Food and Drug Administration scientists didn’t take an immediate stance on whether to approve Moderna’ s request for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine booster shots. The scientists reviewed clinical trial information Moderna (ticker: MRNA) provided ahead of a hearing Thursday of an FDA advisory panel, including data from a phase 2 clinical trial studying the booster shots’ effectiveness on 171 adults. Moderna said the booster shots combined with the first two jabs of its authorized vaccine produced a stronger immune response than just the two shots.
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- USA TODAY
So far, 8.8 million Americans have received a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Here’s everything to know about booster doses of all three vaccines.
- Business Insider
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.
On Oct. 20, nearly a month after Pfizer booster shots were approved for at-risk groups, the FDA has officially authorized Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters.
- The Daily Beast
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
- CBS News
Up to 99 million Americans are now eligible for an additional dose.
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).
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.
However fit you are and well you eat, your immune system will, unfortunately, get less effective as you get older. Here's how to fight back.
- 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.
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 […]
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Whether you have arthritis, an injury, or simply have bad knees, these knee exercises will keep them feeling strong and healthy.
- Business Insider
The FDA just authorized booster shots of Moderna's and Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines and is letting users mix and match shots
The FDA has authorized booster shots for Johnson & Johnson and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines.
Pfizer and BioNTech say booster shots restored the vaccine's efficacy rate to 95.6%, according to a new clinical trial.
The CDC's influential vaccines advisory committee recommended both Pfizer and Merck’s new pneumococcal vaccines for older adults, surprising analysts.
Something to consider this open enrollment season: Your vaccination status can have financial consequences
- Associated Press
The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and told his Facebook viewers that Sweden had just paused the Moderna vaccine for people under age 30 over “significant concern” about heart inflammation. The post swiftly racked up thousands of views and favorable comments — evidence of Jensen’s early success in tapping conservative anger at the Democratic strategy of trying to vaccinate, mask and social-distance America out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Messages like the video have been a key part of how Jensen, a former state senator with a reputation as a moderate before the pandemic hit, has emerged as the early frontrunner among Republicans seeking to unseat Democratic Gov. Tim Walz.
- Good Housekeeping
The Duchess of Cambridge delivered an important speech to mark Addiction Awareness Week in the United Kingdom.