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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions: Throw away onions if you don't know where they're from, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked fresh whole onions to a growing and mysterious salmonella outbreak with cases in 37 states.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The amount of coastal water that can harbor harmful Vibrio bacteria has spiked 56%. One species is flesh-eating.

Dead menhaden fish float in the Navesink River in New Jersey on April 2, 2021. The state's Department of Environmental Protection said a species of Vibrio bacteria is likely responsible. Wayne Parry/AP Rising sea temperatures are leading the habitat for Vibrio bacteria - which lives in warm, brackish water - to expand. The portion of coastlines in which Vibrio bacteria can thrive has risen 56% since the 1980s. It's one of many ways climate change is worsening human health. The amo...
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FDA Approves Mixing COVID Vaccines

U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially. The Associated Press reports: The Food and Drug Administration's decisions mark a big step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign, which began with extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine last month. But before more people roll up their sleeves, the Centers for ...
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Too hot to handle: can our bodies withstand global heating?

Extreme heat can kill or cause long-term health problems – but for many unendurable temperatures are the new normalThe impact of extreme heat on the human body is not unlike what happens when a car overheats. Failure starts in one or two systems, and eventually it takes over the whole engine until the car stops.That’s according to Mike McGeehin, environmental health epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “When the body can no longer cool itself it immediately impacts t...
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Procter & Gamble said it's seen a spike in sales of over-the-counter medicine as cold and flu season makes a comeback

Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Procter & Gamble is seeing a spike in demand for products like cold medicine compared to last year. Last year's cold and flu season was uncharacteristically mild, with only 748 reported flu deaths. But experts warn that the flu could rebound this year, resulting in a surge in hospitalizations. Sales of healthcare products are soaring at Procter & Gamble as cold and flu season ramps up nationwide. P&G released financial results...
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The FDA plans to allow people to 'mix-and-match' their COVID-19 booster shots, a new report says

The federal government has provided COVID-19 relief in numerous forms, from free vaccines to economic programs. Reuters The FDA is expected to allow a "mix-and-match" approach for COVID-19 booster shots, The New York Times reported. The authorization will allow Americans to get a different brand booster than what they initially received. It will not recommend one brand over another but may mention it is preferable to receive the same brand, The Times reported. The Food and Drug Administrat...
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A Florida school says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days after each shot, citing a false claim that they'll infect others

Junior Molly Day got her first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School in Pennsylvania on May 3. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images Centner Academy in Miami, Florida said any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. The school is promoting a dangerous, debunked rumor that vaccinated students can infect others. An infectious-disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized the false claim as "science fiction." A private school in Miami is re...
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10 Things in Politics: Tracing Trump and QAnon's roots to smog

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:The roots of denialism: How the birth of smog in 1943 led to Trump and QAnonFauci says full-vaccinated Americans can enjoy the holidaysSen. Kyrsten Sinema's campaign spent $1,180 at a wineryWith Phil Rosen. Valerie Chiang for Insider 1. ...
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A Florida school says students who get vaxxed must stay home for 30 days due to unfounded claim that they'll infect others

Junior Molly Day gets her first Pfizer Biontech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School in Ridley, Pennsylvania on May, 3, 2021. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images Centner Academy in Florida told parents any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. That's because of a belief that vaccinated students can infect unvaccinated students, WSVN reported. An infectious disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized that belief as "science fiction." A private...
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Fauci: Americans who are fully vaccinated can enjoy the holiday season with their family

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said fully vaccinated Americans can "enjoy" the upcoming holiday season. "If you're vaccinated and your family members are vaccinated...you can enjoy the holidays," he said on ABC's "This Week." His comments come after he said "it's too soon to tell" if holiday gatherings were safe earlier this month. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, says that fully vaccinated individuals can enjoy the upcoming holi...
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Getting a COVID-19 test in NYC was easy and took no time at all - proof that when they're properly funded, government services run more efficiently than their privately-run counterparts.

Massive government funding kept America from falling apart during the pandemic. Samantha Lee/Insider The US instituted unprecedented welfare programs during the pandemic. People have suddenly realized what the government is capable of doing for them. We must fight to keep and expand these programs in the future. P.E. Moskowitz is an author, runs Mental Hellth, a newsletter about capitalism and psychology, and is a contributing opinion writer for Insider. This is an opinion column. The thou...
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CDC Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidelines For 2021 Holiday Season

After some confusion earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released updated guidance around gathering...
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J&J boosters are on the horizon for everyone who got that shot - regardless of age, job, or health

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna's booster shot applications, which the FDA authorized only for certain groups, J&J's extra dose will be available to anyone who received the first shot once it's authorized. Brendan McDermid/Reuters An FDA expert panel on Friday unanimously recommended the authorization of a J&J booster shot. If approved, the booster will be available to anyone who received the J&J shot. J&J recipients had felt in the dark and ignored by public-heath authorities for mo...
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CDC data confirms J&J is the worst-performing COVID-19 vaccine in the US - but being unvaccinated is far more dangerous

Johnson & Johnson's one shot COVID-19 vaccine isn't performing as well as two shot mRNA vaccines. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC has released data breaking down COVID-19 cases and deaths by vaccination status, as well as vaccine brand. The data shows "firstly, the vaccines work," an independent immunologist said. But it also suggests that Moderna's vaccine has an edge, and J&J's probably needs a boost. Two COVID-19 shots work better than on...
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A Johnson & Johnson booster shot just got closer to reality, as the FDA's expert panel unanimously supports an extra dose

A vial of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Eduardo Sanz/Europa Press via Getty Images After an afternoon of debate, an FDA panel voted Friday in favor of authorizing J&J's COVID-19 booster shot. The FDA has the final say in reviewing J&J's application to give an extra dose. A new study suggested Moderna's or Pfizer's vaccine also work as a booster for J&J recipients. The Food and Drug Administration's expert panel voted Friday in support of Johnson & Johnson&#...
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The most common side effects to expect after your Moderna booster: headache, fatigue, and pain at the injection site

A Palestinian medic displays a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File An expert FDA panel recommended to OK Moderna's booster shot for certain high-risk groups. The vaccine-maker is applying to use a half-strength dose for the booster. Side effects were similar to the second dose: headache, fatigue, and injection site pain. A booster shot of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine has similar side effects to what people experienced after the second dose.The Food a...
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Wisconsinites plan to sue “every school board” that ignores CDC’s COVID advice (ars technica)

Enlarge / Beers sold by the Minocqua Brewing Company. A Wisconsin brewery that says it's fed up with "anti-science," "Tucker Carlson-watching zombies" is funding a series of lawsuits against school boards that do not follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines on COVID-19. So far, the Minocqua Brewing Company's Super PAC has helped parents sue two school districts and says it plans on "suing every school board in Wisconsin that doesn't follow CDC guidelines to protect ...
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Unvaccinated Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate Allen West is ill with COVID-19 and medicating with unproven drugs

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate then a Florida US Representative listens during a Tea Party Town Hall meeting February 8, 2011 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Texas GOP candidate for governor Allen West and his wife tested positive for COVID-19. West said he might be hospitalized after his oxygen levels dropped and x-rays showed pneumonia. West, who is unvaccinated, said he's taken unproven drugs hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin. Texas GOP gube...
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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is extremely helpful at preventing severe COVID-19 but it's hard to come by in the planet's poorer countries

A container of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Go Nakamura Around one million doses of Moderna's vaccines have been sent to low-income countries. The company has been accused of focusing on profit, The New York Times reported. Moderna told the Times it has limited production capacity and is fulfilling existing orders. Poorer countries have received significantly fewer doses of Moderna'...
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Sam's Club is banking on shoppers desperate need to throw big holiday bashes by doubling Thanksgiving portions

Sam's Club holiday gift display Sam's Club Sam's Club expects holiday shopping to soar this year as members host big events again. The company will double portions for Thanksgiving food items and offer twice as many sales events. Sam's Club reported record high membership counts in August 2021. Sam's Club is expecting to enjoy substantial holiday sales this fall, topping off its record year for member growth.Tony Rogers, the company's chief member officer, told repo...
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The US could authorize COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids around Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests

A boy receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Israeli city of Holon on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, Pfizer asked the FDA to authorize its COVID-19 shot for kids ages 5 to 11. That means kids could start getting vaccinated sometime around Halloween. The FDA could authorize vaccines for kids ages 6 months to 5 years in late November, Pfizer's timeline suggests. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccines for kids have finally entered the home str...
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Some countries are limiting teens to 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine, citing very rare heart complications which can follow a 2nd shot

A 12-year-old in Los Angeles received a COVID-19 vaccine in May 2021. Patrick Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Norway, Hong Kong, and the UK moved to give young people only a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Data suggests that a type of heart inflammation is slightly more common in adolescent males. Authorities in the US - where more children are badly ill - decided full vaccination outweighs the risk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some countries are offering only one dose of CO...
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Black and Hispanic mothers face dangerous hurdles during pregnancy - the CEO of a $1 billion startup is on a mission to change that

Samantha Lee/Insider Maven CEO and founder Kate Ryder built a healthcare startup valued at over $1 billion. Maven In an Equity Talk, Maven CEO Kate Ryder shared a vision for a more equitable women's health system. Maven recently secured $110 million in funding, bringing the company's valuation to $1 billion. Ryder is focused on expanding health services for women of color and women who receive Medicaid. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2012, Kate Ryde...
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10 Things in Politics: Capitol riot probe races against midterm clock

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Inside the House panel that's racing the midterm clock to pursue Trump and reveal truths about the Capitol attackDemocrats have reached a 'breaking point' on the debt-ceiling debateInside Laurene Powell Jobs' rise as a $16 billion po...
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Mississippi and South Carolina - 2 states with lax pandemic rules - saw anxiety and depression rise most last year, the CDC found

A woman walks past a shop in Cardiff, Wales on October 18, 2020. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images US adults reported increasing levels of anxiety and depression from August to December 2020. The increases were correlated with rising COVID-19 cases, a new CDC report found. Mississippi and South Carolina saw the highest increases of anxiety and depression. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans reported increasing levels of anxiety and depression in tandem with rising COVID-1...
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J&J recipients are a big step closer to getting booster shots, after feeling neglected by the CDC for months

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies during a Senate committee hearing on COVID-19, September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Two shots of the J&J vaccine offer 94% protection from COVID-19, the company announced last month. But as many Pfizer recipients started getting boosters, J&J recipients were left wondering what's next for them. On Tuesday, J&J said it submitted data to the FDA to request authorization for booster shots. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Fauci Trailer: An American Hero Gets His Life Story Told On Disney

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Dr. Anthony Fauci, M.D. is an American hero, and National Geographic will soon tell the story of his life and career, with a special focus on how he vehemently fought to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic while government officials around him acted as if everything would magically be fine. "Fauci" will premiere this week on Disney+, and the first trailer for the feature documentary has arrived. Fauci Documentary Trailer "Fauci" is said to deliver...
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CDC says to celebrate holidays virtually despite vaccines, lack of restrictions in public spaces

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is giving advice for the upcoming holiday season. Thanksgiving is just weeks away and the...
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CDC issues an 'urgent' warning for pregnant people to get vaccinated as new data show pregnancy almost doubles the risk of death from COVID-19

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine to a pregnant woman at Clalit Health Services, in Tel Aviv on January 23, 2021. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images The CDC is issuing an urgent health advisory to encourage more vaccinations of pregnant people. People who get COVID-19 during pregnancy have a two-fold risk of admission into the ICU and a 70% increased risk of death, according to the CDC. In August, 22 pregnant people died from COVID-19, CDC data say. Se...
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Some fear boosters will hurt drive to reach the unvaccinated

By MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — The spread of COVID-19 vaccination requirements across the U.S. hasn’t had the desired effect so far, with the number of Americans getting their first shots plunging in recent weeks. And some experts worry that the move to dispense boosters could just make matters worse. The fear is that the rollout of booster shots will lead some people to question the effectiveness of the vaccine in the first place. “Many of my patients are already saying, ‘If we need a third dos...
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