Tag Archives: COVID

IMF’s top economist says Covid vaccines are the ‘main weapon’ to achieve a faster economic recovery

A person receives a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus disease vaccine at the Cacovid isolation centre, Mainland, Infectious disease hospital, Yaba, in Lagos, Nigeria. Majority World | Universal Images Group | Getty Images LONDON — With fears over “vaccine nationalism” steadily becoming a reality in 2021, experts have highlighted to CNBC why it’s in everybody’s… Read More »

COVID Vaccination in Pregnant and Lactating Mothers, Transfer of Antibodies to the Baby

COVID Vaccination in Pregnant and Lactating Mothers, Transfer of Antibodies to the Baby While the risk of severe COVID in pregnant women is relatively low, pregnant women with severe COVID experience worse outcomes. Some of our perinatal patients can’t wait to get a COVID-19 vaccine, some of our patients are understandably wary about testing a… Read More »

Boston Red Sox chairman hopes Covid game cancellations will be a ‘rare event’ this MLB season

Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner told CNBC on Thursday he does not expect coronavirus outbreaks to significantly alter the course of the Major League Baseball season. Werner’s comments on “Squawk Box” came on Opening Day, with a full slate of games on the schedule featuring all 30 teams. It marks the start of the… Read More »

Teachers union power, not rate of COVID transmission, determines whether schools are open for instruction, study finds

Teachers unions have often demanded lower community spreads of the coronavirus before they are willing to return teachers to the classroom. For example, before United Teachers Los Angeles will agree to in-person learning, it has demanded that Los Angeles County have a daily rate of COVID-19 cases no higher than 10 per 100,000 population. But… Read More »

‘A very clear shift’: Younger people getting sicker, faster with COVID, doctors say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada It’s not clear what’s driving that shift, but doctors say highly contagious variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are undoubtedly playing a role Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 29, 2021  •  1 hour ago  •  5 minute read  •  159 Comments People sit at a restaurant patio… Read More »

Vitamin D and Covid: Will taking vitamin D reduce risk of coronavirus?

This is down to its anti-inflammatory and immunoregulatory properties, which are crucial for the activation of immune system defenses. Vitamin D is known to enhance the function of immune cells, which is important for protection against infection, disease and immune-related disorders. People with low vitamin D levels are more likely to develop respiratory diseases, including… Read More »