Should You Take a COVID-19 Boost Now or Wait Until Fall? Two

With Prakash Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina and Mitzi Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina As COVID-19 vaccines continue to be available high impact prevention of hospitalization and death, the protection offered by current vaccines decreases over time. This requires the use of booster shots It is safe and effective in enhancing the immune response to …

Despite Disastrous Effects, Covid-19 Offers Some Gifts to Medicine

With Dario Gersi, University of Nebraska Omaha For all the misery the pandemic has created, it has also opened up a vast repository of information on medical issues beyond COVID-19. Although it is too early to draw conclusions, evidence emerges Examining the links between autoimmune disorders and the virus that causes COVID-19. Aspect bioinformatics researcher …

What is the Best Mask for COVID-19? A Mechanical Engineer Explains

With Christian L’Orange, Colorado State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidelines on masks and respirators several times over the past two years, with its most recent update on January 14, 2022. The update states that cloth face coverings offer the least amount of protection. coronavirus compared to surgical masks …

FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children aged 5 to 11

By Debbie-Ann Shirley, University of Virginia Elementary school children in the United States will soon have one more layer of protection to protect them from COVID-19. On October 29, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. 26, 2021, when members voted 17-0 …

Healthy Women is a Proud Meeting Organizer on COVID-19 Vaccine Education and

The COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project (CVEEP) was founded in December 2020 by the Alliance for Aging Research, the Healthy Women and National Caucus, and the Black Aging Center. Project, patients, provider, employer and public health organizations. This group engages in dialogue between the various communities that have suffered the most and organizations representing …