Fauci says ‘no’ to serving under Donald Trump should he win a second term

White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would not continue to serve in his role if Donald Trump was elected to a second term as president. "Well, no," Fauci said with a chuckle when asked by CNN's...

Conspiracy theorists flock to bird flu, spreading falsehoods

Brad Moline, a fourth-generation Iowa turkey farmer, saw this happen before. In 2015, a virulent avian flu outbreak nearly wiped out his flock. Barns once filled with chattering birds were suddenly silent. Employees were anguished by having to kill sickened...

Ontario reports 1,345 COVID-19 hospitalizations, 11 more deaths Tuesday

Ontario is reporting 1,345 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and 11 more deaths linked to the virus, marking a significant jump from the day before. Tuesday's hospitalizations are up from 1,122 on Monday but down from 1,555 exactly one week ago.Of those in hospital, 165 patients...

U.S. FDA clears Pfizer’s COVID booster shot for young children

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of a booster shot of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, the regulator said on Tuesday.The authorization makes everyone in the United States aged five and above eligible for...

Perception-based nanosensor platform could advance detection of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer kills 14,000 women in the United States every year. It's the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women, and it's so deadly, in part, because the disease is hard to catch in its early stages. Patients often...

Electronic skin: Physicist develops multisensory hybrid material

The "smart skin" developed by Anna Maria Coclite is very similar to human skin. It senses pressure, humidity and temperature simultaneously and produces electronic signals. More sensitive robots or more intelligent prostheses are thus conceivable. The skin is the largest...

FDA announces it will make it easier to import some baby formulas to ease shortage

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is making it easier to import certain infant formulas as it works to address a nationwide shortage. The US ordinarily produces 98% of the infant formula it uses, with imported...

U.S. reaches deal to reopen shuttered baby formula plant

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials on Monday reached an agreement to allow baby formula maker Abbott to restart its largest domestic factory, though it will be two months or more before any new products ship from the site to help alleviate...

U.S. to allow more imports of baby formula, reopen key plant to ease shortages

Under fire from parents and politicians, U.S. President Joe Biden's administration announced steps Monday to ease a nationwide shortage of baby formula, including reopening the largest domestic manufacturing plant and increasing imports from overseas.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

‘We tolerated the intolerable,’ Quebec coroner says in report on pandemic deaths of seniors

The lack of independence granted to Quebec's public health director may have slowed the government response at the beginning of the pandemic, as hundreds were dying in long-term care homes across the province.Coroner Géhane Kamel published a report Monday following months...
Loading posts...

All posts loaded

No more posts