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Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout Outdoor Mask Guidance Vaccines and Virus Variants Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine wins renewed backing from U.S. experts after probe into rare blood clots

After officials halted Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout in its tracks last week, U.S. vaccine advisers agreed on Friday that vaccinations should resume. Going forward, the shot will carry a warning about rare and severe blood clots, they said. Of the nearly 8 million doses administered, officials identified 15 cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS), CDC vaccine advisers said Friday. Three vaccine recipients who developed TTS have died. All… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »

Exactly how much Vitamin D experts say you should take even after winter ends

As the temperatures dip, people who live with joint and bone conditions such as arthritis can feel more discomfort than they do in summer. But in reality, could those problems actually be down to a lack of the ‘sunshine vitamin’ in the dark winter months? “Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphorus… Read More »

U.S. reports record 126,400 new coronavirus cases as medical experts warn worst days of pandemic are ‘still ahead of us’

The United States reported a record one-day spike of 126,400 new cases of the coronavirus as medical experts warn that the outbreak is worsening across the country and could lead to a devastating winter. The U.S. has now reported a new record one-day spike in cases everyday over the past three days, according to data… Read More »

International experts call for independent probe of Canadian research linking fluoride and lower IQ

Article content continued In fact, the prominent journal that published Till’s key study on fluoride and IQ said it subjected the paper to added scrutiny and peer review because of its implications. The JAMA Pediatrics editor has said he would tell his wife not to drink tap water if she were pregnant. And separate studies… Read More »