Delicate Covid Vaccines Slow Rollout — Leading to Shots Given Out of Turn or, Worse, Wasted

Delicate Covid Vaccines Slow Rollout — Leading to Shots Given Out of Turn or, Worse, Wasted

For Heather Suri, a registered nurse in Virginia, the race to vaccinate Americans against covid has thrown up some unprecedented obstacles. The vaccines themselves are delicate and require a fair bit of focus over time. Consider Moderna’s instructions for preparing

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‘The big one’: WHO warns future pandemics could be worse than coronavirus – National

‘The big one’: WHO warns future pandemics could be worse than coronavirus - National

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 1.7 million people, destroyed economies and pushed hospitals to the brink of collapse.But the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that despite the severity, the pandemic is not “necessarily the big one.”Speaking at

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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 would have been worse without recent advances in science – National

Chinese officials push use of emergency coronavirus vaccine despite concerns - National

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19, has killed approximately 2.2 per cent of those worldwide who are known to have contracted it. But the situation could be a lot worse without modern medicine and science.The last such

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Why Do Black Patients Fare Worse With Blood Cancer?

Why Do Black Patients Fare Worse With Blood Cancer?

By Serena McNiffHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A pair of studies shed new light on why a relatively rare blood cancer — acute myeloid leukemia (AML) — is more deadly among Black patients. The

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Could the holidays be making your pandemic anxiety worse?

Could the holidays be making your pandemic anxiety worse?

Under normal circumstances, the holiday blues are real. And this year, with a devastating pandemic in progress, more people are likely to struggle with the emotional pressures this season brings and the effects could be worse. “More patients are having

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COVID Is Worse Than Ever in the US. We Aren’t Acting Like It

COVID Is Worse Than Ever in the US. We Aren't Acting Like It

Nothing about the current COVID-19 explosion should come as a surprise. As the virus spread throughout summer and fall, experts repeatedly warned winter would be worse. They cautioned that a cold-weather return to indoor socializing, particularly around the holidays, could

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Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

By Trevor Collier, University of Dayton and Marlon L. Williams, University of DaytonThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Almost a quarter of employees faced with the choice of two employer-sponsored health care

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“Junk” Insurance Makes a Pandemic Even Worse – The Health Care Blog

“Junk” Insurance Makes a Pandemic Even Worse – The Health Care Blog

By ROSEMARIE DAY and NIKO LEHMAN-WHITE One of the most important responsibilities of the American government is to protect its citizens from harmful industry practices, from lead poisoning to dangerous pharmaceuticals to financial meltdowns. Its record is far from perfect,

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