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Unvaccinated patients are getting kicked off organ transplant waitlists

Unvaccinated patients are getting kicked off organ transplant waitlists

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A growing number of medical facilities across the country are directing coveted organ donations to patients who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, pushing people who remain unvaccinated down or even off of transplantation waitlists. The thinking behind this move is simple: With transmission of the pandemic coronavirus still high in the US, unvaccinated transplant candidates…
No, your antibodies are not better than vaccination: An explainer

No, your antibodies are not better than vaccination: An explainer

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Enlarge / Dr. Silvia Gelvez gestures after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19, at Colombia University Clinic in Bogota on February 18, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories As long as there have been vaccines against COVID-19, there have been arguments for why people shouldn't get those vaccines. One of the more…
Citing liberty, Idaho Lt. Gov. McGeachin bans vaccine mandates in power grab

Citing liberty, Idaho Lt. Gov. McGeachin bans vaccine mandates in power...

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Enlarge / Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin speaks during a mask-burning event at the Idaho Statehouse on March 6, 2021, in Boise, Idaho. Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin grabbed the reins Tuesday by banning COVID-19 vaccination "passports" and mandatory COVID-19 testing in the state while Gov. Brad Little was away on travel. She also sought…
Biden administration expects J&J boosters in the next few weeks

Biden administration expects J&J boosters in the next few weeks

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Enlarge / Boxes of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site in Florida. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Johnson & Johnson plans to seek authorization for a booster dose for its one-shot COVID-19 vaccine early this week, according to a report by The New York Times. J&J is the last to apply…
COVID-19 vaccines will be added to immunization list required for CA students

COVID-19 vaccines will be added to immunization list required for CA...

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Enlarge / California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks with 7th grade students at James Denman Middle School on October 01, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that the state will add COVID-19 vaccines to the list of immunizations students are required to get to attend…
NY prepared for tens of thousands of unvaccinated health workers to lose jobs

NY prepared for tens of thousands of unvaccinated health workers to...

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Enlarge / Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against COVID-19 mandates in New York on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories New York state has braced itself for the possibility of losing tens of thousands of unvaccinated health workers who fail to meet the state's Monday deadline for COVID-19 vaccination. Last month,…
Following expert advice, FDA authorizes boosters for people 65+, high risk

Following expert advice, FDA authorizes boosters for people 65+, high risk

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Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Maryland. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories The US Food and Drug Administration late Wednesday authorized booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 65 and up. Also eligible for boosters will be those ages 18 to 64 who are at high risk…
Florida’s new surgeon general skeptical of vaccines, opposes masks

Florida’s new surgeon general skeptical of vaccines, opposes masks

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Enlarge / Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis holds a news conference at the Florida Department of Health office in Viera, Florida, on September 1, 2021. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that the state's new surgeon general will be Joseph Ladapo, a UCLA researcher known for opposing evidence-based mask mandates, vaccine mandates, and lockdowns. Instead, Dr.…
How to Decode the Confusing Care Labels on Your Clothes

How to Decode the Confusing Care Labels on Your Clothes

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Photo: Tarzhanova (Shutterstock)The first time you launder a new item of clothing, you may go in with the best intentions—ensuring that you lay it flat to dry, or wash it at a particular temperature. That is, if you can decipher the care label.While some clothing labels provide written-out instructions like “dry clean only,” others only…
How to Wash Microfiber Towels Without Ruining Them

How to Wash Microfiber Towels Without Ruining Them

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Photo: Zapylaieva Hanna (Shutterstock)They may seem like any other towel or rag, but those made from microfiber come with some baggage. For starters, some people hate—and we mean, truly despise—the feeling of microfiber on their skin. If you fall into this category, you’re not alone, and that weird snagging sensation you’re feeling isn’t in your…

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