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India’s Covid vaccine maker told to meet domestic demand first, urges ‘rest of the world’ to be patient

An AstraZeneca vaccine production line. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The world’s largest vaccine maker by volume, Serum Institute of India, has been told to meet domestic demand for Covid-19 shots first — before distributing them overseas. The move implies that foreign governments could face order delays from the company as it places India’s… Read More »

10,000 Free In-Home HIV Tests Provided to Meet Growing Need

Due to COVID-19 shutdowns, physical distancing and the redirection of health care efforts to fight that pandemic, HIV testing across the United States has dropped between 50% and 70% since February, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the need for HIV testing has not diminished. To help provide this important service,… Read More »

Dentistry is evolving to meet challenges posed by coronavirus – Buffalo News

By Scott Westermeier A common phrase that has gained ground with politicians, business executives and media alike is “new normal.” “Nothing will ever be the same” is a common refrain in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and no sector will feel the impact more than health care. Nurses and doctors working in emergency rooms,… Read More »

Salt water sisters: meet the wild-swimming Irish women who take the plunge 12 months a year

The water is at its coldest now. It’s only 8°C but it feels like it’s freezing. At high tide the women gather. Springing from cars, stripping off jackets and scarves, donning colourful hats and goggles. It’s time to get in. t Mountcharles Pier in west Donegal, the rain has finally abated. Not flat-calm but not… Read More »

Trump to meet with vaping industry, public health advocates as he mulls flavored e-cigarette ban

Vape consumer advocate groups and vape storeowners around the country hold a rally outside of the White House to protest the proposed vaping flavor ban in Washington DC on November 9, 2019. Jose Luis Magana | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump has scheduled a meeting Friday with vaping industry executives and public health… Read More »