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Covid-19 news: Travel abroad linked to positive test rate in England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London, UK, 30 July 2020ANDY RAIN/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 28 September Coronavirus rates have been higher among people who have travelled abroad Rates of people… Read More »

Good news and bad news on COVID-19 vaccines

Vaccine candidates in the United States and Russia have shown promise this week, but polling shows most people are hesitant to get immunized. On Friday, the team of Russian scientists behind a vaccine touted by President Vladimir Putin as a “very important step for our country, and generally, for the whole world” published the first… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Coronavirus not “done by Christmas”, says charity boss

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Shoppers wearing face coverings on Oxford Street, London.Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/PA Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 21 July Humanity will be living with the coronavirus for “many years,” says health charity chief “Things will not be done… Read More »

AHA News: COVID-19 Pandemic Brings New Concerns About Excessive Drinking

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Unwinding with a glass of wine or a “quarantini” might seem like a good way to cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. But for some people, too much alcohol is making the ongoing health crisis worse. “There are data to indicate people are drinking… Read More »