Tag Archives: covid vaccines

COVID Vacations: Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

By | June 11, 2021

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  Driving may be safer than flying.  Get fully vaccinated. June 11, 2021 — In normal times, summer travel is all about unwinding, spending time outdoors, and putting most cares aside, at least temporarily.… Read More »

States Follow CDC Guidance, Drop Mask Mandates

By | May 18, 2021

White House COVID-19 Response Team media briefings, May 13, 2021, May 18, 2021. Chicago Tribune: “Following CDC guidelines, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says those who are fully vaccinated can drop masks in most situations, but Chicago maintaining status quo for now.” COVID19.CA.gov: “California will align its mask guidance with CDC’s on June 15, 2021.” Colorado Department of Public… Read More »

Post-Vaccine Reunions Are An Emotional Rollercoaster

By | April 26, 2021

April 26, 2020 — The night before Lisa Hardesty’s post-vaccination reunion with her 101-year-old grandmother felt like the night before going to an amusement park as a child. “I cannot wait to hug her,” Hardesty, 54, said a few days beforehand. “The excitement level is like if you’re planning a vacation that’s exciting and stressful until the… Read More »

What to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause

By | April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 — After receiving reports of a rare blood clot in people receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the FDA and the CDC have recommended a pause in the use of the vaccine, pending further investigation. Here, what you need to know: Why was the pause suggested? After reviewing data, the agencies… Read More »

Ethical Questions Surround COVID Vaccine Passports

By | April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 — As discussions about “vaccine passports” accelerate with more people worldwide completing their COVID-19 shots, ethical quandaries are coming into focus. Mark A. Hall, JD, of the schools of law and medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, and David M. Studdert, ScD, LLB, of the schools of law and medicine at Stanford… Read More »