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A report issued Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the obesity rate in the US in 2017-2018 spiked to 42.4%. Black Americans claimed the highest rate, at 49.6%, while Hispanics come in at 44.8% and …
There are currently at least 705 confirmed cases of coronavirus that stemmed from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Four Diamond Princess passengers have died. There were 3700 passengers on the ship. We know everyone who was on the ship and …
Iran has officially reported 26 deaths from Coronavirus while the Chinese province with the second most coronavirus deaths is Henan with 20. There were unofficial reports yesterday that Iran had 50 coronavirus deaths. Iran has 245 cases and 26 official …
Moderna shipped the first samples of messenger RNA based coronavirus vaccine to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease in Bethesda Maryland. Human clinical trials should start in 6 weeks and the results could be available in July. The …
Genetic analysis of the COVID-19 virus shows that it is very similar to a coronavirus in bats but the receptor binding looks like the receptor for SARS. This could happen naturally with slow changes of one in ten thousand sequences …
There are coronavirus (COVID-19) fatality statistics based on age, gender and pre-existing conditions. The rates are mainly for hospitalized cases in China. There is likely 5-10 times as many people who caught the virus but had no symptoms or did …
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Pfizer board member and former FDA commissioner, is making regular appearances on CNBC to discuss coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are some key points * The US has very few testing labs that can confirm coronavirus (COVID-19) and there …
Iran, South Korea and Italy have significant levels of COVID-19 coronavirus. The world total of official COVID-19 coronavirus cases is over 80,000 with 2705 deaths. This is not including mild cases with very few or no symptoms and without needing …
China has found live novel coronavirus particles in stool specimens indicates a fecal-oral route for coronavirus. This was likely the cause of the massive failure of the cruise ship quarantine. The cruise ship spread was like what is seen with …
Hyperfine Research has received US Food & Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for the worlds first bedside Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system, clearing the way for device shipments this summer. The Hyperfine system is 20X lower cost, 35X lower power consumption, …