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Experts Worry About Improperly Tested COVID-19 Vaccine Just Approved in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that the country's health ministry has approved a coronavirus vaccine for widespread emergency use.One of his...

This Promising New COVID-19 Treatment Could Reduce Patient Deaths

An aerosol-based treatment could drastically reduce the number of new coronavirus patients dying from the disease or requiring intensive care, according to preliminary results...

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Positive Early Results in Human Trial

BioNTech of Germany and the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported positive preliminary results on Wednesday from a joint project to develop a coronavirus vaccine.Known...

This Steroid Drug Could Save Lives in Severe COVID-19 Cases, Preliminary...

A UK clinical trial has concluded that a cheap and widely available steroid can significantly cut deaths among coronavirus patients.Giving the steroid dexamethasone reduced...

Lyme Disease Doesn’t Have a Vaccine, But a Yearly Preventative Shot...

Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted by an infected tick bite, symptoms can include arthritis,...

WHO Has Temporarily Suspended All COVID-19 Trials on Hydroxychloroquine

The World Health Organization will temporarily suspend enrollment in hydroxychloroquine trials in a study of four treatment options for COVID-19, the WHO announced Monday...

Remdesivir Just Became The First Drug to Show a ‘Clear-Cut’ Effect...

COVID-19 patients on the antiviral remdesivir recovered about 30 percent faster than those on a placebo, the results of a major clinical trial showed...

Australia’s Trialing a TB Vaccine Against COVID-19, And Health Workers Get...

Australian researchers are fast-tracking large-scale human testing to see if a vaccine used for decades to prevent tuberculosis can protect health workers from COVID-19,...

US Just Started The First Human Trial of a Vaccine For...

The first human trial to evaluate a candidate vaccine against the new coronavirus has begun in Seattle, US health officials said Monday, raising hopes...

Samsung scion Lee Jae-Yong faces new bribery trial in corruption scandal

The heir to the Samsung empire arrived at court October 25 for a retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal that threatens to disrupt management...