What Public Health Experts Think About Expediting A Coronavirus Vaccine

The FDA must approve any COVID-19 vaccine before it’s widely distributed, but political pressure could cloud the decision.
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This article reviews the pertinent clinical literature, technical guidance, and expert recommendations on use of ECMO in critically ill cases of COVID-19. Here, we present basic knowledge and opinions about COVID-19 and ECMO, review the evidence on ECMO use in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and H1N1 influenza, share the technical guidance and recommendations on use of ECMO in COVID-19, summarize the current use of ECMO against COVID-19 in China, and discuss the issues in use of ECMO in COVID-19. PMID: 32759887 [PubMed - in process]
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Kroger Co., parent company of King Soopers and City Market grocery stores, has launched a coronavirus testing program geared toward employers. The new CovidCare Plus program combines Kroger Health’s Covid-19 Test Home Collection Kit with other health care services such as vaccinations, telehealth and telenutrition. Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, is aiming the program at employers to provide testing and care to their employees.…
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Authors: Pramono LA Abstract The year of 2020 teaches us to prevent is always better than to cure. It is an old phrase that is being used for decades, but it is never been implemented cordially by our society nowadays. Covid-19 is a good lesson that reminds us to carefully prevent the spread of coronavirus which is now a pandemic worldwide. People now wash their hands more often and clean, wear a mask everywhere - everytime, do physical distancing, do healthy lifestyle such as physical activity, healthy diet, and consume multivitamins. They obey the cough and sneeze etiquette. Prevention awareness is never been suc...
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While anti-vaxxers flood social media with lies about the upcoming coronavirus vaccine -- that it contains monkey brains, that it's a CIA plot to take over the world -- the government's multi-billion-dollar vaccine effort has yet to come up with a public education campaign to counteract that propaganda.
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Kroger Co. has launched a coronavirus testing program geared toward employers and is opening a facility within a Northern Kentucky diagnostic testing lab. The new CovidCare Plus program combines Kroger Health’s Covid-19 Test Home Collection Kit with other health care services such as vaccinations, telehealth and telenutrition. Downtown Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, is aiming the p rogram at employers to provide testing and care…
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It is a frightening time to live in the United States. COVID-19, a novel disease as ruthless as it is seemingly random, is picking us off by the thousands; even many of those who “recover” may never truly be the same again. The pandemic has exposed the gulf between what this country promises for its citizens and what it actually delivers. And as the U.S. barrels toward Election Day, the outbreak is sure to complicate the voting process, with potentially disastrous results. For a short time in the spring, it appeared the U.S. was getting a grip on its outbreak. Hard-hit states like New York successfully flattene...
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Germany's leading infectious disease institute said on Wednesday a first vaccine against the coronavirus could be available as early as autumn but warned that it may take longer to control the pandemic.Reuters Health Information
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The University of California formulated 'AeroNabs' for use once a day. They hope it will act as a short-term tool to prevent Covid-19 infection before a vaccine is found.
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We are tracking 200 experimental vaccines aimed at ending the pandemic, a scientific quest moving at record-breaking speed.
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Authors: Srivastava Y, Sassaroli E, Swain J, Widom A, Narain M, de Montmollin G Abstract All therapeutic methods dealing with coronavirus (past and present) are based on chemicals. We test for it (positive or negative) chemically and hope to cure it with a future vaccine (some complicated chemical preparation). If and when the virus mutates, another set of chemical protocols for its testing and a hunt for new chemicals as a vaccine shall begin again and again. But the history of modern (western) medicine tells us that our biotechnology is not so limited. Copious scientific evidence for sonic and low energy electrom...
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