Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies via Breast Milk

In the first nine months of the pandemic, around 116 million babies were born worldwide, according to Unicef estimates. This left researchers scrambling to answer a critical question: Could the virus be transmitted through breast milk? Some people assumed it

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Vermont to Give Minority Residents Vaccine Priority

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Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News [UPDATED at 5 p.m. ET] States have tried with limited success to get covid vaccines to people of color, who have been disproportionately killed and hospitalized by the virus. Use Our Content It can be

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Vermont Is 1st State to Give Minority Residents Vaccine Priority

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States have tried with limited success to get covid vaccines to people of color, who have been disproportionately killed and hospitalized by the virus. Starting Thursday, Vermont explicitly gave Black adults and people from other minority communities priority status for

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CMS hikes COVID-19 vaccine pay, broadens scope of providers to give jab

Joint Commission alerts on health equity as vaccine disparity fears grow

As the Biden administration ramps up its coronavirus vaccination effort, CMS has taken steps to encourage more providers to administer the doses, including increasing the reimbursement rate for Medicare patients. The new rate, announced Monday, is about $40 per dose, meaning

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Meet the Retired Nurse Who Could Give Covid Shots But Couldn’t Get One

Meet the Retired Nurse Who Could Give Covid Shots But Couldn’t Get One

Martha Gallagher, a 75-year-old retired school nurse, wanted to volunteer for the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps to administer covid-19 vaccines. She knew Delaware might need more vaccinators and thought, “Why not do something to help get the vaccine out?” Plus,

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Satsuma Pharma rounds up $80M to give its migraine treatment another shot

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  Satsuma Pharmaceuticals fell short in a Phase 3 study testing its treatment for migraine headaches, a clinical trial failure widely expected to spark the end of the program and the company. Instead, Satsuma now has a new plan that

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Novavax filings give first glimpse of deal Canada made for COVID-19 vaccines – National

Novavax filings give first glimpse of deal Canada made for COVID-19 vaccines - National

Novavax has made public some of the details of its January contract with the Canadian government to supply millions of doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate if approved by the country’s regulator.Though key details such as price per dose

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ICU nurse: ‘We won’t give up’ the fight against COVID-19

ICU nurse: ‘We won’t give up’ the fight against COVID-19

Health care workers have faced COVID-19 head-on for almost a year, and while surges in illness challenged hospital staff, diligent and hard-working nurses that make a big difference in battling the pandemic. Taylor Wheeler, an ICU nurse at Aurora BayCare

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Give Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Blood Thinners

Give Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Blood Thinners

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Giving blood thinners to COVID-19 patients soon after they’re hospitalized could reduce their risk of dying. That’s the conclusion of a new study that analyzed

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