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Real-world data shows vaccines kicking butt—including against scary variant

Real-world data shows vaccines kicking butt—including against scary variant

Enlarge / A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside the Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University in San Diego, California, US on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories In a small trial, the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine fully protected people from symptomatic COVID-19 caused by…
Factory mix-up spoils 15 million doses of J&J COVID vaccine

Factory mix-up spoils 15 million doses of J&J COVID vaccine

Enlarge / A sign at the Johnson & Johnson campus on August 26, 2019 in Irvine, California. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories About 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine were ruined, and future vaccine shipments will be delayed. This all follows a mix-up at a manufacturing facility in Baltimore, according to…
Trial started for vaccine against one of the scariest coronavirus variants

Trial started for vaccine against one of the scariest coronavirus variants

Enlarge / A vial of the current Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Researchers have given out the first jabs of a tweaked version of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, one aimed at fighting one of the most concerning coronavirus variants—the B.1.351 variant, first identified in South Africa. The jabs are part of an early…
Teens fully protected by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, company says

Teens fully protected by Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, company says

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Enlarge / Jonathan, a 16-year-old teenager, receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at Clalit Health Services, in Israel's Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on January 23, 2021. Adolescents ages 12 to 15 were completely protected from symptomatic COVID-19 after being vaccinated with the Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA vaccine in a small Phase III…
Vaccine FOMO is real. Here’s how to deal with it

Vaccine FOMO is real. Here’s how to deal with it

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Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images It's late on a Tuesday night, and you’re running through your usual routine. You go through your social media, blocking everyone who has posted an ecstatic shot selfie. You check, and double-check, your state’s eligibility requirements. Maybe you monitor your state’s daily vaccine counts; maybe you have the page bookmarked.…
Experts sound alarm of possible new COVID surge as US cases once again rise

Experts sound alarm of possible new COVID surge as US cases...

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Enlarge / A health advisory sign on a beach in Florida. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories In mid-January, US cases of COVID-19 were in a nosedive from a towering record of over 315,000 new cases in a single day earlier in the month. And now, the pace of vaccinations has reached a heartening clip of…
“Are schools safe?” is the wrong question to be asking

“Are schools safe?” is the wrong question to be asking

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Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Is it safe to open schools? From the moment it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic had set up shop in the US, answers to that question have been scrutinized, analyzed, and even politicized. Lost in all of this is the realization that it's a terrible question—because there's no single…
AstraZeneca vaccine: 79% effective and no rare blood clots in US trial

AstraZeneca vaccine: 79% effective and no rare blood clots in US...

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Enlarge / Vials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are seen during the opening of a vaccination center in Cyprus, on March 22, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Exceeding expectations, AstraZeneca’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine appeared highly effective against symptomatic and severe disease in a new late-stage trial conducted partly in the US. The company said…
Mask up! How to choose and maintain the best masks for use against COVID-19 [Updated]

Mask up! How to choose and maintain the best masks for...

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Covid-19 Coverage View more stories It's now been a full year since many Americans first entered lockdown for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, we've hit milestones both grave and hopeful. Still, masking is as important as ever: the CDC recently released new studies to support guidance on double-masking and further pleas to continue to wear…
Under pressure, CDC drops school spacing to 3 ft in many classrooms

Under pressure, CDC drops school spacing to 3 ft in many...

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Enlarge / Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adjusts her protective mask during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh/AP/Bloomberg via Getty Images Covid-19 Coverage View more stories With universal masking, just 3 feet of distancing is safe for students in…

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