Regeneron COVID-19 antibody therapy cuts death risk in hospitalized patients lacking immune response
Regeneron’s COVID-19 therapy was found to reduce the risk of death in hospitalized patients who had not mounted their own immune response to the virus by up to 20%, the company said Wednesday
CDC panel to discuss COVID-19 vaccination, rare heart issues
Reports of heart inflammation among a small fraction of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine recipients, predominantly males under 30, are under review as an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to meet Friday.
Cosmetics and 'forever chemicals': Breaking down new findings on PFAS in makeup
News/Science: People who wear cosmetics such as lipstick or mascara may be absorbing or licking up potentially harmful ingredients that last 'forever' in the environment, a new study suggests. Here's what you should know about PFAS.
New York lifts remaining COVID-19 restrictions after reaching vaccination goal
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that all remaining COVID-19 restrictions "would be relaxed as of today" after the state reached its goal of vaccinating 70% of the adult population, but mask-wearing would remain in effect for some.
US coronavirus deaths hit 600,000 as weekly fatalities decline to new lows
The U.S. recorded a grim milestone Tuesday with over 600,000 deaths attributed to coronavirus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. However, the news comes as weekly fatalities have declined to lows not seen since early on in the pandemic.
'Sporadic' COVID-19 cases may have occurred in late 2019 in U.S., researchers suggest
News/Health: A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken early last year is the latest and largest study to suggest the new coronavirus may have popped up in the U.S. in December 2019 — weeks before cases were first recognized by health officials.
Vaccines dominate Trudeau's final day of international trip
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wrapped up a mini-summit with leaders of the European Union that was part business, part thank-you for co-operation in securing Canada a share of European-manufactured coronavirus vaccines.