Concerns over AstraZeneca grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots – National

With 300,000 AstraZeneca doses set to expire April 2, will provinces use them up? - National

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the Africa Union dropped plans to buy the shot, dealing further blows to the company’s hopes to deliver a vaccine for the world.The vaccine – developed with

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Mammogram Rates Rebound, Concerns Remain

Mammogram Rates Rebound, Concerns Remain

“Those kinds of things could have an impact in terms of the outcomes. It’s one thing to delay screening for three to six months, for example, but we get a little more worried when we’re delaying for a whole

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Concerns around AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but many still want it

Concerns around AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but many still want it

Spend an hour outside an east Toronto pharmacy with a television camera and a question about a controversial COVID-19 vaccine, and people will let you know exactly how they feel.“Anything you get is better than nothing,” said Kathleen Nagy,

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Amid AstraZeneca concerns, Trudeau tells Canadians to take the ‘first vaccine’ they’re offered – National

Amid AstraZeneca concerns, Trudeau tells Canadians to take the ‘first vaccine’ they’re offered - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging Canadians to take the first vaccine they’re offered, as Health Canada hits pause on giving the AstraZeneca jab to those under the age of 55.On Monday, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

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Science says AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe. But will that ease concerns? – National

Science says AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe. But will that ease concerns? - National

After initially saying AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t be given to people above the age of 65, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) reversed its stance on Tuesday, announcing that the vaccine was safe for seniors.The news comes as

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Activists Fueling Concerns About COVID Vaccine Safety

$52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations

Del Bigtree, founder, Informed Consent Action Network; host, The HighWire talk show. Richard Carpiano, PhD, professor of public policy and sociology, University of California, Riverside. Kate Bitz, program manager and organizer/trainer who focuses on exposing and counteracting far-right groups, Western

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Disparities and pandemic preparedness new ECRI top 10 safety concerns; diagnostic errors bumped

1 in 5 patients report discrimination when getting healthcare

Racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes and crisis preparedness are the top concerns for patient safety that health leaders need to address, according to ECRI’s annual Top Ten Patient Safety Concerns for 2021. This is the first time ECRI

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‘Explained by KHN’: Consumer Concerns About the Covid Vaccines

‘Explained by KHN’: Consumer Concerns About the Covid Vaccines

The twists and turns of the American health system can sometimes leave people lost, confused and looking for answers. We’ve created a new video series — “Explained by KHN” — in which our correspondents and editors answer common health care

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Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning

Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning

“We’re afraid that the kids who are being missed are probably the kids at higher risk,” Dr. Courtney said. Some states reported that the dip in lead screenings was especially pronounced among children who were on Medicaid, he added.For lead-poisoned

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6 Common Concerns of Vaccine-Hesitant People

6 Common Concerns of Vaccine-Hesitant People

Reviewed by Sabra L. Klein, Ph.D.As long as there have been vaccines, there have been movements against them. In the United States, the anti-vax movement began in 1879 with the formation of the Anti-Vaccination Society of America in response to

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