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Updated: COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective, clinical trial shows

Updated: COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective, clinical trial shows

Two coronavirus vaccine candidates have shown they are more than 90% effective after phase 3 clinical trials.

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By John Ferrannini | November 9, 2020

The requirement that local health departments and health care providers must report the sexual orientation and gender identity data of COVID-19 cases does not apply to everyone being tested — only to those who have received positive tests.

By Liz Highleyman | October 23, 2020

The federal Food and Drug Administration approved the first new treatment for COVID-19 October 22.


By Ed Walsh | October 21, 2020

California state Senator Scott Wiener hosted an hourlong virtual town hall meeting October 20, focused on problems related to mental health and substance use, which have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By John Ferrannini | October 9, 2020

The largest-ever American study on the social and mental health of intersex adults was released October 9, revealing that the population experiences major health disparities.


By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

By John Ferrannini | September 4, 2020

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has published updated guidance on how to have sex while mitigating the risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus.


By John Ferrannini | September 2, 2020

Reported rates of some STDs dropped precipitously from last year's numbers as of the end of June, according to statistics released by the San Francisco Department of Public Health, a side-effect of less testing and changed sexual habits due to COVID.

By John Ferrannini | August 12, 2020

Magnet, the sexual health clinic located at the Strut community health center in the Castro, has quietly rolled out services to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.


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By John Ferrannini | July 28, 2020

California will now be requiring health care providers and local health departments to report data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of COVID-19 patients, according to a July 28 news release.


By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.


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