Starting later this week, some at-risk Americans become eligible for a 4th Covid shot.

For immunocompromised people who received a single shot of the coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson, the C.D.C. does not recommend additional primary doses, but advises that they get a booster shot…

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New York Plans to Install ‘Vending Machines’ With Anti-Overdose Drugs

New York City health officials have announced a plan to install 10 “public health vending machines” that would dispense sterile syringes, an anti-overdose medication and other “harm reduction” supplies to help neighborhoods that…

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Covid May Raise the Risk of Diabetes in Children, Study Says

A heightened risk had already been seen among adults who had recovered from a coronavirus infection. Source link

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Five People in the U.S. Died From Rabies in 2021, the Highest Number in a Decade

Five people in the United States died from rabies last year, the highest number in a decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Three of those deaths, including that of…

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Flu and Covid at the Same Time? Your 'Flurona' Questions, Answered

Yes, you can get “flurona.” But it’s probably not as bad as it sounds. Source link

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Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Biden Covid Initiatives

“The mandate is aimed directly at protecting the unvaccinated from their own choices,” she wrote. “Vaccines are freely available, and unvaccinated people may choose to protect themselves at any time.” The Coronavirus Pandemic:…

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Former Biden Advisers Urge a Pandemic Strategy for the ‘New Normal’

Now, with the Omicron variant fueling an enormous new surge, they wrote, the United States must avoid becoming stuck in “a perpetual state of emergency.” The first step, they wrote, is recognizing that…

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For C.D.C.’s Walensky, a Steep Learning Curve on Messaging

The crux of the problem, several administration officials said, is a failure by the C.D.C. and the Biden administration’s messaging experts to work in concert. Who is to blame for that is a…

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Every Pore on Your Face Is a Walled Garden

Your skin is home to a thousand kinds of bacteria, and the ways they contribute to healthy skin are still largely mysterious. This mystery may be getting even more complex: In a paper…

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Covid Treatments Including Paxlovid Are Rationed as Cases Spike

Drug makers say they are working as fast as possible to produce more treatments. The federal government did not immediately order supplies of the GlaxoSmithKline antibody when the F.D.A. authorized the treatment’s use…

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