Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine OK’d for Ages 5–11

Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine OK’d for Ages 5–11

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., signed a decision memo expanding the use of updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5 through 11 years. This follows the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)...
42% of US ignored, lied about COVID precautions

42% of US ignored, lied about COVID precautions

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, 4 of 10 Americans didn’t follow public health measures or lied about being compliant, mostly because they wanted life to feel normal and exercise their personal freedoms, reveals a survey published yesterday in JAMA...
Study Reveals Main Target of COVID-19 in Brain

Study Reveals Main Target of COVID-19 in Brain

A Brazilian study published in the journal PNAS describes some of the effects infection by SARS-CoV-2 can have on the central nervous system. A preliminary version (not yet peer-reviewed) posted in 2020 was one of the first to show that the virus that causes COVID-19...
Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – People who had COVID-19 are at higher risk for a host of brain injuries a year later compared with people who were never infected by the coronavirus, a finding that could affect millions of Americans, U.S....