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Fauci says U.S. must vaccinate more people before Delta becomes dominant Covid variant in America

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty Images U.S. health officials are scrambling to get more Americans… Read More »

Political ideology is real reason people remain unvaccinated, says Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Peter Hotez argued that the real reason a number of Americans are not getting vaccinated is their political ideology. “They’re tying their political allegiance to the political right, unfortunately. And we’re seeing this play out in the bottom ten states in terms of vaccination coverage,” which is half of the coverage seen in the… Read More »

Near point-of-care viral load testing enables quick clinical action for people with high viral load

A study conducted in Malawi has shown that near point-of-care technologies have the capacity to improve viral-load testing, increase the frequency and quality of clinical action and reduce the costs incurred by outpatients in HIV clinics. Near point-of-care assays allow HIV viral-load tests to be conducted within hours of sample collection at the same health… Read More »

AstraZeneca’s vaccine may trigger rare immune response that leads to clots in some people

Is THIS the link between AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine and blood clots? Shot may trigger an immune response that leads to the life-threatening side effect in rare cases, study claims About 30 cases of blood clots among people who got a dose of AstraZeneca’s vaccine were reported in Europe  German researchers found signs of antibodies that… Read More »