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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Some children with coronavirus develop serious illnesses, study finds

Babies and preschoolers are at particularly high risk for developing serious symptoms when infected with coronavirus, a new study published online in the journal Pediatrics revealed Wednesday. Although the percentage of severe cases in children are very small — nearly 6 percent of the 2,143 cases of children under 18 years old that were reviewed —… Read More »