J&J's Covid Vaccine No Longer Available and Its Authorization Revoked in the U.S. — Here's What Happened
Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, although once holding promising potential, has officially reached the end of its journey in the United States. Unlike the mRNA vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna, J&J's adenovirus-based vaccine failed to gain the same level of popularity.
COVID-19 vaccines are not linked to neurologic conditions
New research examined the link between COVID-19 vaccines and post-vaccination neurologic events, such as stroke and seizure. The researchers wanted to determine if the vaccines cause these neurologic events, or if they are unrelated.
Machine Learning Reveals Most Covid Deaths Were Due to Ventilator-associated Pneumonia
While no longer categorized as a global health emergency, Covid continues to be a subject of intense scientific scrutiny. Researchers are still dedicated to unraveling the remaining mysteries surrounding the virus. One such mystery is whether ventilators are useful or harmful to severe Covid patients.
Opinion: You Can Do Everything Right...
And still get taken out by that thing you never saw coming. On a Zoom get-together recently, my dear buddy Miryam was not just miserable because she had Covid (like that’s not enough, amiright?), but also because she’d been so careful.
Future of Covid: Will Schizophrenia Haunt the Next Generation? Shocking Data From A New Study
Whenever I watch horror ghost movies, I always thought the characters may have schizophrenia (schizo). If Covid-19 occurred a generation or two earlier, I might have thought that the schizo character‘s mother caught Covid during pregnancy.
When COVID Won’t Let Go: 10% Risk of Long COVID After Omicron, New Study Reveals
Scientists have been digging into a health mystery known as long COVID. This term refers to a bunch of health problems some people experience for months or even years after catching COVID-19.
Celebrating Success: Riley High School Seniors Make Their Mark at "Signing Day"
Paving the Path: Riley High School Seniors Sign for SuccessPhoto byWNDU News. It's a time of celebration and anticipation for the graduating seniors of Riley High School as they participate in the annual "Signing Day" event, marking their next steps after high school.
China Hit with New Covid Wave Months After Easing Restrictions: A Deeper Look
Six months after China loosened what were some of the world's most stringent Covid-19 control measures, the country is witnessing a surge in cases, a stark contrast to the previous scenario where each case was meticulously tracked and quarantined. The Chinese government's relaxation of its previous Covid-19 restrictions coincides with an increase in infection rates that could potentially reach as high as 65 million cases per week by June's end, according to a recent medical conference.
COVID-19 is linked to type 1 diabetes in children — get them vaccinated
A new study has just been published that shows that children who have contracted COVID-19 are at a much higher risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Here is just one more reason to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
UC San Diego Ends the “Return to Learn” Program
After a three-year run, UC San Diego called for an end to its COVID-19 response initiative, the “Return to Learn” program. In an email from the Office of the Chancellor, the University detailed that as of May 11, remnants of the program’s operations will be redirected to the new Environment, Health, and Safety department's COVID-19 webpage, alongside up-to-date information on COVID-19. This decision was based on the federal government’s end to the COVID-19 public health emergency on May 11.
My friends and family left me alone with 2 young kids, offering no support or help during those challenging years.
I just need to get this off my chest. I have two children who are 18 months apart. Unfortunately, we don’t have any family nearby to help out, and even when my parents visit, they don’t offer much assistance with the kids.
Opinion: Back To The Office!
Welp, it was nice while it lasted. For some of us, remote work was our idea of what life should be. That said, yes, we're sure that for anyone attempting to negotiate multi-million dollar deals or solve complex technological fails while feeding Cheerios to the toddler and dodging hairballs from Mister Beaumont, getting back to the office may be the better option.
Long COVID is linked to a higher risk of diabetes — another reason to get vaccinated
There has been a lot written about COVID-19 beinglinked to type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and another paper discusses the risk of diabetes after a long COVID-19 infection. This is convincing evidence that we should consider diabetes to be one of the long COVID sequelae and that the COVID-19 vaccines reduce the risk of diabetes.
Evidence of the effectiveness of face masks are mixed — probably should still be worn in healthcare areas
The use of face masks for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 was a large subject of both scientific and political discussion during the nearly three years of the pandemic. People seem to choose to wear their masks as both medical and political statements. I know I did.
Trumbull County Animal Welfare League Experiences Surge in Animal Cases, Seeks Support
The Trumbull County Animal Welfare League (AWL) has witnessed a significant rise in the number of animals entering its shelter due to humane investigations from 2020 through 2022. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic extended beyond families, affecting dogs, cats, and other pets in Trumbull County, according to Lorilyn Shandor, CEO of the league.
After 3 years, What is Covid-19 Exactly?
It seems odd to ask this question at this point. But maybe it’s about time to ask again, given that it has been over three years since we discovered Covid-19 in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. So, maybe it’s about time to re-visit what Covid-19 truly is and what Covid-19 means to us.
Don't Confuse COVID-19 And Allergies: Know The Symptoms.
In this article, we will discuss the similarities and differences between Coronavirus and allergies. Despite sharing common symptoms, these are two very different types of illnesses. With the ongoing pandemic, it's essential to know the differences between these two conditions, understand the symptoms, and take the necessary precautions. By the end of this post, you will be able to distinguish between COVID-19 symptoms and allergies and be well-informed, allowing you to take the right steps to ensure your health and well-being. So, let's dive in and learn more about these conditions. In conclusion, with the number of people affected by the ongoing pandemic, it's crucial not to confuse COVID-19 symptoms and allergies. By understanding the symptoms and underlying health conditions of both illnesses, you can identify the cause of any discomfort and begin the right treatment measures. So stay alert, aware, and safe.