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Poll: 36 percent of Americans less likely to take coronavirus vaccine if Trump says it’s safe

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed that a quarter of Americans have “little to no interest” in taking a coronavirus vaccine and are skeptical that the safety of the vaccine could be compromised based on the rate of which vaccines are being developed amid the outbreak. FOX News

Vaccines can protect against COVID-19 in animal models, study says

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. With nearly 5 million confirmed cases globally and more than 300,000 deaths from COVID-19, much remains unknown about SARS-CoV-2, the virus… Read More »

Antiviral Drug Interferon(IFN)-a2b Can Speed up Recovery of COVID-19 Patients, Says New Research

Coronavirus vaccine trials | (Photo Credits: ANI) Toronto, May 16: An international team of researchers has found that an antiviral drug — interferon(IFN)-a2b — can help speed up the recovery of COVID-19 patients. Published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, the study revealed that treatment with interferon(IFN)-a2b may significantly accelerate virus clearance and reduce levels… Read More »

Up to 43m Americans could lose health insurance amid pandemic, report says – The Guardian

As many as 43 million Americans could lose their health insurance in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute. Prior to the pandemic, 160 million Americans, or roughly half the population, received their medical insurance through their job. The tidal wave… Read More »