Moderna Starts Human Trials Of mRNA Vaccine For Virus That Likely Causes Multiple Sclerosis

ToplineModerna recently launched early stage clinical trials for an mRNA vaccine against the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a common pathogen that infects almost everyone at some point in their lives, is…

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‘The Party Is Over’: U.K.’s Boris Johnson Faces Calls To Resign After He Admits Attending Downing Street Gathering During Lockdown

ToplineBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Wednesday after admitting he attended an alcohol-fueled garden party at 10 Downing Street at the height of the country’s first pandemic lockdown, sparking…

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State Lotteries—Including Million Dollar Cash Prizes—Didn’t Boost Covid Vaccine Uptake, Study Finds

ToplineThe opportunity to win lucrative sums of cash—sometimes millions of dollars—in exchange for getting a Covid-19 shot was not effective at boosting vaccination rates across the U.S., according to research…

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Twitter Permanently Bans Marjorie Taylor Greene For Repeated Covid-19 Misinformation

ToplineTwitter announced Sunday it has permanently suspended the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) for violating the platform’s Covid-19 misinformation policies, clamping down after numerous warnings to the…

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