Rob Stein

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Winter Could Usher In Some Normalcy If Delta Surge Projections Are Correct

Friday, September 24, 2021

If the latest projections about the delta surge are correct, life may finally start returning to normal again in coming months.

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CDC Director Walensky Overrules Advisers On Boosters For At-Risk Workers

Friday, September 24, 2021

Walensky made a recommendation that CDC advisers rejected — giving a third shot to at-risk workers such as those in the health care industry. Her decision sides with what the FDA recommended.

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Is The Worst Over? Models Predict A Steady Decline In COVID Cases Through March

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Though infections are still sky-high, the U.S. may be turning a corner, according to a consortium of researchers who forecast the pandemic. And we may well be spared a winter surge.

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Johnson & Johnson Says Booster Shot Makes Their COVID Vaccine More Effective

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

With the FDA poised to authorize a Pfizer booster, a CDC advisory panel is scheduled to consider who exactly should get it. Johnson & Johnson says a booster also works for its one-shot vaccine.

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J&J Says Its Booster Shot Provides Increased Protection From COVID-19

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Johnson & Johnson says a booster six months after the first shot increases antibodies 12-fold, indicating a second shot would provide added protection.

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Moderna Leads The Authorized COVID Vaccines In Lasting Effectiveness

Friday, September 17, 2021

But the researchers stressed that all three vaccines, including the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson shots, provide strong protection against people getting so sick that they end up in the hospital.

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COVID-19 Stats: Deaths Are Up, Delta Variant May Be Starting To Wane

Thursday, September 16, 2021

As the delta surge continues, there are signs it may be slowing in hard-hit states like Florida and Texas. But with fall coming, experts worry another surge could hit northern states.

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What We Know About Breakthrough Infections And Long COVID

Monday, September 13, 2021

As the delta variant causes more vaccinated people to get "breakthrough infections," concerns are rising that even the vaccinated could develop long COVID symptoms in rare cases.

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The White House Is Expected To Announce A 6-Prong Plan To Address The Pandemic

Thursday, September 09, 2021

The Biden administration plans to unveil another strategy to fight the latest COVID-19 surge driven by the delta variant, after a series of setbacks and missteps in the battle against the pandemic.

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More People Are Relying On COVID-19 Tests, But Experts Say They're Not Foolproof

Saturday, September 04, 2021

Demand for COVID-19 testing is surging, and that includes rapid home antigen tests. Experts say these tests can be very useful, but it's important to know their limitations.

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Johnson & Johnson Says A Booster Shot For Its Vaccine May Have Big Benefits

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The company said that when study participants were given a second jab after six months, their antibody levels were nine times higher than they were 28 days after a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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J&J Says A Booster Shot For Its Vaccine May Have Big Benefits

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Johnson & Johnson said that when it gave study participants a second jab after six months, their antibody levels were nine times higher than they were 28 days after a first dose of the COVID vaccine.

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The FDA Has Approved Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine

Monday, August 23, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration has given full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, offering the nation's vaccination campaign a badly needed boost.

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FDA Gives Full Approval To Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine

Monday, August 23, 2021

FDA gives full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, a highly anticipated move that could give the nation's vaccination campaign a badly needed boost.

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The Delta Variant Forces The Trajectory Of The Pandemic Up Sharply

Monday, August 02, 2021

The latest coronavirus surge is ratcheting up fears about the toll, and intensifying pressure to get more people vaccinated, wearing masks and perhaps start offering booster shots.

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A CDC Document Gives New Details On Just How Dangerous The Delta Variant Really Is

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The CDC information dated Thursday gives new details on this variant of the coronavirus and says the agency should "acknowledge that the war has changed." It was first reported by The Washington Post.

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COVID Symptoms May Linger In Some Vaccinated People Who Get Infected, Study Finds

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A small Israeli study of vaccinated health care workers found that a handful who got infected developed headaches, muscle pain, fatigue and other symptoms of long COVID that lasted for weeks.

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How An Altered Strand Of DNA Can Cause Malaria-Spreading Mosquitoes To Self-Destruct

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

For the first time, scientists have shown that a new kind of genetic engineering can crash populations of malaria-spreading mosquitoes.

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Experts Call For More Stringent Mask Requirements As Delta Variant Spreads

Saturday, July 24, 2021

With the Delta variant fueling a new surge in the U.S., a growing chorus of pubic health experts are calling for everyone to mask back up, especially indoors, and to use good masks that fit.

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The Delta Variant Will Drive A Steep Rise In U.S. COVID Deaths, A New Model Shows

Thursday, July 22, 2021

New estimates show the U.S. is on track to see a big rise in cases and more than triple the number of deaths by October.

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