Herd immunity an impractical strategy, study finds

Achieving herd immunity to COVID-19 is an impractical public health strategy, according to a new model developed by University of Georgia scientists. The study recently appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Controlling COVID-19 has presented public health policymakers with a conundrum: How to prevent overwhelming their health…

Antiviral nasal spray may fight coronavirus, study finds

Moms create coronavirus solutions for kids: Why they say their PPE face shields are more effective than cloth masks Little Lives PPE is helping children and adults reenter the world safely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson and Alexandra Stanton founded Little Lives PPE to not only maintain the…

FDA finds contamination in several brands of diabetes drug

U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of a widely used diabetes medication after laboratory tests found elevated levels of a contaminant linked to cancer. The Food and Drug Administration said late Thursday that several batches of the drug metformin tested positive for unsafe levels of…