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Israel Vaccine Data Suggests Decrease in Covid-19 Infection Rate After First Dose

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Wall Street Journal - Early data from Israel suggests Covid-19 infection rates began to decrease among a group of vaccine recipients two weeks after they received the first...

  • Israel Vaccine Data Suggests Decrease in Covid-19 Infection Rate After First Dose The early data, indicating a 33% decline, could offer lessons to other countries rolling out vaccination campaigns https://t.co/YpR9t0U0wx

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief to Lead Federal Vaccine Efforts

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New York Times - Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official at Operation...

  • Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief to Lead Federal Vaccine Efforts Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official at Operation Warp Speed. Superb choice. https://t.co/hi9TgevcVT

2,600 Houston vaccination appointments get booked up in 16 minutes

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HoustonChronicle.com - The portal opened at 10...

Why factory farms are a “perfect storm” for disease pandemics

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Big Think - We’ve known this virus was coming. We just didn’t do anything about...

Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Lineage …

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - On December 14, 2020, the United Kingdom reported a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern (VOC), lineage B.1.1.7, also referred to as VOC 202012/01 or...

Brazil’s Amazonas state running out of oxygen as COVID-19 surges

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Reuters Health - The Brazilian state of Amazonas is running out of oxygen during a renewed surge in COVID-19 deaths, its government said on Thursday, with media...

  • The Brazilian state of Amazonas is running out of oxygen during a renewed surge in #COVID19 deaths, its government said on Thursday, with media reporting that people on respirators were dying of suffocation in hospitals. https://t.co/ZCFUnNvcSb

In Los Angeles, ambulances circle for hours and ICUs are full – STAT

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STAT - LA issued strict mask and stay-at-home orders so quickly last spring it beat the coronavirus back. But that early success did not...

  • In LA: 10 new people test #Covid19 + / minute. Every 8 minutes someone dies. Ambulances circle for hrs, unable to find ERs that can accept patients. Hospitals are running out of oxygen. ICU capacity is at 0. Patients lie in hallways & tents. https://t.co/9UstGx4r3o

artnet News - YInMn Blue, the pigment discovered in 2009 at Oregon State University, has finally been approved by the EPA for use in artists’...

  • The First Blue Pigment Discovered in 200 Years Is Finally Commercially Available. Made from rare earth elements, YInMn Blue is shockingly expensive. Here’s Why It Already Has a Loyal Following. It’s #Bluetiful https://t.co/W2wmxUVuPt

The importance of injecting vaccines into muscle : Different patients need different needle sizes

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PubMed Central (PMC) - Most vaccines should be given via the intramuscular route into the deltoid or the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. This optimises the immunogenicity of...

COVID-19 and Your Health

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Symptoms, testing, what to do if sick, daily activities, and...