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European drug regulator says AstraZeneca vaccine is safe after investigating possible link to fatal blood clots

Drug regulators at the European Medicines Agency concluded that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective following investigations into possible links between the shot and cases of fatal blood clotting in patients who were vaccinated. Emer Cooke, the agency’s executive director, said Thursday that “the vaccine is not associated with an increase in the overall… Read More »

Before and after COVID-19: How the world has changed in a year, in 37 photos

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada This month marks the one year anniversary of Canada swiftly moving into lockdown after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic Author of the article: National Post Staff, The Canadian Press Article content On March 8, Canada recorded its first death from COVID-19, and just a… Read More »

Becerra moves to full Senate vote after Finance Committee splits evenly on party lines

The full Senate will vote to confirm Xavier Becerra, President Biden’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, after the Finance Committee’s tied vote on Wednesday. The Senate Finance Committee voted 14-14 along party lines on Becerra’s nomination. Under rules for the split Senate, the nomination will now need four hours of… Read More »

Biden says U.S. will seek to ‘end cancer as we know it’ after Covid pandemic

President Joe Biden said Friday that once the coronavirus pandemic has been defeated, his administration will target another deadly disease: cancer. “I want you to know that, once we beat Covid, we’re going to do everything we can to end cancer as we know it,” Biden said in a speech after touring Pfizer’s massive coronavirus… Read More »