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I’m allergic to the flu shot. What can I do to take precautions during flu season? – The Washington Post

Talk to your doctor about whether you’re able to get certain vaccines. But we should all be more mindful about spreading germs.

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Weve recently gotten several questions about egg allergies and vaccines, some of them related to the flu shot and others to a potential coronavirus inoculation. Most flu vaccines are developed in eggs, which means there could be some lingering egg protein in the shot you receive.
The first thing you should do is talk to your doctor to see whether you actually cannot receive a flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says having an egg allergy that is severe enough to prevent you…

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Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in vaccine challenge trials – The Washington Post

The research is risky, given that there’s no surefire treatment for covid-19.

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The United States is moving more cautiously, with leading government researchers saying human challenge trials might be too risky or unnecessary. But the British scientists say the potential payoff is massive that accelerating vaccine development by even three months could save hundreds of thousands of lives globally.
CDC director says coronavirus vaccines wont be widely available till the middle of next year
The British experiment is scheduled to begin in January. Volunteers will be given a l…

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UK taps Open Orphan to explore vaccine trials that infect volunteers with coronavirus – CNBC

The Covid-19 human challenge study model could potentially speed up the development of a vaccine. But bioethicists warn about potential harms.

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Healthy, young people in the U.K. may soon be asked to volunteer to get deliberately exposed to Covid-19 as part of a set of human challenge studies, which aim to speed up the process of vaccine development.
These studies, which are controversial in medical circles, essentially ask volunteers to be “challenged” with an infectious disease organism. The idea behind them is to recruit healthy, young people, inoculate them and then subsequently expose them to the virus to determine if the vaccine i…

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Australia Covid-19 quarantine blood-testing blunder prompts calls for hundreds to take HIV test – CNN

More than 200 former residents of coronavirus quarantine facilities in Australia are being urged to test for blood-transmitted diseases, including HIV, after au…

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(CNN)More than 200 former residents of coronavirus quarantine facilities in Australia are being urged to test for blood-transmitted diseases, including HIV, after authorities admitted they used the same blood-testing devices for multiple guests.
It’s the latest in a series of Covid-19 setbacks to hit the country and the state of Victoria in particular. Earlier breaches at Victoria quarantine hotels led to a Covid-19 outbreak in Melbourne, prompting the country’s second biggest city to spend mon…

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