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March 5, 2021

Expert Group In Norway To Assess Deaths Reported Following Coronavirus Vaccination

The Norwegian Medicines Agency has set up an expert group to review 102 deaths amongst frail elderly people following vaccination against coronavirus.
March 5, 2021

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Hospitalization Risk In Older Population

Vitamin D deficiency increases the likelihood of hospitalization and the length of stay in the population aged over 60, according to a cross-sectional study of over 3,000 people.
March 5, 2021

Vitamin D ‘Necessary’ For COVID-19 Treatment, Says Spanish Society

Vitamin D supplementation should be a standardized practice to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized older patients, according to a newly published position statement by the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology.
March 5, 2021

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sentenced To Jail For Corruption

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption.
March 5, 2021

New Coronavirus Variant Spreading In New York

A new form of the coronavirus spreading rapidly in New York City carries a worrisome mutation that may weaken the effectiveness of vaccines, two teams of researchers have found.
February 24, 2021

More Than One In Five Diabetes Patients In Hospital With COVID-19 Die Within 28 Days

More than one in five diabetes patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 die within 28 days, according to a study conducted in France.