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Meet the students trying to simplify clinical trial recruitment for veterans

A group of Northern Virginia high school students is hoping to make it a little easier for vulnerable individuals to connect with clinical trials that might benefit them – with the help of an app they’ve been developing over the course of nearly two years.   Ethan Ocasio, Shreeja Kikkisetti and Neeyanth Kopparapu created the… Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Right thing’ to be part of plasma trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device Blood plasma from patients who have recovered from Covid-19 is being tested as a potential treatment for those still suffering from the disease. It is hoped transfusing seriously ill patients with the plasma – which contains coronavirus antibodies – can give struggling immune systems a helping hand. Mother-of-seven… Read More »

At rare trial of alleged vaccine side effects, parents say H1N1 flu shot killed 5-year-old daughter

By most accounts, Amina Abudu was a happy, healthy little girl in 2009, when health authorities declared that a pandemic flu virus was sweeping the world. A vaccine was rushed to market, and the five year old was among millions of Canadians to get the flu shot, amid widespread fears about the new pathogen. Five… Read More »