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A top US doctor says Biden's agencies haven't been on the 'same page' on messaging about COVID-19, causing a 'real problem'

Dr. Ashish Jha on "Fox News Sunday."Fox News/"Fox News Sunday" A top US doctor said the Biden administration needed to get its messaging together on COVID-19. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, said different agencies haven't always been on the "same page."  "I think that part has been a real problem," Jha said in a Fox News interview. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health said on Sunday the Biden administration has...
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A neuroscientist revealed 3 habits to improve your memory, and 1 that can damage it

"Being too task-focused can harm our memory and creativity," Jha warned.Greg Bajor/Getty Images Memory doesn't always work as we'd like it to. We remember much less than we think and, above all, less than we'd like. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explained the keys to remembering something successfully. Memory doesn't always work the way you want it to — you remember less than you think and, often, less than you'd like. "What we think is a memory problem is often actually an at...
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Biden says the US is on the 'right track' in managing the pandemic as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reach record levels

President Joe Biden speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on January 11, 2022 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Biden says he's confident the US is on the "right track" in its effort to manage COVID-19. Meanwhile, the US reported 1.35 million cases on Monday and a record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday. Experts say the surge, linked to the omicron variant, could peak in the next few weeks.  President Joe Biden on Tu...
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Half of COVID-19 patients in NYC hospitals were admitted for something else — a sign of milder Omicron cases in vaccinated people

New York City had more than 5,000 COVID-19 hospital admissions as of January 3, official data show.Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty New York reported more than 11,500 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Friday — close to a record high. More than 40% of those patients, and half of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in New York City, were admitted for an unrelated issue. Doctors still caution that COVID-19 can worsen outcomes for all hospitalized patients.  New York is approaching a record high number of COVID-19 h...
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Covid-19 cases will 'peak in the next couple of weeks' before dropping off in February, top health expert says

Dr. Ashish Jha is the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health and one of the top doctors in the US.ABC 'This Week' A top US doctor said while COVID-19 cases are surging, they will peak in the next few weeks. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, added that hospitals are under a lot of stress. However, Jha predicted cases will fall by the time February comes around.  A top US doctor predicts the number of COVID-19 cases will spike in the...
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People who test positive for COVID-19 and isolate for 5 days should wear a 'high-quality mask' if they can't get a rapid test before 'going back into society,' top US doctor says

Dr. Ashish Jha during a January 9 appearance on ABC News' "This Week."ABC News/"This Week" Top doctor Dr. Ashish Jha said people who test positive for COVID-19 and are asymptomatic should isolate for five days and then get a negative antigen test. If they are unable to find a test, they should wear a "high-quality mask," he said Sunday. "The first five days are critical. That's the period when people are the most contagious," Jha said. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University ...
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The CDC shortened its COVID-19 isolation recommendation to 5 days for asymptomatic people after some disease experts said 10 days was too long

A student quarantines after COVID-19 exposure.MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images / Contributor People with asymptomatic COVID-19 can isolate for just 5 days, the CDC said Monday. Many disease experts already recommended a shortened isolation period before the announcement. Some experts say isolation rules should include testing requirements and account for vaccination status. It was a steadfast rule for most of the pandemic: People with COVID-19 must isolate for 10 days after thei...
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How Can We Improve Mental Health Treatment for Black Youth?

Black youth are more likely to experience stressors that put them at greater risk for mental health challenges. However, their needs are not being adequately addressed by current mental health treatments. Research shows that dropout rates for Black youth in treatment are high, and many standardized treatments are less effective for Black youth than for other groups. These disparities will likely only get worse unless something is done. After all, COVID has disproportionately hurt Black families...
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Can Amit Shah do for India what he did for the BJP?

This is of The Rationalist, my column for the Times of India. Amit Shah’s induction into the union cabinet is such an interesting moment. Even partisans who oppose the BJP, as I do, would admit that Shah is a political genius. Under his leadership, the BJP has become an electoral behemoth in the most complicated political landscape in the world. The big question that now arises is this: can Shah do for India what he did for the BJP? This raises a perplexing question: in the last five years, ...
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The CDC's leaked document is 'largely reassuring' for vaccinated people, says a Brown University public-health expert

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, December 21, 2020. Go Nakamura/Getty Images An internal CDC document suggests the Delta variant poses a mounting threat in the US. But Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown School of Public Health, called the document "reassuring." The bottom line, Jha wrote, is that Delta is "really bad," but our vaccines are "really good." See...
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Delta variant now makes up more than half of coronavirus cases in US, CDC says

By Madeline Holcombe, Holly Yan and Theresa Waldrop | CNN The Delta variant, a more transmissible and possibly more dangerous strain of coronavirus, now makes up more than half of all new Covid-19 infections in the US, according to estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Delta accounts for 51.7% of new infections in the US, according to the CDC. The B.1.1.7, or Alpha variant, which has dominated for months, now accounts for 28.7% of cases, the CDC said. “If ever ...
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The US hasn't vaccinated enough people to stop a Delta variant spike of infections, one of the leading US public-health experts has warned

The US has rolled out coronavirus vaccines quickly. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images A top US public-health expert has warned COVID-19 cases in the US could spike within weeks. The US hadn't vaccinated enough people to stop the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant, Dr. Ashish Jha said. Jha, dean at the Brown School of Public Health, said that "low vax communities are particularly at risk." See more stories on Insider's business page. A top US public-health doctor has warned that t...
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He flew to India to see his parents sick with Covid. Now, this Arizona man is unable to get back to his pregnant wife

At the end of April, both of Pallav Jha's parents contracted Covid-19 in India. When his mom called to deliver the news of his dad's declining health, Jha knew he had be with them, which meant leaving his pregnant wife and 4-year-old son behind in Arizona.
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His wife could give birth in Arizona any day now, but he's stuck in India because of Covid-19 restrictions

At the end of April, both of Pallav Jha's parents contracted Covid-19 in India. When his mom called to deliver the news of his dad's declining health, Jha knew he had be with them, which meant leaving his pregnant wife and 4-year-old son behind in Arizona.
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Jha Explains News Mask-Wearing Guidelines

Dr. Ashish Jha said although there will be some confusion and complexities regarding mask wearing now that many states have lifted mask requirements in most situations, life for most vaccinated people is returning to normal.
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Dr. Fauci To Adolescents On The Fence About COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘Be Part Of The Solution’

(CNN) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said he hopes children and teens won’t hesitate when the US Food and Drug Administration authorizes a coronavirus vaccine for them. A federal government official told CNN on Monday that the FDA is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine in children and teens 12 to 15 years old by early next week, and administration of the vaccine to them could start almost immediately, said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ...
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Jha: Vaccinating More Teens Will Help Schools Reopen

Coronavirus expert Dr. Ashish Jha says federal authorization to use Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 will not only help get more of the general population protected, but will also help improve prospects for fully reopening high schools in the fall.
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India is the first country to record 400,000 coronavirus cases in a single day

A priest walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease, as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, on July 3, 2020. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters India reported a record high of 401,993 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. India's coronavirus surge is overwhelming hospitals and crematoriums, with deaths possibly underreported. The surge "will get worse before it gets better," according to one public-health expert. See more s...
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Covid-19 vaccine myths: These reasons for not getting a shot don’t hold up. In fact, they’ll set the US back

By Holly Yan | CNN Americans have an easy way to crush Covid-19 — one that would let businesses fully reopen safely, ditch the need for social distancing and restore a mask-free return to normalcy. But many Americans don’t want to get vaccinated as myths and misunderstandings spread. “Facebook runs a survey every day … and that’s shown that vaccine confidence in the US has been slowly but steadily going down since February,” said Dr. Christopher Murray, director of the University of Washington’...
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Millions of people are missing their 2nd COVID-19 doses, and that has experts worried about herd immunity

A nurse waits at an empty table for more patients to arrive to receive a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at a Veterans Administration (VA) Long Beach Healthcare System pop-up vaccination site at the Dae Hueng Presbyterian Church on April 17, 2021 in Gardena, California. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images The CDC said millions of people who got one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine are missing their second. Some fear possible adverse reactions and others are simply unable to get the secon...
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Millions of people are missing their second COVID-19 doses, and that has experts worried about herd immunity

lechatnoir/Getty Images The CDC said millions of people who got one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are missing their second. Some fear possible adverse reactions and others are simply unable to get the second dose. Experts worry it will only be more difficult to achieve herd immunity if that 8% increases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over the weekend, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed millions of Americans who've had their first vaccin...
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A perfect storm of 4 factors has fueled India's harrowing coronavirus surge. Other countries could be next.

Health workers prepare to cremate people who died of the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, on April 20, 2021. Amarjeet Kumar Singh/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images India is in crisis: Hospitals are overloaded with patients amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Rapidly spreading variants and social gatherings are fueling this outbreak, experts say. A slow vaccine rollout and ill-prepared healthcare system have made matters worse. See more stories on Insider's business page. Just two...
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US will send oxygen supplies, vaccine material, and therapeutics to India as its COVID-19 outbreak surges

A health worker in PPE tends to a patient at ESIC (Indira Gandhi) Hospital Jhilmil, on April 22, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images The White House announced Monday it will send COVID-19 aid to India. The Biden administration said it will send oxygen supplies, vaccine material, and therapeutics. India is dealing with a devastating COVID-19 spike that its healthcare system is buckling under. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House on M...
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Fauci says the US may send unused AstraZeneca shots to India to help with its growing COVID-19 crisis

Dr. Anthony Fauci is pictured above on November 19, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dr. Fauci said Sunday that the US may send unused AstraZeneca vaccines to India. The US has millions of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in storage. India on Sunday recorded a world record number of new COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical advisor, said Sunday that the US may send millions of unused...
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Pressure is building on Biden to send vaccine doses to India, as the country breaks global records with COVID-19 outbreak

President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose COVID-19 vaccine shot in Newark, Delaware on January 11, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images Public-health experts and physicians are urging the US to donate vaccine doses to India. India's COVID-19 surge is shattering world records. The country recorded 349,691 new cases Sunday. In the US, daily vaccination rates are down 19% from a peak, as supply starts to outstrip demand. See more stories on Insider's b...
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India’s harrowing coronavirus surge is a ‘global problem’: New variants and slow vaccine rollouts are a threat to countries everywhere

Health workers prepare to cremate people who died of the coronavirus in New Delhi, India, on April 20, 2021. Amarjeet Kumar Singh/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rapidly-spreading variants are fueling India's dramatic surge in coronavirus cases, experts said. Hospitals are running low on oxygen and bodies are piling up at crematoriums. It's a reminder not to scale back on testing or social distancing before vaccinations are over. See more stories on Insider's business ...
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"... I was sensitive to the way my body had not been allowed its own autonomy, growing up as a girl. I began to realize that even [for] a boy, it doesn't mean all is open and everything is game."

"So when we used to play this lovely game called 'the mama clinch,"' where I would hold on to him and he was supposed to kiss me in order to free himself. And I used to love that, and he loved it as a child. And then when he was about 8 or 9, he started to not really enjoy that game and he would not jump into it. And I realized, 'Oh, he's growing up and he wants his own autonomy' and picking up on those cues. And I talk in another chapter about how important it is for us to pick up on those cues...
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AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot will come too late for the US

Getty AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine faces a murky future in the US, where three other shots are already in use. Public-health experts said the two-dose vaccine should secure an emergency OK from US regulators. Despite that OK, the US may end up giving its AstraZeneca supply to other countries, they said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Ashish Jha, a top US public-health expert, earlier this month laid out what he thought was an unpopular opinion.Shortly after ...
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CDC says 3 feet of social distance is enough for kids at school, another reminder that the 6-foot rule is imperfect

Kindergarten students raise their hands at Lupine Hill Elementary School in Calabasas, California on November 9, 2020. Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The CDC changed its physical distancing guidance for K-12 schools on Friday. The agency says 3 feet of space is enough between students, in most circumstances. 6 feet of space is still advisable between staff, and when students can't wear their masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control...
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Jha: Keep Virus Restrictions in Place a While Longer

Dr. Ashish Jha is recommending that states continue their COVID-19 restrictions for a few more weeks because the number of new cases nationwide has stopped declining.
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