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Rare blood clotting side effects linked to nine deaths triggered the recommendation, which stops short of calling for ceasing use of the one-shot vaccine.
“It felt like we were driving blind, and we really were a little bit,” one expert said.
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Dozens of people have revealed that they are still living with the condition.
There's Still A Lot Unknown About Omicron As Scientists Worldwide Race To Determine How It Affects People
Preliminary evidence suggests there may be an increased risk of reinfection among people who previously had COVID-19 compared with other variants, the WHO said.
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The death of former US secretary of state Colin Powell from COVID-19 complications shows the importance of precautions for at-risk individuals.
The emergency authorization will allow a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be given to people over 65, healthcare workers, and others at high risk of severe COVID-19.
The new US international travel guidelines will start in November and will require testing, contact tracing information, and masking requirements, as well as full vaccinations.
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The "I Am Legend" Screenwriter Has A Strong Message For Everyone Using It As A Reason Not To Get Vaxxed
In the movie, the plague is brought on by a virus, not a vaccine.
"Our doctor asked us if we wanted to stay in our house for 10 more years to see if people have reactions, or if we wanted to start living life again."
*Spoiler alert* — it involves a lot of hand sanitizer.
"How am I? Number one that’s a violation of my HIPAA rights."
I wanna know if you're still singing "Happy Birthday" while washing your hands.
The emergency authorization of the vaccine opens eligibility to nearly 17 million school-age kids.
COVID-19 Vaccinations In The US Are Declining, But Biden Is Aiming For 70% Of Adults To Have At Least One Shot By July 4
"I think we’ve now gotten to the hard part," said one public health expert. "And even the easy part was hard."
Fully vaccinated people can go without masks in many small gatherings indoors or outdoors, say the new CDC guidelines.
The AstraZeneca vaccines are authorized in India but still awaiting an FDA go-ahead in the US. Up to 60 million doses will be shared with India amid a catastrophic surge in cases there.
At least six women, including one who died, have developed an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome after getting the vaccine.
Airlines have returned to filling middle seats, which a new CDC study suggests increases the risk of coronavirus exposure.
Vaccine cards get a 10 for usefulness, but a 0 for fitting into a normal-sized wallet.
Of the more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered so far in the US, federal authorities are investigating six cases of rare and severe blood clotting.
But as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, “I would advocate against general travel overall,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Friday.
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"No offense but you did meth. I think you will survive the vaccine."
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More checks are on the way, but not everyone will qualify.
“Everyone was looking for a quick fix,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.
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We get by with a little help from our friends.
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been shown to be effective at reducing severe cases of COVID-19 with just one shot.
Including pro-tips on how to get a more comfortable, tightened face mask fit, how to properly double mask, and — more importantly — how *not* to double mask.
“These are really good vaccines, and we are seeing them take effect, which is wonderful,” said one epidemiologist.
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Doctors are divided over whether the method could work for others who lost their sense of smell or taste after COVID-19.
The vaccine was 72% effective in its US testing, and 85% effective overall in preventing severe disease, as well as completely protective against death and hospitalization.
Including quick fix-its for glasses fog, aching ears, and making your face masks *actually* fit your noggin.
The president has faced mounting pressure to up his pledge of administering 100 million COVID-19 shots during his first 100 days in office.
Complications of COVID-19 have caused many people to lose their sense of smell. I lost mine years ago and have some suggestions on how to get by.
COVID-19 vaccines will now be recommended for everyone over the age of 65, following outrage over a slow national rollout and surging cases nationwide.
“Our healthcare infrastructure is already at a breaking point,” one expert said. “The introduction of a more transmissible strain might be enough to tip us over.”
By cutting doses in half or delaying second shots, some scientists say we could maximize the number of people who get vaccinated. Others argue that could be dangerous.
On Tuesday, Oxford became the first team leading a coronavirus vaccine trial to publish its results in a peer-reviewed journal, but scientists have questions about how the trials were conducted.
"This is not that hard to understand, everybody. That's why we have rules about wearing a mask."
Quarantine after exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 can be shortened from 14 days to 7 days if people have no symptoms and a negative coronavirus test.
Be honest — but also be smart, please.
As hospitals face the logistical nightmare of giving people the few doses of new antibody drugs available, scientists say they're concerned we still don’t have enough data to show they work.
With coronavirus cases rising exponentially, people are living at different levels of risk. And it’s causing a strain with some of their closest relationships.
Unless it’s just you and your household eating pies.
If authorized, healthcare workers and vulnerable groups might start getting the two-shot vaccine before the end of the year.
With coronavirus cases surging nationwide, experts fear another 150,000 Americans will die from COVID-19 within the next three months.
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Kissing through plexiglass. How romantic!
The CDC says people will put their families at risk of contracting COVID-19 by traveling to meet them.
"The vaccines that we are talking about and the vaccines to come are really the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Anthony Fauci.
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"We are overflowing our units. We are short staffed. We are physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausted."
The new results suggest that the two early vaccine candidates will be extremely effective against the coronavirus.
We asked coronavirus experts about their plans for the holidays during the pandemic: “Whatever you do, whoever you invite to sit around the table, you’re also inviting the virus.”
After four years of relentless attacks on science, researchers and doctors are hopeful that Biden will fight the pandemic and climate change.
"Ensuring that ill voters can vote while maintaining poll worker and voter safety will be essential," public health officials say.
The difference between the previous spikes in cases and the one we’re in now? COVID-19 cases are now rising almost everywhere.
First, the coronavirus ravaged the northeast. Then it hit the Sun Belt. Now hospitals across the Midwest and northern plains are feeling the strain as COVID-19 continues to stalk the nation.
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"I have seen so many parents use this as a changing table for their child's diaper."
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Trump's White House had more new COVID-19 cases this week than New Zealand, Vietnam, and Yemen combined.
Donald Trump Told His Followers "Don't Be Afraid Of COVID" — And Amanda Kloots Had A Gut-Wrenching Response
"We saw what this disease can do. So guess what? We are afraid."
Make your safe voting plan, and stick to it.
“For the next few days, I’d want him 50 feet away from an ICU, not a helicopter ride,” one leading doctor said.
"This is reckless to a shocking degree, even for you."
Vaccine skeptics have long stoked unfounded conspiracy theories about immunizations. Political pressure to produce a coronavirus vaccine at “warp speed” is adding fuel to their fire.
"Live from New York" again, at last!
The world’s most powerful nation has played whack-a-mole with the coronavirus, slowing its transmission in one place only for it to flare up somewhere else.
"Some of the scientists have come to a point where they realize they have to speak out as a matter of life and death," said one expert.
"We need the public institutions to have a clear message based on science and not to be announcing something on Friday and pulling it out on Monday," said one scientist.
People Are Sharing The Major Ways The World Might Change After COVID-19, And It's Actually Uplifting
Working from home, more time spent with family, drive-in movies, and curbside pickup — just to name a few.
If the numbers stand up to subsequent analysis, the South Dakota rally would be the single biggest known superspreader event in the US coronavirus epidemic.
The trial, led by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, has been paused due to an "unexplained illness" in someone who received the vaccine.
A Penn State official retracted saying a third of Big 10 football players with coronavirus infections had suffered heart injuries. But experts confirmed they are seeing heart muscle injuries in many patients.
Cases of beer, stuffed pandas, a very fancy traffic light system, and lots of clever signs.
“A deadly barrage” of pandemics is coming, a new report warns.
These Scientists Are Still Studying The World’s Most Controversial Drug, But They Can’t Find Enough People To Take It
Scientists launched clinical trials to see if a malaria drug could prevent COVID-19. What happened next shows how politicized and disorganized coronavirus research has become.
The first lesson of any vaccination program? “You have to get people on board with getting the vaccine.”
Home is where you park it.
US hospitals are now treating around 1,500 patients a day with antibodies found in the blood of COVID-19 survivors.
“I can’t see how this is done, frankly, before the middle of next year,” said one expert, of a coronavirus vaccine.
As summer heats up and coronavirus cases continue to surge, pregnant women of color in particular face the greatest health risks.
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"The safety signals from these two important trials are reassuring," said two experts.
What to expect from check-in to landing — and everything in between.
“Everything we have to do to fight the coronavirus pandemic — social distancing, closing businesses, limiting gatherings — makes the overdose crisis worse,” said one expert.
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“We don't know if things are going to necessarily get better. Or get worse.”
Follow the latest data on COVID-19 in the US and globally.
"[He] says he won't catch it because he is healthy."
Coronavirus cases have been spiking since mid-June, particularly among younger Americans in the South and West. The big worry is that they will pass the virus onto older, more vulnerable people.
He tested sneezing, talking, singing, and coughing with a mask and without one.
Even though hundreds of thousands of protesters and police crowded onto the streets, overall social distancing actually strengthened in big cities with major protests.
People can finally get a haircut.
If you've ever used a glory hole, either before the pandemic or because of it, BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
Scientists say that the paper by Nobel Prize winner Mario Molina is based on false statements and flawed statistical analysis.
"It is highly affordable, easy to make, can be scaled up quickly and only needs a small dosage," said one expert.
The federal agency noted that the two drugs are "unlikely to be effective in treating COVID-19" and could cause serious side effects.
"There is no way to ensure zero risk of infection," said new CDC guidelines on safety as more states reopen.
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