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The COVID-19 vaccine was developed in less than a year — and that’s totally fine

I’m a clinical trials geek. I keep hearing people talk about the seven to ten years it takes to make a vaccine and how dangerous speeding this up might be. The word that keeps popping up is “rushed,” and it is making the average person nervous about vaccine safety. So, as a clinical trials doctor,…

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AstraZeneca’s best COVID vaccine result was a fluke. Experts have questions

Happy accident? — The “how?” and “why?” are open questions—along with “what now?” Beth Mole – Nov 25, 2020 10:15 pm UTC Enlarge / Vials in front of the AstraZeneca British biopharmaceutical company logo are seen in this creative photo taken on 18 November 2020.Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford made an exciting…

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We don’t have a COVID vaccine yet, but distribution is already messy

Out for delivery — Vaccine allocated based on population, not cases or high-risk groups. Beth Mole – Nov 25, 2020 6:29 pm UTC Enlarge / A sign on the entrance to a pharmacy reads “Covid-19 Vaccine Not Yet Available,” November 23, 2020 in Burbank, California. Individual states will ultimately decide who will get the first…

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Covid Rising in U.S. Southwest as Midwest Sees a Reprieve

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From Covid-19 to racial justice, how 2020’s biggest issues influenced the Black vote

National pollster Henry Fernandez has spent the election cycle immersed in the minds of Black voters.Fernandez, a lawyer and expert with the African American Research Collaborative, or AARC, has queried people across the country about their candidate choices, motivations and policy priorities.So he wasn’t surprised that Black Americans voted “overwhelmingly” for President-elect Joe Biden and…

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Covid cases are exploding across U.S. and Thanksgiving could be an ‘accelerator event’

Travelers wearing protective masks wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2020.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesWith Covid-19 deaths rising rapidly and daily new cases and hospitalizations both reaching all-time highs, epidemiologists and public health officials are warning that…

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Shorthanded by COVID-19, Vanderbilt reportedly brings in women’s soccer team’s goalkeeper to practice

The GuardianSteve Dalkowski: the life and mystery of baseball’s flame-throwing what-ifMany believe the lefthander was the fastest pitcher to ever take the mound. But his career – and life – went off the rails before he could make an impactSteve Dalkowski, a career minor-leaguer who very well could have been the fastest (and wildest) pitcher…

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What Comes Next for the COVID-19 Computing Consortium

Supercomputing and academic resources to accelerate research into the virus shift gears as vaccines to fight the pandemic might be nearing production.The COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium, which formed back in March in the early weeks of the pandemic, is updating its focus and taking on more research projects in light of the data…

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New Zealand, With Its Covid-19 Outbreak Under Control, Is In Talks With Biden As U.S. Exceeds 12 Million Cases

Topline New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has been widely praised for steering one of the world’s most successful responses to Covid-19, on Monday revealed that she had put President-elect Joe Biden in contact with the nation’s health officials in efforts to share tactics on how to battle the devastating pandemic that has killed…

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Tom Izzo back at practice after COVID-19 battle: ‘This virus is no joke’

After a two week battle with COVID-19, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo returned to practice on Monday — just two days before the Spartans’ season opener on Wednesday.Izzo was diagnosed with the coronavirus on Nov. 9, and isolated at home while battling mild symptoms.“While some people who have tested positive have not been affected too…