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10 in quarantine after fan at Chiefs game tests positive for Covid-19

[NBC NEWS] The team credits safety measures with helping limit potential exposure to others who attended the NFL season opener last week. The day after attending the NFL season opener in Kansas City last week, a fan tested positive for Covid-19 a day later, prompting authorities to tell 10 others who were […]

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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

[CNN] (Kaiser Health News) The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case. “The highest levels of […]

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If You’ve Just Had Covid, Exercise Might Not Be Good for You

[Wired, Getty Images] A growing number of studies are raising concerns about the coronavirus’ long-term effects on the heart. Athletes especially need to heed the warnings. From the images of cloudy chest scans and gasping patients hooked up to ventilators, we’ve been conditioned to think of Covid-19 as a respiratory disease. But it’s […]

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Why It Feels Like You Can’t Breathe Inside Your Face Mask — and What to Do About It

[Discover Magazine, Shutterstock] Masks don’t compromise your oxygen levels, but they can still disrupt breathing patterns, leaving you feeling dizzy or winded. As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its seventh consecutive month, experts agree that masking is as important as ever to contain the spread of the virus. World Health Organization officials confirmed in […]

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Redefining Covid-19: Months after infection, patients report breathing difficulty, excessive fatigue

(CNN) It’s been five months since Lucy Gahan contracted Covid-19, and her life still hasn’t returned to normal. Gahan, a clinical psychologist in Shrewsbury, United Kingdom,hasn’t been able to return to work. The disease causes what she calls “storms,” disabling periods when she feels shortness of breath, numbness in her […]

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‘So much for honor’: Despite COVID cases, college students partied Labor Day weekend away

[USA TODAY] Partying students would be dismissed without tuition refunds. Northeastern University had made that clear Friday, kicking out 11 first-year students who broke COVID-19 rules to gather in a Boston hotel room. Yet by that night, a few dozen students from Northeastern and Boston University found their way to the Charles River, their […]

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Leading US drugmakers will sign a pact to produce a safe coronavirus vaccine amid concerns about shots being rushed to market before the presidential election

[Business Insider, Reuters] Two drug companies at the forefront of the US race to develop a coronavirus vaccine, Moderna and Pfizer, are expected to join a pledge that promises to put safety before speed.In an early draft obtained by the Wall Street Journal, the companies promise to only seek emergency FDA approval […]

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Fauci warns these 7 states are at risk for COVID-19 surge over Labor Day weekend

[The New York Post] Residents of seven Midwest states need to be on high alert for catching COVID-19 over Labor Day weekend, Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned. “There are several states that are at risk for surging, namely North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois,” Fauci, the director of […]

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Here’s why it’s unlikely we’ll have a coronavirus vaccine by Election Day

(CNN) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking states to get ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by as early as next month. The CEO of Pfizer says he thinks it’s possible his company will have enough data to ask the US Food and Drug Administration for […]

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