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Growing evidence links air pollution exposure and covid-19 risks

Growing evidence links air pollution exposure and covid-19 risks

Placeholder while article actions load Research has shown that being unvaccinated raises a person’s risk of becoming infected with the coronavirus, while being older, overweight or immunocompromised can increase the severity of the disease. Now scientists think there is another risk factor that may increase the likelihood of contracting the coronavirus and the possibility that …

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Until two years ago, mRNA vaccines had never been approved. Now, vast research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19

Until two years ago, mRNA vaccines had never been approved. Now, vast research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19

Illustration by Romain Lasser When Momar Ndao looks at the ingeniousness of the mRNA technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines, he sees hope in the fight against a category of diseases that blinded his mother and killed his uncle. As a parasitologist and professor in the division of Experimental Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Ndao studies …

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Michael Osterholm: Covid-19 keeps firing 210-mph curveballs at us

Michael Osterholm: Covid-19 keeps firing 210-mph curveballs at us

Osterholm is also the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota and author of The New York Times bestseller “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs.” Our conversation was edited for clarity, and the views expressed are his. BERGEN: And that was by Dr. Anthony Fauci. OSTERHOLM: …

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What the current spike in Covid-19 cases could say about the coronavirus' future

What the current spike in Covid-19 cases could say about the coronavirus’ future

As the Omicron wave subsided in the United States earlier this year, many experts anticipated a sort of reprieve. We certainly weren’t done with Covid, but perhaps we would get a well-deserved rest. That break seems to be over. An increase in infections that began in places including the Northeast and Puerto Rico is now …

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Explaining COVID-19 Vaccine-Induced Autoimmunity, Hepatitis, and Healing

With more and more reports of adverse reactions caused by the COVID-19 vaccines, the medical community is becoming increasingly aware of vaccine-induced autoimmune diseases. 2 Doses of Pfizer Vaccine Resulted in Developing Hepatitis Twice A study on vaccines and autoimmune hepatitis published on April 21, 2022, in the Journal of Hepatology, an authoritative medical journal, …

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Evaluation of mRNA-1273 Covid-19 Vaccine in Children 6 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

Evaluation of mRNA-1273 Covid-19 Vaccine in Children 6 to 11 Years of Age | NEJM

Trial Population Between March and August 2021, a total of 751 participants who were 6 to 11 years of age were enrolled in part 1 of the trial and 4016 participants were enrolled in part 2. In part 1, all 380 participants who were enrolled in the 50-μg dose-level mRNA-1273 group and 371 participants who …

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Jefferson County back in the yellow zone for COVID-19: What officials are recommending

Jefferson County back in the yellow zone for COVID-19: What officials are recommending

Jefferson County back in the yellow zone for COVID-19: What officials are recommending Updated: 4:54 PM EDT May 10, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript seen nationally well evolved throughout the whole pandemic has gotten hit later. So just like how we saw cases increasing on the east coast *** couple of weeks ago we are …

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Emergent BioSolutions discarded ingredients for 400 million COVID-19 vaccines, probe finds

Emergent BioSolutions discarded ingredients for 400 million COVID-19 vaccines, probe finds

Between March 2020 and February 2022, vaccine-maker Emergent BioSolutions was forced to discard or destroy up to 400 million doses’ worth of the key component of both Johnson & Johnson’s and AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine due to quality-control issues, according to a congressional report published Tuesday — a figure that reflects more than five times what …

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