Fauci: U.S. could soon give 1 million vaccinations a day

The U.S. could soon be giving at least a million COVID-19 vaccinations a day despite the sluggish start, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday, even as he warned of a dangerous next few weeks as the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

Explainer: Vaccine dosing debates add to public confusion

The first Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 are getting their second dose, while Britain has decided to postpone boosters and focus instead on giving more people a first shot – international...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Health

Ignacio-area 3-year-old faces second battle with cancer

For 3-year-old Cooper Sossaman, Christmas this year was bookended by stints in the hospital as he battles cancer for the second time. Cooper, who was born prematurely, spent nine months being...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scientists urge concern, not alarm over new virus strains

Does it spread more easily? Make people sicker? Mean that treatments and vaccines won’t work? Questions are multiplying as fast as new strains of the coronavirus, especially the one now moving...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

U.S. clears Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, 2nd shot in arsenal

WASHINGTON – The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday, boosting efforts to beat back an outbreak so dire that the nation is regularly recording more than 3,000 deaths a day....

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

U.S. experts debate: Who should be next in line for vaccine?

NEW YORK – The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination campaign has begun, and the few available doses are mostly going into the arms of health-care workers and nursing home residents. But what about in January,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

What to know about COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S.

NEW YORK – The first shots of COVID-19 vaccine are being delivered, but it will likely be months before doses are widely available for everyone at U.S. drugstores and doctor’s office. Details are...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

U.S. allows emergency COVID-19 vaccine in bid to end pandemic

WASHINGTON – The U.S. gave the final go-ahead Friday to the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine, marking what could be the beginning of the end of an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans....

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Explainer: When and where? How vaccines will roll out in U.S.

NEW YORK – With coronavirus vaccines on the horizon, when and where will most Americans get their shots? Many of the details are still being worked out, as regulators review the first vaccine...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Why are some scientists turning away from brain scans?

NEW YORK – Brain scans offer a tantalizing glimpse into the mind’s mysteries, promising an almost X-ray-like vision into how we feel pain, interpret faces and wiggle fingers. Studies of brain...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

Years of research laid groundwork for speedy COVID-19 shots

How could scientists race out COVID-19 vaccines so fast without cutting corners? A head start helped – over a decade of behind-the-scenes research that had new vaccine technology poised for a...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

BURLINGTON, Vt. – By late morning on Oct. 28, staff at the University of Vermont Medical Center noticed the hospital’s phone system wasn’t working. Then the internet went down, and the...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Health

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