Maria Godoy

Maria Godoy appears in the following:

The Delta Variant Is Extremely Contagious, But CDC Says Vaccines And Masks Will Help

Saturday, July 31, 2021

New data on the Delta variant has researchers wondering what the mutation could mean for the evolution of COVID-19 as it continues to spread.

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Federal Health Advisors Weigh COVID Booster Shots For The Immunocompromised

Sunday, July 25, 2021

A key CDC advisory panel presented evidence that an additional shot could boost the chances that people with weakened immune systems will get a protective response. Right now, such use isn't allowed.

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Sunscreen And Aloe Products Recalled For Containing Carcinogenic Chemical

Sunday, July 18, 2021

There were recalls of some sunscreen and after-sun products last week when testing revealed the presence of a carcinogenic chemical.

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Meet Maryland's Secret Weapon In The Battle To Close The Latino Vaccination Gap

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Maryland is among just a handful of states where at least half of the Latino population is vaccinated. Here are the people making a difference.

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Health Promoters Help Latinos Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Vaccination rates have stalled across the U.S., but are on the rise among Latinos. That's thanks in part to volunteer promotoras — foot soldiers known as health promoters.

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A 3rd Dose Of COVID Vaccines May Boost Immunity For Transplant Recipients

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The COVID vaccines haven't proved very effective for people living with organ transplants. But getting a third dose of the mRNA vaccines gave a big bump in antibody levels in a new study.

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What You Need To Know About The CDC's New Mask Guidance

Saturday, May 15, 2021

We take a look a the new mask guidelines issued by U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breaking down what it means for fully-vaccinated people to go maskless — for the most part.

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Vaccination Against COVID 'Does Not Mean Immunity' For People With Organ Transplants

Friday, May 07, 2021

For most people, COVID-19 vaccines promise a return to something akin to normal life. But for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have a transplanted organ, it's a different story.

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COVID-19 Vaccines Might Not Work As Well For Those With Organ Transplants

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

For most people, COVID-19 vaccines promise a return to something akin to normal life. But for the roughly 500,000 Americans living with organ transplants, it's a different story.

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You're Vaccinated. Congrats! Now What Can You Do Safely?

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Can I get a massage? Travel with my unvaccinated kids? Eat indoors at a restaurant? Hit the gym? Experts weigh in with advice on 16 frequently asked post-vaccination questions.

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More Experts Call For An End To Outdoor Mask Requirements

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to update its guidance Tuesday on mask-wearing outdoors. What does the science say about when it's important to wear a mask outside?

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine And Blood Clots: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Government health officials are recommending a "pause" in vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. We're answering your questions as we learn more.

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Vaccinated Travelers Urged To Be Cautious As Pandemic Persists

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The CDC says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can travel but the majority of Americans still haven't gotten their shots. So how do we navigate travel safely?

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CDC Declares Racism A Public Health Threat

Thursday, April 08, 2021

The CDC today issued a declaration on its website that racism is a threat to public health. The assertion is a shift for the agency and one which detractors both in and out of the CDC have called for.

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Immunocompromised And Concerned About The Vaccine? Here's What You Need To Know

Monday, March 29, 2021

The three currently authorized vaccines are all safe for people with suppressed immune systems, scientists say. How effective they will be may depend on your treatment plan and when you get the shot.

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Nearly 1 In 3 Women Experience Violence: Landmark Report From WHO

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

A report that gathered data from 161 countries and areas paints a "horrifying picture," said WHO's director-general. And there's concern that the pandemic has made matters worse.

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Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers

Thursday, March 04, 2021

The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.

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On 'The Kitchen Front,' 4 Women Cook Their Way To Victory

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In Jennifer Ryan's new novel, set in England in 1942, four women from different backgrounds compete in a cooking contest with a possibly life-changing prize: The chance to cohost a BBC cooking show.

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Coronavirus FAQs: If I Have No Post-Vaccine Pain, Is It Working? Plus: Goat Dilemma!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Readers are asking about vaccine protocols, the safest way to take off a mask, whether it's risky to engage in therapeutic cuddling sessions with goats.

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Two Masks Are Better Than One, CDC Says

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research finds wearing a surgical mask underneath a cloth mask — a concept known as double masking — can vastly improve the protection for the wearer.

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