Tag Archives: COVID-19

Study Finds COVID-19 May Lower Intelligence

By | July 30, 2021

July 30, 2021 — Infection from COVID-19 may have a substantial negative effect on intelligence, according to a new large-scale study from the United Kingdom, findings that are consistent with reports of “brain fog” among long-haul COVID-19 patients. Researchers analyzed data from 81,337 people who took the Great British Intelligence Test in 2020. Of those, about 13,000… Read More »

Report: Unvaccinated People Infected with Delta Remain Contagious

By | July 30, 2021

July 29, 2021 – The CDC is expected to announce this week that new data shows people vaccinated against COVID-19 who become infected with the Delta variant can spread it and infect others, The New York Times reported late Thursday. The revelation is one reason the agency reversed course this week and said fully vaccinated people should… Read More »

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

By | July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against the virus appears to wane after a half a year, according to a new study. The July 28, 2021, pre-print report of the study, which has not been peer-reviewed, suggests a gradual “declining… Read More »

Denied Assistant, U.S. Paralympian Drops Out of Games

By | July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021 — U.S. Paralympian Becca Meyers, a three-time gold medal swimmer who is deaf and blind, announced this week that she’s dropping out of the Tokyo Games. Meyers said she made the decision because the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee denied her request to bring her personal care assistant to Japan. A staff personal care… Read More »

DATA STORY: Fewest death in 104 days; no new fatality in Delhi in 24 hrs

By | July 19, 2021

India on Monday reported a net reduction of 995 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 421,665. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 3.26 per cent (one in 30). The country is seventh among the most affected countries by active cases. On Sunday, it added 38,164 cases to take its total… Read More »

Health Anxiety Common as COVID Restrictions Loosen

By | July 14, 2021

July 14, 2021 — As restrictions lift and mask mandates become scarce, Americans are filling their social calendars and booking vacations. While some are rejoicing, health care professionals say others are emerging from the pandemic with more health-related fears. COVID-19 has caused more anxiety and depression for many over the course of the pandemic. A survey from… Read More »

As Delta Surges, FDA Pressured to Fully Approve COVID Vaccines

By | July 9, 2021

July 9, 2021 — More and more experts are urging the FDA to grant full approval to the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines because it might jump-start the stalled national vaccination program and slow down the surge of the Delta variant infection. The FDA granted emergency use authorization in December to those two vaccines, which are based… Read More »

Film Shows How One Hospital Battled the Pandemic

By | July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021 — For New Yorkers, March 11 to May 2, 2020, was most definitely the worst time of the pandemic. Nearly 19,000 people died of COVID-19 in New York City during those weeks, which translates to over 350 deaths per day and more than one death every 5 minutes. No one experienced the chaotic early… Read More »

Huge Number of Hospital Workers Still Unvaccinated

By | June 28, 2021

Tim Oswalt, Fort Worth, TX. Rob Stephenson, MD, chief quality officer, JPS Health Network. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston. Lawrence Gostin, JD, director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.  Jeff Grainger , spokesperson, AdventHealth Orlando. Gallup: “COVID-19 Vaccine-Reluctant in U.S. Likely to Stay That Way.”… Read More »