• Vaccines Can Inflame Kids' Hearts, but COVID-19 Is Worse

    2 monthes ago - By The Atlantic

    The most reliable way to inflame the heart is to bother it with a virus. Many types of viruses can manage it- coxsackieviruses , flu viruses, herpesviruses, adenoviruses, even the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. Some of these pathogens bust their way straight into cardiac tissue, damaging cells directly; others rile up the immune system so overzealously that the heart gets caught in the crossfire. Whatever the cause, the condition is typically mild, but can occasionally be severe enough to permanently compromise the heart, requiring lifesaving interventions including ventilators or organ...
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  • The areas of Swansea with virus case rates over 100

    The areas of Swansea with virus case rates over 100

    2 monthes ago - By Wales online

    But just one person across Swansea Bay University Local Health Board is in hospital with Covid-19
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  • Can age, sex, BMI or blood group influence the immunogenicity of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A group of Belgium researchers recently discuss their findings in the journal Microorganisms, which describe the influence of several factors on vaccine-induced immunogenicity.
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  • How the Delta Variant Affects Whether You Should Wear a Mask or Not

    2 monthes ago - By Time

    As infections involving the new Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continue to increase around the world, including in the U.S., health experts are yet again revisiting advice about who should wear masks and when.
    On June 28, the Los Angeles County public health department advised all people, including those who are vaccinated, to wear masks in most indoor public settings , based on the fact that nearly half of the virus from cases in the county that were genetically sequenced now belong to the Delta variant. The variant, first identified in India, is far more contagious than previous...
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  • Regardless of Health Status, Men Do Worse With COVID-19

    2 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Men appear more likely than women to experience severe outcomes from COVID-19 regardless of whether the men have underlying health conditions, according to a new study.
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  • Health Canada Adds Heart Inflammation Warning to Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Shots

    2 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Canada's health regulator said on Wednesday it had added a warning to the literature accompanying the COVID-19 vaccine shots from Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc to flag reports of a rare risk of heart inflammation after their use.
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