Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised for the vaccine rollout not meeting its targets. * NSW recorded 124 new local COVID-19 cases, the highest since the outbreak began. At least 70 were active in the community for all or part of their infectious period. * Three workers in two Sydney aged… Read More »

Florida town hit by ‘triple threat’ of respiratory illnesses

Tampa Bay, Florida, is battling a unique combination of three separate respiratory illnesses, causing mass hospitalizations. Area doctors are calling it a “triple threat”.  5-YEAR-OLD GEORGIA BOY DIES OF COVID-19 DESPITE HAVING NO UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS Red tide, COVID-19 and bronchitis are “waging war” on the area, doctors told WFLA.  Red tide is a harmful… Read More »

How Aduhelm, an Unproven Alzheimer’s Drug, Got Approved

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story How an Unproven Alzheimer’s Drug Got Approved Though some of its own senior officials said there was little evidence of benefit for patients, the F.D.A. nonetheless greenlighted Biogen’s Aduhelm, or aducanumab. The F.D.A. conducted an internal inquiry this year after allegations were… Read More »