If You've Never Had COVID, Should You Relax or Worry?

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: How does a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine work? COVID vaccines are now available. Some of the COVID-19 vaccines are mRNA vaccines, but what does this mean? mRNA vaccines are different from traditional vaccines. mRNA vaccines don’t expose you to any real virus instead, they’re made with messenger Ribonucleic Acid or mRNA. This is… Continue reading If You've Never Had COVID, Should You Relax or Worry?

Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Jan. 25, 2022 — A new, highly contagious subvariant of Omicron has emerged, which some have begun calling “son of Omicron,” but public health officials say it’s too soon to tell what kind of real threat, if any, this new strain will present. In the meantime, it’s worth watching BA.2, the World Health Organization says.… Continue reading Watch, But Don't Worry Yet, About New Omicron Subvariant

Pandemic Olympics: Health Experts Worry COVID May Win Gold

Reuters: “U.S. Olympic Swimmer Michael Andrew Won’t Get Vaccinated.”  Brian McCloskey, chair, IOC Independent Expert Panel. International Olympic Committee: “Statement after the Meeting of IOC President Thomas Bach and Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide,” “Joint Statement on Spectator Capacities at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020,” Playbooks.  Annie Sparrow, MD, MPH, assistant professor of population… Continue reading Pandemic Olympics: Health Experts Worry COVID May Win Gold

Politics, Not Health, Worry Clinton Crowd

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton did not go to a fundraiser in San Francisco because she is recovering from pneumonia. Attendees say her … source

Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Battling cancer is tough in normal times, but many U.S. cancer survivors are concerned the coronavirus pandemic will interfere with their care and put their health at risk, a new study finds. “This study demonstrates the importance of clear communication between health… Continue reading Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care