Tag Archives: Experts

Vaccinations lag in the South as health experts push states to reach 40% threshold

Several southern states have fallen behind on vaccinations relative to the rest of the United States, and public health experts are pressuring states to meet the threshold of fully immunizing 40% of all adults. To date, more than 62% of U.S. adults over 18 have received at least one dose of a vaccine, while more… Read More »

Experts lower recommended age for colorectal cancer screening

Prompted by a recent alarming rise in cases of colorectal cancer in people younger than 50, an independent expert panel has recommended that individuals of average risk for the disease begin screening exams at 45 years of age instead of the traditional 50.  The guideline changes by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), published… Read More »

Moderna jab to be deployed in a fortnight, minister reveals as experts behind Valneva’s vaccine

Moderna’s Covid jab will be deployed in the UK in a fortnight: Minister reveals first of 100million doses Nadhim Zahawi said the first batch would arrive in the third week of this month Valneva scientists said they also identified no safety concerns during the trials Britain has ordered 100million doses of jab, which uses inactivated… Read More »