Americans say they want a single-dose vaccine that’s 90% effective and 1 in 100 chance causing minor side effects.
“Masks and social distancing will need to continue into the foreseeable future — until we have some level of herd immunity.”
These last two weeks mark a sharp increase—double the average number of weekly fatal overdoses throughout much of 2020.
The evidence suggests: Yes.
“To get this pandemic under control, 16,000 adults must be vaccinated every day for six months.” — Dow Constantine
Vaccine efforts have been hamstrung by a lack of leadership, too little money and the crisis of surging infections.
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In the history of public health laws, even rules that have had time to build widely accepted evidence weren’t guaranteed support.
“Telehealth sessions have been a lifeline for those walking the long road to recovery during a stressful, isolating time.”
If you’re wanting to set yourself a resolution for 2021, a good place to start is to reflect on the year that was.
Skepticism resides in many quarters, including “anti-vaxxers”; and people of all stripes with perfectly understandable doubts.
Emotional pain and chronic pain are related, and painkillers, ultimately, make things worse
Medical providers won’t be allowed to hold patients responsible for the difference between those amounts and the higher fees they might like to charge.
The new virus is defined by an unusual number and combination of mutations. One of these increases binding of the virus to receptors in our cells.
How will I know when it’s my turn to get a vaccine? Where will I get a vaccine? I hear that I might still have to wear a mask even after I get vaccinated. Why?