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The U.S. economy expanded rapidly in the first quarter, growing at a 6.4% annual rate and extending what economists project will be a robust, consumer-led recovery from the pandemic this year. The jump in U.S. gross domestic product in the first three months of the year, reported by the Commerce Department on Thursday, put the …

Healthy, young volunteers who have previously had COVID-19 will be deliberately exposed to coronavirus for a second time to see how the immune system responds, as part of a new U.K. study. Researchers at the University of Oxford on Monday launched the “human challenge” trial to investigate what happens when volunteers who have recovered from the …

Science Advances publishes proteomics technology from Oblique Therapeutics AB with a potential to bring several novel antibody medicines to large patient populations in multiple disease areas Gothenburg, Sweden, April 16th, 2021 – Oblique Therapeutics AB, a Sweden-based biotech company, in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), Gothenburg University (Sweden) and several local biotechs published …

Following new concerns about potential side effects, Alexandria and statewide health administrations are pausing all planned Johnson & Johnson vaccinations. The news comes after the CDC and the FDA released a recommendation to stop using the vaccine after six patients reportedly developed a rare and severe type of blood clot. According to the Alexandria Health …

Shares of Roper Technologies Inc. ROP, +0.81% inched 0.81% higher to $421.58 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.77% rising 0.77% to 4,128.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.89% rising 0.89% to 33,800.60. This was the stock’s second …

Credit Suisse Group AG A fire sale of stocks by a large U.S. investor burned Credit Suisse and Nomura Holdings Inc. The global investment banks said Monday that they could incur substantial losses after Bill Hwang’s firm Archegos Capital Management and its banks began liquidating huge positions in blue-chip companies. Large banks served as prime …

Yes, it’s time. We need a county health department, and we need it now. Over the past few years, there’s been discussion of a county health department and the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, with the exception of Commissioner Craig Lehman, have insisted it was not a necessary need or expense for our citizens. We …

The health care professionals answer questions about “the process of developing the vaccines now being administered, vaccine safety and effectiveness, common side effects, concerns and skepticism among communities of color regarding vaccine equity, vaccine prioritization among designated populations of vulnerable Virginians and essential workers, vaccine availability, the public and personal health importance of getting the …

U.S. officials said they were told AstraZeneca PLC may have released outdated information in its disclosure of trial results for its Covid-19 vaccine that could have “provided an incomplete view of the efficacy data.” The statement from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases came a day after AstraZeneca released interim data from large-scale …

Shares of Align Technology Inc. ALGN, +0.22% inched 0.22% higher to $530.60 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.70% rising 0.70% to 3,940.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.32% rising 0.32% to 32,731.20. This was the stock’s second …