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Oxford: Millions Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Ready By Year’s End | CNBC Television

Cannabis Users More Likely To Experience Wheezing

(CNN)The associations between vaping cannabis and respiratory health symptoms haven’t been fully known before — but one new study has revealed a key discovery. The study, which published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Network Open, found that vaping cannabis at any frequency was linked with symptoms of bronchitis and wheezing in young adults around 19 years old.Toward … Continue reading Cannabis Users More Likely To Experience Wheezing

The Drug That Gives ‘Instant Immunity’ To Coronavirus?

A new antibody treatment with the potential to give people instant immunity after being exposed to Covid-19 and prevent illness is being trialled by scientists in the UK.  The drug would offer immediate and long-term protection to patients when it would be too late to offer a vaccine, potentially saving thousands of lives. It could be given … Continue reading The Drug That Gives ‘Instant Immunity’ To Coronavirus?

Vaccination effort will not be complete until July

WASHINGTON — Even as private companies rush to test a coronavirus vaccine and both federal and state governments prepare for a massive distribution effort, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioned on Wednesday that mass vaccination of the American public is still many months away.  “I think that’s going to take … Continue reading Vaccination effort will not be complete until July

One man’s battle shows why covid-19 and obesity are a toxic mix

At 5-foot-9 and 248 pounds before covid-19 struck, John Place knew he needed to work on his health. In the scramble to run a small business and help raise four children, he ate high-calorie restaurant food every day. He never exercised. He was often fatigued and urinated frequently — warning signs of diabetes that he … Continue reading One man’s battle shows why covid-19 and obesity are a toxic mix

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  1. I am really angry about this virus. I am 71 with several co-morbidity factors and I take care of father…

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