• Queen Elizabeth Throws Subtle Shade At Those Refusing The COVID Vaccine

    2 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    94-year-old Queen Elizabeth urges everyone to stop being so selfish and just get the vaccine
    Queen Elizabeth has received the COVID-19 vaccine, and she isn't here for any of your anti-vax b.s., OK? In her first public speech about the matter, she encouraged others to also get their COVID-19 vaccines. Because the sooner we all get it, the sooner we have herd immunity , and herd immunity means getting our lives back.
    The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, received their vaccines over a week ago at Windsor Castle, where they've been residing throughout the pandemic. Their ages put them in...
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  • US urges Tanzania to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, share data

    US urges Tanzania to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, share data

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    The United States is praising Tanzania for finally acknowledging the resurgence of COVID-19 after claiming for months it had defeated the pandemic through prayer
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  • Patients with MS report increased awareness of COVID-19

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients with MS, healthy controls and health care providers demonstrated increased awareness about the risk for COVID-19 infection, according to results from a cross-sectional survey presented at the ACTRIMS virtual meeting.
    Most respondents also inquired about additional strategies for prevention and treatment and preferred to receive information from health care providers.
    “COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness and most severe illness occurs in adults 65 years and older and people with serious underlying medical problems,” the researchers wrote. “Knowledge, attitudes
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  • What to do when a mammogram shows swollen lymph nodes in women just vaccinated for COVID

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    When women undergo breast imaging shortly after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in the arm, their tests may show swollen lymph nodes in the armpit area. Radiologists say that this is usually a normal finding, and if there are no other concerns, no additional imaging tests are needed unless the lymph nodes remain swollen for more than six weeks after vaccination. The team has published an approach to help avoid delays in both vaccinations and breast cancer screening.
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  • Black Vaccine Hesitancy: 'We've Got to Go to Church'

    Black Vaccine Hesitancy: 'We've Got to Go to Church'

    2 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    When David Hicks, DO, MPH, deputy health officer for Jefferson County in Alabama, was asked in an interview a month before the release of the first COVID-19 vaccine if he would get it, he said he didn't yet have the information...
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  • Ivory Coast 2nd country to receive COVID vaccines via COVAX

    2 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Ivory Coast has become the second country in the world to receive a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX initiative
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  • Engaging PCPs in COVID-19 vaccine distribution could save ‘thousands of lives'

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Primary care physicians are often left out of efforts to bring COVID-19 under control in the United States, but increasing their involvement could have a substantial impact on the pandemic, according to experts.
    During an online forum hosted by the Primary Care Collaborative , Jack Westfall, MD, MPH, director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, said there are about 100,000 to 200,000 primary care clinicians in the U.S.
    “If each provides five to 10 COVID-19 vaccines per day, this will be 500,000 to 2 million additional COVID-19 vaccines
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