The booster now heads to the CDC for final approval.
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Despite the fact that not everyone experiences COVID-19 vaccine side effects, they are very common - but now, a new study suggests that these symptoms may be caused by something called the "nocebo effect" and not your body's immune response to the vaccine. Research published in the JAMA Network Open on Jan.
The Biden administration is issuing 400 million free non-surgical N95 masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Omicron's incubation period is shorter than previous COVID-19 variants. Here's why that matters.
All the monoclonal antibody sites across Florida will be closed until further notice, the Florida Department of Health announced via Twitter on Monday.
- Washington Post
As Robert Malone stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before thousands of anti-vaccine and anti-mandate demonstrators Sunday, the medical doctor and infectious-disease researcher repeated the falsehoods that have garnered him legions of followers. "Regarding the genetic covid vaccines, the science is settled," he said in a 15-minute speech that referenced the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy. "They are not working."Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important
- USA TODAY Opinion
No resource, not even masks, is more vital to public health than the credibility of leaders who in a crisis must ask people to do unpopular things.
The study found that CoronaVac received the strongest boost from a viral vector or RNA shot, including against the Delta and Omicron coronavirus variants, researchers from Brazil and Oxford University said on Monday. China-based Sinovac's vaccine uses an inactivated version of a coronavirus strain that was isolated from a patient in China.
- Business Insider
Omicron caused comparatively fewer deaths than other pandemic peaks, but hospitalizations hit a record-high — straining the healthcare system.
- The State
His vantage point from inside the hospital is a rare glimpse inside how the COVID pandemic is impacting patients, the people who love them and the folks who are trying to save their lives.
- In The Know by Yahoo
Woman slams popular mental health app over allegedly 'predatory' behavior: 'I got zero out of your service'
Her experience, which she later chronicled in a series of viral TikToks, was far from ideal.
- Town & Country
Last week, tech entrepreneur, Shark Tank investor, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban entered the billionaire class's competitive philanthropy race by launching an online healthcare marketplace offering generic drugs at affordable prices. But his new venture isn't a charity. The new digital pharmacy called Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company (MCCPDC) promises to sell medications for the cost of the drugs plus a 15% markup and a $3 dollar pharmacist fee.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers discuss an op-ed article by a doctor who has been verbally attacked by anti-vaccine COVID patients and their families.
- Rolling Stone
“Even in Hitler’s Germany, you could hide,” Robert Kennedy, Jr., who has been spreading the false claim that vaccines cause autism for decades, said at the anti-mandate march on Washington.
- The Daily Beast
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastTwo months after scientists in South Africa alerted the world to the new, highly transmissible Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, the global surge in infections resulting from the variant is finally subsiding.To be clear, exhausted health-care workers in overcrowded hospitals are still fighting to save lives. But many epidemiologists are beginning to look ahead to a post-Omicron world.The pandemic experts The Daily Beast spoke to were unan
Probiotics - nicknamed "good" or "helpful" bacteria by health professionals - are live bacteria and yeasts that help keep your gut healthy and improve digestion. However, when you start upping your probiotic intake (either through supplements or eating probiotic-rich foods), it can be hard to tell if probiotics are actually making a difference.
What to know about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.
Kybella melts fat cells for good.
The Florida Department of Health announced an abrupt end to monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 after the Food and Drug Administration abruptly revoked the drug's emergency use authorization Monday.
- Best Life
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease of the central nervous system in which the immune system attacks the myelin sheath—a layer of fatty tissue and protein that protects nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord—causing communication problems between the brain and body. Eventually, this can cause nerve damage, resulting in a whole host of phantom pains and sensations.Historically, MS has been a condition that's shrouded in mystery and often met with dismissal or disbelief, but experts
- WDSU - New Orleans
New Orleans public health director will no longer be in Mardi Gras parade