Tag Archives: Covid

Some Americans with ‘long Covid’ may qualify for federal disability resources, Biden says

U.S. President Joe Biden signs a proclamation on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as (L-R) artist Tyree Brown, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), former Rep. Tony Coelho (D-CA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on in the Rose Garden of… 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 »

Australia’s Covid recovery plans remain uncertain as it tries to contain the delta variant

A person exercises at the Sydney Opera House during a foggy start to the day on June 30, 2021 in Sydney Australia. Lockdown restrictions continue as NSW health authorities work to contain a growing Covid-19 cluster. Brook Mitchell | Getty Images News | Getty Images A recent spike in Covid cases has Australian authorities scrambling… Read More »

Study Suggests COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Will Be Needed

WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 — One dose of a two-dose mRNA COVID-19 vaccine is enough to protect previously infected people, but it’s likely they and everyone with two doses will still require booster shots at a later date, a new study suggests. That’s because antibodies triggered through either natural infection or vaccines decline at about… Read More »