · 1 day ago · By Reuters
FDA withdraws emergency use authorization of COVID drug because it is unlikely to be effective against new variants
The FDA said it was withdrawing its emergency use authorization of Evusheld, a preventive COVID drug, because of its lack of effectiveness against omicron subvariants.
ABC News · 1 day ago · By ABC News
White House focusing on vaccine access for vulnerable
The White House is making it a priority to ensure vulnerable populations have access to needed vaccines, a top administration health official said. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said many of the most vulnerable in the country are seniors and disabled people on Medicare. In many cases, they are…
The Hill · 1 day ago
From an Ebola-like disease in Croatia to bird flu in Egypt: Biggest disease threats REVEALED
The UK Health Security Agency's (UKHSA) updated its list this week, which monitors the pathogenic threats, which could theoretically sweep the world if given the opportunity.
Daily Mail · 2 days ago · By Emily Stearn
County Cites CDC Study on Benefits of Bivalent COVID Booster in Call for Locals to Get Shot
County officials cited a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they continue to urge local residents to take the bivalent COVID-19 booster.
Times of San Diego · 1 day ago · By Editor
FDA proposes individual risk assessments for blood donors, opening up opportunities for more men who have sex with men to donate
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing to move to a blood donation policy that focuses on individual risk instead of relying on blanket assessments, the agency said on Friday.
CNN · 1 day ago · By Carma Hassan
Canadian honeymooner, 26, on ventilator in Mexico hospital after being struck by rogue WAVE at beach
Cory Moe, 26, of Saskatchewan, is fighting for her life in the ICU at Hospital Joya Marina in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico after she was critically injured on January 17.
Daily Mail · 1 day ago · By Alyssa Guzman
Omicron sub-variant XBB.1.5 accounts for 61.3% of U.S. COVID cases - CDC
The Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 has likely become the dominant variant in the United States, accounting for 61.3% of COVID cases in the week ended Jan. 28, data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed on Friday.
Reuters · 1 day ago
Dozens of Yanomami children hospitalized in northern Brazil amid health crisis
Dozens of indigenous children suffering from malnutrition and acute diseases have been hospitalized in northern Brazil, with relatives in hammocks holding their emaciated frames in scenes that underscore the gravity of a public health crisis.
Reuters · 1 day ago
People love MySweetSmile whitening powder - so we tried it
Teeth whitening products are readily available these days. They're formulated with your toothpaste, they come as strips, solutions and powders. But they often contain some quite potent chemicals, potentially causing...
METRO · 1 day ago · By Claire Eaton-Rutter
New York Times contributor's real gripe with Ozempic: It treats obesity like it's a problem
Despite the consensus of the medical community (and apparently Hollywood) that drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy are a panacea for shedding extra pounds, Virginia Sole-Smith over at the New York Times isn't so sure.
Washington Examiner · 1 day ago
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