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Among those under age 65, COVID-19 takes greater toll on nonwhite Americans - CDC

10 Jul 2020

Coronavirus deaths among Americans ages 65 and younger are more common among nonwhites than among whites, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in a publication released on Friday.

Among those under age 65, COVID-19 takes greater toll on nonwhite Americans: CDC

10 Jul 2020

Coronavirus deaths among Americans ages 65 and younger are more common among nonwhites than among whites, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in a publication released on Friday.

COVID-19 hit U.S. meat, poultry plant workers hard in April, May: U.S. report

07 Jul 2020

The coronavirus outbreak took a heavy toll on workers at U.S. meat and poultry processing facilities, with more than 17,000 COVID-19 cases and nearly 100 deaths in April and May, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released on Tuesday.

Study sees 'probable' higher heart risk for new Amgen osteoporosis drug

24 Jun 2020

An observational study of Amgen Inc's new osteoporosis drug Evenity released on Wednesday appears to confirm the increased risk of serious heart problems detected in clinical trials and included in the medicine's prescribing information.

Blood type, genes tied to risk of severe COVID-19 - European study

19 Jun 2020

A person's blood type and other genetic factors may be linked with severity of coronavirus infection, according to European researchers looking for further clues about why COVID-19 hits some so much harder than others. | Video

Pandemic-related vaccination drop raises concern about U.S. measles outbreak

19 May 2020

Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising concern about outbreaks of other diseases such as measles, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report on Monday.

Pandemic-related vaccination drop raises concern about U.S. measles outbreak

18 May 2020

By Vishwadha Chander Researchers have documented a drop in child vaccination rates in Michigan since restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, raising concern about outbreaks of other diseases such as measles, according to a report published on Monday.

U.S. gives doctors guidance on how to spot rare COVID-linked syndrome in children

14 May 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued guidance to doctors on how to recognize and report cases of a rare, life-threatening syndrome in children associated with the new coronavirus.

Cases of children with rare inflammatory syndrome spike in Italy and France

14 May 2020

May 14 Doctors in northern Italy, one of the areas hardest hit by the new coronavirus, and in France have reported spikes in cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome in young children that appears similar to one reported in the United States, Britain and Spain, according to a report in The Lancet.

AbbVie sees substantial hit to Botox from pandemic, lowers Humira growth forecast

01 May 2020

AbbVie Inc on Friday said it expects the coronavirus outbreak to substantially limit sales of Botox and similar aesthetic products that the U.S. drugmaker is set to acquire through its buyout of Allergan Plc .

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