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heart-problems-after-vaccination-are-very-rare-federal-researchers-say
The coronavirus vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna could have caused heart problems in more than 1,200 Americans, including about 500 who were under 30, according to data reported Wednesday by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .Still, the benefits of vaccination far outweighed the risks, and CDC advisors strongly recommended vaccination for all Americans 12...
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cdc-says-theres-likely-link-between-rare-heart-inflammation-in-young-people-after-covid-shot
A CDC safety group said there was a "likely link" between rare heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults, mostly after they received their second Covid-19 vaccine, citing the latest available data.There have been more than 1,200 cases of myocarditis or pericarditis, mostly in those under 30 who have the Covid- Vaccine received from Pfizer or Moderna have practices...
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Advisors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are due to meet on Wednesday to discuss reports of rare heart problems in young people immunized with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's coronavirus vaccines.The reports pertain to conditions called myocarditis, inflammation of the heart muscle; and pericarditis, inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart. Most of the cases were...
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White House senior medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday the highly contagious Delta variant is the "greatest threat" to the nation's attempt to eradicate Covid-19.Delta, which was first identified in India, now accounts for about 20% of all new cases in the United States, up from 10% about two weeks ago, Fauci said during a White House...
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School children in the Netherlands are doing homework at home during the coronavirus crisis.Robin Utrecht | SOPA pictures | LightRocket via Getty ImagesLONDON - SoftBank, Tencent and other leading investors are betting that the next big online education company will come from Europe.Vienna-based online tutoring start-up GoStudent said Tuesday it had raised 205 million euros ($ 244...
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Medicaid's enrollment soared during the pandemic, with nearly 10 million Americans joining the public health program for the poor, a government report released Monday showed.Eighty million people were insured with Medicaid, a record. This reflected an increase of nearly 14 percent over the twelve month period ended January 31. The number also includes participation in the children's...
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MacCannell says he did everything he could to get the crisis under control: he and his team developed protocols to help public health labs launch new sequencing programs; developed plans to collaborate with commercial laboratories, which have a much larger overall capacity; and set up a consortium of scientists across the country to collaborate and pool resources....
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A joint government and NHS public information display will indicate that a Covid-19 variant concern has been identified locally and will provide guidance to residents on June 11, 2021 in Hounslow, UK.Mark Kerrison | In pictures | Getty ImagesDelta, the highly contagious variant of Covid-19 that was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant strain of...
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