Health Canada approves Medicago, first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine | FULL

Health Canada’s chief medical advisor spoke Thursday regarding the agency’s approval of Covifenz, a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Quebec-based company Medicago. The home-grown vaccine marks the world’s first ever plant-based jab authorized for human use and is also the first Canadian shot to be approved in over 20 years. The vaccine offered more than 70… Continue reading Health Canada approves Medicago, first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine | FULL

Fauci, health officials testify at Senate hearing on COVID variants | full video

Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky and other health officials testified before a Senate committee Tuesday on the federal response to COVID-19 and new variants. The Biden administration announced Monday Americans with private insurance will be able to ask for reimbursement for at-home rapid tests beginning Saturday. #news #COVID #SenateHearing CBSN is CBS News’… Continue reading Fauci, health officials testify at Senate hearing on COVID variants | full video

Canadians should be ready for COVID-19 measures to be reinstated in cases rise, Tam says | FULL

Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam warned Friday that even if public health measures like masking are remove, Canadians should be ready for these measures to be reinstated if COVID-19 case counts rise or a new variant is identified. In a public health briefing alongside Deputy chief public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo,… Continue reading Canadians should be ready for COVID-19 measures to be reinstated in cases rise, Tam says | FULL

U.S. Response to COVID-19 Could Lead to Cure for HIV

Lessons learned at the height of the HIV epidemic helped the U.S. COVID-19 response — here’s how the COVID-19 response could now lead to a cure for HIV. » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/knowthis_youtube » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe For… Continue reading U.S. Response to COVID-19 Could Lead to Cure for HIV

India In "Endgame Of Pandemic", Says Health Minister | The News With Sonia Singh

Top News Of The Day: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said the pandemic has reached its end game in India; Centre takes over probe into Ambani bomb scare … source

NSA Detainee COVID-19 Patient, Who Fled From MP's Jabalpur Hospital, Arrested From Narsinghpur

A 30-year-old Coronavirus positive National Security Act (NSA) detainee Javed Khan, who escaped from an isolated ward of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose … source

Coronavirus, teen trauma and mental health | COVID-19 Update

Teens are especially hard hit by the psychological toll the COVID crisis has taken. Instead of going to class and hanging out with friends, teenagers have been … source

COVID-19: Nurses worry about equipment shortages | Power & Politics

Nurses and health-care professionals across Canada are raising concerns about a shortage of personal protective equipment as they respond to the COVID-19 … source

Dr. Vin Gupta: Expect COVID-19 Booster Shots To Be Annual | TODAY

NBC News medical contributor Dr. Vin Gupta joins TODAY to talk about a third booster dose of the vaccine that Pfizer is studying, the newly approved Johnson … source

New Research Identifies Which Masks Are Most Effective Against Coronavirus | TODAY

Health officials agree that face masks can help slow the spread of the coronavirus, and now there’s new research on which types are most effective. Meanwhile … source