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‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal

‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal The contaminated blood scandal has been labelled the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS Thousands of Britons were infected with HIV and hepatitis after being treated with blood products imported from America  ‘I am appalled this commitment was never … Read more ‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal

‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal

‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal The contaminated blood scandal has been labelled the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS Thousands of Britons were infected with HIV and hepatitis after being treated with blood products imported from America  ‘I am appalled this commitment was never … Read more ‘I am appalled’: Lord Owen blasts health chiefs for contributing to ‘tainted blood’ scandal

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Children may be protected from coronavirus by the portion of the immune system that we have from birth, a new study finds.  Researchers at Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that adults who catch coronavirus are nine-times more likely to die of the infection compared to children.  They went a step further, … Read more Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan study shows

Healthy habits could add EIGHT YEARS to your life: Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan… even if you have a chronic illness, study shows  A study on 480,000 adults showed that a healthy lifestyle could add years to life even in those with chronic illnesses  Not smoking , exercising, a … Read more Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan study shows

Fewer than 40% of Americans plan to get a coronavirus vaccine as soon as one is available

The number of Americans who say they will not get the first coronavirus vaccine that is approved in the US is growing, a new poll suggests. Conducted by Axios-Ipsos, the report found that nearly six in 10 people do not want to receive the jab against COVID-19 as soon as it becomes available.   This is … Read more Fewer than 40% of Americans plan to get a coronavirus vaccine as soon as one is available

CDC advises Americans to not trick-or-treating or to costume parties in new coronavirus guidance 

Halloween is canceled: CDC advises Americans to not go trick-or-treating or to costume parties but says staying home to carve pumpkins is safe in new coronavirus guidance The CDC has issued its first guidance for how to celebrate Halloween during the coronavirus pandemic  Recommendations discourage going traditional trick-or-treating, attending costume parties or visiting an indoor haunted … Read more CDC advises Americans to not trick-or-treating or to costume parties in new coronavirus guidance 

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

BREAKING: FDA will make it HARDER to get a coronavirus vaccine approved in a move that could block Trump’s plan to have a shot before Election Day The FDA is expected to announce new, tougher requirements for a COVID-19 vaccine as early as this week, anonymous sources told the Washington Post Tougher guidelines will make … Read more FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

At least 1,600 could have spread COVID-19 on planes, CDC data show

At least 1,600 people who developed coronavirus boarded planes and could have infected 11,000 more passengers – but the CDC cannot confirm ANY cases of in-flight spread CDC officials investigated 1,600 people who took flights while at risk of spreading coronavirus, a Washington Post report reveals   They followed nearly 11,000 other travelers who could have … Read more At least 1,600 could have spread COVID-19 on planes, CDC data show

Scientists develop model to determine which US states are in a second wave of coronavirus

Scientists have developed a mathematical model to determine whether or not US states are in a ‘second surge period’ of coronavirus infections. Researchers from the University of Sydney, in Australia, looked at data and determined any state with a ‘second spike’ that is less than one-fifth of the first is not a true second wave … Read more Scientists develop model to determine which US states are in a second wave of coronavirus

CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout

CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout until they know which shots might be approved earliest The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices was expected to vote on who gets initial coronavirus vaccine doses on Tuesday Members delayed the vote until they learn more about which jabs have the best … Read more CDC committee delays vote on who should get coronavirus vaccines first in nationwide rollout