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Alzheimer's drug lecanemab gains rapid approval amid safety concerns |  CNN

The Food and Drug Administration wants to simplify the use and update of Covid-19 vaccines CNN

CNN – The US Food and Drug Administration wants to streamline the process for a Covid-19 vaccine to look more like what happens with a flu shot, according to documents posted online Monday. This could include streamlining vaccine formulation and immunization schedules and periodic updates of Covid-19 vaccines. The FDA said it expects to evaluate …

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Viruses prey?  It's just one of the amazing roles they play

Viruses prey? It’s just one of the amazing roles they play

Although we often think of viruses as harmful, only a small percentage of the millions of known species are pathogens. In fact, viruses are all around us, playing both beneficial and complex roles in our bodies and environment. Now, new research shows they can also serve as food for some microbes. In a study published …

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China records one of its worst economic performance in decades due to Covid |  CNN Business

China records one of its worst economic performance in decades due to Covid | CNN Business

Hong Kong CNN – China’s economy expanded by just 3% in 2022, far short of the government’s own target, and marking one of the worst achievements in nearly half a century. Growth has been hit hard by months of widespread Covid lockdowns and the historic downturn in the real estate market. However, the number came …

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Covid broke supply chains.  Now on the mend, can they handle another shock?  |  CNN Business

Covid broke supply chains. Now on the mend, can they handle another shock? | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN – The pandemic has upended the global supply chain, throwing once-smoothly functioning businesses, industries and economies into chaos. After nearly three years of enduring fluctuations and extremes, the system is slowly getting up to speed and in better synchronization: shipping schedules are getting lower, ports are less crowded, labor strikes are narrowly averted, …

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CDC identifies potential safety issue with Pfizer's updated Covid-19 vaccine but says people still need to be boosted |  CNN

CDC identifies potential safety issue with Pfizer’s updated Covid-19 vaccine but says people still need to be boosted | CNN

CNN – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that there is a potential safety issue with a bivalent Covid-19 vaccine being made by Pfizer and BioNTech, but that it is unlikely to present a real risk. The agency said it continues to recommend that people stay up to date on …

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