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How Covid Misinformation Created a Run on Ivermectin

Ruth Jeffers, who owns Jeffers, the animal supplies retailer, said she had sold out of ivermectin paste on her website this year. After she restocked with more expensive versions, those […]




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F.D.A. Seeks Investigation of Its Own Alzheimer’s Drug Approval

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday called for a federal investigation of the process that led to the approval of a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease that has spurred […]




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Annie’s Pledges to Purge a Class of Chemicals From Its Mac and Cheese

Nearly four years after traces of chemicals believed to cause health problems in children and reproductive issues in adults were found in mass-market macaroni and cheese packets, Annie’s Homegrown has […]







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F.D.A. Clears Moderna’s Covid Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna for emergency use, allowing the shipment of millions more doses across the nation and intensifying the […]




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Vaccination Campaign at Nursing Homes Faces Obstacles and Confusion

CVS and Walgreens have created paper and digital consent forms that nursing homes can use. Consent must be given in advance; the pharmacies need to know how many doses of […]







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AstraZeneca Missteps Undermined U.S. Faith in Coronavirus Vaccine

Oxford hired an outside manufacturer to produce large quantities of the vaccine for the trial. But when researchers received a sample of the vaccine and measured its strength, they noticed […]




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Early Data Show Moderna’s Coronavirus Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective

The drugmaker Moderna announced on Monday that its coronavirus vaccine was 94.5 percent effective, based on an early look at the results from its large, continuing study. Researchers said the […]