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Jan 26, 2021

Jan 26, 2021
Moderna vaccine

Vaccine developments at center stage as pandemic total tops 100 million

In other developments, Belgium, the Philippines, and Brazil see signs of B117 variant spread, and the WHO updates its clinical guidance.

Jan 26, 2021
COVID-19 lab testing

Brazilian COVID-19 variant detected in Minnesota

Also, President Biden sets a new goal of 1.5 million vaccine doses administered each day.

Jan 26, 2021
Stressed girl studying at home

Children, teens report mental distress amid pandemic remote learning

Of 1.2 million students, 10.5% had psychological distress, with high school seniors especially affected.

Jan 26, 2021

News Scan for Jan 26, 2021

Rift Valley fever in Kenya
More H5N8 avian flu in poultry
Jan 26, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jan 26, 2021

COVID antibodies in front-line workers
Cumulative smoking and COVID-19

Jan 25, 2021

Jan 25, 2021
Woman with luggage in airport

Wide US travel restrictions aim to limit COVID-19 variants

Also, Moderna says its vaccine likely protects against B117 and B1351 variants.

Jan 25, 2021
Train commuters inside station wearing masks

Experts weigh economic impact as world nears 100 million COVID-19 cases

New reports touch on the pandemic's economic toll and on the benefits vaccine equity could have.

Jan 25, 2021
Crowd wearing masks

Fewer stayed home, more wore masks as pandemic wore on

All regions saw decreases in adherence to non-pharmaceutical interventions, but especially the Midwest.

Jan 25, 2021

News Scan for Jan 25, 2021

Antibiotic use in French COVID patients
Poor sanitation, antibiotic use in Kenya
CWD in Wyoming
Jan 25, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jan 25, 2021

NFL COVID mitigation lessons
Blood thinners as COVID treatment
Low COVID-19 rate in children


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