Minnesota reports 16 COVID-19 deaths; highest total in a month

Minnesota reports 16 COVID-19 deaths; highest total in a month

Sixteen COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday by Minnesota health authorities, who urged people to seek flu shots to prevent seasonal influenza from exacerbating a worsening pandemic. Large social gatherings, Labor Day weekend festivities and college and K-12 school classes and events have contributed to an acceleration in infections with the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19,…

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Will Pfizer’s Vaccine Be Ready in October? Here’s Why That’s Unlikely.

Will Pfizer’s Vaccine Be Ready in October? Here’s Why That’s Unlikely.

Despite slim chances that its vaccine will be ready by October, Pfizer has big incentives to hint that it might be.By repeating a date that flies in the face of most scientific predictions, Pfizer’s C.E.O., Dr. Albert Bourla, is making a high-stakes gamble.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York TimesSept. 30, 2020Updated 9:53 a.m. ETIn media appearances and…

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Moderna climbs after saying COVID-19 vaccine generates antibodies in older adults

Moderna climbs after saying COVID-19 vaccine generates antibodies in older adults

Published: Sept. 30, 2020 at 5:11 a.m. ET Moderna MRNA, +3.31% rose 4% in early premarket trade as it said late Tuesday that early-stage data suggests its COVID-19 vaccine can generate neutralizing antibodies in older and elderly adults at levels comparable to those in younger adults. The study was published in The New England Journal…

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Flu jab in pharmacy: Which pharmacies are offering the flu vaccine?

Flu jab in pharmacy: Which pharmacies are offering the flu vaccine?

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. FLU season is quickly approaching, and as coronavirus cases continue to rise in the UK, health officials are concerned the two will collide and have urged people to vaccinate themselves this winter. Which pharmacies are offering the flu vaccine?PUBLISHED: 07:36, Wed, Sep 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:48,…

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Australian scientists develop a nasal spray that could stop SARS-CoV-2 infection -Medical.Net

Australian scientists develop a nasal spray that could stop SARS-CoV-2 infection -Medical.Net

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to wreak havoc globally, scientists race to develop an effective medicine or vaccine to fight the infection. With more than 33.5 million people infected since the pandemic started in December 2019, finding a treatment for those infected is crucial…

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UTSA study shows airborne coronavirus particles could travel more than a mile

UTSA study shows airborne coronavirus particles could travel more than a mile

Study does not show for how long the plumes of virus particles could remain concentrated enough to infect someoneSAN ANTONIO – Airborne coronavirus particles could travel for more than a mile, depending on weather conditions, according to a new study authored by a UTSA associate professor of mechanical engineering.The peer-reviewed study, authored by Kiran Bhaganagar…

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