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Lots of fresh news about coronavirus vaccine trials on the @nytimes tracker, including advances for nasal sprays from Bharat Biotech and Codagenix. We now list 105 vaccines in clinical trials. nytimes.com/interactive/20…
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NEW: Now that the FDA has authorized the Pfizer vaccine as a booster for some people, the CDC must decide who exactly fits those criteria, and who does not. Their verdict will affect millions. nytimes.com/2021/09/23/hea…
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A formula widely used to diagnose kidney disease includes race as a factor. Experts say it's time for a race-neutral approach instead.  nyti.ms/2ZpNcLQ
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As hospitals become overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, they are delaying surgeries for even serious medical conditions -- and a few are beginning to ration care. Patients are left wondering when they will be able to get the treatments they need.  nyti.ms/3o1W18D
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As the numbers of Covid-19 patients climb in some areas, hospitals are struggling to meet the needs of other patients. One hospital hasn't "recovered from the backlog we created" when it canceled elective procedures earlier in the pandemic.  nyti.ms/3zvu3nT
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Global health advocates say Moderna, which accepted billions in taxpayer funding, has a special obligation to share its Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world. But the company appears to be resisting entreaties from officials in the U.S. and overseas. nyti.ms/2XFRein
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As Covid cases soar, patients needing surgery are having to wait. "It's just frustrating at this point," said one woman whose back surgery was cancelled. "I'm really depressed." nyti.ms/2ZqBC35
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Las vacunas contra el coronavirus de Moderna y Pfizer-BioNTech fueron calificadas como más o menos equivalentes. El tiempo reveló sutiles diferencias. nyti.ms/3i0hwDj
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Pressure is growing on American drug companies -- particularly Moderna, which received billions in taxpayer funding -- to share their Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world.  nyti.ms/3CDPViX
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They said the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines were more or less equivalent. But over time, that's turned out to be not quite true.  nyti.ms/3zB6zOq
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A third dose amps up antibody levels, the experts concluded. But it’s unclear so far how long that increase lasts. nyti.ms/39uBXU3
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You asked: If I’m the only person wearing a mask in a store or other indoor location, am I really protected from infection? Here's a short explanation: nyti.ms/3hVoUjd
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The Biden administration's pick to lead PEPFAR, the huge aid program fighting H.I.V. in poor countries, is a virologist raised in Cameroon: John Nkengasong, currently director of the Africa C.D.C.  nyti.ms/3lPbRAU
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"There’s no way anatomists can maintain any credibility with surgeons and other biomedical people if we say they can’t use ‘pudendal’ anymore,” a Canadian anatomist said. “And that's where the fighting really got intense." nyti.ms/3kwk4uk
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“I think it’s the right move,” one clinician said of the decision to remove "pudendum" from anatomy terminology. The term for female genitalia has its roots in the Latin for "shame." nyti.ms/3hXV79I
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Many parts in the female reproductive anatomy bear names from a time when a woman's body was considered terra incognita for great minds of medicine to explore, stake out and claim nyti.ms/3u3QcIR
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As the numbers of Covid-19 patients climb in some areas, hospitals are struggling to meet the needs of other patients. One hospital hasn't "recovered from the backlog we created" when it canceled elective procedures earlier in the pandemic.  nyti.ms/3nV2SAV
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As hospitals become overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, they are delaying surgeries for even serious medical conditions -- and a few are beginning to ration care. Patients are left wondering when they will be able to get the treatments they need.  nyti.ms/2Zpxnon
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Specialty pharmacies have begun to sprout up to help people who are blind or with impaired vision gain access to prescriptions and instructions for their medications.  nyti.ms/39tvBnM
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From @nytopinion: The world can't end this pandemic — or prevent the next one — without global vaccine equity, writes @JInerlandi. Here's what it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid-19. nyti.ms/3CCZZJ7
Global health advocates say Moderna, which accepted billions in taxpayer funding, has a special obligation to share its Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world. But the company appears to be resisting entreaties from officials in the U.S. and overseas. nyti.ms/2XJj7Ws
A visual guide to some of the better-known parts in the female pelvis that are named for men, and what you can call them instead nyti.ms/3AuvEf7
As Covid cases soar, patients needing surgery are having to wait. "It's just frustrating at this point," said one woman whose back surgery was cancelled. "I'm really depressed." nyti.ms/3kuZhaG
Pressure is growing on American drug companies -- particularly Moderna, which received billions in taxpayer funding -- to share their Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world.  nyti.ms/3i14rcC
They said the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines were more or less equivalent. But over time, that's turned out to be not quite true.  nyti.ms/39ukgUF
You asked: If I’m the only person wearing a mask in a store or other indoor location, am I really protected from infection? Here's a short explanation: nyti.ms/3nWAmPp
A new study suggests that a single genetic mutation helps explain why monkeys have tails, while apes and people do not. nyti.ms/3EMgwMw
"There’s no way anatomists can maintain any credibility with surgeons and other biomedical people if we say they can’t use ‘pudendal’ anymore,” a Canadian anatomist said. “And that's where the fighting really got intense." nyti.ms/3EI3WOj
SCOOP: The Biden administration plans to name John Nkengasong, director of Africa CDC, to lead PEPFAR. He will be the first person of African origin to hold the position. nytimes.com/2021/09/21/hea…
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As hospitals become overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, they are delaying surgeries for even serious medical conditions -- and a few are beginning to ration care. Patients are left wondering when they will be able to get the treatments they need.  nyti.ms/3hVLpEN
As President Biden convenes a summit on the pandemic, there is a growing chorus asking him to force Moderna + Pfizer to share vaccine tech since they won’t do it voluntarily - “treat it like a national security issue, because it is” nytimes.com/2021/09/22/us/…
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NEW: Moderna accepted $2.5 billion in taxpayer money to develop its Covid-19 vaccine. But as the world faces a dire vaccine shortage, U.S. and overseas officials are having trouble persuading the company to license its technology. w/ @snolen nytimes.com/2021/09/22/us/…
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The Biden administration's pick to lead PEPFAR, the huge aid program fighting H.I.V. in poor countries, is a virologist raised in Cameroon: John Nkengasong, currently director of the Africa C.D.C.  nyti.ms/39q17mK
My favorite story today: fun, fascinating, you'll learn something and you can rage against the patriarchy @rachelegross nytimes.com/2021/09/21/sci…
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If this article got you thinking about gender + medicine, then have I got some recs for you! nytimes.com/2021/09/21/sci… via @nytimes @NYTScience
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Viva la vulva! My latest for @NYTScience is the curious story of how anatomy quietly removed "the shame part" from the female body — and why it matters: nytimes.com/2021/09/21/sci… @nytimes #WIMMonth #wim2021 #obgyn #gynecology
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“I think it’s the right move,” one clinician said of the decision to remove "pudendum" from anatomy terminology. The term for female genitalia has its roots in the Latin for "shame." nyti.ms/3CAK5yL
Many parts in the female reproductive anatomy bear names from a time when a woman's body was considered terra incognita for great minds of medicine to explore, stake out and claim nyti.ms/3zrc5mA
For the @nytimes, I delved into an obscure debate in the annals of anatomy — and what it tells us about the very real role of shame in medicine. nytimes.com/2021/09/21/sci… @NYTScience @AmerMedicalAssn @acog #WIMMonth #wim2021 #gynecology #obgyn #womeninSTEM #womenshealth
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Global health advocates say Moderna, which accepted billions in taxpayer funding, has a special obligation to share its Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world. But the company appears to be resisting entreaties from officials in the U.S. and overseas. nyti.ms/3u9fLID
Specialty pharmacies have begun to sprout up to help people who are blind or with impaired vision gain access to prescriptions and instructions for their medications.  nyti.ms/3nUJJ23
As the numbers of Covid-19 patients climb in some areas, hospitals are struggling to meet the needs of other patients. One hospital hasn't "recovered from the backlog we created" when it canceled elective procedures earlier in the pandemic.  nyti.ms/2ZmASMj
From @nytopinion: The world can't end this pandemic — or prevent the next one — without global vaccine equity, writes @JInerlandi. Here's what it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid-19. nyti.ms/3EKbwYK
A visual guide to some of the better-known parts in the female pelvis that are named for men, and what you can call them instead nyti.ms/3u3FJwY
Tú lo preguntaste: si soy la única persona que lleva mascarilla, ¿realmente estoy protegida del contagio? Aquí te explicamos brevemente. nyti.ms/39sq0yd
You asked: If I’m the only person wearing a mask in a store or other indoor location, am I really protected from infection? Here's a short explanation: nyti.ms/2XHq5eA
A new study suggests that a single genetic mutation helps explain why monkeys have tails, while apes and people do not. nyti.ms/3kuq72w
Pressure is growing on American drug companies -- particularly Moderna, which received billions in taxpayer funding -- to share their Covid-19 vaccine technology with the world.  nyti.ms/2XHdQiT
They said the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines were more or less equivalent. But over time, that's turned out to be not quite true.  nyti.ms/2XSmJG6
As Covid cases soar, patients needing surgery are having to wait. "It's just frustrating at this point," said one woman whose back surgery was cancelled. "I'm really depressed." nyti.ms/3m4bSBl
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