Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Laura Ramirez-Feldman

Pfizer's RSV vaccine for pregnant women protects newborns against severe illness

Pfizer announced on Tuesday that an experimental RSV vaccine for pregnant women protects newborns against severe illness for at least six months after birth.In phase III of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, considered the gold standard of epidemiologic studies,...

CDC panel endorses new Novavax COVID vaccine

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Tuesday to endorse emergency authorization of a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Maryland biotechnology company Novavax, making it the fourth immunization to clear that hurdle in the U.S....

CDC advisory committee recommends Pfizer's booster shot for certain adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine expert panel, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), on Thursday voted to endorse COVID-19 booster shots for a wide range of individuals, including adults 65 and older, long-term care facility...

COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility, health experts say

One of the many persistent falsehoods spread on social media about the vaccines for COVID-19 is that they cause infertility.According to experts from John Hopkins Medicine, the likely origin of the myth is a false report that arose on...

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: James Luensman, 43, of Atkins, Iowa

This is part of a Yahoo News series honoring some of the American lives lost to COVID-19. Their stories are told by family and friends, who were left to deal with their often sudden and painful deaths.James Luensman, 43,...

The fight against vaccine hesitancy shifts to younger Americans

Amid a decline in the U.S. daily rate of coronavirus vaccinations, down from its peak levels two weeks ago, the focus has turned to young adults who may be resistant to getting vaccinated against the deadly disease.Although a dip...

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: Alicia Arias, 78, of Buena Park, Calif.

This is part of a Yahoo News series honoring some of the American lives lost to COVID-19. Their stories are told by family and friends, who were left to deal with their often sudden and painful deaths.Alicia Arias, 79,...

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: Terrence James, 49, of Galveston, Texas

This is part of a Yahoo News series honoring some of the American lives lost to COVID-19. Their stories are told by family and friends, who were left to deal with their often sudden and painful deaths.Terrence James, 49,...

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: Nicholas Caravassi, 68, of Aubrey, Texas

This is part of a Yahoo News series honoring some of the American lives lost to COVID-19. Their stories are told by family and friends, who were left to deal with their often sudden and painful deaths.Nicholas Caravassi, 68,...

Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19: Kathy Ann Weldon, 63, of Salem, Mo.

This is part of a Yahoo News series honoring some of the American lives lost to COVID-19. Their stories are told by family and friends, who were left to deal with their often sudden and painful deaths.Kathy Ann Weldon,...

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