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Doctor explains blood clot warning signs amid AstraZeneca vaccine investigation

Concern over blood clots in a small number of patients who have received the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have led to a number of countries suspending its use. But out of 20 million people who were vaccinated against coronavirus by the end of March in the UK, only 79 people had blood clots, and 19 people died.… Read More »

Misogynistic tweets linked to violence

Places where there’s a lot of misogynistic tweeting are also likely to have a lot of cases of domestic violence, a new Australian study has found. The connection to domestic and family violence can be made despite the presence of factors such as alcohol and inequality, the University of NSW study said. Examples of misogynistic… Read More »

Approval of at-home tests releases a pandemic-fighting weapon

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved inexpensive, at-home coronavirus tests for over-the-counter sales this week, adding a potentially powerful weapon to the nation’s pandemic-fighting arsenal that experts say will likely still be needed despite increasing numbers of vaccinated Americans. One of them is Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology, who has called on federal… Read More »