The efficacy of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine over time may actually improve vs. the initial days and weeks after the one-dose COVID-19 shot.
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More than 97% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated, once again stressing healthcare systems.
- Real Simple
There could be several reasons for the pesky pins-and-needles feeling you get.
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CDC: Color-coded map shows where Americans need to wear masks again, and where you can go maskless, outside of schools
Vaccinated people can still spread the Delta variant, which is one of the biggest reasons masks are being recommended indoors again.
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Mosquito bites have you clawing at your skin? This expert advice will bring you relief in no time.
- Real Simple
What (and how) you eat can help lower systemic inflammation for long-term health.
Nerve changes in eyes can help confirm 'long COVID'; Mental health issues tied to COVID-19 death risk
Changes in nerve fibers in the eyes can help confirm a diagnosis of "long COVID" - debilitating symptoms that persist more than four week after recovery from the acute illness, according to new findings. Because nerve fiber damage is suspected to underlie some of these lingering symptoms, ophthalmologists used a non-invasive technique called corneal confocal microscopy to check for nerve damage in the cornea. In their study of 40 COVID-19 survivors - most of whom had not been sick enough to need extra oxygen - and 30 uninfected individuals, the researchers found "significant associations" between nerve fiber loss in the cornea and the presence and severity of long COVID symptoms related to nerves, muscles and bones.
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As Lylah Baker recovers, family members have tested positive for exposure. Scientists are tracking clues for the source but so far coming up short.
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“It's just… it doesn't need to be this hard for everyone,” Ruby Rose said, before encouraging people to get their COVID-19 vaccine
- Miami Herald
As a doctor and a physician in Miami, I’m distressed to see hospitals in Florida are starting to fill up with COVID-19 cases, again. One in Jacksonville reported the most COVID-19 patients ever, and more children are being hospitalized. So far, nearly 39,000 Floridians have died in 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. And yet Gov. Ron DeSantis is throwing a ticker tape parade for himself while COVID-19 cases are spiking, again.
- Popular Mechanics
As the contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread in the U.S., you need to mask up—even if you're vaccinated. Here's how to find the right mask for you.
Dismal news of the week is a new study that says drinking too much coffee can shrink the brain and help cause dementia. A new study of nearly 18,000 people aged 37 to 73 has found that those who drank more than six cups of coffee a day had a 53% higher risk of dementia. On the one hand, six cups of coffee is a lot.
Enlarged glands mean your body is fighting off something, but how can you tell if it’s mild or serious?
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“None of us expected to be where we are today.”
- The Week
I found a discrepancy in CDC vaccine stats. Here's what happened.
Thai volunteers on Wednesday turned a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don Muang Airport into a 1,800-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients with less severe symptoms, as the country deals with its biggest outbreak to date. "This is a level 1+ field hospital where it can receive a large number of patients, who have less severe symptoms," Rienthong Nanna, director of Mongkutwattana Hospital, told Reuters. "But if patients' conditions deteriorate, they will be moved to our other field hospital called Pitak Rachan (Protect the King) Field Hospital," he added.
Cassava Sciences (SAVA) shares have been on an almighty rampage in 2021, up by a huge 1,736% year-to-date. Those gains are down to the potential of simufilam, the company’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) candidate for which clinical trial results have so far impressed all and sundry. However, on Monday, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Cassava presented positive clinical data pertaining to not only simufilam but to its other offering SavaDX, an investigational diagnostic
When it comes to COVID-19 in Colorado, the state says you're essentially on your own. Federal, state and local governments across the country are embracing mask requirements or mandatory coronavirus vaccinations.But so far Colorado leaders are not following suit.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: Under new guidance released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, masks should be worn indoors by e
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“With this so-much-more infectious variant now, your likelihood of being able to dodge that sucker is getting smaller and smaller.”
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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said a big concern is that the next variant that might emerge could make vaccines less effective.