US Tests COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids

<p>The 9-year-old twins didn&rsquo;t flinch as each received test doses of Pfizer&rsquo;s COVID-19 vaccine -- and then a sparkly bandage to cover the spot.&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Sparkles make everything better,&rdquo; declared Marisol Gerardo as she hopped off an exam table at Duke University to mak...
2021-03-27 00:25:31 +0000

Brazil Continues To Set Records For COVID-19: 100,158 New Cases Within 24 Hours

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil on Thursday registered a record 100,158 new coronavirus cases within 24 hours, the Health Ministry said, underlining the scale of a snowballing outbreak that is becoming a major political crisis for President Jair Bolsonaro. The record caseload, along with 2,7...
2021-03-26 01:44:26 +0000

US Study: AstraZeneca 79% Effective Against COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca reported Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection among all adults in a long-anticipated U.S. study, raising hopes that the findings could help rebuild public confidence in the beleaguered shot in other countries and moving a step closer to clearance f...
2021-03-26 01:46:11 +0000

COVID-19: How Political Leaders Functioned as Superspreaders

<p>Publisher: <a href="https://www.glogat.com/fb_4142805249079952">Poone Bakhtiary</a></p><p><img src="https://glogatmedia.s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/storage/uploads/blogs/preview/_700_8d8f6bfabac3a62373d55c32f68689fc.jpg" class="fr-fic fr-dii"></p><h2>Anatomy of a conspiracy: With COVID, China t...
2021-02-15 21:57:57 +0000

COVID-19: US Death Toll Eclipses 400,000

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.” Now, in his final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of ...
2021-01-20 17:22:50 +0000

New COVID-19 Variant Has Been Discovered in US

DENVER (AP) — The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday, adding urgency to efforts to vaccinate Americans. The variant was found in a man in his 20s who is in isolation southe...
2020-12-30 03:11:50 +0000

EU: Doctors, Nurses, Elderly Rolled Up Their Sleeves to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

ROME (AP) — Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday in a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care crisis in a century. Weeks after the U.S....
2020-12-27 21:41:01 +0000

Studies: Vitamin D, Zinc, Quercetin Could Prevent and Treat COVID-19

Should you have your vitamin D levels checked? Is taking a supplement enough to protect yourself, or at least to lower your chance of getting COVID-19? Studies reveals nine out of 10 COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented if people had adequate Vitamin D levels. Based on studies, it’s reasonab...
2020-12-28 19:25:25 +0000

Germany Behind Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine, Not U.S.

It’s said that success has many authors, and the encouraging data from Pfizer Inc.’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine had plenty of people in Washington lining up to take credit. Vice President Mike Pence was among Trump administration officials saying support from the government’s Operation Warp Sp...
2020-12-13 21:50:37 +0000

First Shot: UK Starts COVID-19 Vaccination

LONDON (AP) — U.K. health authorities began rolling out the first doses of a widely tested and independently reviewed COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, starting a global immunization program that is expected to gain momentum as more serums win approval. The first shot came early in the morning at o...
2020-12-08 07:22:51 +0000

Rudy Giuliani, 76, Gets COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 76-year-old former New York mayor has traveled extensively to battleground states in recent days and weeks in an effort to help Trump subvert his election loss....
2020-12-07 02:19:56 +0000

Moderna Pushes US/EU Regulators to Allow Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection — ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens. Multiple vaccine candidates m...
2020-12-01 00:31:56 +0000

Britain Set to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

(Reuters) - Britain is set to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc next week and deliveries would begin within hours of the authorisation, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. The first immunisations using the BioNTech and Pfizer vaccine could take place fr...
2020-11-28 18:23:42 +0000

Europe Is Moving Quickly to Roll COVID-19 Vaccine Out

LONDON (AP) — With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April. Even before regulators have approved a single vaccine, the U.K. and countries across ...
2020-11-25 16:02:23 +0000

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End COVID-19 Crisis Right Away

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t even think of putting the mask away anytime soon. Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S. and Americans can once again ...
2020-11-25 04:36:49 +0000

Trump Tests Positive For COVID-19

<p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday.</p><p>Trump&rsquo;s positive test comes just hours after the White House announced that senior aide Hope Hicks came down with the virus afte...
2020-10-02 05:24:17 +0000

UK Covid-19 Vaccine Shows Promising Results

LONDON (AP) — Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot. British researchers first began testing the vaccine in April in about 1,000 people, half of w...
2020-07-20 19:18:54 +0000

COVID-19-Infected Brazil's Bolsonaro Says It's Just a “Little Flu”

<p>RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) &mdash; Brazil&rsquo;s President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus&rsquo; severity.&nbsp;</p><p>Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters in capital Brasilia, and s...
2020-07-07 16:46:22 +0000

41-Year-Old Nick Cordero, Broadway Actor, Dies After Battle With COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. ...
2020-07-06 02:52:05 +0000

Donald Trump Jr’s Partner Kimberly Guilfoyle tests positive for COVID-19

South Dakota — Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend and a top fundraising official for the Trump campaign, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to reports. The reporter alleged that Kim Guilfoyle and the official both tested positive ahead of attending President Donald Trump...
2020-07-04 03:03:03 +0000

Surviving COVID-19 May Result in Immunity from Reinfection

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign that vaccines under development may succeed, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Although scientists ha...
2020-05-20 20:35:31 +0000

US Announces COVID-19 Vaccine with Encouraging Results

WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday. Study volunteers given either a low or medium dose of the vaccine by Cambr...
2020-05-18 18:31:14 +0000

Obama Harshly Criticizes Trump Administration's Response to COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized U.S. leaders overseeing the nation’s response to the coronavirus, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Obama spoke on “...
2020-05-17 01:15:41 +0000

Study: COVID-19 Death Toll in U.S. Worse Than Official Tally

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the tally kept by the city and state, according to an analysis released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between March 11 and May 2, about 24,000 more people ...
2020-05-11 23:58:15 +0000

U.S. Trails Far Behind Europe in Social Safety Response to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe. In Europe, the collapse in business activity is triggering wage support programs that are keeping millions ...
2020-05-10 17:17:07 +0000