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The unvaccinated still think Covid vaccines are a risk, survey finds
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The unvaccinated still think Covid vaccines are a risk, survey finds

Just over half of Americans who remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 still believe the vaccine is more dangerous than the coronavirus — despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, according to a new survey published Wednesday. Unvaccinated adults still also largely believe the news media have exaggerated the severity of the pandemic, and are less likely than…MORE

How safe is it for vaccinated people to return to in-person work? An expert weighs in

How safe is it for vaccinated people to return to in-person work? An expert weighs in

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its guidance to once again recommend that even vaccinated people start masking indoors in areas of the country with high and substantial coronavirus spread. Key to their decision was a study that shows that fully vaccinated people can still transmit the Delta variant. At the…MORE

5 ways to adjust your sleep schedule to go back to the office
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5 ways to adjust your sleep schedule to go back to the office

In many parts of the world, people are attempting to return to life as it was before the pandemic — at least when it comes to work and school. For many, that means a sleepy morning struggle to wake, eat breakfast, pack lunches, get kids and themselves out the door, and battle a commute. “Without…MORE

4 ways parents can reframe a tween or teen’s social setbacks

4 ways parents can reframe a tween or teen’s social setbacks

“Half the girls were crying because they were in a fight, and the rest were crying because they weren’t cool enough to be included in the fight,” a middle school student told me. “Sixth grade is complicated!” She’s right. Middle school can be challenging enough without a pandemic, but months of isolation and disruption have…MORE

US vaccinations reach highest level in a month. But it would still take 6 months to get all eligible Americans one dose at current pace
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US vaccinations reach highest level in a month. But it would still take 6 months to get all eligible Americans one dose at current pace

At the current pace of vaccinations, it will take until mid-February to get at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine to all eligible Americans, according to a CNN analysis of data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 90 million eligible people in the US are still unvaccinated. And though the…MORE

US comes in last in health care rankings of high-income countries
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US comes in last in health care rankings of high-income countries

The US once again ranked last in access to health care, equity and outcomes among high-income countries, despite spending a far greater share of its economy on health care, a new report released Wednesday has found. The nation has landed in the basement in all seven studies the Commonwealth Fund has conducted since 2004. The…MORE

San Francisco to allow people who received the J&J vaccine to get a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose
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San Francisco to allow people who received the J&J vaccine to get a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose

People vaccinated with the one-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine will be able to receive a supplemental mRNA vaccine dose in San Francisco, the city’s health department said. San Francisco Department of Public Health officials said on Tuesday they were making an “accommodation” for those who have consulted with a physician. It is not a…MORE

This Texas city has a relatively high vaccination rate, but it’s still fighting to get shots in arms amid rising cases
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This Texas city has a relatively high vaccination rate, but it’s still fighting to get shots in arms amid rising cases

When Camila Fortuna went with her mother last week to a mobile veterinary clinic in Austin, Texas, she thought they were just getting shots for the family’s three chihuahuas, Cuca, Lilly and Tobi. But when they left, Camila, 13, had also gotten a shot: the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine. “I want to get…MORE

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