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Moderna analysis: Those vaccinated last year twice more likely to contract COVID-19

Moderna analysis: Those vaccinated last year twice more likely to contract COVID-19Moderna released data showing its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in preventing serious health issues or death from “variants of concern” but admitting that those who received the vaccine last year were twice as likely to get the coronavirus disease. ….. Read More.FOX News – Health News | Health & WellnessWed, September 15, 20212 days ago


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COVID-19 kills Americans at a rate of 1 in 500, data shows

COVID-19 kills Americans at a rate of 1 in 500, data showsAn estimated one in every 500 Americans has died of coronavirus as of September 2021, according to national COVID-19 statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau. ….. Read More.FOX News – Health News | Health & WellnessWed, September 15, 20212 days ago


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Florida surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 deaths after especially deadly summer fuelled by delta variant

Florida surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 deaths after especially deadly summer fuelled by delta variantFlorida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one-fourth of those succumbing this summer as the state battled a fierce surge in infections fuelled by the delta variant. ….. Read More.CBC News – General World News | World News & EventsThu, September 16, 202116 hours ago


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Coronavirus update: Doctors concerned that pregnant women are avoiding vaccinations; Pfizer makes it...

Coronavirus update: Doctors concerned that pregnant women are avoiding vaccinations; Pfizer makes it…Many parents eager to enroll their children in clinical trials By Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs September 16, 2021 Coronavirus (COVID-19) tally as compiled by Johns Hopkins University. (Previous numbers in parentheses.) Total U.S. confirmed cases: 41,645,545 (41,371,382) Total U.S. deaths: 666,806 (664,019) Total global cases: 226,643,823 (225,988,972) Total global deaths: 4,662,980 (4,652,516) CDC: Pregnant women more likely to avoid vaccination Pregnant women appear to be avoiding COVID-19 vaccinations. As a group, they have one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of Sept. 4, the agency said only about 25% of pregnant women ages 18 to 49 had received at least one vaccine dose. The CDC says all women in that age group have a 61% vaccination rate. Doctors interviewed by The Texas Tribune say theres no…


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FDA panel is first key test for Biden COVID-19 booster plan

FDA panel is first key test for Biden COVID-19 booster planThe Biden administration’s plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine. ….. Read More.CBC News – General World News | World News & EventsFri, September 17, 20212 hours ago


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Classroom Time Isn’t the Only Thing Students Have Lost

Classroom Time Isn’t the Only Thing Students Have LostLast December, I stood bundled up outside my car on a side street in West Baltimore, holding a “Thinking of you” card. I was also carrying the feelings of triumph and relief teachers typically have around the holiday season: elated at making it through the grind-it-out months of the fall, and ready for a much-needed break. Yet heavy on my mind was one student. She’d been so quiet in virtual class, and when I’d reached out, I’d learned she was grieving the loss of a family member, the third of her relatives to die in the past month. Some of my colleagues at my high school had pooled together money to help this student’s family out, but we all knew that she wasn’t the only kid struggling. So many of our students have lost so much during the coronavirus pandemic, and not…


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