Vaccination

Our readers' plea: Get vaccinated | Letters

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

In Saturday's letters, Orlando Sentinel readers plead with their fellow Floridians to get vaccinated and put an end to the pandemic.
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With COVID-19 patients at record levels, AdventHealth urges vaccines: ‘Help us end this pandemic'

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   5 articles

AdventHealth, Central Florida's largest health care system, says there were about 1,000 COVID-19 patients hospitalized as of Thursday, forcing steps to limit the latest surge...
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Vaccinated people with rare breakthrough infections can carry as much virus as others, CDC study finds

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   5 articles

Scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the...
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Vaccination rates rise in Central Florida as COVID-19 infections strain health systems

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   5 articles

Central Florida is heeding the vaccination call as the COVID-19 delta variant rip through the state with 20% of the nation's new infections.
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Doctors urge vaccination amid rising hospitalizations of unvaccinated pregnant women

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

AdventHealth and Orlando Health are seeing more unvaccinated pregnant women with COVID-19 needing ventilators delivering their babies early.
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Nursing Home Staff Closest to Patients Are Least Likely to Get COVID Vaccines

1 month ago   |   Medicine Net

Title: Nursing Home Staff Closest to Patients Are Least Likely to Get COVID Vaccines Category: Health News Created: 7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2021...
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Report: 94% of COVID-19 Deaths Among Not Fully Vaccinated

1 month ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

More than 94% of Washington's recent COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations have been among not fully vaccinated people, according to a new report from the state...
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Pentagon grappling with new vaccine orders; timing uncertain

1 month ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is vowing he “won't let grass grow under our feet” as the department begins to implement new vaccine and testing directives
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West African health officials race to vaccinate amid spikes

1 month ago   |   ABC News

West African health officials race to vaccinate people amid spikes in cases.
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Bring in the kids: Estonian city targets youths for jabs

1 month ago   |   ABC News

Estonian city targets kids for vaccine jabs.
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

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Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...