Data from Johns Hopkins University demonstrate that daily Covid-19 infections increased 316 percent from Labor Day 2020, or about four times more.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce that the regulatory agency is authorizing the use of a booster shot for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in some immunocompromised patients.
University of Washington researchers estimated that 145,728 people could die of COVID-19 in the United States by August 2020.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Thrive Earlier Detection released data from the DETECT-A study evaluating the company’s blood test to screen for multiple types of cancers. The study was run by Johns Hopkins University and Geisinger Health, testing more than 10,000 women with no previous history of cancer.
Social distancing has become the new norm in the attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and that norm could become a mainstay of life for the next couple years, a new study suggests.
An advertising campaign called “Spread Facts, Not Fear” encourages safe habits and point people to the experts regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.
Three employees of Boston-based Biogen tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The new anti-tuberculosis drug combination of bedaquiline, pretomanid and linezolid cures 90 percent of people with deadly drug-resistant TB if given for six months, researchers report in The New England Journal of Medicine.