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Americans told to STOP using rapid Covid test because manufacturer LIED about how good they are

Americans are told to STOP using controversial rapid Covid test that Britain has spent £2.8BILLION on because it doesn’t work as well as manufacturer claims Food and Drug Administration tells public to ‘destroy’ or return the tests  The medical device regulator has ‘significant concerns’ about their accuracy The 30-minute tests have previously come under fire… Read More »

U.S. is in discussions with Moderna on buying Covid vaccine doses for other nations

A medical worker from Parrish Medical Center holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a drive through vaccination clinic for employees of Port Canaveral, workers at local hotels and restaurants, and residents of the Port Canaveral community. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images The U.S. government is in negotiations with Moderna to… Read More »

Kids, COVID & Vaccines: What to Know

Kate Oakes, Chicago. Linda Friehling, MD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Shipra Gupta, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, West Virginia University. Mark Pasternack, MD, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston. Michael Smit, MD, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Brenda Zuniga, Woodbridge, VA. American Academy of Pediatrics: “Critical Updates on COVID-19,” COVID-19: State-Level Data Report.” AAP News: “CDC releases… Read More »

People who hate bitter food less vulnerable to catching Covid, new study claims

People who hate the taste of bitter foods like broccoli and Brussels sprouts may be less likely to catch Covid, a new study claims. “Supertasters” – people with an unusually large number of tastebuds in their mouth – who are sensitive to the flavour of bitter things may be better protected against the bug, doctors… Read More »

Just 3% of Brits infected with the Indian Covid variant were fully vaccinated

Freedom Day on a knife edge: Just 3% of Brits infected with the Indian Covid variant were fully vaccinated but the boffins are still counselling caution PHE analysis shows only 177 out of 5,599 people who caught the mutant strain had already had both jabs Top scientists called the findings ‘incredibly reassuring’, bolstering the case… Read More »