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Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »

‘The masks work’: Andrew Cuomo to sign order letting businesses bar entry to customers without face coverings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will be signing an executive order intended to increase the use of masks in the state, including within the confines of private businesses. During his Thursday news conference, Cuomo said that while mask-wearing is already compulsory in public areas, the order would allow business owners to extend that… Read More »

FDA Approves IV Artesunate for Severe Malaria

News Consumer News FDA Approves IV Artesunate for Severe Malaria WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2020 — Intravenous (IV) artesunate received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults and children with severe malaria, the agency announced Tuesday. This approval marks the first for severe malaria since the marketing of quinine was discontinued in… Read More »

Researchers Outside Medicine Have a New Focus: Covid-19 – The Wall Street Journal

Michael Kinzel of the University of Central Florida during an outreach day. He is now focusing on Covid-19. Photo: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA By Jason Douglas Close Jason Douglas Biography @wsj_douglasj jason.douglas@wsj.com and Max Colchester Close Max Colchester Biography @MaximColch Max.Colchester@wsj.com May 27, 2020 9:06 am ET Rajat Mittal spent a decade exploring how our… Read More »