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Preclinical study suggests new approach to reduce COVID-19 death among the elderly

New research from the University of Minnesota Medical School and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic reveals a possible new approach to preventing death and severe disease in elderly people infected with SARS-CoV-2. The researchers demonstrated in a preclinical study that senolytic drugs significantly reduced mortality upon infection from a beta-coronavirus closely related to SARS-CoV-2 in… Read More »

Counties with more minorities have higher rates of vaccination, CDC study finds

Counties with higher percentages of minorities have higher rates of coronavirus vaccination than those with lower percentages, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study examined vaccine coverage among those aged 18 and older in counties based on social vulnerability, which is defined as social and structural factors related… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »