Pregnant women fear losing jobs over Covid safety worries, survey finds | Coronavirus

More than a third of pregnant women fear losing their jobs due to safety concerns about Covid in the workplace, according to a survey. Research from Maternity Action shows 36%…

FDA Panel to Review Merck’s COVID Pill, Question Use in Pregnant Women, Vaxxed Patients

The Food and Drug Administration will create a panel to investigate the effectiveness of Merck’s molnupiravir COVID-19 treatment, reported the Associated Press. If approved, the new drug will be the…

Unvaccinated Pregnant Woman Hospitalized by COVID Wishes She Got the Shot

An unvaccinated, pregnant woman who was hospitalized with COVID-19 and had to have her baby delivered early after becoming severely ill has urged other mothers-to-be to get the shot if…

COVID vaccines effectively reduce outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 alpha and delta viruses in households

A team of UK-based scientists has recently evaluated the effectiveness of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in preventing household transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in England.…

CDC study finds Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine provides high protection against hospitalization in adolescents

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved COVID-19 vaccines for 12 to 15 years and people over the age of 16. While adolescents have been less…

UCLA study shows how COVID vaccination is critical to controlling the pandemic

A study currently available on the medRxiv* preprint server has demonstrated that the incidence and mortality rates of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the US can be significantly reduced at…

Nationwide Swedish study strengthens evidence for a third booster COVID vaccine dose

Vaccines are effective against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and protect from the risk of infection and severe illness and death. However, breakthrough severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections…

Hebburn care worker sacked for refusing Covid jab had to decide between job or having children

A North East care home worker who refused the Covid jab says she had to decide between keeping her job or facing life without children. Suzanne Wilson, 34, was sacked…

Covid vaccine mandates push some holdouts to get the shot — and then ‘detox’

In a TikTok video that has garnered hundreds of thousands of views, Dr. Carrie Madej outlined the ingredients for a bath she said will “detox the vaxx” for people who…

Study shows 90.7% efficacy for the BNT162b2 COVID vaccine in 5-11 year-olds

Vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been considered to be the most effective way to reduce the mortality and morbidity of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)…