Flu vaccine effectiveness low among immunocompromised patients
Influenza vaccine effectiveness was significantly lower among immunocompromised adults compared with nonimmunocompromised adults during the severe 2017-2018 influenza season...
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Bird Flu Outbreak in Iraq
In Iraq's Salahudin province, a bird flu outbreak has been reported, said authorities. Health authorities have taken all protective measures to contain the spread of the virus.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
COVID-19 Deaths Are 25 Percent Higher Than in Any Previous Week
Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here . For 16 weeks, throughout the fall and then straight...
3 days ago - The Atlantic
COVID Protections Suppressed Flu Season in US
Last fall, health experts said it was possible the United States could experience an easy 2020-21 flu season because health measures to fight COVID-19 would also thwart the...
4 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
Rate of adverse events caused by coronavirus vaccines 50x higher than flu shots
The number of people suffering serious adverse events following vaccination for the Wuhan coronavirus is 50 times higher than the number for seasonal flu shots, new reports...
5 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Can Flu Vaccine Increase COVID Risk?
For years, concerns have been raised that previous flu vaccination seems to increase patients' risk of contracting more severe pandemic illness. This occurred during the 2008...
5 days ago - Mercola - 3 articles
Immune cells discovered in the lungs improve virus defense
Researchers have discovered immune cells resident in the lungs that persist long after a bout of flu. Experiments with mice have shown that these helper cells improve the...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Researchers receive NIH grant to develop more effective flu vaccines
To build better vaccines, scientists want to know more about how our bodies make adequate numbers of effective, durable antibodies against the influenza virus.
6 days ago - News Medical
CDC study: Severe allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccines happening at a higher rate than flu vaccines
Federal health officials have announced that severe allergic reactions to the Wuhan coronavirus vaccines are happening at a higher rate than similar reactions to flu vaccines...
7 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Bird Flu Virus Gets Killed at Cooking Temperature
Bird flu: Cooking of poultry at or above 70 degree Celsius so that absolutely no meat remains raw and red, is a safe measure to kill the virus in areas with outbreaks in poultry.
7 days ago - Medindia Health
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Big Tech and Big Pharma join hands: Oracle to handle US coronavirus...
Technology firm Oracle announced that it will be in charge of the American COVID-19 vaccination database. In a Dec. 15 press release, the company said it will serve as the...
Social Isolation Linked to COVID-19 Protocol Resistance
A new study provides key insights into connections between social isolation, conspiratorial thinking, and resistance to COVID-19 protocols.
Los Angeles: First US Country to Top 1 Million COVID-19 Cases
The Los Angeles County has became the first country in the United States to surpass 1 million coronavirus cases, since the onset of the pandemic, said health officials.
Anti Diabetic Drug Metformin Reduces Mortality In COVID-19 Patients
Patients with diabetes and COVID-19 taking metformin before testing positive were associated with a decrease in mortality risk than those taking other anti-diabetic drugs.
New Drug Combination Discovered To Treat A Rare Cancer Form
A rare form of lymphoma can be effectively treated with a combination of ibrutinib and JQ1 inhibitors that increase the efficacy of ibrutinib.
Major events show CNN complicit in Capitol raid
After infiltrating the Capitol on Jan. 6 while dressed as a “Trump supporter,” far-left extremist John Sullivan was interviewed by CNN‘s Anderson Cooper, who promoted...
COVID-19 Reduces US Life Expectancy
In the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly affected life expectancy.
CDC Says UK COVID-19 Variant Could be Dominant US Strain By March
UK COVID-19 variant which has spread to several countries across the globe, could become the dominant virus strain in the US by March, said CDC.
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: 1.65 Lakh Beneficiaries Inoculated on Day 1
On the first day of the vaccination drive at 3,351 session sites across India, as many as 1.65 lakh beneficiaries were inoculated, said the Centre. No case of post-vaccination...
What Evidence Is Aiding School Reopening Decisions?
This story was originally published on July 10, 2020. As part of MedPage Today's review of the past year's top stories, we are republishing it, along with an update on school...