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Britain ahead of entire EU on vaccines

Britain has vaccinated more people against COVID-19 than the 27-nation European Union put together, according to an AFP tally on Wednesday. Since Britain approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in early December, more than 1.3 million people have received a first jab, nearly two percent of the population. In contrast, EU countries, which mostly launched their vaccination […]

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Spain says ‘tough weeks’ ahead as Madrid hit hard by virus

Health authorities warned Madrid residents Thursday to brace for tough weeks ahead as a sustained coronavirus spread that is hitting the Spanish capital hard brought the country’s total infections over the 700,000 mark. With over 10,600 new infections confirmed on Thursday, in line with the average for the past week, Spain’s total tally reached 704,209. […]

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Study: Walking backward to get ahead

Walking backward may seem counterintuitive, but to athletes in training, doing so on a treadmill builds strength and agility. Now, a researcher with the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute thinks this practice could also help patients who have experienced stroke learn to walk again. Oluwole Awosika, MD, assistant professor in the department of neurology […]