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Patients in cancer remission at high risk for severe COVID-19 illness

Patients with inactive cancer and not currently undergoing treatments also face a significantly higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19, a new study from Penn Medicine published online today in JNCI Cancer Spectrum shows. Past reports have established an increased risk of severe disease and death for sick or hospitalized cancer patients with COVID-19 compared […]

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Gorillas at San Diego park catch COVID-19

Multiple gorillas at a San Diego zoo have tested positive for COVID-19, in what appears to be the first cases of captive great apes contracting the virus, according to news reports. On Monday (Jan. 11), officials with the San Diego Zoo Safari Park said that eight of their gorillas are believed to be infected with […]

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COVID immunity lasts at least eight months, new data reveals

Australian researchers have revealed—for the first time—that people who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus have immune memory to protect against reinfection for at least eight months. The research is the strongest evidence for the likelihood that vaccines against the virus, SARS-CoV-2, will work for long periods. Previously, many studies have shown that the […]

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Election Day at the polls: Tips to avoid muscle aches, pains

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 3 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Election Day brings with it visions of long lines full of voters, wrapped around the corner, waiting for the chance to cast their ballot. This year, election officials have warned that those lines might be a little […]

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Risk of coronavirus spread greatest at these locations, study suggests

HHS Secretary Azar says coronavirus vaccine could be available to all Americans by spring 2021 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier weighs in on Pfizer rollout plan. Officials contemplating reopening plans (or lockdowns) amid coronavirus could look to cell phone mobility data to better inform decisions, a new study suggests. Researchers from Stanford University, […]