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Covid-19 vaccine trials from AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson to restart

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STAT - “We should be reassured by the care taken by independent regulators to protect the public,” AstraZeneca’s CEO...

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths’

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STAT - CDC researchers found that nearly 300,000 more people in the U.S. died so far this year than the average number who died in recent...

Covid-19’s wintry mix: Dry indoor air helps the virus spread – STAT

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STAT - The worry is not just that people might mingle more closely inside, but that the air they breathe will make the virus more...

  • Cold, dry air facilitates the spread of the coronavirus, and the social distancing that helped outside won’t be as effective indoors, scientists say. https://t.co/3Cx3SfjwO2

FDA shows concern over emergency authorization of Covid-19 vaccines

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STAT - The ageny may be exploring the idea of using expanded access — a more limiting program — in the early days of Covid vaccine...

  • There are serious signs the FDA is getting cold feet over the notion of issuing emergency use authorizations to allow for the widespread early deployment of Covid-19 vaccines. https://t.co/2gRlEVqDAh #FDA #Covid_19 #vaccines

How software infuses racism into U.S. health care – STAT

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STAT - The use of analytics software to target medical services to patients who need them most is infusing racial bias into health care...

  • A STAT investigation found that a common method of using analytics software to target medical services to patients who need them most is infusing racial bias into decision-making about who should receive stepped-up care. https://t.co/BDPS65sifK

Covid-19’s wintry mix: Dry indoor air helps the virus spread – STAT

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STAT - The worry is not just that people might mingle more closely inside, but that the air they breathe will make the virus more...

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, U.S. has seen 300,000 ‘excess deaths’

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STAT - CDC researchers found that nearly 300,000 more people in the U.S. died so far this year than the average number who died in recent...

FDA wants pharma to include younger women in breast cancer drug trials

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STAT - New guidance from the FDA says those who are premenopausal should no longer be excluded from breast cancer drug...

  • The FDA is pushing drug companies to include younger people in drug trials for breast cancer drugs — a boon for the more than 16,000 American women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with the condition each year. https://t.co/z441wf5PYV #breastcancer #FDA #women

Children and families need resources to address trauma at its roots – STAT

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STAT - Trauma and toxic stress can affect brain development in children and adolescents. Responsive, trauma-informed policies are long...

  • Opinion: As we look to build a more resilient and equitable nation, there is no more important place to start than ensuring that our children and families have the resources and safeguards they need to address trauma at its roots. https://t.co/B1pwPPEIqN @RepPressley @RepMaloney

Covid-19 is pushing pharma companies to the cloud

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STAT - The Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly accelerated the drug industry’s migration to the cloud, with pharma striking new deals with tech...

  • The drug industry has been migrating to the cloud for years. But Covid-19 has rapidly accelerated that shift for a simple reason: Researchers needed to run the biggest experiment of their lives in record time, and they lacked the power to launch it. https://t.co/G9rtGrTKcO