A requirement that mifepristone abortion pills be dispensed only in person by a medical provider will be put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.
No associations seen for disease susceptibility, severity, or outcomes for either White populations or diverse populations.
However, anticoagulation cuts risk for major thromboembolic events by 46 percent
Drug company will ask FDA to expand the drug’s EUA to allow it to be given for preventive purposes in ‘appropriate populations.’
And, North Carolina has stopped administering Johnson & Johnson vaccines after at least 26 people experienced adverse reactions.
Authors say reductions in in-hospital mortality likely due to new therapies and improvements in clinical management of patients with SARS-CoV-2.
Decrease seen despite concerns there would be more suicides due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agency says the risk for contracting the virus from a contaminated surface is less than 1 in 10,000.
Higher intake of unprocessed red meat, poultry not tied to increased risks for mortality, major cardiovascular disease.
And passage of antibodies through the placenta and breastmilk appears to confer immunity to newborns.