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A 9-year-old who’s been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

“Kids, I’m sorry to say this, but it is a big deal. It will hurt,” Eli told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday. “You just got to face the truth: Sometimes you’re not OK.” Eli and his father, Jonathan Lipman, are among a growing population of people who have been deemed “long haulers” — people who… Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Not Detected in Breast Milk, Indicates Safety for Pregnant and Lactating Women, Says Study

New York, July 18: Vaccines against Covid-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study, indicating vaccine safety for pregnant and lactating women and providing early evidence that the shots are not transferred to the infant. Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) analysed the breast milk of seven women after… Read More »

There’s no evidence a Covid booster shot is necessary, says Dr. Ashish Jha

There’s no need for Covid booster doses right now, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health said Friday, as highly transmissible, new variants test the protections of the available vaccines. “Let me tell you where we are: the data is very clear, if you’ve gotten your two shots of Moderna  or Pfizer  or… Read More »

CDC eases summer camp Covid guidance, says fully vaccinated teens don’t need masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its public health guidance for summer camps Friday, saying fully vaccinated teens don’t need to wear face masks or stay 6 feet away from others. Fully vaccinated teens should still wear masks where required, including at local businesses and workplaces, according to the CDC. Camps can be… Read More »

Despite CMS rule, few hospitals post prices in a coherent fashion, study says

Dive Brief: Despite CMS issuing a new rule requiring hospitals to publish their prices for many services as of Jan. 1, few of the larger institutions are making such data readily available, according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers found that fewer than half of the nation’s hospitals had chargemaster data… Read More »