Yale scientists have developed a new class of antiviral agents that shows promise for creating COVID-19 therapeutics — exhibiting particular effectiveness when used in tandem with the drug remdesivir, another antiviral medication approved for use against the virus.
- February 25, 2021
Dozens got coronavirus from high-intensity workouts in gyms. The CDC warns that masks, better ventilation are a must.Source: The Washington Post
In September, a Chicago resident called their gym with alarming news: They’d recently come to an indoor workout class despite feeling sick and then later tested positive for the coronavirus.
- February 25, 2021Source: NBC New York 4
A New York Times report on a possible new COVID variant spreading in New York City is making waves, but scientists and City Hall were quick to criticize what they said was the potentially premature release of unfinished research.
- February 25, 2021Source: Reuters
Highly effective COVID-19 vaccines are now available, but their mere existence is not enough to end a pandemic that has infected more than 110 million people globally and killed about 2.5 million. People will continue to get sick if vaccine rollout is slow, the novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly or people do not trust the vaccines and decline to get a shot.
- February 25, 2021Source: The New York Times
Throughout the pandemic, there has been perhaps nowhere more dangerous than a nursing home. The coronavirus has raced through some 31,000 long-term care facilities in the United States, killing more than 163,000 residents and employees and accounting for more than a third of all virus deaths since the late spring.
- February 25, 2021Source: The Washington Post
Pfizer, Moderna or maybe J&J? Right now, the best vaccine for you is the one you can get.
- February 25, 2021Source: The Atlantic
The past 11 months have been a crash course in a million concepts that you probably wish you knew a whole lot less about. Particle filtration. Ventilation. Epidemiological variables. And, perhaps above all else, interdependence. In forming quarantine bubbles, in donning protective gear just to buy groceries, in boiling our days down to only our most essential interactions, people around the world have been shown exactly how linked their lives and health are. Now, as COVID-19 vaccines rewrite the rules of pandemic life once more, we are due for a new lesson in how each person’s well-being is inextricably tangled with others’.
- February 25, 2021Source: Today
When will kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? What we know now
- February 24, 2021Source: News 12 Connecticut
FDA: Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine appears to meet requirements for emergency use
- February 24, 2021
Covid-19 Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Severe Illness and May Reduce Transmission, F.D.A. Analyses FindSource: The New York Times
The coronavirus pandemic has crippled economies, shut down travel and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, transforming the world in ways that would have been unthinkable a year ago. The Biden administration’s first days were inevitably dominated by discussion of how his team would tackle the crisis, as the U.S. death toll continued its inexorable climb to a staggering milestone: 500,000 deaths.