Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19?

Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19? The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important t...

No more free vaccines if supplies run out in Taiwan

The government will not offer additional doses of government-funded influenza vaccines if supplies of free vaccines for vulnerable groups run out, the Centers for Disease Control said Monday (Oct. 12)...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 7 The San Francisco Chronicle on President Donald Trump being diagnosed ...

The Latest: India adds 72K virus cases, gives festival rules

NEW DELHI — India has registered 72,049 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, driving the country’s total to 6.75 million. The Health Ministry on Wednesday also reported 986 de...

Trump reports 'no symptoms,' returns to downplaying virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, said to be making progress in his recovery from COVID-19, tweeted his eagerness to return to the campaign trail even as the outbreak that has killed more than...

Of presidents and health, history replete with secrecy, lies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout American history, an uncomfortable truth has emerged: Presidents have lied about their health. In some cases, the issues were minor, in other cases quite...

High demand for flu shots? Experts hope to avoid 'twindemic'

October is prime time for flu vaccinations, and the U.S. and Europe are gearing up for what experts hope is high demand as countries seek to avoid a “twindemic” with COVID-19. “Take...

TaiGen Biotechnology Out-Licensed Taigexyn (Nemonoxacin) to Luminarie Canada for Canada, Australia and New Zealand

TAIPEI, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen") (Taiwan: 4157) today announced that they have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Luminarie C...

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Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally

More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday (Sept. 29), according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several co...

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

NEW YORK (AP) — At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the big end of a large cone. They recite the alphab...

CECC plans to distribute coronavirus vaccine to 60% of Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said on Friday (Sept. 25) that it aims to distribute the coronavirus vaccine to at least 60 percent of the Taiwanese po...

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to k...

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong undercurrent of skepticism ri...

Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government is trying to secure more flu vaccines from international producers amid a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic, Poland'...