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Peloton appears to have removed QAnon-related hashtags from its platform

Peloton has removed several hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory from its virtual exercise platform, Business Insider reported. The move followed a tweet...

Johnson & Johnson pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial due to unexplained illness

Johnson & Johnson’s clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine was paused after a volunteer came down with an unexplained illness. The company did not...

When senior citizens are the early adopters

Steve Kasch’s mom, Julia, was always worried about losing her keys. “She wasn’t even driving, but she was checking her purse every ten minutes,”...

FDA approves first treatment for Ebola

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug tested during the 2018 Ebola epidemic as a treatment for the disease. It’s the first therapy...

The ambitious effort to piece together America’s fragmented health data

From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologist Melissa Haendel knew that the United States was going to have a data problem. There...

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. The drug, manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Gilead, is the first...

Hundreds of thousands of people didn’t have to die

If you take the typical death toll in the United States in a typical year and add the population of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or the...

San Francisco and Oakland cut ties with Verily COVID-19 testing program

Two California counties are no longer using Google sister company Verily’s COVID-19 testing system, Kaiser Health News reported. The counties, home to San Francisco...

Temperature sensors will help keep COVID-19 vaccines potent

When scientists and pharmaceutical companies clear the hurdle of developing a safe, effective, COVID-19 vaccine, they won’t be able to rest on their laurels....

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