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18 leading scientists, including 2 outgoing FDA officials, say COVID-19 booster shots lack evidence and shouldn't yet be given to the general public

A health workers is seen as Israelis receive the third doses of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in West Jerusalem on September 03, 2021. Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Eighteen leading experts said "widespread use" of COVID-19 vaccine boosters isn't backed by evidence. The group included two FDA officials who resigned over the Biden administration's booster shot plan. Current COVID-19 vaccines still protect against severe illness ca...
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WHO halts trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in its large multi-country trial of treatments for COVID-19 patients had been halted after new data and studies showed no benefit. WHO expert Ana Maria Henao-Restrepo said investigators leading the so-called Solidarity Trial testing the drug - which had been promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump - had reviewed recent evidence and decided to stop recruiting new patients. "After deliberation, th...
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