Why the UK changed covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine advice for under-30s

Covid-19 news: EU proposes stricter controls on vaccine exports

By Clare Wilson The UK has restricted the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine in some age groupsMarco Passaro/Shutterstock Today the UK effectively restricted use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine to people aged 30 and over because of the risk

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Following public health advice on COVID-19 has Atlantic Canadian premiers shining above the rest, experts say

Following public health advice on COVID-19 has Atlantic Canadian premiers shining above the rest, experts say

Two political science experts agree that the four premiers in Atlantic Canada rely on public health advice more so than political motivations when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.Finding the balance between public health advice, and pressures from industries

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To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA to Relax Vaccine Handling Advice

To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA to Relax Vaccine Handling Advice

President Joe Biden has promised enough covid vaccine to immunize every willing adult by June 1. But right now, the gap between supply and demand is so dramatic that vaccinators are discovering ways to suck the final drops out of

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CDC’s ‘Huge Mistake’: Did Misguided Mask Advice Drive Up Covid Death Toll for Health Workers?

A person wears personal protective equipment

Since the start of the pandemic, the most terrifying task in health care was thought to be when a doctor put a breathing tube down the trachea of a critically ill covid patient. Those performing such “aerosol-generating” procedures, often in

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Advice for Parents From Adults Who Grew Up as a Type 1 – Diabetes Daily

Advice for Parents From Adults Who Grew Up as a Type 1 – Diabetes Daily

I am very grateful to have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 37. I think of all the times where having type 1 would have been challenging growing up. Navigating diabetes and childhood and adolescence isn’t

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Top digital health exec’s advice to startups: Once you think you “know” you’ve lost the game

Top digital health exec's advice to startups: Once you think you "know" you've lost the game

Former Livongo President Jennifer Schneider joined Cityblock Health’s board of directors in February. Photo credit: Cityblock After Livongo closed a massive merger with Teladoc that valued the digital health startup at $18.5 billion, Dr. Jennifer Schneider set out to find

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My advice to surgeons-in-training during Covid-19

My advice to surgeons-in-training during Covid-19

Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of being involved in the education of hundreds of surgeons-in-training and I’ve seen how medical education has slowly evolved over time. Right now, however, the pandemic is triggering radical shifts in the delivery

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Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a Lifestyle Reporter

Tips for Coping at Home: Advice From a Lifestyle Reporter

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.As we remain in quarantine, unsure if the slow jog to normalcy is a few more miles or a million, Melissa

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As COVID-19 vaccine efforts ramp up, advice on how to deal with a fear of needles

As COVID-19 vaccine efforts ramp up, advice on how to deal with a fear of needles

While COVID-19 vaccines come as a relief to many, for some it’s a source of anxiety.Trypanophobia, a fear of needles, was classified as a disorder in 1994. For those who fear needles, vaccinations can be a frightening medical procedure.

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Readers and Tweeters Dispense Timely Advice for Difficult Times

Readers and Tweeters Dispense Timely Advice for Difficult Times

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names. How to Explain Vaccines to People Who Resist Them Here is an attempt to write something

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