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Fauci says he 'would have no hesitancy whatsoever' taking the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci on Saturday urged Americans to trust the FDA-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The J&J vaccine got FDA authorization on Saturday and has an efficacy rate of 66% at preventing COVID-19. "If I would go to a place ...
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Spotlight on coronavirus vaccines overshadows furious effort to find new treatments

Might protection from COVID-19 be found in drugs as simple as pseudoephedrine and arthritis medication? Flaxseed and turmeric extract? Fish oil, ibuprofen, nasal spray, Vitamin D? Hopes are high that therapeutics might be hiding in plain sight in the medicine cabinet, but evidence remains sparse as research continues. One year into the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved just one drug to treat COVID-19, and its effects are modest. A few others, which mimic the work of na...
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Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Gets FDA Authorization

(CNN/CBS13) — The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine Saturday. It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that “checks nearly all the boxes.” With more than 28.4 million confirmed COVID cases in the United States and nearly 511,000 reported deaths since the start of the pandemic, and while the demand for vaccines still far exceeds supply, these vaccines can’t come soon enough. “A third safe and effective vaccine is...
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Fauci urges Americans to get vaccinated, not to cherry-pick the brand they receive

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci urged Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but not cherry-pick the brand they receive. An FDA advisory committee is set to vote on green-lighting a coronavirus vaccine by Johnson & Johnson on Friday. "Peo...
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Biden tells Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

President Joe Biden speaks about US supply chains on February 24. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.  Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us." COVID-19 cases are on the decline, and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden warned Americans against getting complacent about COVID-19 as the threat of new variants c...
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UC San Diego receives $33 million from NIH for five COVID-19 diagnostic projects

University of California San Diego was awarded five Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) projects by the National Institutes of Health, totaling nearly $33 million over four years.
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I made $490,000 launching a maternity clothing brand during the pandemic. I also experienced a personal loss. Here's what it taught me.

"When nothing seemed to be going my way, I learned to pivot," says founder Elle Wang. Elle Wang Elle Wang is the founder and creative director of New York-based clothing brand Emilia George. She was working full-time from home, caring for her toddler, and running her clothing business at night in early 2020. After a miscarriage in June, Wang says she made changes to her strained schedule to prioritize her health. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I first had the urge ...
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Pfizer is testing out a 3rd booster shot to bolster its COVID-19 vaccine against new variants

Pfizer will continue its COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial with the testing of third-dose booster shots. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Pfizer and BioNTech will study whether a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. The companies will offer booster shots to those who participated in their initial clinical trial. Booster shots may be necessary to keep up with the coronavirus' mutations and new variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Pfizer and BioNTech annou...
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Pfizer is testing a 3rd booster shot to bolster its COVID-19 vaccine against new variants

Pfizer says it will continue its COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial with the testing of third-dose booster shots. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Pfizer and BioNTech say they'll study safety and efficacy of a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine. The companies plan to offer booster shots to those who participated in their initial clinical trial. Booster shots may be necessary to keep up with the coronavirus' mutations and new variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Pfizer and Bio...
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Moderna just laid out its strategy to fight coronavirus variants and says a new shot is ready to be tested

In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. Hans Pennink/AP Moderna is developing three different vaccine booster methods to protect against COVID-19 variants. Testing on one specifically designed to fight the variant that first emerged in South Africa will begin "very soon." The NIH will test the booster on a few hundred partic...
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The Latest: Fauci: NIH to Study 'Long-Haul' Virus Symptoms

The National Institutes of Health is launching research to understand the causes and consequences of lingering brain fog, breathing problems and malaise reported by many recovering patients.
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SolarWinds hackers targeted NASA, Federal Aviation Administration networks

Hackers are said to have broken into the networks of U.S. space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a wider espionage campaign targeting U.S. government agencies and private companies. The two agencies were named by the Washington Post on Tuesday, hours ahead of a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing tasked with investigating the widespread cyberattack, which the previous Trump administration said was “likely Russian in origin.” Spokespeople for the agencies did not i...
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Mouse study shows bacteriophage therapy could fight drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae

Using viruses instead of antibiotics to tame troublesome drug-resistant bacteria is a promising strategy, known as bacteriophage or "phage therapy." Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have used two different bacteriophage viruses individually and then together to successfully treat research mice infected with multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 258 (ST258).
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Fauci: Vaccinated people shouldn't dine indoors or go to the theater quite yet

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images Fauci says even if you're fully vaccinated, indoor dining and theater-going should be off-limits. The number of coronavirus cases in the US remains high. As more people get vaccinated and cases drop, it may become safe to do things indoors with crowds again. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' leading infectious disease expert, is fully ...
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NIH workers struggle to get COVID shots

Hello,Today in healthcare news: NIH hasn't been able to get vaccines to its workers, US life expectancy dropped, and Fauci says there may be evidence vaccines are stopping spread.  Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images The government agency that helped develop the COVID-19 vaccine in record time can't get shots for its own workers, emails show The National Institutes of Hea...
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10 Things in Politics: Vaccine woes touch everyone - even the agency that helped develop them

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:The agency that helped develop the COVID-19 vaccine can't vaccinate all of its workers.Lawmakers will grill those behind the GameStop stock fiasc...
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Fauci: There's evidence COVID-19 vaccines don't just protect you - they may stop you spreading the virus to others, too

Felix Kästle/picture alliance via Getty Images Dr. Fauci is touting some of the first evidence that vaccines can help stop the spread of COVID-19. The hunch hinges on 2 new studies, which suggest vaccinated people don't spread the coronavirus well, even if they do get sick. Getting vaccinated, Fauci said, is "not only good for you," it can protect others too. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's fresh evidence that a COVID-19 vaccine may n...
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Fauci: There's evidence COVID-19 vaccines don't just protect you - they may stop you from spreading the virus to others, too

Felix Kästle/picture alliance via Getty Images Dr. Fauci is touting some of the first evidence that vaccines can help stop the spread of COVID-19. The hunch hinges on 2 new studies, which suggest vaccinated people don't spread the coronavirus well, even if they do get sick. Getting vaccinated, Fauci said, is "not only good for you," it can protect others too. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's fresh evidence that a COVID-19 vaccine may n...
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Mice study suggests novel approach to treat a type of common glioma

Gliomas are common brain tumors that comprise about one third of all cancers of the nervous system. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, researchers tested a novel combination treatment approach on mice with tumors with characteristics similar to human astrocytomas--a type of slow-growing glioma--and found tumor regression in 60 percent of the mice treated.
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New analysis shows that surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts

An analysis of the National Institutes of Health database reveals surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts, while still keeping a focus on basic science.
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NIH Research: Funding to support surgeon scientists remarkably risen significantly

An analysis of the National Institutes of Health database reveals surgeon scientists have become more diverse in their research efforts, while still keeping a focus on basic science.
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Study finds gender disparities on National Institutes of Health study sections

Investigators at the University of Chicago Medicine have found that women are less likely to be represented as chairs and reviewers on study sections for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), based on data from one review cycle in 2019.
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Humidity created inside the face masks may help combat COVID-19

Masks help protect the people wearing them from getting or spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but now researchers from the National Institutes of Health have added evidence for yet another potential benefit for wearers: The humidity created inside the mask may help combat respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
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Researchers propose that humidity from masks may lessen severity of COVID-19

Masks help protect the people wearing them from getting or spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but now researchers from the National Institutes of Health have added evidence for yet another potential benefit for wearers: The humidity created inside the mask may help combat respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
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Identifying risk factors for elevated anxiety in young adults during COVID-19 pandemic

A new study has identified early risk factors that predicted heightened anxiety in young adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The findings from the study, supported by the National Institutes of Health and published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, could help predict who is at greatest risk of developing anxiety during stressful life events in early adulthood and inform prevention and intervention efforts.
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Biden blasts Trump administration's handling of vaccine program – video

Joe Biden has criticised Donald Trump’s handling of the US Covid vaccination program after confirming the country had ordered an additional 200m vaccine doses to be delivered by the end of July. Speaking at the National Institutes of Health on Thursday, the president spoke of the efforts his team had gone through to ensure high vaccination numbers and criticised Trump’s strategy for distributing vaccines. ‘My predecessor, to be very blunt about it, did not do his job,’ Biden said. ‘He didn’t ord...
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Biden just purchased 200 million additional doses of coronavirus vaccines - and we now have enough shots to immunize most Americans

President Joe Biden. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration purchased another 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses each from Pfizer and Moderna on Thursday. That represents a 50% increase in the US's available vaccine supply, bringing the total to 600 million doses. Biden said his predecessor, former president Donald Trump, "didn't order enough vaccines" while in office. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Days after taking office, President Joe Biden sa...
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Scientists, including Fauci, are facing off over whether to delay 2nd vaccine doses. Here's why the risk of more mutations from delaying shots may ultimately be worth it.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Experts are split on whether to delay the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines to get more people immunized. Prioritizing first doses means that more vulnerable people get some protection against coronavirus, which could save lives. Th...
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Fauci says US should prioritize administering second vaccine dose over giving out first jabs to more Americans

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting on November 19. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said "scientific data" suggested prioritizing both vaccine doses over giving out single shots to more Americans. There's a discussion among health experts over the best strategy to get the most people vaccinated. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses for maximum efficacy....
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The FDA wants to make it quicker for vaccine developers to upgrade their COVID-19 shots to respond to troubling virus variants

Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Reuters The head of the FDA outlined plans to deal with troubling coronavirus variants.  Some COVID-19 vaccines and treatments might not work as well against new forms of the virus. Regulators will allow developers to adjust their shots, similar to updates that are made to flu vaccines to deal with changing strains.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In an attempt to stay ahead of th...
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