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What you need to know about coronavirus today

A version of this story appeared in the September 16 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. At an ABC town hall in the crucial swing state of Pennsylvania, the President hit back at a question over his remarks to renowned journalist Bob Woodward… Read More »

Pfizer CEO predicts coronavirus oral antiviral pill ready ‘by end of year’

Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, said Tuesday he hopes the company’s coronavirus oral antiviral therapeutic in early-stage trials will be ready by the end of the year. “…If all goes well and we implement the same speed that we did so far and we are and if regulators also do the same and they are,… Read More »

Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Questions Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Kati Kariko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus Collaborating with devoted colleagues, Dr. Kariko laid the groundwork for the mRNA vaccines turning the tide… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * The introduction of general practice clinics to the national coronavirus vaccination program has enabled the number of doses delivered to triple in the past couple of weeks. * Acting Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd said daily and weekly numbers were only likely to improve as the number of vaccine clinics doubles… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * A Melbourne man’s rare blood clotting disorder, likely linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, will not affect its rollout to Australians. * The Therapeutic Goods Administration and Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation met on Saturday morning and Acting Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd said no changes to the AstraZeneca rollout… Read More »

Vitamin D and Covid: Will taking vitamin D reduce risk of coronavirus?

This is down to its anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory properties, which are crucial for the activation of immune system defenses. Vitamin D is known to enhance the function of immune cells, which is important for protection against infection, disease and immune-related disorders. People with low vitamin D levels are more likely to develop respiratory diseases, including… Read More »