Tag Archives: Coronavirus

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Coronavirus survivors might experience more intense COVID-19 vaccine side effects, experts say

Coronavirus survivors who receive the COVID-19 vaccine may experience more intense side effects following the first dose, experts say.  Two small studies, one from researchers with Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and the other from researchers at the University of Maryland, suggested that those who were previously infected with SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus, were… Read More »

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

Coronavirus: Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is linked to MORE blood clots than AstraZeneca’s in the UK

Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is linked to MORE blood clots than AstraZeneca’s – so why isn’t the EU banning it? Hypocrisy of European nations revealed as Italy admits decision was ‘POLITICAL’ Regulator and scientists insist the clots are appearing in average numbers and are not linked to the vaccines By now 14 countries in Europe have… Read More »

Kansas hospital trashes hundreds of coronavirus vaccine doses due to mistake

A Kansas hospital was forced to throw away nearly 600 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week due to a “process error,” health officials said Thursday.  Lawrence Memorial Hospital said it received 570 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health on Wednesday. The doses are typically delivered while frozen — so they can be placed in… Read More »