Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Olivier Tchimou, a student pharmacist administers the vaccine to a student in Riggleman Hall.Stephen Zenner/SOPA

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Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Fauci Thanks US Health Workers for Sacrifices but Admits PPE Shortages Drove Up Death Toll

Dr. Anthony Fauci thanked America’s health care workers, who “every single day put themselves at risk” during the pandemic, even as he acknowledged that PPE shortages had contributed to the deaths of more than 3,600 of them. “We rightfully refer

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Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

Sunnier Areas Have Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

So how might extra sunlight curb COVID-19? According to Weller’s group, one possible explanation is that sun exposure causes the skin to release a chemical called nitric oxide. Some laboratory studies have found that nitric oxide may reduce the

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‘My Children Were Priceless Jewels’: Three Families Reflect on the Health Workers They Lost

‘My Children Were Priceless Jewels’: Three Families Reflect on the Health Workers They Lost

Danielle Renwick, The Guardian This story also ran on The Guardian. It can be republished for free. The daughter of an internist in the Bronx, the father of a nurse practitioner in Southern California and the son of a nurse

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They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Someone places a testing swab into a vial

Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News Kristin Novotny once led an active life, with regular CrossFit workouts and football in the front yard with her children — plus a job managing the kitchen at a middle school. Now, the 33-year-old mother

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US suicides dropped last year, defying pandemic expectations

By the Numbers: Largest behavioral health hospitals, 2021

The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.Death certificates are still coming in and the count could rise. But

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Covid-19 news: Italy, Spain, Belgium limit use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Covid-19 news: Italy, Spain, Belgium limit use of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker checks the patients queue during the COVID-19 vaccination campaign with AstraZeneca vaccine

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Upper Hammonds Plains church hosts province’s first African Nova Scotian vaccination clinic

Upper Hammonds Plains church hosts province’s first African Nova Scotian vaccination clinic

Reverend Andrea Anderson was the first person to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the province’s first African Nova Scotian vaccination clinic on Thursday.“I’ve been long awaiting this so I’ve been excited about getting this,” Anderson said.The clinic was held

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Compared to Peer Countries, the U.S. Had the Highest Rate of Mortality Among People Under Age 65 and Potential Years of Life Lost in 2020 Due to the Pandemic

New Survey: Passing a Law Preventing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence from Having a Gun is Identified as a Top Women’s Health Policy Priority for Federal Policymakers

A new KFF issue brief examines 2020 data on excess mortality – the number of deaths above what is expected in a typical year – and finds that among similarly large and wealthy nations, the United States had the highest

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Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Calls Mount for Biden to Track US Health Care Worker Deaths from Covid

Ed Pilkington, The Guardian Calls are mounting for the Biden administration to set up a national tracking system of covid-19 deaths among front-line health care workers to honor the thousands of nurses, doctors and support staffers who have died and

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