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Coronavirus: Shielding ends for two million in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

More than two million people shielding against coronavirus in most of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland can now leave their home and return to work. Vulnerable people were advised in March to stay at home, or shield, to avoid contracting Covid-19. In Wales the advice stays in place until 16 August. But Macmillan Cancer Support… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »

US surpasses 4 million reported coronavirus cases as hospitalizations near record

The country’s rising daily rate of confirmed coronavirus cases, along with a near-record number of hospitalizations, signals the US is far from containing a virus that is straining hospitals and labs, health experts say. “We’ve rolled back essentially two months’ worth of progress with what we’re seeing in number of cases … in the United… Read More »

Diabetes diagnoses could result in loss of 6 million life years

The consequences in terms of lost life years on women with diabetes are greater than for men according to the team’s model, though more work, they say, is required to understand why. The study is published in Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr Adrian Heald is from The University of Manchester and a Consultant in Diabetes and… Read More »

Community Care Cooperative launches $5 million campaign to boost telehealth for health centers fighting COVID-19

Community Care Cooperative, the accountable care organization that advances community-based care for MassHealth members through its network of 19 health centers throughout Massachusetts, has launched a $ 5 million campaign to greatly increase telehealth capacity in community health centers statewide. C3 said that telehealth capability is needed in order to better fight the COVID-19 pandemic –… Read More »