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UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

UK Chief Scientist Says New Virus Variant May be More Deadly

HEALTH | By Jill Lawless | Jan 22, 2021

There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain.

Need to Quarantine? A Free Hotel May Be an Option

Need to Quarantine? A Free Hotel May Be an Option

HEALTH | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

During the pandemic, hotels in many major cities have offered rooms for isolation and quarantine not just to frontline workers and the homeless, but also to those vulnerable because of their living conditions.

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

Transgender Youth Bills in US States Reflect Deep Divisions

HEALTH | By Iris Samuels | Jan 22, 2021

There are bills in more than a dozen states where lawmakers are proposing restrictions on athletics or gender-confirming health care for trans minors this year.

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

HIV/AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 22, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot for Rare Extra Doses

Lucky Few Hit COVID-19 Vaccine Jackpot for Rare Extra Doses

HEALTH | By Bernard Condon, Candice Choi, Matt Sedensky | Jan 22, 2021

With millions of Americans waiting for their chance to get the coronavirus vaccine, a lucky few are getting bumped to the front of the line as clinics scramble to get rid of extra, perishable doses at the end of the day.

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes 'Liberating' Turn at Center Stage

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes 'Liberating' Turn at Center Stage

HEALTH | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 22, 2021

In truth, the nation's leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again.

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