Category: Medicine

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Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

It may seem obvious: Heat kills. Wildfires burn. Flooding drowns. But the sprawling health effects of a rapidly warming world can also be subtle. [...]
Some colleges put new vaccine mandates in place — for the flu

Some colleges put new vaccine mandates in place — for the flu

After a pandemic-disrupted year of safety measures and Zoom lectures, the promise of coronavirus vaccines offered U.S. universities a shot at normalcy [...]
Pfizer vaccine 90% effective in warding off COVID in adolescents

Pfizer vaccine 90% effective in warding off COVID in adolescents

The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is highly effective against preventing coronavirus in adolescents, a new Israeli study published overnigh [...]
COVID-19 Delta subvariant not yet detected in PH – DOH

COVID-19 Delta subvariant not yet detected in PH – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, October 21, said that the subvariant of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has not reached Phili [...]
Welsh NHS boss warns of ‘hard period ahead’ as winter looms

Welsh NHS boss warns of ‘hard period ahead’ as winter looms

The Welsh NHS is facing one of the hardest winters it will have ever faced, its chief executive has warned.Dr Andrew Goodall said the dual challenge o [...]
Cases of new Covid strain detected in Ireland – CMO

Cases of new Covid strain detected in Ireland – CMO

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the current rise in Covid numbers would have pushed Ireland into a full lockdown, had it not been for the rate of v [...]
Two new Covid antiviral drugs secured to protect most at-risk this winter

Two new Covid antiviral drugs secured to protect most at-risk this winter

Molunpiravir has been shown to cut the risk of hospital admission or death by 50% among at-risk adults (Photo: Shutterstock)The UK government has secu [...]
What Colin Powell’s death can and can’t tell us about COVID breakthrough cases

What Colin Powell’s death can and can’t tell us about COVID breakthrough cases

comparing vaccinated and unvaccinated COVID death rates // Dan Wood/NPR When Colin Powell died this week from co [...]
Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination in patients with multiple sclerosis

Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination in patients with multiple sclerosis

The rapid spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has resulted in the coronavirus disea [...]
New virus cases are rising on some Caribbean islands, the WHO says.

New virus cases are rising on some Caribbean islands, the WHO says.

ImageFilling out a coronavirus vaccination card in Jackson, Ala., earlier this month.Credit...Charity Rachelle for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The [...]
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