Moderna testing mRNA flu vaccine in clinical trial

Moderna has begun testing an mRNA flu vaccine in clinical trials, with the company announcing Wednesday that the first participants had been dosed in the Phase 1/2…

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Covid-19: PM urges caution as 19 July unlocking set to go ahead

Boris Johnson warns that Covid cases, currently at 30,000 a day, will rise as restrictions end.

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‘Virtually all’ COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths in US among unvaccinated, White House says

Virtually all COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. are occurring among unvaccinated people, Jeff Zients, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator, said Thursday, warning that there…

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Should I still wear a face mask or covering and what are the rules?

By Michelle RobertsHealth editor, BBC News online image copyrightGetty Images Wearing a mask will no longer be legally required in most places in England from 19 July….

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Fauci blames ‘ideological rigidity’ for political divide in vaccination debate: ‘I just don’t get it’

Dr. Anthony Fauci has blamed “ideological rigidity” as a deterrent to vaccination efforts in the face of the rising threat of more virulent COVID-19 variants.  Just under…

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NHS Covid app may change as rules change, Grant Shapps says

Under current rules, those who receive an alert are asked to stay at home for up to 10 days, although the Department of Health said the app…

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Pandemic saw spike in eating disorder-related hospitalizations in teens, study finds

Doctors who reported nearly double the number of hospital admissions for teens with eating disorders are warning it may be the tip of the iceberg as the…

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Covid vaccines do work well in clinically vulnerable

A study of more than a million people shows those with other conditions get high protection from two doses.

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Cold weather virus in summer baffles docs, worries parents

The recent emergence of a virus that typically sickens children in colder months has baffled U.S. pediatricians and put many infants in the hospital with troublesome coughs…

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Heart inflammation link to Pfizer and Moderna jabs

But European regulators say the benefits of Covid vaccines continue to far outweigh the risks.

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