‘Risky’ or ‘incredible’? Experts split on delaying 2nd vaccine dose to expand coverage – National

China to donate 10M coronavirus vaccine doses to developing nations - National

Evidence supporting the COVID-19 vaccine’s effectiveness weeks after its first injection is piling up, Canada’s top public health official says.On Tuesday, Dr. Theresa Tam called the figures “incredible,” and said “over two months of data and beyond” showed sustained efficacy

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Fauci says 3 approved COVID-19 vaccines ‘really quite good,’ urges public to accept shots – National

Fauci says 3 approved COVID-19 vaccines ‘really quite good,’ urges public to accept shots - National

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said on Sunday he would take the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, as he encouraged Americans to accept any of the three approved shots.“All three of them are

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‘Very complex’: Coronavirus vaccines are a marvel of science, supply chains – National

‘Very complex’: Coronavirus vaccines are a marvel of science, supply chains - National

A single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is barely enough to cover the average pinky nail but is made up of more than 280 components and requires at least three manufacturing plants to produce.By the time that dose is

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Fact or Fiction: Has the public rushed into double masking?

Fact or Fiction: Has the public rushed into double masking?

With the threat of new COVID-19 variants growing by the day, it may seem like a good idea to just double up on masks as you’re heading out the door.After all, more masks on your face equals more protection,

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A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster of COVID-19 vaccine in new trial – National

A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster of COVID-19 vaccine in new trial - National

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Thursday they are testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to better understand the immune response against new variants of the virus.They are also in talks with regulatory authorities about testing

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It’s Time to Get Back to Normal? Not According to Science.

It’s Time to Get Back to Normal? Not According to Science.

Victoria Knight The science says “open the schools, stop wearing masks outside, and everyone at low risk should start living normal lives.” — Blog post by conservative talk show host Buck Sexton posted on Facebook, Feb. 8. This story was

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50 Years of Behavioral Science in Diabetes: A 2020 Vision of the Future

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

AbstractThis article is adapted from a speech Dr. de Groot delivered in June 2020 as President, Health Care & Education, of the American Diabetes Association at the Association’s 80th Scientific Sessions, which was held online as a result of coronavirus

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The Science of Awe and the Mars Perseverance Rover

The Science of Awe and the Mars Perseverance Rover

A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have an essay delivered to your inbox every Sunday. Perseverance and Why Feeling Awe Increases Empathy Here’s a secret: I am a recovering

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Leading B.C. doctor says 1 shot of COVID-19 vaccine is good enough — for now

Coronavirus may linger for years, but could change into mild annoyance: experts - National

Should Canadian public health officials be keeping second doses of COVID-19 vaccine on ice until all high-risk people get their first shot?It’s a possibility Dr. Danuta Skowronski, epidemiology lead for influenza and emerging respiratory pathogens at the B.C. Centre

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Booster shots, new clinical trials: What the COVID-19 variants could mean for vaccines – National

Booster shots, new clinical trials: What the COVID-19 variants could mean for vaccines - National

In a bid to end the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of coronavirus vaccines were developed in record time last year.Now, new more transmissible variants that have emerged in different parts of the world have raised concerns about the protection

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