• No Quarantine for the Vaxed; Fake Masks Probed; 117-Year-Old Beats COVID

    One year ago - By MedPageToday

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    The CDC now says most people who have received their full COVID vaccine course don't need to quarantine after exposure to an infected person.
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  • New study shares preliminary data on Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness in Israel

    New study shares preliminary data on Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness in Israel

    One year ago - By News Medical

    Researchers have shown that by mid-January, the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Israel began to decline with a larger and earlier decrease among older people.
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  • Mass. Vaccination Sites Will Begin Vaccinating People Accompanying Adults 75+

    One year ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    Effective Thursday, February 11th, an individual who accompanies a person age 75 or older to one of four mass vaccination sites to receive the vaccine will be eligible to receive the vaccine too, if they have an appointment booked.
    Both the companion and the individual age 75 or older must have an appointment for the same day and both individuals must be present. Only one companion is permitted. The companion must attest that they are accompanying the individual to the appointment. Companions may begin booking appointments the morning of February 11th.
    Individuals age 75 and older should...
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