Tag: elderly

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows promise with the elderly

November 19, 2020
Britain’s Oxford University and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has produced a strong immune response among older people – and researchers expect to release late-stage trial results by Christmas, according to a report. The data published in The Lancet medical journal Thursday suggest that people over 70 who are at higher risk of serious illness and death

Elderly man killed after falling into campfire in ‘freak accident’

November 17, 2020
A 71-year-old man died in Georgia after he fell into a campfire in a “freak accident,” officials said. The unidentified man had been staying as a guest on the property Saturday in Franklin when authorities believe he fell into the fire while trying to get out of his camping chair, news station WXIA reported. The