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In a move that widens the pool of people considered at risk for COVID-19 infection

CDC Broadens Definition of ‘Close Contact’ in Tracing COVID-19 Infections

Change will likely have biggest impact in group settings where people are in repeated contact with others
Women with invasive cervical cancer have an increased rate of iatrogenic and noniatrogenic injuries during diagnostic workup

Rate of Injuries Increased Around Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer

Rates of iatrogenic, noniatrogenic injuries higher for women having diagnostic workup for cervical cancer
Anthony Fauci

Fauci ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ for COVID-19 Vaccine by Year’s End

Fauci was speaking at a virtual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Interval breast cancers account for one-fourth of breast cancers detected in routinely screened women

Interval Breast Cancers Tied to Worse Outcomes

Risk for breast cancer death more than threefold higher for interval versus screen-detected cancer
Vaccine-related attributes and political characteristics are associated with preference for choosing a hypothetical COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine Attributes Influence Readiness to Accept COVID-19 Shot

Political considerations also influence preference for choosing a hypothetical COVID-19 vaccine
Seeking to slow the spread of COVID-19

CDC Recommends Face Masks in All Public Transportation Settings

Agency urges transport operators to 'refuse boarding to anyone not wearing a mask'
British scientists are infecting healthy volunteers with COVID-19

Scientists to Infect Volunteers With COVID-19 in Challenge Trial

Challenge trials have long history, going back to development of smallpox vaccine in 1796
California is not going to allow the use of any COVID-19 vaccines until its own panel of experts approves them

No COVID-19 Vaccines Allowed in California Without State Approval

California governor says vaccinations 'will move at the speed of trust'
An inactivated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine seems safe and induces humoral responses

Inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Well Tolerated in Phase 1/2 Trial

Neutralizing antibody geometric mean titers higher in vaccine group at day 42 in phase 1 trial
For older adults

Social Activity Tied to Integrity of Brain Structure in Older Adults

Greater integrity of gray matter seen on brain MRI in older adults with higher levels of social engagement