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

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

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement on COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved … Read more

Biden tests positive for COVID again, says he’s feeling fine

WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Saturday in what the White House doctor described as a “rebound” case seen in a small percentage of patients who are taking the antiviral drug Paxlovid. Biden, 79, who came out of COVID isolation on Wednesday after testing positive on … 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