• No, There's Nothing Magnetic in the COVID-19 Vaccines - Experts Debunk Misinformation

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

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    In today's edition of misinformation circling about the COVID-19 vaccine: magnetic ingredients. People are posting videos on social media claiming that ingredients in the COVID-19 vaccines are making magnets stick to the arm where they received the vaccine; some even say an implanted microchip is to blame. TikTok recently took down one of these viral videos that allegedly demonstrated this magnetic attraction, and Instagram blurred a similar video, labeling it false information. You may have seen compilations of these videos going around. But, no ingredients used in the COVID-19...
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  • Op-Ed: What Was CDC Thinking With Its New Mask Guidance?

    Op-Ed: What Was CDC Thinking With Its New Mask Guidance?

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    This opinion piece will be sharply critical of the new CDC guidance on masking for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, so I want to begin by saying the agency has been, and remains, the envy of the world...
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  • Biden will NOT mandate COVID-19 vaccines, White House confirms  

    Biden will NOT mandate COVID-19 vaccines, White House confirms  

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    'Private sector companies may decide that they want to have requirements. That's up to them. we have no plans to change our approach from the federal government,' press secretary Jen Psaki said.
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  • Pfizer and Moderna Shots Are Powerfully Effective against Virus, Analysis Says

    Pfizer and Moderna Shots Are Powerfully Effective against Virus, Analysis Says

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    A new study of 1,800 health care workers confirms that the vaccines are working well in the real world, outside clinical trials.
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  • Cuba rolls out mass vaccines while awaiting study results

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Hundreds of thousands of Cubans have begun receiving new, locally produced vaccines against COVID-19 in the past few days as the socialist government ramps up an inoculation campaign
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  • New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week - Edition 130

    New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week - Edition 130

    1 month ago - By Mark's Daily Apple

    Research of the Week
    Top men and women are hard at work trying to convince you to go on a plant-based diet.
    Ivermectin combined with doxycycline looks to be an effective, inexpensive COVID treatment.
    Neanderthals ate some starchy foods .
    At least across the Southwestern United States, ancient human gut biomes were far more diverse than they are today .
    Mental “handwriting” to text .
    Ancient enhancement of Amazonian soil quality made by pre-Columbian forest dwellers still persists today .
    New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
    Episode 491: Dr. Jason Fung : Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Jason Fung, a...
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  • Schools Are Figuring Out How To Handle New Mask Guidelines

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Kids under 12 are still not eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
    This week has been a big one for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issuing guidelines as it relates to wearing masks and people who are fully vaccinated. The agency changed its COVID-19 safety guidance to say that, with some exceptions, fully vaccinated individuals can be indoors and outdoors without face masks or social distancing, leaving many students and staff members at schools nationwide wondering what this means for them.
    The CDC also announced this week that children ages 12 to 15 can begin receiving...
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  • Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Appears Not to Affect Sperm

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The COVID-19 mRNA vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech does not damage sperm, according to a study by Israeli researchers.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • MRNA Vaccines Likely Effective Against India Variant

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Both of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are likely effective against the coronavirus variant that is rapidly spreading throughout India and several other countries, according to laboratory experiments.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94%

    Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94%

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Only six percent of COVID-19 cases among more than 1,800 health care workers were in people fully-vaccinated with one of the two mRNA shots, according to the CDC's latest study.
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  • Quebec, New Brunswick Stop Offering First Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick will no longer offer first doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as of Thursday, but will offer second doses using current supplies and future deliveries, the provinces said on Thursday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • New report offers ‘most compelling' evidence yet of COVID-19 vaccines' effectiveness

    New report offers ‘most compelling' evidence yet of COVID-19 vaccines' effectiveness

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Messenger RNA vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were 94% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 among health care workers after two doses and more than 80% effective after one, researchers reported in MMWR.
    The study - and others like it - was “pivotal” to the CDC changing its recommendations for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, said CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH.
    “This report provided the most compelling information to date that COVID-19 vaccines were performing as expected in the real world,” Walensky said in a
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