Major Garrett spoke with Dr. Ashish Jha of the Brown University School of Public Health about the confusion surrounding COVID-19 booster shots.
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While it's rare for humans to contract the disease, health officials warn that it can turn serious if not immediately treated.
No illnesses have been reported.
- The Daily Beast
HandoutA conservative radio host in Tennessee, who repeatedly spread misinformation about coronavirus and mocked vaccines but changed his tune after falling seriously ill, was still fighting for his life on Saturday, weeks after contracting the virus.Phil Valentine, who hosts a talk radio show on 99.7 WWTN-FM in Nashville, is hospitalized and is receiving supplemental oxygen while in critical care battling COVID pneumonia, his family said in a statement Friday.“They say he is still not getting w
- ABC News
The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 610,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- WCVB - Boston
It is still unclear if the lottery was a big incentive for people in the Bay State to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Business Insider
A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were 'this is not a hoax, this is real'
"It took watching my son die and me suffering the effects of covid for us to realize we need the vaccine," Christy Carpenter told The Washington Post.
- The New York Times
Ned Hallick, a lighting specialist accustomed to hauling heavy equipment, was 63 when he first noticed occasional spells of lightheadedness. Then one day, Hallick, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, told me, “I became so exhausted that walking up the subway stairs felt like I was climbing a mountain.” His primary care doctor, suspecting a heart problem, did several tests, including an EKG, and based on the results, referred him to a cardiologist. Diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, the most
The vaccine works less well against the more contagious Delta variant, but it still protects most recipients from severe disease.
- USA TODAY
Big biceps, toned abs and cut calves – it's what society often deems as the perfectly sculpted body. But is it healthy?
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The first time she went to a gynecologist, Emaan Abbass was 21. She’d heard her friends talking about their own visits, and figured it was time to go herself. The appointment ended up changing her life. “During that first exam, they diagnosed me with cervical cancer that had been caused by HPV,” she tells Refinery29, explaining that after that visit, she didn’t know where to turn for support. “I was raised in a pretty conservative Arab American home, where the topic of sex was very much a taboo.
The state is struggling with lackluster vaccination rates, dropped health protocols and the delta variant uptick as people head indoors to escape the heat.
- Washington Post
Kim Marin planned to spend her 51st birthday on Friday eating a cherry pie made by her 80-year-old mother and 12-year-old daughter. But Marin and her daughter, Kate, began feeling ill earlier this week. On Wednesday the pair, who are fully vaccinated and live in Fairfax County, Va., tested positive for the coronavirus.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. At first, it seemed like they just had a bad cold: They were coughing
As if you needed an excuse to eat 'em all season, the health benefits of cherries and their nutrition facts will seal the deal.
- The Telegraph
Covid cases have fallen for a sixth day in a row, with scientists saying a combination of vaccines, the "pingemic", school holidays and good weather may be responsible. The daily reported infections for Monday stood at 24,940 – a drop of 14 per cent since Sunday and down 15,000 since the same time last week. Figures suggest all regions are now seeing declines, with big decreases in previously high areas such as the north east of England, where daily cases have fallen by two thirds since the peak
- The Guardian
Individual who contracted the disease caused by a virus similar to smallpox returned to Texas from Nigeria in July The CDC said it was working with authorities in 27 states to identify and assess individuals who may have been in contact with the person on flights from Lagos to Atlanta and Atlanta to Dallas on 9 July. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images US health officials are monitoring more than 200 people for potential exposure to monkeypox, after an individual who contracted the disease in N
A Georgia restaurant will refuse service for unvaccinated people after breakthrough COVID infections among fully vaccinated staff
Argosy Restaurant and Bar co-owner Armando Celentano told Atlanta's WSB-TV the rule is "no different than 'no shoes, no shirt, no service.'"
Resurgent outbreaks — including breakthrough infections among vaccinated people — could throw a wrench in plans to bring workers fully back to offices in September.The big picture: A number of companies and the federal government have targeted the end of summer as the time to bring in-person offices fully online. But rising numbers of COVID-19 cases from the Delta variant could render that goal unrealistic.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Driving the new
The benefits of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine outweigh any potential risks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The big picture: There have been 7.8 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder, per million doses among adults, which is higher than expected in the general population, according to CDC data. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.By comparison, there has been about one case of Guillain-Barre p
- Eating Well
The Mediterranean diet prioritizes fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, lean meats and whole grains for a well-rounded, healthy eating pattern. Recipes like our Greek Kale Salad with Quinoa & Chicken and Roasted Root Veggies & Greens over Spiced Lentils are perfect for a cozy dinner for two—or for dinner one evening and lunch the next day. The brightness of basil pesto is a nice match for the buttery flavor of salmon in this quick and healthy dinner recipe.
Summer Camps Across the U.S. Are Dealing With COVID-19 Outbreaks. So What Happens When School Starts?
'It's not surprising that we see a lot of spread'