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Vaccinated People Three Times Less Likely to Contract Delta Variant in UK Study

New research from the UK provides the clearest indication yet of how protected fully vaccinated people are from the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Based on ongoing surveillance data, researchers estimate that the vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford University/AstraZeneca are 50% to 60% effective at…Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Medicine, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Virology, Clinical Trials, Moderna, Paul Elliott, BioNtech, Pfizer BioNTech, Oxford University AstraZeneca


Hospitalizations Rare Among Vaccinated and More Survivable When They Happen, Study Finds

Recent preliminary research from India may offer some more good news for people who have gotten covid-19 vaccines, even in the face of the more virulent Delta variant. The study found that fully vaccinated people who ended up hospitalized—itself a rare risk among the vaccinated—still had a lower chance of becoming…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, India, Delta, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Clinical Trials, Vaccine Hesitancy, Covaxin, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Breakthrough Infection, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


NYC Becomes First U.S. City to Create Vaccine Mandate for Gyms, Indoor Dining, and Entertainment

New York City is about to become much less hospitable to those intentionally not vaccinated against covid-19. This morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to institute a sweeping mandate that would require people to be at least partially vaccinated in order to partake in gyms, indoor dining, and other public…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Vaccine Hesitancy, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In The United States, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, NYC Becomes First U S City


Wuhan to Test Everyone for Covid-19 Again After 7 New Cases Detected

At least seven new cases of covid-19 has been detected over the past two days in Wuhan, China prompting city officials to declare that everyone in the city will be tested for coronavirus. Again.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Wuhan, Pandemics, Lindsey Graham, Wuhan China, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health Emergency of International Concern, Covid 19, Contemporary history, Covid 19 Pandemic, Variants Of Sars Cov 2, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Pandemic In The United States, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


'The Situation Is Very Serious': Ransomware Hackers Hobble Covid-19 Vaccinations in Italy

A series of cyberattacks has disrupted COVID-19 vaccinations in Italy’s Lazio region—a large area that encompasses the nation’s capital, Rome.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Crime, Articles, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Social Issues, Italy, Vaccination, Lazio, Computer Security, Rome Read, Amato, Nicola Zingaretti, Alessio


Cake Mix Linked to E. Coli Outbreak That's Hospitalized 7 People So Far

The CDC is investigating an ongoing multistate outbreak of E. coli that’s sickened more than a dozen people and left several hospitalized. Though no source has been identified for certain yet, the cases appear to be traced back to contaminated cake mix batter.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Cookies, Food And Drink, E Coli, Foods, Food Recalls, Cookie, Escherichia coli, Foodborne Illness, Cookie dough, Medical Specialties, Disaster Accident, Health Medical Pharma, Hemolyticuremic Syndrome, Escherichia Coli O157h7


A So-Called Game-Changing Weight Loss Drug Is Here—So What Happens Next?

In early February this year, on her YouTube channel “The Hangry Woman,” Mila Clarke Buckley shared her positive experiences taking Ozempic, an antidiabetic medication taken via weekly subcutaneous injection that was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2017.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Obesity, Youtube, Diabetes, Cigna, Food And Drug Administration, Novo Nordisk, Ryan, Donna, Harriet Brown, Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services, Belviq, Liraglutide, Donna Ryan, Express Scripts


Will We Ever Be Able to Edit or Delete Memories?

Impossible even to broach this subject without reference to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, in which an unkempt Jim Carrey enlists a legitimate if shoddily run medical firm to erase the memory of his ex-girlfriend. If that film had a message, it was almost certainly not “erasing memories is good,” but that is…Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Biology, Memory, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Recall, Jim Carrey, Forgetting, Men In Black, Long Term Memory, Physiology, Emotion And Memory, Jason Chan, Engram, Traumatic Memories


Canada Fines 2 Idiots Traveling From the U.S. $20,000 for Faking Their Vaccine Status and Covid-19 Tests

It’s one thing to refuse to get vaccinated against covid-19 or tested for the virus—precautions that are, unfortunately, not mandatory in many parts of the world—but it’s another thing to blatantly lie to authorities about it, especially when you’re visiting another country. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Canada, Prevention, Immunology, Tropical Diseases, Passports, Quarantine, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Immunity Passport, Vaccination Requirements For International Travel


Texas Governor Bans Mask Mandates as Republicans Embrace Death and Disease

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order Thursday night that bans local mask mandates used to fight the covid-19 pandemic, which has gotten worse in recent days thanks to the highly infectious delta variant of the virus. The executive order comes after Republicans in Congress staged a protest Thursday …Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Texas, Science, Medicine, Congress, Articles, Vaccine, Nancy Pelosi, Anthony Fauci, Greg Abbott, Kevin McCarthy, Covid 19 Pandemic, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, National Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic


Disney Is Mandating Its U.S. Employees Get Vaccinated

In response to renewed concerns about the ongoing covid-19 pandemic and the spread of the delta variant, Disney is taking a major step to ensure that all of its U.S. employees are guarded against the virus.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Medicine, Labor, Disney, Articles, Vaccination, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, The Walt Disney Company, Scarlet Johansson, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Indonesia, Mandating Its US, Draftemployers Requiring Jabs


Will Everyone Be Exposed to Covid-19 Eventually? It's Complicated

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance on masking for those fully vaccinated against covid-19, recommending that people living in areas of high transmission once again don masks while inside public spaces. The move came after the CDC obtained new data concerning the Delta…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cdc, United States, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Immunology, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Biotechnology, Moderna, Vaccine Hesitancy, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Breakthrough Infection


An Emerging Tickborne Disease Is Gaining Steam in New York

An emerging disease spread by ticks is becoming a substantial public health threat in New York State, researchers warn in a new study out this month. The study found that human cases of anaplasmosis have dramatically increased in the state over the past decade, and ticks are found to be carrying the bacteria…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases, Blood, New York State, Tick, Deer Tick, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Tick Borne Diseases, Anaplasmosis, Ixodes Scapularis, Tick Borne Disease, Anaplasma Phagocytophilum, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis


Hackers Breach San Diego Hospital, Gaining Access to Patients'... Well, Uh, Everything

Cybercriminals recently hacked into the email accounts of staff at UC San Diego Health, potentially thieving extensive financial and medical information from its patients and employees.Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Articles, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, San Diego, Phishing, Computer Security, UC San Diego, UC San Diego Health, Health Medical Pharma, Medical Record


Disneyland and Disney World to Require Masks Indoors Again Regardless of Vaccination Status

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida will reinstate indoor mask mandates for all theme park visitors and staff over concerns about a surge in covid-19 cases. The skyrocketing number of cases in the U.S. is due in large part to many Americans refusing to get vaccinated, as well as the more…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, California, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Walt Disney, Disney World, The Walt Disney Company, Anaheim California, Walt Disney World Resort, Ron DeSantis, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, States Of The United States


A Second Person in France May Have Caught Deadly Prion Disease From Lab Exposure

Public research labs in France are temporarily halting their work into prions, after at least two employees are believed to have contracted a rare but universally fatal prion brain disease. One woman has since died, almost certainly after having been exposed during a lab accident in 2010, while the second is…Read more...
Tags: Science, France, Infectious Diseases, Kuru, CJD, Branches Of Biology, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies, Prion, Emilie Jaumain, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, Scrapie, Creutzfeldtjakob Disease


Facebook News Consumers Are More Anti-Vaccine Than Fox News Viewers, Study Finds

Joe Biden might want to consider re-backpedaling after backpedaling his accusation that social media companies [Facebook] are “killing people” by spreading vaccine conspiracies and bunk. A new study suggests that Facebook’s news consumers are inordinately unwilling to get the covid-19 vaccine.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Fox News, Branch, Misinformation, Tucker Carlson, Deception, Ben Shapiro, Kaiser Family Foundation, Facebook News, David Lazer, Jen Psaki, Fake News


Arkansas Reports 33 New Covid-19 Patients Placed on Ventilators in Single Day

Arkansas hospitals placed 33 new covid-19 patients on ventilators Tuesday, according to the state’s department of health, bringing the total to 205 patients struggling for life on the machines. Sadly, that’s the highest number of patients on ventilators since January, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, and…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Medicine, Articles, Arkansas, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Life Sciences, Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Vaccine Hesitancy, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


Oxford Scientists Are Testing a Vaccine for the Plague

The scientists who developed one of the first widely available vaccines against covid-19 are now setting their sights on a long-time microscopic foe: the plague. This week, researchers at the University of Oxford in the UK announced the start of a Phase I clinical trial testing out a potential vaccine for the plague.…Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Medicine, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, University of Oxford, Vaccines, Clinical Trials, Andrew Pollard, Moderna, BioNtech, Covid 19, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Rna Vaccines


CDC Will Reportedly Ask Some Vaccinated People to Mask Back Up

The CDC is set to recommend mask-wearing for people vaccinated against covid-19, at least some of the time, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN. The change in guidance, which will reportedly happen today, is due to growing concerns over the more transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. At this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Cdc, Articles, Cnn, New York Times, Delta, Vaccination, Anthony Fauci, Biotechnology, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Medical Specialties, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


States With the Best (and Worst) Vaccination Rates in the U.S.

The U.S. covid-19 vaccination rate is currently 49.71%, ranked 22nd in the world, down from 18th place just last week. But which individual states are doing the best?Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, United States, Vaccination, Donald Trump, Biotechnology, Asa Hutchinson, Contemporary history, Health Medical Pharma, 21st Century In The United States, Covid 19 Pandemic In The United States


People Who Had Allergic Reaction to First Covid-19 Shot May Tolerate the Second Just Fine, Study Suggests

People who experienced a rare allergic reaction to the mRNA covid-19 vaccines may have less to worry about than feared, new research out Monday suggests. The study, which included several U.S. medical institutions, found that people who reported a reaction following their first dose were all able to safely take the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Pfizer, Vaccines, Allergy, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Vanderbilt University, Moderna, Anaphylaxis, BioNtech, Respiratory Diseases, Clinical Medicine, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


Woman Hospitalized With 'Covid-19' Was Actually Suffering a Vaping Injury

For one 32-year-old woman, the covid-19 pandemic was a red herring for lung problems so serious they landed her in the hospital twice over three months. In a recent case report, doctors detail how the woman, originally suspected of having covid-19, actually turned out to have EVALI, a rare condition linked to the use…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Electronic Cigarette, Mayo Clinic, Electronic Cigarettes, Evali, Covid 19, Covid 19 Testing, Health Medical Pharma, Safety Of Electronic Cigarettes, Vaping Lung Illness Outbreak, Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury, Vaping Injury


If You're Immunocompromised, You May Need a Covid-19 Vaccine Booster, Fauci Says

President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci now says that vaccinated Americans with compromised immune systems may end up needing a covid-19 vaccine booster shot after all. The news comes as the country’s number of covid-19 cases continues to rise, fueled by plateauing vaccination rates and the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Clinical Trials, Covid 19, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Rna Vaccines, Covid 19 Vaccines, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


Fully Resistant Superbug Fungus Spreads Between People in the U.S. for the First Time

A dangerous, drug-resistant fungal infection seems to have accomplished a new scary feat in the U.S. On Friday, officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported two unrelated outbreaks of Candida auris that happened earlier this year. The outbreaks were found in long-term care facilities and…
Tags: Health, Science, Antibiotic Resistance, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, First Time, Candida, Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial resistance, Antifungal, Candida auris, Infection Prevention and Control, Healthcare Associated Infections, Medical Specialties, Yeasts, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma


25 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

The world’s covid-19 vaccination rate stands at just 13.4%, a stubbornly low number that needs to improve before we can declare the coronavirus pandemic behind us. But some countries have done exceedingly well at getting their populations protected.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Medical Research, Social Issues, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Biotechnology, Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Oxfordastrazeneca Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Vaccination In Sweden, Covid 19 Vaccination In Mexico


What to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and the Delta Variant

With covid-19 cases once again rising in the U.S.—fueled by the emergence of the more transmissible Delta variant—even vaccinated people are understandably worried. This week, new preliminary research seemed to suggest that those given the Johnson & Johnson vaccine would have significantly less protection against…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, J, Tim Lahey, Moderna, Covid 19, Johnson Vaccine, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine


Despite Spread of Infectious Delta Variant, Amazon to Stop Testing Warehouse Workers

The coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. must be over because otherwise, Amazon’s decision to end free testing for warehouse workers might seem rather reckless.Read more...
Tags: Health, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Articles, Vaccination, Mayo Clinic, Pandemics, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health Emergency of International Concern, Scott Gottlieb, Rochelle Walensky, Contemporary history, Covid 19 Pandemic In The United Kingdom, Covid 19 Pandemic


Pro-Trump Group Files Motion Against FDA to Stop Covid-19 Vaccinations in U.S.

A bizarre fringe group that calls itself “America’s Frontline Doctors” filed a motion in federal court on Monday against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the parent agency of the FDA, to seek an injunction that would halt all vaccinations for covid-19 in the country. And while the lawsuit is unlikely…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, America, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Alternative Medicine, Fda, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trumpism, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Stella Immanuel, Simone Gold, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Covid 19 Vaccine


Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 Hours Over Anti-Vaccine Tweets

Right-wing congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been suspended from Twitter for spreading misinformation about covid-19 vaccines, according to a new report from CNN. How long will Greene be forced off the platform? An entire 12 hours, according to the cable news outlet. That oughta teach her.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Cnn, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Greene, Moderna, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy