Exclusive: Medical journals expand investigation into potential misconduct in cardiac research

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible manipulation of data in cardiac studies by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding a new scrutiny to an investigation into the misconduct by the university and the US government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of … Read more

Top scientists join forces to study main theory behind long COVID

A patient suffering from long COVID is examined in the post-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) clinic at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel February 21, 2022. Picture taken February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/ File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHICAGO, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Top scientists from leading academic centers are banding … Read more

Long link between COVID and suicide: Scientists warn of hidden crisis

CHICAGO/LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Scott Taylor could never quit COVID-19. The 56-year-old, who caught the disease in the spring of 2020, had still not recovered about 18 months later when he took his own life at his home near Dallas, having lost his health, memory and ‘silver. “No one cares. No one wants to … Read more

US eyes annual shots as updated COVID vaccines roll out

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The United States should begin recommending COVID-19 vaccines every year, health officials said on Tuesday, as new reminders designed to combat currently circulating variants of the coronavirus roll in. deploy. By the end of this week, 90% of Americans will be … Read more

US FDA greenlights Omicron-targeted COVID boosters ahead of revaccination campaign

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster shots (PFE.N)/BioNTech (22UAy.DE) and Moderna that target the dominant BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants, as the government prepares for a massive fall vaccination campaign that could begin within days. … Read more

Inside the ultra-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic

SPIEZ, Switzerland, July 31 (Reuters) – The setting is straight out of a spy thriller: crystal clear waters below, the snow-capped Swiss Alps above and in between, an ultra-secure facility for research of the deadliest pathogens in the world. The Spiez lab, known for its chemical, biological and nuclear threat detective work since World War … Read more

If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) – People at high risk of severe illness who have not yet received a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation vaccines targeting Omicron due in the fall, five said vaccine experts at Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the virus is thriving, … Read more

Reinfection, more frequent serious outcome with the BA.5 variant; virus spike protein toxic to heart cells

A medical worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech “Cominarty” vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to a patient at a vaccination center in Ancenis-Saint-Gereon, France, November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe /Photo File /Photo File Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent … Read more