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Blown up in smoke: Young adults who vape at greater risk of COVID symptoms

COVID-19 has swept across the globe, infecting millions and resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Substantial resources have been invested into understanding individual vulnerability in order to protect those at greatest risk. Age is the most often cited risk factor; 75% of US deaths have been in people over the age of 65, while… Read More »

Black, Latino children at higher risk of COVID-19 hospitalizations, report finds

Health News A father and daughter adjust protective face masks worn to prevent coronavirus at a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest outside of the White House on June 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) Black and Latino children are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 complications than their white counterparts,… Read More »

PM’s warning on big vaccine risk

Australia is gearing up to manufacture and supply coronavirus vaccines if they are developed, Scott Morrison says. Speaking after a National Cabinet meeting on Friday, the Prime Minister has again called on any country that finds a vaccine to share it. “Australia is positioning itself well to take advantage and be in a position to… Read More »