Health Headlines for August 25, 2020

FDA chief apologizes for overstating plasma effect on virus

Associated Press

Trump hailed the decision as a historic breakthrough even though the treatment’s value has not been established.

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How Syracuse researchers are using cows to fight coronavirus

Syracuse.com

Upstate Medical University infused a patient with antibodies from genetically-engineered cows that could potentially treat and prevent Covid-19.

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Experts fear Covid-19 weight gain could lead to health complications, weak immune systems

ABC News

The types of foods people seem to be indulging during this time could not only hurt their waistlines, but also their chances of fighting the virus should they become sick.

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566 coronavirus cases reported at University of Alabama in less than a week since classes started

NBC News

Universities across the country have been struggling with bringing students back to campuses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hong Kong researchers report first documented coronavirus re-infection

Reuters

A Hong Kong man who recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half months later in the first documented instance of human re-infection, researchers at the University of Hong Kong said.

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Restaurants, bars, stores in New York cleared to administer overdose-reversal treatments

The Citizen

An expansion of the Good Samaritan law allows more businesses and public places to administer opioid overdose reversal medication without fear of liability.

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