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COVID-19 Slows Drug Studies, Curbs Clinical Trials

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March 31, 2020 — When patients with terminal diagnoses run out of hope, they often turn to clinical trials for one more “Hail Mary pass” at a successful treatment or cure. Many in this situation have been extremely anxious over the last few weeks, with COVID-19 fears on top …

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Internet Curbs in Kashmir Hamper Coronavirus Fight

Internet Curbs in Kashmir Hamper Coronavirus Fight

Health ministry on Monday invited doctors in Kashmir to an online training session on managing ventilators – critical equipment for patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Most, however, were unable to attend because of long-running curbs on the Internet that have prevented those living in Kashmir …

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State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids’ Hospitalizations: CDC

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A Connecticut law requiring flu shots for children entering preschool or daycare has reduced flu-related hospitalizations of young children by 12 percent, according to a new study. In the United States, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City are …

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As Coronavirus Disrupts Factories, India Curbs Exports of Key Drugs

As Coronavirus Disrupts Factories, India Curbs Exports of Key Drugs

MUMBAI, India — The spreading coronavirus may soon affect people’s health in a different way: The outbreak is now starting to hurt the supply of essential drugs. Drug makers are struggling to get vital raw ingredients for common antibiotics and vitamins from Chinese factories, which were closed for weeks as …

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