The number of COVID-19 cases is rising in Massachusetts and nationwide ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Scientists believe they have found the trigger for the rare blood clots in people who have taken the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.A study by a team of researchers from the United States and United Kingdom found a protein in the blood - known as platelet factor 4 (PF4) - that reacts to the adenovirus used by the vaccine that then causes a chain reaction involving the immune system.This reaction can result in the dangerous clots - a...
- The New York Times
As recently as last week, many public health experts were fiercely opposed to the Biden administration’s campaign to roll out booster shots of the coronavirus vaccines to all American adults. There was little scientific evidence to support extra doses for most people, the researchers said. The omicron variant has changed all that. Scientists do not yet know with any certainty whether the virus is easier to spread or less vulnerable to the body’s immune response. But with dozens of new mutations,
- HuffPost Life
What's different about the new COVID strain compared to others like delta? Here's what you need to know.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Doctors point to the data, particularly hospitalizations and deaths, as evidence the vaccine is getting the job done.
- Business Insider
Check out Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' handwritten 4 a.m. schedule that was submitted as she testified that her ex-boyfriend was abusive
A handwritten note was submitted into evidence on Monday as Elizabeth Holmes testified, alleging abuse from her ex-boyfriend Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani.
On the heels of the report, Procter & Gamble is recalling 18 of its Secret and Old Spice products.
- The Providence Journal
As numbers rise, long-haul COVID sufferers endure debilitating complications with no end in sight.
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- The Herald News
A local leading doctor brings a unique perspective to fighting COVID-19: that of someone who was hospitalized and severely ill with the virus.
Mark Hoppus was diagnosed with stage 4 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in April, and announced he was cancer-free in September
- The Courier Journal
Want to live to 100? The key is a healthy lifestyle, and one approach is to follow the Blue Zone Power 9 rules. Here's what to know.
- York Daily Record
Darla Smith filed the lawsuit in behalf of her husband, who is on a ventilator. One of several such lawsuits nationally raises questions about medical care.
- LA Times
The Omicron variant was probably incubated in a person with poorly controlled HIV who struggled to clear a coronavirus infection.
- USA TODAY
Omicron, first identified in South Africa last week, was designated a 'variant of concern' by WHO. Here's what to know about the latest COVID variant.
- Kansas City Star
Antibody tests should not be used to evaluate your level of immunity or protection from COVID-19 at any time, says the Food and Drug Administration.
- In The Know by Yahoo
CVS customer catches pharmacy employee's alleged unsanitary behavior on camera: ‘This is the final straw’
A CVS customer recorded an employee who allegedly engaged in unsanitary behavior at work, in an incident the shopper referred to as her "final straw" with the pharmacy.
- The Providence Journal
In his latest podcast with The Journal, the pandemic expert predicts the variant will continue to spread in this country.
- The News-Messenger
As of November 2021, the USGS has reported Chronic Wasting Disease in wild populations of deer and elk from 26 states and 3 Canadian provinces.
- NBC News
Marcus Lamb, a co-founder and the CEO of the conservative Christian Daystar Television Network who vocally opposed Covid-19 vaccines, has died at 64, weeks
- CBS News
Although COVID-19 testing costs are supposed to be covered under most circumstances, some people have been getting large and confusing bills, including some for hundreds or thousands of dollars.