Tag Archives: Covid

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters, delta has fewer genetic changes than earlier versions of the coronavirus. “When people saw that the epidemic in India was driven by delta, they did not suspect it would be so bad or overtake other variants,” said… Read More »

CDC group weighs Covid booster shots for immunocompromised people at higher risk of breakthrough infections

Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images A CDC advisory group is considering whether fully vaccinated Americans with weakened immune systems need a booster dose of a Covid vaccine after data shows they are less likely to have antibodies to fight the disease and more likely to suffer from a so-called breakthrough infection. Immunosuppressed… Read More »

Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

July 14, 2021 — As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are rejoicing, health care professionals say others are emerging from the pandemic with more health-related fears. COVID-19 has caused more anxiety and depression for many over the course of the pandemic. A… Read More »

Millions of over-50s could be given THIRD Covid jab from September

Third Covid vaccine for millions from September: 32m over-50s, key workers and Britons with underlying health conditions could be offered a booster Covid jab in as little as two months under fresh guidance to shield most vulnerable in winter Millions of Britons could be offered a third Covid vaccine from September, No10’s top advisers say… Read More »

Pfizer is not superior to Moderna and it’s ‘perfectly okay’ to mix COVID vaccines, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada While health authorities are reassuring Canadians that it’s safe to mix COVID-19 vaccines doses, some appear to be rejecting Moderna for Pfizer Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 24, 2021  •  4 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  126 Comments “There may be some brand recognition… Read More »

The WHO Didn’t Reverse Its Position on Kids and Covid Vaccines

“The WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION recently reversed its stance on children getting the Covid vaccine.” Instagram post, June 22, 2021 A social media post circulating on Facebook and Instagram claims that the World Health Organization recently flipped its policy recommendation about children receiving a covid-19 vaccine. “The WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION recently reversed its stance on children… Read More »