Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine May Not Work Well on Obese People
Scientists have warned that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine could be less effective in obese people when compared to healthier individuals.
First Single-Dose Vaccine Should Be Available for Administering on Tuesday
The first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for disaemination in the United States. This was after advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unanimously voted to recommend the Johnson & Johnson shot for 18 and older US citizens.
You May Have Had COVID-19 Without Realizing It If You Experience These Signs
Certain symptoms may suggest that you have already had COVID-19, according to experts. Here are the most important ones to be aware.
J&J's Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Receives FDA Advisers Backing
On Friday, a government advisory committee voted unanimously to recommend authorizing J&J's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for use in adults.
Take a Holistic Approach to Keeping Your Brain Sharp
The New Year may be a few months in the rearview now, but that doesn't mean you can't still make New Year's Resolutions. While the most popular resolutions revolve around physical fitness, don't discount the body's most important organ - the brain.
Ghana Receives 600,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine from COVAX, Sparks Hope for Developing Countries
In a turning point that brought hope to developing countries, Ghana has received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX program of the World Health Organization, Wednesday.
COVID-19 Cases Decreasing, but US Should Not Fall Into Complacency, Says Dr. Peter Hotez
Dr. Peter Hotez, the co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital, spoke on CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith," and said that the United States public should not become complacent because of decreasing COVID-19 cases.
FDA Claims J&J's Single-Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe, Effective
J&J's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective and could give Americans access to the first single-shot to work against the virus.
Michigan Transplant Patient Dies from COVID-19 2 Months After Receiving Lungs That Carried the Virus
A Michigan transplant patient died from COVID-19 two months after receiving a set of lungs that carried the virus, despite having negative results before the operation.
Can stress trigger psoriasis?
Today, stress is a part of most peoples' lives. Demanding work schedules and health are just a few potential causes of stress. Psoriasis is a skin disorderwhich results in scaly, often itchy areas in patches.
Biden to Mark 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths with Candle Lighting and Moment of Silence on Monday
As the deaths caused by COVID-19 in the United States approach the 500,000-mark, Us President Joe Biden is to honor the fallen with a candle lighting and moment of silence, Monday evening.
Hospitals Experience Low Water Supply in Winter Storm Aftermath
As the South carried on with recovery efforts in the wake of a devastating winter storm, hospitals around the region grappled with water shortages as the South experienced a low water supply on Sunday
Texas Family Files $100M Suit Against Power Companies After 11-year-old Died of Hypothermia Amid Winter Storm
The family of the 11-year-old boy who lost his life due to hypothermia filed a $100 million suit against the Entergy Corporation and Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT.)
COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be 'Mostly Gone' by April, According to John Hopkins
A Johns Hopkins professor and surgeon stated the pandemic could be “mostly gone” by April 2021. Marty Makary, a professor at the university’s School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, remarked in an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal on Friday that daily COVID-19 cases have declined by 77 percent since January 2021.
First Animal to Human Transmission of New Strain of Avian Flu Reported in Russia
After its first outbreak in a poultry farm last December, a new strain of avian flu had been reported by the health officials of Russia as it can be now transmitted from birds to humans.