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Early in Pandemic, Were Antibiotics Prescribed Too Often?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When the coronavirus pandemic first spread across the United States this spring, most COVID-19 patients in Michigan were prescribed unneeded antibiotics, a new study indicates. Antibiotics don’t work…

Lasting Immunity to COVID Found in Early Studies

By Monday, the U.S. coronavirus case count surpassed 5.4 million as the death toll neared 170,000, according to a Times tally. According to the same tally, the top five states in coronavirus cases as of Monday were: California with over…

COVID Vaccine Tested in People Shows Early Promise

July 15, 2020 — Every person who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273, developed an immune response to the virus that causes it, the company says in a news release. Researchers also reported some side effects in the 45 people in…