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US Election 2020: Tense wait as US election winner remains unclear

US Election 2020: Tense wait as US election winner remains unclear

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WHO: Average person may wait until 2022 for vaccine

WHO: Average person may wait until 2022 for vaccine

World
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The World Health Organization said if there is an effective vaccine against COVID-19 next year the distribution plan prioritizes vaccinating those most at risk to the virus, forcing the average person to possibly wait for their inoculation until 2022. "People tend the think 'Ah! On the first of January or the first of April, I'm going to get the vaccine, and then things will be back to normal,'" WHO's chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said. "It's not going to work like that." Advertisement Swaminathan made the remark Wednesday during an online question and answer discussion hosted by the U.N. health body, explaining that if there is a vaccine by next year there will not initially be enough produced for everyone, so countries will need a plan for distributing the drug...
Expanding donor list shortens heart transplant wait times, study finds

Expanding donor list shortens heart transplant wait times, study finds

Health
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Accepting hearts from older donors and those with some chronic health conditions allowed surgeons at Yale New Haven Hospital to perform more transplants and reduce the time recipients spent on the waiting list, without negatively impacting safety and health, an analysis published Friday by JAMA Network Open found. With the changes, the hospital was able to more than quadruple the number of heart transplants it performed and cut the average time recipients were on the waiting list by nearly 200 days, the researchers said. Advertisement The findings suggest that a more "inclusive" approach to selecting donor hearts and transplant recipients can enable hospitals to successfully treat more patients who need transplants, they said. "We ... made strategic changes in donor an...
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says fans must wait to celebrate together

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says fans must wait to celebrate together

Sports
Liverpool fans must wait until "the time is right" to celebrate the club's first Premier League title together, says manager Jurgen Klopp.Thousands of people celebrated on the city's waterfront on Friday, despite restrictions on gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.Firefighters extinguished a small fire at the Liver Building and 34 people were injured, three seriously. Klopp said he "did not love" the scenes at Pier Head.In an open letter to fans published in the Liverpool Echo, the German said: "I am a human being and your passion is also my passion, but right now the most important thing is that we do not have these kind of public gatherings."We owe it to the most vulnerable in ou...