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Flight attendants fear being ‘punched in the face’ over mask enforcement, union president says

Flight attendants enforcing mask mandates onboard are worried about physical attacks from travelers, Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday. The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday it would double fines for passengers who refuse to comply with the federal mask mandate for air travel. The union… Read More »

First Biogen, now the FDA: Congressional Democrats request agency records over Aduhelm’s approval

Months after two high-ranking Democrats demanded Biogen answer for concerns shrouding its controversial Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, the lawmakers are now turning their aim toward the FDA. In a letter sent to the agency’s interim commissioner Janet Woodcock, M.D., the chairs of two leading House committees—Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, and Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-New Jersey—demanded… Read More »

Brain scans of coronavirus patients suggest ‘significant’ grey matter loss over time: study

An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with COVID-19 suggested a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, researchers say. Researchers affiliated with the University of Oxford posted findings ahead of peer review this week to medRxiv, drawing on data from the U.K. Biobank. They compared brain scans taken pre-pandemic to… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Rollout delayed in Europe over blood clot fears – latest

Johnson & Johnson will “proactively delay the rollout of our vaccine in Europe”, the pharmaceutical company revealed on Tuesday. It follows a handful of reports that link the vaccine to dangerous blood clots. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the rollout of the vaccine be freezed in the US while investigations… Read More »