Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccine does not increase risk of preterm birth, study finds

7 days ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A new study adds evidence supporting the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy.
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My Child Is Turning 12. Which COVID-19 Vaccine Should They Get?

7 days ago   |   By Time

If you're the parent of a tween who's still unvaccinated for COVID-19, you're not alone. In the United States, only 16% of kids ages 5 to 11 are fully vaccinated and 25% are partially vaccinated, according to Jan. 3 data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Now is the time to change that, experts say. As COVID-19 continues to spike across the country, low vaccination rates in this age group have resulted in record-high hospitalizations. COVID-19 vaccines ward off serious illness from the disease and reduce the odds of contracting Kawasaki disease (also known as...
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Pope Francis Calls Health Care a ‘Moral Obligation,' Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination

7 days ago   |   By Time

Pope Francis suggested Monday that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus was a “moral obligation” and denounced how people had been swayed by “baseless information” to refuse one of the most effective measures to save lives during the pandemic.
Francis used some of his strongest words yet calling for people to get vaccinated in a speech to ambassadors accredited to the Holy See, an annual event in which he sets out the Vatican's foreign policy goals for the year.
Francis, 85, has generally shied away from speaking about vaccination as a “moral obligation,” though his COVID-19 advisors...
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At-Risk Americans Become Eligible for Fourth COVID Shot This Week

7 days ago   |   By Medscape

Some Americans with a weakened immune system who face high risks for severe COVID-19 become eligible this week to receive a fourth dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
WebMD Health News
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Unified Vaccine by Moderna for COVID-19 and Flu

Unified Vaccine by Moderna for COVID-19 and Flu

7 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Single COVID vaccine that would be effective against both COVID and flu has been under progress by US drugmaker Moderna.
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Omicron could derail state's economic recovery a third time

7 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

State Treasury modelling shows a “vaccine-resistant” COVID-19 strain could cut as much as $354 million from the budget next financial year.
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Canada set to announce COVID-19 vaccine MANDATES as Western government become more authoritarian

Canada set to announce COVID-19 vaccine MANDATES as Western government become more authoritarian

7 days ago   |   By Natural News

It's become clear that the COVID-19 vaccines are doing next to nothing to stop the spread of the virus, but that isn't stopping Canada from tripling down on them in an authoritarian fashion. Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos has told the country to expect vaccine mandates in the coming days, even though the...
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Sydney smashes January humidity records as La Nina nears its peak

Sydneysiders have been experiencing humidity levels up to 85 per cent in the mornings and dew points equivalent to those in Darwin. Read more ...

Thompson loses marathon, wildcard O'Connell celebrates win

Jordan Thompson fell in a brutal Australian Open five-setter against American Steve Johnson to continue a tale of hope and heartache for Australian men in the first round. Read more ...

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Employing more health managers or paying them higher salaries does not improve the quality of NHS hospitals, a study suggests. Read more ...

All Starved: NRL clubs concerned about releasing players for All Stars

Club boss have expressed concerns about releasing players for the All Stars game and will seek detail from the NRL about their COVID protocols on Friday. Read more ...

Omicron: a deep dive into the data

The science on Omicron is starting to settle, so what does it reveal about the new dominant strain's infectiousness, mortality and vaccine resistance. Read more ...

PM tells Australians to disregard George Christensen over ‘dangerous'...

Scott Morrison has urged parents to ignore Mr Christensen, a member of his own government, after labelling his calls for parents not to immunise their children as “dangerous”. Read more ...

Tennis Australia board backs Tiley, admits ‘lessons to learn' from Djokovic saga

Chair Jayne Hrdlicka said the saga had been “a significant distraction for everyone, and we deeply regret the impact this had on all players”. Read more ...

In Arkansas, Trans Teens Await an Uncertain Future

Even as the medical community grapples with how best to provide care to transgender adolescents, some states seek to ban it outright. Read more ...

Khawaja and Lyon poised for BBL returns ahead of blockbuster final round

Test stars Usman Khawaja and Nathan Lyon have returned to the BBL franchises ahead of key matches on Wednesday. Read more ...

Norovirus sickens more than 120 in Slovenia; contaminated packaging suspected

Norovirus was the cause of more than 120 illnesses in late December 2021 in Slovenia, according to findings of an investigation. The National Institute of Public Health , the... Read more ...