Biden announces a massive new aid package for Ukraine

Biden announces a massive new aid package for Ukraine

[The stream is slated to start at 9:45 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Joe Biden will announce a new military aid package for Ukraine, which is expected to resemble the $ 800 million in aid that the United States released a week … Read more

Researchers shed new light on how breast cancer spreads to other organs at an early stage

Researchers shed new light on how breast cancer spreads to other organs at an early stage

A consultant who analyzes a mammogram. Rui Vieira | PA wire | Getty Images Researchers have shed new light on how breast cancer spreads to other organs at an early stage undetected, which can cause deadly metastatic cancer in some women years later. Before a breast cancer tumor is even detected, cells that are not … Read more

30-year-old female founder’s billion-dollar investment in CRISPR genre editing

30-year-old female founder’s billion-dollar investment in CRISPR genre editing

Janice Chen (C) and her Mammoth Biosciences co-founders Trevor Martin (L) and Lucas Harrington (H). CRISPR genre editing pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna is also a co-founder. Along Highway 101 north of San Francisco Airport, a start-up biotechnology start-up called Mammoth Biosciences, co-founded by Nathan Chen’s sister Janice in 2018, is fast emerging … Read more

Novavax says vaccines targeting Covid and influenza show promising results in early data

Novavax says vaccines targeting Covid and influenza show promising results in early data

Novavax said on Wednesday that its vaccine targeting both Covid-19 and influenza triggered an immune response similar to its independent shot against each virus, as an early indication that a combination vaccine targeting both viruses may prove effective, although further investigation is needed. . Chief Medical Officer Filip Dubovsky said during a call with reporters … Read more

Philadelphia keeps the mask mandate in place despite the Florida judge’s ruling against the CDC

Philadelphia keeps the mask mandate in place despite the Florida judge’s ruling against the CDC

A shopper wearing a protective mask as a precaution against coronavirus spread picks fruit at Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. Matt Rourke | AP Philadelphia health officials are keeping the city’s newly reintroduced indoor mask mandate in place despite a federal judge’s ruling in Florida that slashed a federal requirement to wear face masks on … Read more

The CDC panel is skeptical of the fourth Covid shot for all, saying the US needs a clear vaccine strategy

The CDC panel is skeptical of the fourth Covid shot for all, saying the US needs a clear vaccine strategy

Registered Nurse Orlyn Grace (R) administers a COVID-19 booster vaccination to Diane Cowdrey (L) at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on April 6, 2022 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The CDC’s panel of independent vaccine experts signaled a reluctance to support the fourth Covid shot for the wider U.S. population until the … Read more

Covid was the third most common cause of death in the United States last year

Covid was the third most common cause of death in the United States last year

Covid-19 was the third most common cause of death in the United States last year, with only heart disease and cancer killing more people, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Covid killed more than 415,000 people in 2021, contributing to the deaths of 45,000 more people, about 20% … Read more