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A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

VA will halt EHR rollout at second site until after strategic review

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will pause the rollout of its Cerner electronic health record until it reviews the program and shares the results with Congress.   Agency officials told the House Subcommittee on Technology Modernization at a Wednesday hearing that they would not go live with the EHR at a second site before a strategic… Read More »

India’s second wave of Covid shows no signs of slowing as country reports over 200,000 new cases

A man gets vaccinated at the Urban Primary Health Center in Uttar Pradesh, India. Pradeep Gaur | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images India’s second wave of coronavirus infection shows no signs of slowing down. The South Asian country reported more than 200,000 new cases and more than 1,000 deaths over a 24-hour period… Read More »

Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective at protecting against Covid-19 and more than 95% effective against… Read More »

Lukewarm public response on second day of Bangladesh virus lockdown

Commuters’ sufferings continued on Tuesday due to a ban on public transports. Many of them walked to their workplaces and returned home on foot while the others shared autorickshaw, van or rickshaw rides.  The streets of Dhaka’s Kakrail are busy on the second day of a week-long nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus… Read More »