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FDA greenlights point-of-care coronavirus antibody test that uses blood samples

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Assure Tech emergency use authorization for a point-of-care test capable of detecting past COVID-19 infections through blood samples.In July,...

The novel coronavirus and the flu: How to to tell the difference, according to an expert

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar...

Salmonella outbreak sickens hundreds, yields warning from CDC: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' these animals

A salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry that has affected people in nearly every state across the country has sickened hundreds more since...

Most coronavirus patients will develop symptoms, study analysis argues

While it has been claimed that up to 50% of coronavirus patients will remain asymptomatic for the duration of their infection, a new...

Nearly 50% of coronavirus patients did not report their close contacts, CDC says

Contact tracing, when effective, may help interrupt the chain of coronavirus transmission. However, noncooperation from infected individuals and failure to reach close contacts...

German Lufthansa airline plans rapid COVID-19 testing for passengers

German airline Lufthansa announced this week that it would start offering rapid coronavirus testing for passengers in October.The company's senior director for product management,...

US coronavirus case-fatality ratio ranks 11th in Johns Hopkins mortality analysis

The U.S. was first to reach the grim 200,000 coronavirus deaths milestone marker this week, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers.In additional updated statistics...

When will coronavirus vaccine trials begin in children? Top companies weigh in

While four coronavirus vaccine candidates have now entered into late-stage clinical trials among adults, some may wonder when children will be enrolled.Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, for...

Oklahoma resident hospitalized with possible West Nile virus

An Oklahoma resident is currently hospitalized with a possible case of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, officials in the Sooner State announced this...

Dry skin amid the coronavirus pandemic, winter: Tips to avoid making it worse

Hand washing is an expert-recommended way to stave off a COVID-19 infection, but it can lead to dry, cracked skin. Even more, winter...

'Most' Americans likely vulnerable to coronavirus infection, CDC director says

Most Americans likely remain vulnerable to coronavirus infection and its potential outcomes, per comments from a top official at the Centers for Disease Control...

Conjoined Michigan twins separated in 11-hour surgery

Sarabeth and Amelia were born connected from the chest down to the belly...

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Amazon unveils Ring sensor for mailboxes that alerts users if someone steals their mail

Amazon unveils Ring sensor for mailboxes that alerts users if someone...

No handshakes between Biden and Trump at first debate

CLEVELAND -- The shaking of hands between the candidates and the moderator – it’s a longstanding tradition at presidential debates.But amid the coronavirus pandemic,...

Trump on defense after NYT publishes tax info, says he is 'entitled' to credits 'like everyone else'

President Trump on Monday defended his tax history, saying that he paid “millions of dollars” to the Internal Revenue Service, and said he...

Trump on defense after NYT publishes tax info, says he is 'entitled' to credits 'like everyone else'

President Trump on Monday defended his tax history, saying that he paid “millions of dollars” to the Internal Revenue Service, and said he...