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FDA says do not drink ‘Real Water’ brand alkaline water

(HealthDay)—As an investigation into a hepatitis outbreak in Nevada associated with Real Water brand alkaline water continues, no one should drink, cook, serve, or sell the water, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. As of April 26, there had been 11 probable cases and one suspected case of acute nonviral hepatitis in Nevada.

CDC says fully vaccinated people don’t need masks outdoors

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the coronavirus response The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated mask guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. In a White House COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, said science shows there are “many situations” where fully

EU agency says people should get 2nd dose of AstraZeneca too

The European Medicines Agency said Friday that people who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine should get the second one too, despite the rare risk of blood clots that have been linked to the shot. In new guidance, the EU drug regulator said people should continue to get the second AstraZeneca dose

Pfizer CEO says a THIRD Covid vaccine may be needed

BREAKING NEWS: Pfizer CEO says a THIRD Covid vaccine dose will be needed as soon as six months after someone receives two shots – and then be vaccinated annually Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said it is ‘likely’ people will need a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine The potential booster shot will be given within

WHO says not to use ivermectin on COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that ivermectin—touted by some on social media as a COVID-19 “miracle cure”—should not be used to treat coronavirus patients. In response to the swirl of claims around the cheap anti-parasite drug, the WHO issued guidelines saying ivermectin should only be used on COVID-19 patients in clinical trial settings. The

WHO says not to use ivermectin on COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that ivermectin—touted by some on social media as a COVID-19 “miracle cure”—should not be used to treat coronavirus patients. In response to the swirl of claims around the cheap anti-parasite drug, the WHO issued guidelines saying ivermectin should only be used on COVID-19 patients in clinical trial settings. The

Putin says Russia vaccinated two million against virus

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia had vaccinated more than two million people with its two-dose Sputnik V vaccine, while another two million had received their first dose. His comments came as the European Union began reviewing the Russian vaccine, moving closer to approving the jab in what would be

Bill Gates Says Rich Countries Should Eat 100% Synthetic Beef

Stick a fork in steak night, because Bill Gates wants you to fill up on fauxtein for the sake of the planet. In a recent interview with MIT Tech Review, the Microsoft co-founder-turned-philanthropist doubled down on his beef with beef, arguing that the “rich countries” should ditch the rib-eye and fill their shopping carts with

Serbia says it’s ready for Russian vaccine production

Serbia is ready to domestically produce the Russian Sputnik V vaccine after successfully using it and a Chinese-developed shot in its inoculation campaign, officials said Thursday. A team of Russian experts arrived in Serbia on Thursday to evaluate technical details of the arrangement, which many see as another Serbian step away from a proclaimed goal

WHO says Europe still ‘vulnerable’ despite falling COVID cases

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of a “false sense of security” in Europe, saying most of the continent’s nations were still vulnerable despite a fall in COVID cases. WHO Europe director Hans Kluge told a press conference that “the decline in cases conceals increasing numbers of outbreaks and community spread involving variants of

WHO says around 28 mn vaccine doses injected so far

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that about 28 million vaccine doses have been administered so far in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic—largely in the wealthiest countries. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said around 46 countries had started their coronavirus vaccination campaigns—of which 38 were high-income countries. “We’ve about 28 million vaccine doses that

Be alert to early signs of eating disorders, pediatricians’ group says

(HealthDay)—A leading pediatricians’ group says families often spot eating disorders too late—and offers new guidelines to reach an earlier diagnosis. “For too long, eating disorders were considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls,” said Dr. Laurie Hornberger, lead author of the report written by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence.

India says it may approve vaccine in weeks, outlines plan

India’s health ministry announced Tuesday that some COVID-19 vaccines are likely to receive licenses in the next few weeks and outlined an initial plan to immunize 300 million people. Health officials said three vaccine companies have applied for early approval for emergency use in India: Serum Institute of India, which has been licensed to manufacture