April 14, 2021

Gynecologist Exiled from China Says 80 Sterilizations Per Day Forced on Uyghurs

(Newsweek) – In a recent interview, an exiled doctor from the Uyghur ethnic minority provided a vivid account of forced sterilizations carried out in Xinjiang, China. “On some days there were about 80 surgeries to carry out forced sterilizations,” Gülgine, … Read More

April 14, 2021

Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push

(New York Times) – First it was AstraZeneca. Now Johnson & Johnson. Last week, British regulators and the European Union’s medical agency said they had established a possible link between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine and very rare, though sometimes fatal, blood … Read More

April 14, 2021

A New Edition of The New England Journal of Medicine Is Now Available

The New England Journal of Medicine (vol. 383, no. 13, 2020) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Fundamentals of U.S. Health Policy: Competing Visions for the Future of Health Policy” by M. Fiedler “Assessing the Safety of Glucose-Lowering … Read More

April 13, 2021

China’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine May Start Late-Stage Trial in May: State Media

(Reuters) – China’s locally developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate that uses messenger RNA (mRNA) technology could start late-stage clinical trial overseas as early as next month, official media said on Tuesday. ARCoV, the China-developed mRNA vaccine candidate that is furthest along … Read More