J&J to discontinue HIV Vaccine Trial

Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday that it was pulling the plug on a late-stage global trial of an HIV vaccine after the shot was found ineffective at preventing infections. The trial’s failure marks yet another setback in the search for a vaccine against a virus known to mutate rapidly […]


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US Will Require COVID-19 Testing for Travelers From China

The U.S. announced new COVID-19 testing requirements Wednesday for all travelers from China, joining other nations imposing restrictions because of a surge of infections. The increase in cases across China follows the rollback of the nation’s strict anti-virus controls. China’s “zero COVID” policies had kept the country’s infection rate low […]


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Why China Can’t Stop Talking About Canned Peaches

Why China can’t stop talking about canned peaches on the internet right now. Chinese state media is warning people not to eat canned peaches as a COVID remedy. An unfounded belief that the snack can fight the coronavirus has seen sales of canned peaches surge, per SCMP. As the COVID-vulnerable […]


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First Treatment for Resistant Leukemia

First treatment for resistant leukemia launched Doctors in Britain have hailed a pioneering treatment for an aggressive form of leukemia, after a teenager became the first patient to be given a new therapy and went into remission. The 13-year-old girl, identified only as Alyssa, was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic […]


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Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day ‘May Be Too Much’

New research has found that the recommended eight glasses of water a day may be too much. Scientists from the University of Aberdeen discovered the recommended intake of two liters of water a day was often more than people needed. Given around half of the daily intake of water comes […]


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