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Health Headlines - 8-12-20

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Health Headlines - 8-12-20

Health Headlines - 8-12-20

In today's health headlines we talk about a new deal from Pres.

Trump as he is working to get COVID-19 vaccines in the hands of Americans.

The CDC has approved a bug repellant that is safe enough to eat.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ISANNOUNCING A NEW DEAL WHICHCOULD HELP GETMILLIONS OF DOSES OF ACORONAVIRUS VACCINE TO AMERICANSAS SOON AS ONE IS APPROVED BYTHE F-D-A.THIS AS NEW CONCERNS ARE RAISEDOVER RUSSIA ALREADY INOCULATINGTHOUSANDS OF ITS CITIZENS.FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT KEVINCORKE HAS THE DETAILS.THE U-S COULD BE ONE STEP CLOSERTO A COVID-19 VACCINE...PRESIDENT TRUMP ON TUESDAYSAYING THE GOVERNMENT HAS MADE ADEAL TO PURCHASE 100MILLION DOSES OF DRUGMAKERMODERNA'S POTENTIAL VACCINE.TRUMP SAYS: "I'M PLEASED TOANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE REACHED ANAGREEMENT WITH MODERNATO MANUFACTURE AND DELIVER ONEHUNDRED MILLION DOSES OF THEIRCORONAVIRUS VACCINECANDIDATE."MODERNA, ALONG WITH TWO OTHERCOMPANIES ARE IN THE FINAL PHASETHREE TRIAL...AND, IN TOTAL ,THE U.S. ISINVESTING IN SIX VACCINECANDIDATES TO ENSURE THATTHERE'LL BE ENOUGHDOSES FOR WIDESPREADDISTRIBUTION... ONCE APPROVEDTRUMP SAYS: "THE MILITARY ISREADY TO GO, THEY'RE READY TODELIVER A VACCINE TO AMERICANSASSOON AS ONE IS FULLY APPROVED BYTHE FDA, AND WE'RE MOVING VERYCLOSE TO THAT APPROVAL."0:49 - 1:01ADALJA SAYS: "RIGHT NOW WE'REENGAGED IN A GLOBAL RACE TODEVELOP A VACCINE AS QUICK ASPOSSIBLE.

AND WE HAVE TO WORRYNOT ONLY ABOUT MAKING A SAFE ANDEFFECTIVE VACCINE, BUTCREATING CONFIDENCE IN THEPUBLIC SO THAT THEY DESIRE TOACTUALLY TAKE THIS VACCINE."...AND THOSE CONCERNS AREMOUNTING AFTER RUSSIA BECAME THEFIRST COUNTRY TO APPROVE ACORONAVIRUS VACCINE...ADMINISTERING IT TO TENS OFTHOUSANDS OF CITIZENS...PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE FINALTRIALS.HEALTH EXPERTS WARN THIS RUSHEDPROCESS COULD HAVE AN IMPACT ONGLOBAL VACCINEPRODUCTION.ADALJA SAYS: " IF SOMETHING WERETO GO WRONG, IT'S GOING TO SETUS ALL BACK."1:23 - 1:38IN A PRESS RELEASE, MODERNA SAYSTHE DEAL IS WORTH MORE THAN1-POINT-FIVE BILLIONDOLLARS...AND THE GOVERNMENT HAS THEOPTION TO BUY UP TO 400-MILLIONADDITIONAL DOSES.IN WASHINGTON, I'M KEVIN CORKE,FOX NEWS.THE C-D-C HAS APPROVED A NEW BUGREPELLANT THAT YOU CAN ACTUALLYEAT.THE INGREDIENT CALLEDNOOT-KATONE IS A NON-TOXICCHEMICAL FOUND IN CEDAR TREESAND GRAPEFRUIT.ITS SAFE ENOUGH TO BE USED INFOOD AND PERFUMES AND STUDIESSHOW IT MAY PROTECTYOU FROM INSECT BITES AT SIMILARRATES AS PRODUCTS WITH OTHERINGREDIENTS ALREADYON THE MARKET.THE STUDIES ALSO SHOW IT CANPROVIDE PROCTECTION FOR SEVERALHO




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