• Mental Health Disorders May Be Linked to Increased Risk of Severe COVID-19 - Experts Explain

    12 days ago - By PopSugar

    This fall, the CDC identified mental health disorders as underlying health conditions that may result in more serious cases of COVID-19 or, even, dying from the virus. To be clear, this differs from studies suggesting COVID-19 cases have led to increased mental illness diagnoses. POPSUGAR spoke to two medical professionals about how some mental illnesses can increase your likelihood of severe or fatal COVID-19 - here's what we know.
    Which Mental Illnesses Could Mean You're at Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19?
    The CDC writes , "Having mood disorders, including depression, and schizophrenia...
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  • COVID-19 vaccine elicits weak antibody response in people taking immunosuppressant

    COVID-19 vaccine elicits weak antibody response in people taking immunosuppressant

    12 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    People taking TNF inhibitors, a kind of immunosuppressive drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune conditions, produced a weaker and shorter-lived antibody response after two doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new study. A third vaccine dose drove antibody levels back up, indicating that this additional dose may provide protection as the virus's delta variant continues to spread.
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  • Age, sex and waning COVID-19 antibodies

    12 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Antibodies after COVID-19 vaccination peaked higher for women and younger people than men and individuals over the age of 65, respectively, but levels dropped by half within six months for everyone in a study group.
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  • 7 anti-vaccine doctors test positive or get COVID-19 symptoms after Florida conference

    12 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Seven doctors who attended the Florida COVID Summit this month tested positive for or came down with symptoms of COVID-19 within days of the anti-vaccine conference, according to news reports.
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  • No Serious CV Risks for Elderly After Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

    12 days ago - By Medscape

    A French study adds to other evidence that the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine does not increase the risk for serious cardiovascular adverse events in elderly individuals.
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