W.H.O. Rejects Antiviral Drug Remdesivir as a Covid Treatment

In a review of several trials, the World Health Organization found that Gilead’s drug did not improve survival rates for patients nor did it help them recover.

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World Health Organization Rejects Antiviral Drug Remdesivir as Covid-19 Treatment

In a review of several trials, the World Health Organization found that Gilead’s drug did not improve survival rates for patients nor did it help them recover.

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Why the Coronavirus More Often Strikes Children of Color

Children in minority communities are much more likely to become infected and severely ill. Many have parents who are frontline workers, experts say.

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Should We Be Drinking Less?

Scientists helping to update the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are taking a harder stance on alcohol.

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Dr. Oz Faces Backlash After Coronavirus Comments

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a heart surgeon and television personality, said he “misspoke” on Fox News when he said that reopening schools “might be a trade-off some folks would consider.”

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