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    South Africa’s vaccine train delivers doses to poor areas

    South Africa has sent a train carrying COVID-19 vaccines to one of its poorest provinces to receive doses in areas where health facilities are scattered By Sebbatso Mossamo Associated Press September 25, 2021, 9:34 am • read 4 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article SWARTKOPS, South Africa — When Vongalvethu Mbanjawa tried to […] More

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    Boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients were not up for debate during the CDC panel.

    A committee of scientific advisors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Thursday Pfizer-BioNtech recommend booster dose of coronavirus vaccine For many Americans who were fully vaccinated with the same vaccine. The panel advised that booster shots Go to older Americans and people with certain medical conditions, but exclude those at risk because […] More

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    Explainer: drug abortion becomes latest GOP target

    Drug abortions account for about 40% of all abortions in the US. The increasingly common method relies on pills rather than surgery, making abortion more likely in a woman’s home rather than in a clinic. This is an option that has become important during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Republican states generally move to restrict access […] More

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    COVID in the United Nations: One topic, used to make many points

    For the United States, COVID-19 was about leadership and “a dose of hope”. For Iran, it was about the inhumanity of the sanctions. Tiny Palau, largely virus-free, used her precious speech minutes to praise Taiwan for its support during the pandemic – and not coincidentally, with the United Nations revoking the island as a member […] More

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    COVID-19 Booster Shots: Key Questions Answered

    September 24, 2021 — The FDA and CDC announced this week that certain groups of people at high risk for serious COVID-19 infection can now receive a booster dose of Pfizer. Vaccination. You and your friends and family may have questions: Am I eligible? Where do I go to get a booster? Do I need […] More

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    DNA sensor can detect when COVID is contagious

    by Steven Reinberg healthday reporter FRIDAY, September 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A NEW DNA A new study has found that the sensor can detect viruses and tell within minutes whether they are contagious or not. The sensor was developed using DNA technology, and does not require the test samples to be pre-treated. The researchers […] More

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    CDC finds that US schools with mask requirements are seeing fewer outbreaks.

    The school mask mandate has caused controversy in many parts of the country. Now, two studies, published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provide additional evidence that masks protect children from the coronavirus, even when community rates are high and the infectious delta variant is circulating. In a study conducted in Arizona, […] More

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    Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

    BOISE, Idaho — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over “crisis standards of care” guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients. coronavirus global pandemic. The Justice in Aging group on Tuesday asked the US Department of Health and Human Services to investigate Idaho Health care The […] More

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    What people with psoriasis can learn from the pandemic

    For more than a year we all are facing extremely stressful situation. Many conditions are aggravated by stress, and psoriasis is no exception. In fact, it is likely that many people were diagnosis of psoriasis For the first time during the pandemic. To make things worse, dealing with psoriasis can add to the stress, especially […] More

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