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Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against the virus appears to wane after a half a year, according to a new study. The July 28, 2021, pre-print report of the study, which has not been peer-reviewed, suggests a… Read More »

If Simone Biles were a doctor she would be vilified, not praised

When the greatest-of-all-time gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympics to focus on her mental wellbeing, most observers applauded her decision, viewing it as an act of courage and bravery, an eye-opener for breaking the stigma around mental health. Many felt it was a positive step (no pun intended) because it reignited conversations about elite athletes… Read More »

MGH researchers studying early onset celiac disease

A collaborative group of researchers has identified substantial microbial changes in the intestines of at-risk infants before disease onset in a new, long-term, prospective approach to the development of celiac disease. Using advanced genomic sequencing techniques, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) researchers, along with colleagues from institutions in Italy and the University of Maryland, College… Read More »

C.D.C. Says Some Vaccinated Americans Should Wear Masks Again

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Delta Variant Pandemic Relief Programs Ending What is HIPAA? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story As Infections Rise, C.D.C. Urges Some Vaccinated Americans to Wear Masks Again In communities with growing caseloads, vaccinated and unvaccinated people should return to wearing… Read More »

Despite Reopening, Britain Sees 6 Straight Days of Declines in COVID Cases

TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 — COVID-19 cases in Britain have fallen for six days in a row, even though the government lifted all but a few social distancing restrictions last week. The shift has scientists scratching their heads, as many of them predicted a powerful surge in cases after the government reopened the country. The… Read More »