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Here’s how some of the leading coronavirus vaccines work

Here’s how some of the leading coronavirus vaccines work

Johnson & Johnson says it plans to have data from advanced, Phase 3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine by the end of the month. If they’re positive, the company plans to apply for emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration and make the vaccine available to the public. Early stage trial data…MORE

Covid cases remain lowest among younger children, even after schools reopened, study says

Covid cases remain lowest among younger children, even after schools reopened, study says

A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Covid-19 cases among younger children remained low even after schools restarted for in-person learning. To safely reopen schools, however, transmission in communities must be kept in check. The report, published Wednesday in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, considered more…MORE

The ongoing challenge of pandemic fatigue is hitting people hard

The ongoing challenge of pandemic fatigue is hitting people hard

Nearly a year of ever-changing public safety guidelines with long days cooped up at home are wearing on many people. People have been social distancing, wearing masks and skipping gatherings with friends and family in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The pandemic, however, didn’t stop many from traveling for the holidays despite…MORE

Local health officials doubt federal pivot on Covid-19 vaccines will help in time

Local health officials doubt federal pivot on Covid-19 vaccines will help in time

The federal government’s about-face on vaccine policy may be too little, too late, local health officials told CNN Tuesday. City and county health departments are already running at a deficit, and will continue to struggle to get vaccines out to people, the National Association of County and City Health Officials said. The US Department of…MORE

CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test

CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it will require a negative Covid-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States — a move it says may help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Air passengers will be required to get a viral test within three days before their flight to…MORE

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