• U.S. official says data show severe coronavirus infections among millennials, not just older Americans

    2 years ago - By STAT

    A top health official on the White House's coronavirus task force warned Wednesday that young people could suffer severe health risks from Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus.
    Most public health messaging so far has stressed that people who are older, whose immune systems are weakened, and who have underlying diseases are at higher risk of becoming critical cases. But during a briefing, Deborah Birx, the official, cited preliminary data from Europe to caution the public that younger people can get very sick as well.
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  • U.S. CDC reports 7,087 coronavirus cases, 97 deaths

    2 years ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday reported 7,087 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 2,812 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 22 to 97.
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  • Many Nail Salons Are Closed Due to the Coronavirus, as Are Other Service-Oriented Businesses

    Many Nail Salons Are Closed Due to the Coronavirus, as Are Other Service-Oriented Businesses

    2 years ago - By Pop Sugar

    The coronavirus is causing businesses to temporarily close their storefronts all over the country. For some companies, like Sephora and Ulta , this means putting a focus on online shopping in the interim. But for other service-oriented businesses, like hair and nail salons , this means closing doors until further notice.
    While you may be able to find a local salon that's still operating, it's wise to avoid it. Much like your Spring haircut will have to be postponed until the pandemic passes, so will your fresh manicure, pedicure, or gel removal. Instead, it's encouraged to stay indoors to...
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  • FDA urges virtual patient visits as coronavirus disrupts clinical trials

    2 years ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended switching to virtual patient visits instead of in-person monitoring for clinical studies, as signs emerge that the rapid spread of the coronavirus outbreak is disrupting trials.
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  • Coronavirus will have a ‘big impact' on one-third of U.S. clinical trial sites, survey finds

    2 years ago - By STAT

    Nearly one-third of clinical trial sites expect the novel coronavirus will have a “big or extremely big” impact on their ability to recruit patients for new trials or keep patients already enrolled in existing studies compliant with scheduling, a new survey finds.
    In addition, 39% of 170 clinical trial sites surveyed in the U.S. believe patients will be much less or somewhat less likely to enroll in new clinical research trials. And 25% of the sites expect patients currently enrolled in a trial to be much less or somewhat less willing to continue their participation.
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  • FDA recommends virtual patient visits to limit coronavirus impact on clinical trials

    2 years ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Wednesday that the coronavirus outbreak could impact clinical trials and recommended that companies consider conducting virtual patient visits as the regulator looks to contain the spread of the virus.
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  • French Lions ad festival postponed due to coronavirus epidemic

    2 years ago - By Reuters

    The French Lions advertising festival in Cannes that was scheduled for the end of June has been postponed to the end of October due to the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said on Wednesday.
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  • U.S. companies begin delaying clinical trials due to coronavirus outbreak

    2 years ago - By Reuters

    U.S.-based Iveric bio Inc on Wednesday became the latest company to delay a clinical trial due to the coronavirus outbreak, as the drug developer said it would postpone recruitment for a trial of its eye disease drug.
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