Children could be dangerous carriers of virus

Study finds kids to be potential spreaders of COVID-19 and emerging variants. By studying 110 children aged two weeks to 21 years who tested positive for COVID-19 at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) or urgent care clinics, researchers confirmed earlier findings that infants, children…

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Beyond advocacy: Requiring vaccination to stop COVID-19

The FINANCIAL —  Kaiser Permanente and other leading companies are mandating COVID-19 shots because ending this pandemic depends on it. In early August, Kaiser Permanente announced it would require all employees to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19, or request…

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Life expectancy falls as a result of COVID-19

The FINANCIAL –A new report published by a panel including an expert from The University of Manchester has highlighted that life expectancy at birth fell by 1.3 years for men and 0.9 years for women in 2020, linked to the excess mortality…

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID Vaccine Effectiveness Wanes Over Time

The FINANCIAL — Kaiser Permanente study shows time since vaccination plays a key role in COVID-19 breakthrough infections. A recent study led by Kaiser Permanente found the Pfizer-BioNTech, BNT162b2, mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective against hospitalization for 6 months after full…

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