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Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »

Why deliberately infecting healthy young volunteers with COVID-19 virus can be done ethically

Article content continued We do allow people to volunteer for things that carry risk The “first, do no harm” principle doesn’t necessarily apply here, Attaran said. “Trials are experimentation. They’re not intended with the same goal as routine treatment in medicine.” The better analogy is firefighters, he said. “With firefighters you recruit people who are… Read More »

Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave Young Cancer Patients in the Lurch

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 — If Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is repealed, pediatric cancer patients could lose critical insurance coverage, a new study warns. Kids with cancer often require intensive treatment and long-term follow-up to beat the disease. The ACA allows them to stay on their parents’ insurance coverage to age 26… Read More »

Covid: What is the mental health cost to the young?

Young people’s risk of becoming ill with Covid-19 is tiny – but could the long-term mental health impact of virus restrictions be far more damaging? Thousands of students are in enforced self-isolation at universities, and thousands more children are missing out on school because of positive Covid tests in their midst. This follows nearly four… Read More »