Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital with worst affected patients in their early 60s or early 70s NHS had 750,000 alcohol-related admissions between last April and December Figures show there were almost 20,000 admissions among those aged 90-plus  Drinkers in their 20s and 30s accounted for a relatively small number of cases  By … Read more

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital

Pandemic drinking puts more than 100 people in hospital with worst affected patients in their early 60s or early 70s NHS had 750,000 alcohol-related admissions between last April and December Figures show there were almost 20,000 admissions among those aged 90-plus  Drinkers in their 20s and 30s accounted for a relatively small number of cases  By … Read more

How Chile’s new Covid spike proves England’s cautious roadmap is the right route out of this crisis

Things are going according to plan. Despite a few wobbles about vanishingly small blood-clot risks, our vaccine rollout charges forward. And tomorrow we will enter the next phase of our roadmap to freedom. But at the Downing Street press conference last Monday, England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty was circumspect. Moving ‘steadily’ was key, he … Read more

Georgia clinic is the FOURTH to halt J&J vaccinations within three days

Millions of Americans are currently receiving coronavirus vaccinations as the U.S. works to restore some sense of normalcy from the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 33 percent of the US population has received at least one dose and 19.4 percent are fully immunized, either from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or Johnson … Read more

Pfizer asks FDA to expand emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccines to includes kids from ages 12 to 15

BREAKING NEWS: Pfizer asks FDA to expand emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine to include kids ages 12 to 15 Pfizer Inc has asked the FDA to expand emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine to Americans between ages 12 and 15 years old Recent clinical trial data found that the vaccine was 100 percent safe … Read more

Some American adults in states like Alabama and Georgia could be waiting ALL YEAR for their vaccines

Some Americans could be waiting all year to be vaccinated against COVID-19 despite promises from President Joe Biden. On Tuesday, Biden announced that he was speeding up the deadline for states to open eligibility to all adults from May 1 to April 19. With 112 million people already having received at least one dose and … Read more

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

J&J vaccinations paused at North Carolina site after 18 people had ‘adverse reactions’

Millions of Americans are currently receiving coronavirus vaccinations as the U.S. works to restore some sense of normalcy from the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 33 percent of the US population has received at least one dose and 19.4 percent are fully immunized, either from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or Johnson … Read more