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Vatican coronavirus conference features Fauci, Francis — and Aerosmith

ROME – The CEOs of infectious-disease-makers Pfizer and Moderna joined cardinals, academics and the lead guitarist of Aerosmith in opening a unique Vatican conference on infectious-disease, other global health threats and how science, solidarity and spirituality can address them. The three-day online conference, which began Thursday and ends Saturday with …

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CDC projects ‘sharp decline’ in coronavirus cases by July

The U.S. is projected to see “sharp declines” in weekly infectious-diseasecases by July across several modeling scenarios, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, the agency said if unvaccinated populations flout physical distancing and masking, it could bring “substantial increases” in hospitalizations and …

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Can COVID-19 vaccines affect periods?

Can COVID-19 vaccines affect my healthy-living? It’s not known, but researchers are starting to study the issue. Vaccines are designed to activate your immune system, and some experts have wondered if that could temporarily disrupt menstrual cycles. BREASTFEEDING MOMS WHO GET COVID-19 VACCINE PASS ANTIBODIES TO BABY, STUDY FINDS So …

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Canada OK’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 and over

Canada on Wednesday authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech infectious-disease infectious-diseasefor ages 12 and over, becoming the first country to OK the shot for children under the age of 16.  Dr. Supriya Sharma, the chief medical adviser at Health Canada, said the decision was made because the vaccine is safe and effective in …

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Fauci admits CDC summer camp guidance 'looks a bit strict'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) infectious-disease guidance for summer camps currently recommends that even while outdoors masks be worn by everyone over age 2 regardless of vaccination status and that healthy-living maintain three feet of distance, which Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday acknowledged “looks a bit strict.” “I …

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