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One child loses a caregiver for every four COVID-19-related deaths

3 days ago   |   By Healio

More than 140,000 children in the U.S. have lost a primary or secondary caregiver due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to findings published in Pediatrics.
Specifically, these children lost a parent, custodial grandparent or grandparent caregiver between April 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021.
“Children facing orphanhood as a result of COVID-19 is a hidden, global pandemic that has sadly not spared the U.S.,” Susan Hillis, PhD, a CDC researcher, said in a press release. “All of us - especially our children - will feel the serious immediate and long-term impact of this
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FDA panel debates lower-dose Moderna COVID shots for booster

FDA panel debates lower-dose Moderna COVID shots for booster

3 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

U.S. health advisers are debating if millions of Americans who received Moderna vaccinations should get a booster shot - this time, using half the original dose.
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US reaffirms support for easing WTO rules on COVID vaccines

3 days ago   |   By ABC News

A top U.S. trade official says the Biden administration remains committed to an easing of rules that protect the technology behind coronavirus vaccines so that they can be produced more widely
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Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

3 days ago   |   By ABC News

Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge
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First U.S. 'Mix and Match' COVID Booster Data Are In

First U.S. 'Mix and Match' COVID Booster Data Are In

3 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

A so-called "mix and match" COVID vaccine series using a different booster than the primary series was safe and produced an increase in immune response comparable to or greater than when the primary series and booster were the...
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