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Some L.G.B.T.Q. People Are Saying ‘No Thanks’ to the Covid Vaccine

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So far about 54 million people in the United States have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, and of those nearly 28 million have been fully vaccinated. At Callen-Lorde and other medical centers that treat many L.G.B.T.Q. patients, health care workers say they have seen a higher ... more

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Cómo funciona la vacuna contra la COVID-19 de Oxford-AstraZeneca

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La Universidad de Oxford se asoció con la empresa británico-sueca AstraZeneca para desarrollar y probar una vacuna contra el coronavirus conocida como ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 o AZD1222. En los ensayos clínicos se comprobó que la vacuna tenía una eficacia del 82,4 por ciento cuando se administraban dos dosis con un intervalo ... more

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In Oregon, Scientists Find a Virus Variant With a Worrying Mutation

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Scientists in Oregon have spotted a homegrown version of a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that first surfaced in Britain — but now combined with a mutation that may make the variant less susceptible to vaccines. The researchers have so far found just a single case of this formidable combination, ... more

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Cómo funciona la vacuna contra la COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson

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Johnson & Johnson está probando una vacuna contra el coronavirus conocida como JNJ-78436735 o Ad26.COV2.S. Los ensayos clínicos demostraron que una sola dosis de la vacuna tenía una tasa de eficacia de hasta el 72 por ciento. La vacuna ha sido autorizada para su uso de emergencia en Estados Unidos ... more

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San Diego Zoo Apes Get an Experimental Covid Vaccine

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The San Diego Zoo has given nine apes an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Zoetis, a major veterinary pharmaceuticals company. In January, a troop of gorillas at the zoo’s Safari Park tested positive for the virus. All are recovering, but even so, the zoo requested help from Zoetis in vaccinating ... more

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Weekly Health Quiz: Covid Vaccines, Side Effects and Exercise

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Test your knowledge of this week’s health news. more

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Can Long-Term Care Employers Require Staff Members to Be Vaccinated?

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She endorses reimbursing staff members for time and expenses. But, she noted: “There’s good evidence from behavioral economics that offering money signals taking risks. These vaccines really are safe and effective, so we don’t want to solidify people’s fears.” Although Covid-19 cases and deaths are falling in long-term facilities, even ... more

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How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The numbers began ticking up in September. After a quiet summer, doctors at Rhode Island Hospital began seeing one or two patients with Covid-19 on each shift — and soon three. Then four. Cases climbed steadily until early December, when Rhode Island earned the dubious distinction of ... more

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China subjects some travelers to anal swabs, angering foreign governments.

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China is requiring some travelers arriving from overseas to receive an invasive anal swab test as part of its coronavirus containment measures, a move that has outraged and shocked several foreign governments. Japanese officials said on Monday that they had formally asked China to exempt Japanese citizens from the test, ... more

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Investigation into Covid Origins Sought

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Some scientists are calling for an investigation independent of that under way by a team of scientists and the World Health Organization into the source of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. more

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