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Fauci says he has serious doubts Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

Fauci says he has serious doubts Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Getty ImagesBy CATERINA ANDREANO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC News’ Deborah Roberts that he seriously doubts the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed Sputnik V and touted by President Vladimir Putin, has been proven safe and effective.Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, shared the comments exclusively with…Read more »

‘Shock hair loss’ linked to coronavirus pandemic stress

‘Shock hair loss’ linked to coronavirus pandemic stress

triocean/iStockBy THE GMA TEAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The stress of the coronavirus pandemic is causing people’s hair to fall out in a phenomenon doctors are calling “shock hair loss.””There’s no symptoms, there’s no itching, there’s no pain,” Dr. Shilpi Khetarpal, a dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic, told Good Morning America. “They’re just seeing more…Read more »

Twenty-six states will soon face shortage of ICU doctors

Twenty-six states will soon face shortage of ICU doctors

iStock/sudok1BY: DR. MOLLY STOUT(WASHINGTON) — They built field hospitals, transformed operating rooms into ICUs, and ingeniously crafted their own ventilators and masks. And now they’re strapped for the people who make up a critical care workforce.Researchers at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health found that the majority of states are now at…Read more »