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Young People Are ‘Propagating’ the Pandemic

July 18, 2020 – The nation’s top infectious disease expert said public health officials have to do a better job of reaching the nation’s young people, who have been driving a surge in COVID-19 cases in the South and West. …

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…

Black People Underrepresented in Cancer Trials

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — U.S. government-funded clinical trials for new cancer treatments have more Black participants than those run by drug companies, but Black patients are still underrepresented in cancer studies, researchers…