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Operation Warp Speed commits $1.6 billion to Covid-19 vaccine maker Novavax

Operation Warp Speed commits $1.6 billion to Covid-19 vaccine maker Novavax

“Operation Warp Speed,” the federal government’s Covid-19 vaccine program, on Tuesday announced the largest government Covid-19 vaccine contract to date — a $1.6 billion contract with Novavax, a Maryland biotech company. “It speaks to the confidence that they have in our platform to be able to develop a vaccine,” Stanley Erck, Novavax’s president and CEO,…MORE

Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?

Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?

When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that malls in New York could not reopen until they installed high-efficiency particulate air filters capable of trapping the virus that causes Covid-19, Harvard environmental health researcher Joseph Gardner Allen was thrilled. “I’ve been writing consistently since early February about how healthy buildings should be the…MORE

56 Florida hospital ICUs have hit capacity

56 Florida hospital ICUs have hit capacity

The worsening coronavirus pandemic hit a series of somber peaks across the United States on Tuesday, renewing fears that more hospitals could be overloaded with Covid-19 patients. At least 56 intensive care units in Florida hospitals reached capacity on Tuesday, state officials said. Another 35 hospitals show ICU bed availability of 10% or less, according…MORE

Can probiotics help with depression? New research suggests a link

Can probiotics help with depression? New research suggests a link

A gut-wrenching experience. Butterflies in your stomach. Many of us instinctively feel the connection between our gut and our brain. That connection and how the range of bacteria residing in our digestive tract — our microbiome — might help treat mental illness has become a field of interest for scientists in recent years. A new…MORE

US prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds

US prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds

Prescriptions for the anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed in the US from February to March, a time when the drugs, though unproven, were touted as treatments for the coronavirus. Researchers found the estimated number of hydroxychloroquine prescriptions increased 86.2% from February to March, from 367,346 to 683,999, and dispensed chloroquine prescriptions increased 158.6%, rising…MORE

Texas coronavirus cases top 1,300 from child care facilities alone

Texas coronavirus cases top 1,300 from child care facilities alone

As parents nationwide wonder if it’s safe to send kids back to day care, Texas is grappling with a surge of Covid-19 cases from child care centers. At least 1,335 people have tested positive from child care facilities in Texas, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services reported Monday, citing figures from Friday. Of…MORE

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Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

Our Albuquerque Police Officers are THE BEST.

We love our local police officers. After all the bad news the past few weeks, here is some good news. This 11 year old thinks the police are heros. This is another reason why we love OUR ALBUQUERQUE POLICE.

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Jon Bones Jones out of UFC 200????

Please don’t let it be true. We were so ready for Jon Bones Jones and UFC 200. But, we are seeing the stories saying he failed his drug test and is out of the Main Event. We will keep following this story. CLICK HERE to read more!

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