Brazil coronavirus variant is now second most common in the US

PFIZER WHEN WAS IT APPROVED? December 11, 2020  WHO CAN GET IT? Anyone 16 or older DOSAGE: 2 doses, given 21 days apart  HOW DOES IT WORK? Uses messenger RNA to deliver a tiny bit of genetic code from the virus to ‘teach’ the body to make a protein that provoke antibody production   HOW EFFECTIVE … Read more

US overdose deaths in 2020 likely topped 90,000 

Overdose deaths likely claimed the lives of nearly 90,000 Americans left isolated and broke amid the pandemic, new data suggests.  Between September 2019 and August 2020, there were 88,295 ‘predicted’ overdose deaths – a rough estimate based on early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  That’s a record-high for that period, … Read more

Half of US adults will be vaccinated with at least one dose of Covid shot by this weekend

Half of all U.S. adults will receive at least one coronavirus vaccine dose by the end of the weekend. Currently, 41.7 percent of Americans aged 18 or older have gotten at least an initial shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But on CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time on Tuesday, Andy Slavitt, … Read more

UK ‘super covid’ has spread to EVERY US state as expert warns CDC needs to ramp up genome sequencing

The coronavirus variant that was first identified in the UK has now spread to every single state in the U.S. As of Tuesday, Oklahoma became the final state to confirm infections linked to the strain, known as B 1.1.7. There are currently at least 15,511 cases of the variant across the country, including in the … Read more

Walgreens under fire for giving second Pfizer Covid shot doses late

Walgreens gave hundreds of thousands of Americans their second doses of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine a week late, flouting U.S. guidelines and confusing customers, the New York Times has revealed.   Pfizer’s vaccine is authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be given in two doses, spread three weeks apart, while Moderna’s is given three … Read more

Opening party for one rural Illinois bar led to 46 COVID-19 cases

Opening party for one rural Illinois bar led to 46 COVID-19 cases, the hospitalization of a nursing home resident and the closure of a school that kept 650 children out of class A bar in rural Illinois held an opening party indoors, where attendees often didn’t wear masks or practice social distancing Within two weeks, … Read more

Fauci: One-dose vaccination could be ‘tenuous’ protection against variants

Dr Fauci warns that delaying second doses of Covid vaccines would give only ‘tenuous’ protection against variants that may weaken the shots  UK health officials allow second doses to be delayed up to 12 weeks Dr Fauci has stood against this strategy in the U.S., buy Monday said there is not a ‘right or wrong’ … Read more

ASAP Rocky goes mask-free while grabbing his Goyard luggage from baggage claim at JFK airport

ASAP Rocky goes mask-free while grabbing his Goyard luggage from baggage claim at JFK airport By Sarah Abraham For Dailymail.com Published: 19:15 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 19:15 BST, 4 April 2021 ASAP Rocky looked worry-free as he touched down at JFK airport mask-free on Saturday.  The 32-year-old rapper — who has been seen … Read more

More than 100 MILLION Americans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. has now vaccinated more than 100 million people with at least one dose of COVID-19 shots, a historic milestone in effort to end the pandemic.  Almost a third of American adults now have or will soon have some degree of protection against COVID-19.  About 17.5 percent of Americans are now fully vaccinated against … Read more

More than 100 MILLION Americans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING NEWS: More than 100 MILLION Americans – one third of the adults – have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine The US has officially vaccinated 100 million Americans with one or more dose of COVID-19 shots  That means about a third of American adults have or will soon have some degree of … Read more