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WHO Panel: Hydroxychloroquine should not be used to prevent COVID-19

The anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine should not be used to prevent COVID-19, according to a new recommendation from the World Health Organization. Several clinical trials with more than 6,000 people showed that the drug had no meaningful effect on death or hospitalization in people who had not previously been exposed to COVID-19. The experiments showed a “moderate certainty” that hydroxychloroquine not …

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COVID-19 vaccine side effect affects cancer screenings

“Cancer experts at MD Anderson’s see an increase in mammograms identifying a false positive for breast cancer due to a common side effect of the available COVID-19 vaccines – swollen lymph nodes. Detection of swollen lymph nodes in imaging studies has led to false positives for leukemia and lymphoma patients too, “said MD Anderson in a release. MD Anderson experts …

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Iowa DPH announces 17 counties to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccines

IT IS OUR UNDERSTANDING THAT DALLA’S COUNTRIES WERE DOSED IN THIS WEEK DALLA ‘S COUNTRY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. SPEAKING. AND COCHRAN IS LIMITED THAT THE NEW JOHNSON AND JOHNSON COVID-19 VACCINE ARE ON ITS WAY, THE IOWA PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT JUST NOTED THAT IT RECEIVES 25,600 DOSES AND ALL DOSES BELD BELD LDE LDE LD. STEP TWO POPULATIONS. WHO IS FRONTLINE …

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WHO official says it is ‘too early’ to believe that pandemic will be over by the end of the year

A top official from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to end completely in 2021, but noted that deaths and hospitalizations should be drastically reduced by the end of the year due to widespread vaccine access. The Associated Press reported that Michael Ryan, head of the WHO’s emergency program, told reporters in …

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Where to get the COVID vaccine in Wisconsin: Clinics, pharmacies, more

Wisconsin is in its 12th week of vaccines and moving through phases of those who are eligible. The first vaccines went to healthcare providers and people in long-term care facilities. In the months since, it has expanded to all 65 years or older, police officers, firefighters and prison staff and teachers and child care workers. More: What we know about …

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Twitter to call strikes on incorrect vaccine information

(Newser) – Twitter is expanding its system of warning labels for misinformation and conspiracy theories to apply to posts about the coronavirus vaccines. A blog post on Monday emerged the new rules, Wall Street Journal reports. Like its election information practice, the policy will add users’ violations and call every post that spreads vaccine misinformation a strike. The first strike …

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New health order says restaurants and bars can resume normal business hours

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Boone County bars and restaurants no longer need to close early Thursday. The Columbia / Boone County Department of Health and Human Services issued a modified coronavirus health order Monday that removes the requirement that restaurants serving alcohol and bars close early. The amended order also increased the limit for gatherings from 20 to 50 people and …

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