Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, flu shot coadministration likely ‘viable strategy,’ company says

Maryland-based biotech company Novavax on Monday announced its experimental COVID-19 vaccine remained effective when coadministered with an approved flu shot. Researchers and drug makers are interested in studying coadministration and associated safety and efficacy, or giving multiple vaccines to a person during one visit, to ease logistics and help patients catch up on missed vaccinations,… Read More »

California Coronavirus Deaths: The Toll on Hispanic Americans

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Virginia Herrera, left, whose fiancé of nine years, Jesse Ruby, died of Covid in January, with her daughter, Ginger. “This took us by surprise,” Ms. Herrera said. ”Never in a million years did I think he wasn’t… Read More »

Cataracts: Common, and Easy to Treat

SUNDAY, June 13, 2021 — Many aging Americans can have their vision dimmed by cataracts, but the good news is that they’re easily treated, one expert says. By age 80, half of Americans either have cataracts or have had surgery to remove them, according to Dr. Waid Blackstone, an ophthalmologist at University of Alabama at… Read More »