• 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics

    6 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    Hsu LY, Hirschhorn K. Unusual Turner mosaicism : detection through linear deceleration from normal linear growth or secondary amenorrhea. J Pediatr 1971;79;2:276-81.
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  • Life expectancy continues to decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Life expectancy continues to decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Provisional data from the CDC revealed a 1.5-year decline in life expectancy in the United States from 2019 to 2020.
    An earlier report released in February estimated that life expectancy declined 1 year in the first half of 2020.
    Elizabeth Arias, PhD, a member of the statistical analysis and research team at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, and colleagues estimated that life expectancy decreased from 78.8 years in 2019 to 77.3 years in 2020. This is the largest 1-year decline in life expectancy since World War II, during which life expectancy declined 2.9 years between
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  • CDC advisory group says benefits of Johnson & Johnson vaccine outweigh risks

    CDC advisory group says benefits of Johnson & Johnson vaccine outweigh risks

    6 days ago - By Healio

    A CDC advisory committee said that it strongly supports the continued use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, despite its potential link to Guillain-Barré syndrome.
    Last week, the FDA reported that the risk for developing Guillain -Barré syndrome after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is “very low,” usually occurring within 6 weeks.
    During a meeting convened by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices , members reviewed data on the risks associated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as well as its benefits, including the
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  • Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

    6 days ago - By ABC News

    Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring
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  • Doctors seek better communication, more transparency from expert vaccine group

    6 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Health experts say poor communication of scientific advice on COVID-19 vaccines has undermined AstraZeneca while the nation's peak medical group wants more transparency around decisions.
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  • AHA Joins Movement to Require Vax in Healthcare Facilities

    6 days ago - By Medscape

    The association supports vaccine mandates by hospitals and healthcare systems; many already require healthcare workers to get COVID-19 shots.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Louisiana man says he would rather be hospitalized again than get vaccinated against COVID-19 

    Louisiana man says he would rather be hospitalized again than get vaccinated against COVID-19 

    6 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Scott Roe, from Louisiana, told CBS that he still would refuse the COVID vaccine, even after being hospitalized with the virus. Louisiana has the second lowest vaccination rate of any state.
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  • What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough' case?

    6 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    A small number of “breakthrough” cases are expected and health officials say they're not a cause for alarm.
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  • AdventHealth considers mandating staff COVID-19 vaccinations, limiting visitors as hospitalizations rise across Central Florida

    6 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Mask mandates, limited visitation and restrictions on elective surgeries are being considered at an internal AdventHealth Orlando meeting.
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  • Q&A: The case for an intranasal COVID-19 vaccine

    Q&A: The case for an intranasal COVID-19 vaccine

    6 days ago - By Healio

    According to scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, only a small number of COVID-19 vaccines in development are given as nasal sprays, despite the technology's potential to block SARS-CoV-2 transmission at the source.
    “Given the respiratory tropism of the virus... it seems surprising that only seven of the nearly 100 SARS-CoV-2 vaccines currently in clinical trials are delivered intranasally,” Frances Lund, PhD, and Troy D. Randall, PhD, wrote in a viewpoint published today in Science.
    Healio spoke with Randall to discuss the potential advantages and
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  • Biden: Children Could Get COVID-19 Vaccine Within Months

    6 days ago - By Medscape

    Pfizer and Moderna are conducting vaccine clinical trials for children ages 6 months to 12 years. Results are expected sometime this fall.
    WebMD Health News
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  • Pfizer vaccine and isolation independently associated with reduced household transmission of SARS-CoV-2

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Israel was among the leading proponents of COVID-19 vaccination as the way out of the current worldwide restrictions on social and economic interactions and activity. A new study, recently released as a preprint on the medRxiv* server, reports on the effects of the large-scale vaccination campaigns carried out in this country, relating to successful control of SARS-CoV-2 spread within households.
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  • Never Getting Sick Was Never Really The Point Of The COVID-19 Vaccines

    Never Getting Sick Was Never Really The Point Of The COVID-19 Vaccines

    6 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Breakthrough coronavirus cases are disappointing ― but most of them are also evidence that the shots are working.
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  • Gates and Soros are teaming up to form a new org to bring more harmful vaccines to the third world for experimentation

    Gates and Soros are teaming up to form a new org to bring more harmful vaccines to the third world for experimentation

    6 days ago - By Natural News

    One of the stated objectives of virtually every government pushing the COVID-19 vaccine literally on every human being on the planet is the dilemma of getting shots to the poorest regions of the country: The third world, as it's more commonly known, or the “Global South,” as it's known in foreign policy circles...
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  • J&J Forecasts $2.5 Bln in COVID-19 Vaccine Sales This Year

    6 days ago - By Medscape

    Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday forecast $2.5 billion in 2021 sales for its COVID-19 shot and set a lower production target for the vaccine as lengthy manufacturing problems took a toll.
    Reuters Health Information
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