Scientists are working to develop shots targeting the highly transmissible variant that has caused surges around the world. The mRNA platform behind some vaccines can make this process relatively straightforward.
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CDC advisors vote unanimously to give boosters to everyone with a J&J shot and some with Moderna. Here's how to know if you should get one.
COVID-19 booster shots should be available in the coming days for everyone who's had J&J, as well as select groups of Moderna recipients.
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via TelegramNIZHNY NOVGOROD—A gut-wrenching video has been circulating in Russia showing a dead COVID-19 patient on his hospital bed in the town of Novouralsk, apparently neglected by nurses and doctors. In the clip, another patient—the man who posted the video—is seen running around the hospital’s empty hallways screaming at the top of his lungs in an effort to flag down medical staff to tend to the deceased. “Girls, anybody?! Nurses, doctors!,” he can be heard shouting. No one responds to his
"Basically if I don't eat SUPER clean I get a horrible burning sensation," Christina Haack wrote in a candid Instagram post
HGTV star Christina Haack today revealed that she’s been battling “extreme stomach pain” for several years, but recently took action to get better. In a long Instagram post, Christina Haack, age 38, said that she has recently undergone an endoscopy and upper GI workup to determine the cause of her pains. Although she didn’t say […]
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead. Despite mask mandates, strict social curbs and COVID-19 booster doses available for over a month, infections in the Asian city-state's latest outbreak, driven by the Delta variant, took the death toll to 280, up from 55 early in September. "Singapore may potentially experience two to three epidemic waves as measures are increasingly relaxed," said Alex Cook, a disease modelling expert at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
The mother of two also claims that the milk helps her fiancé's health—but is that entirely true? Here's what the science says.
Drinking tea has many health benefits. Here's how a daily cup (or two!) can be good for you, along with healthy teas you should try.
- The Conversation
Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story
Children and parents lined up for polio vaccines outside a Syracuse, New York school in 1961. AP PhotoThe ongoing battles over COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. are likely to get more heated when the Food and Drug Administration authorizes emergency use of a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, expected later this fall. California has announced it will require the vaccine for elementary school attendance once it receives full FDA approval after emergency use authorization, and other states may foll
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Iran on Thursday awarded a prestigious prize in the study of science and technology to two physicists based in the United States. Harvard University physics professor Cumrun Vafa received The Mustafa Prize in the field of “All Areas of Science and Technology.” The award, he said, reminds him "that there is no border for science and technology and they belong to all human beings.”
- Kansas City Star
About 19% of the unvaccinated people in Kansas and 15% of those in Missouri don’t believe COVID-19 is a threat.
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NIH Admits to Funding Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan, Says EcoHealth Violated Reporting Requirements
A top NIH official admitted that U.S. taxpayers funded gain-of-function research on bat coronaviruses in Wuhan.
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This table shows the important differences between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca.
Something to consider this open enrollment season: Your vaccination status can have financial consequences
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The “big kid,” as his brother called him, was passionate about sports and helping fellow childhood cancer survivors.
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Christina Haack is hoping to get to the bottom of her renewed stomach pain. The Flip or Flop star shared all of the testing she's recently gone through to solve her current ailment.
- USA TODAY
Study finds 3rd Pfizer shot drastically improves protection; CDC panel votes to expand booster options: COVID-19 updates
The news came on the same day a CDC advisory panel voted unanimously to allow booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Latest news.
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While celebrating her son's first birthday, Harry Potter star Jessie Cave, a.k.a. Lavender Bro, said she hopes to take “nothing for granted" as a mom while looking back on her birth journey.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday said individuals who qualify could choose a different vaccine from the one they received for their initial inoculation. The CDC now recommends that everyone 18 and older who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months earlier should receive any one of the authorized COVID-19 boosters. Those who got either of the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna who are 65 or older are eligible for a booster.