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Enlarge / A bottle of influenza vaccine at a CVS pharmacy and MinuteClinic on September 10, 2021, in Miami. reader comments 51 with 36 posters participating Share this story The pandemic coronavirus’ debut wrought universal havoc—not even seasonal flu viruses were spared. Amid travel restrictions, quarantines, closures, physical distancing, masking, enhanced hand washing, and disinfection, ..

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reader comments 44 with 30 posters participating Share this story Federal officials have reportedly scrapped plans to expand access to second COVID-19 booster doses this summer, opting instead to pressure vaccine-makers Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to produce their next-generation BA.5-targeting boosters even faster than before, possibly in September. Currently, people ages 50 and over, as well ..

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Enlarge / MUMBAI, INDIA JUNE 7: A health worker collects swab samples of a citizen for Covid-19 test after cases are on the rise in the city, at TMC’s C.R. Wadia Hospital testing centre, in Thane, on June 7, 2022 in Mumbai, India. reader comments 109 with 71 posters participating Share this story As the ..

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Enlarge / A woman watches white flags on the National Mall on September 18, 2021, in Washington, DC. Over 660,000 white flags were installed here to honor Americans who have lost their lives to COVID-19. reader comments 111 with 80 posters participating Share this story COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in Americans ..

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Enlarge / Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021, in Washington, DC. reader comments 105 with 69 posters participating Share this ..

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Enlarge / Packages of Juul e-cigarettes are displayed for sale in the Brazil Outlet shop on June 22, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. reader comments 241 with 105 posters participating Share this story With its business going up in smoke, e-cigarette giant Juul filed an emergency motion Monday to halt the Food and Drug Administration’s ..

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Enlarge / Much of the heart is composed of muscle cells like the ones shown here. reader comments 80 with 54 posters participating Share this story Earlier this year, news broke of the first experimental xenotransplantation: A human patient with heart disease received a heart from a pig that had been genetically engineered to avoid ..

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Enlarge / A COVID-19 testing tent stands in Times Square on April 27, 2022, in New York City. reader comments 68 with 49 posters participating Share this story Omicron coronavirus subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are now accounting for an estimated 35 percent of US cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ..

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Enlarge / Mint and menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, in September 2019. reader comments 121 with 75 posters participating Share this story The Food and Drug Administration is reportedly preparing to deny authorization of Juul’s tobacco- and menthol-flavored products, effectively forcing the e-cigarette ..

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Enlarge / A box of Paxlovid, the Pfizer antiviral drug. reader comments 39 with 23 posters participating Share this story Pfizer’s antiviral pill Paxlovid is among the most treasured tools for hammering COVID-19; it can knock back the relative risk of hospitalization and death by 89 percent in unvaccinated patients at high risk of severe ..

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