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Johnson & Johnson says coronavirus vaccine prevents severe illness in hamsters

Dado Ruvic | Reuters Johnson & Johnson‘s potential coronavirus vaccine prevented severe illness in a small group of Syrian golden hamsters, the company announced Thursday. J&J researchers vaccinated hamsters with a single dose and then exposed the rodents to the virus four week later, the company said. J&J said the vaccine elicited neutralizing antibodies, which… Read More »

Health of people with dementia dealt a severe blow by coronavirus lockdown

People with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. EOPLE with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. Lockdown and the closure of vital day services and… Read More »

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of ‘severe pulmonary disease’ involving vaping

Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 U.S. states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a news release that at least 153 cases of pulmonary illnesses… Read More »