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Coronavirus likely to bring on 'dark winter' for Americans, experts say

UK authorizes use of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel assesses the media coverage on the coronavirus news. Top medical experts reaffirmed a dark winter is ahead amid concerning rises of coronavirus infections, hospitalizations and a record-breaking daily death toll, while urging Americans to follow mitigation measures.  "They [Americans] will be facing a […]

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Dutch say ready to roll out vaccine pending approval

The Netherlands is ready to roll out coronavirus vaccines to some 3.5 million people in the first quarter of next year, the health minister announced on Friday. The inoculation drive will first target people older than 60 and those working in high-risk medical jobs, and kick in as soon as Europe’s medicines regulator gives the […]

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Researchers say where you live could add years to your life

Could where you live dictate how long you live? New research at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, published today in the Milbank Quarterly, shows Americans who live in so called blue states tend to live longer than those in red states, primarily due to state policies. Among the findings: U.S. state policies since the 1980s have […]

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Germany’s virus curbs are working, say experts

Measures taken by German officials to slow the spread of the coronavirus are starting to show effect, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for disease control said on Friday. “We are seeing that the spread of the virus is getting slower… it’s working,” said RKI president Lothar Wieler, stressing that restrictions on public life “need to […]