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Courtesy Anahi Weddings (NEW YORK) — When Dr. Keila Rodriguez comes home, her 3-year-old daughter knows she has to wait to hug her mom. “After the pandemic started, I would tell her, ‘You can’t hug mom right now, I have to shower and I have to change because I was around sick people all day […]

Bill Oxford/iStock (WASHINGTON) — After the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory panel rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots for all Americans, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci defended the White House’s earlier plan to begin rolling out the shots this month. “The plan was that we have […]

carmengabriela/iStock (WASHINGTON) — Federal advisers on Friday voted 18-0 in favor of recommending Pfizer booster shots for anyone over 65 or anyone who is at high risk of severe disease from COVID-19. However, the panel declined to recommend boosters for all Americans as young as 16 who took the Pfizer vaccine more than six months […]

ArtistGNDphotography/iStock (ATLANTA) — Despite the persistent pleas by public health officials to get vaccinated as coronavirus infections continue to surge, a staggeringly low number of pregnant people have been vaccinated against the virus nationwide. Just 25% of pregnant people in the United States between the ages of 18 and 49 are currently vaccinated with at […]

jonathanfilskov-photography/iStock (NEW YORK) — With the FDA gearing up to decide if all Americans need booster shots, some researchers are pointing to preliminary data suggesting that mixing different vaccines could offer an even stronger immune boost. For now, data is too sparse to support a mix-and-match strategy, experts say. But scientists are learning more about […]

SolStock/iStock (NEW YORK) — On Friday, an advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration will weigh in on a debate that has been broiling since the Biden administration announced last month that the country would begin to roll out booster shots against COVID-19. This panel, which is independent of the FDA and the Biden […]

Maj. W. Chris Clyne/Oregon National Guard (NEW YORK) — When Lt. Nathan Brashear saw the call for National Guard service members to help as hospitals were reaching a crisis point during Kentucky’s delta surge, he didn’t hesitate to volunteer. For about two weeks, Brashear, a member of the Kentucky Army National Guard, has been leading […]

Ceri Breeze/iStock (NEW YORK) — Children and young people around the world are experiencing increasing anxiety over the fate of the planet — specifically climate change and how lawmakers are handling the looming crisis, according to new research. Scientists who surveyed 10,000 young people, ages 16 to 25, across 10 countries, found “widespread psychological distress” […]

FatCamera/iStock (NEW YORK) — Natalie Tapio has been living with a chronic seizure disorder, but with her service dog Dexter by her side, managing her condition has become a little easier. He will alert her when she’s about to seize. Tapio started experiencing catatonic seizures, a form of epilepsy, in 2014, which caused periods of semi-consciousness […]

Anjelica Lat, 26, instructs her students in New York City. – (Anjelica Lat) (NEW YORK) — Sophie Oleniacz, an elementary school English teacher in California, took a leave of absence right before the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020 and went back to work in the fall. With her classes fully remote, she expected a […]