• Apr 16 2021 This Week in Cardiology

    20 days ago - By Medscape

    COVID-19 vaccine-related clotting, vitamin D, anticoagulation strategies before PCI, and a good intervention at end of life are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week's podcast.
    theheart.org on Medscape
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  • Pfizer, Moderna Say Booster Shots Probably Needed

    20 days ago - By Medscape

    Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people who've gotten both doses would likely need a third shot within 12 months and might need an annual shot thereafter.
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  • Q&A: Functional neurological disorder is real, but not caused by ‘toxic vaccine effects'

    Q&A: Functional neurological disorder is real, but not caused by ‘toxic vaccine effects'

    20 days ago - By Healio

    Effective communication about the potential link between functional neurological disorder and COVID-19 vaccines “is critically important” to help inform the public and dimmish fears, according to a viewpoint published in JAMA Neurology.
    These efforts will enable patients to make “informed decisions” about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, the researchers wrote.
    “As neurologists, and health care professionals more broadly, we must explain transparently and nonjudgmentally the nature of , including that these symptoms are real but not
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  • Big Chile study finds Chinese vaccine slashes COVID deaths

    20 days ago - By ABC News

    A study of millions of Chileans who have received the Chinese-developed CoronaVac vaccine has found it 67% effective against symptoms and 80% against death from COVID-19
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  • Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

    Sufficient Drug Stocks and Beds Available to Treat COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

    20 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan said drugs to treat COVID-19 and other diseases were available in large quantities and 'people need not worry about that'.
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  • Mysterious ailment, mysterious relief: Vaccines help some Covid long haulers

    20 days ago - By News Medical

    An estimated 10% to 30% of people who get Covid-19 suffer from lingering symptoms of the disease, or what's known as “long Covid.”
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  • Global Officials Urge Rich Countries to Donate Excess COVID Vaccines

    20 days ago - By Medscape

    Top UN, financial, and vaccine officials urged rich countries to donate excess COVID-19 vaccine doses to a program supplying lower income countries in a bid to end the pandemic.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • Maldives Will Offer Vaccines To Travelers To Help Revive Tourism

    20 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    If you still need a COVID vaccine, you can get one by booking a trip to the Maldives
    The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the U.S. is picking up steam, and most people are now eligible to get vaccinated. But that doesn't mean that it's necessarily easy to secure an appointment in some places. And if you're getting vaccinated, why not celebrate that major event - with a fabulous vacation? The Maldives is starting a new program aimed to revive its tourism industry in the post-pandemic era by offering COVID vaccines to any visitor who arrives with a hotel booking already made.
    The Maldives, an...
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  • Why Three Families Entered Kids in a COVID Vaccine Trial

    Why Three Families Entered Kids in a COVID Vaccine Trial

    20 days ago - By Web MD

    Before signing up, parents should ask about the time commitment, trial leaders say, including the number of visits, the follow-up period, and other details. Parents will be expected to record detailed information, such as whether children have side effects such as fevers.
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  • Will You Need a Booster Shot of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

    20 days ago - By Time

    When the first COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December 2020, most people breathed a sigh of relief since both shots were shown to be between 94% and 95% effective in protecting from COVID-19 symptoms. But public health experts warned that nobody really knew how long the protection would last, since the longest clinical trials in people only went to a few months. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden...
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