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WHO head calls for two-month vaccine booster moratorium

WHO chief calls for a two-month pause on COVID vaccine boosters because low- and middle-income countries are still struggling to get hold of enough shots Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, called for a two-month moratorium on vaccine booster shots on Monday He wants higher income nations to instead donate doses to other countries to get […]

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Effective treatment for insomnia delivered in a few short phone calls

Insomnia—trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early—is a common condition in older adults. Sleeplessness can be exacerbated by osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis causing joint pain. While there are effective therapies for treating insomnia in older adults, many people cannot get the treatment they need because they live in areas […]

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EU calls for regular virus tests on mink farms

Europe’s mink farms should regularly test their animals for Covid-19 and carry out sequencing until the risk of the virus spreading to humans is eliminated, two EU agencies said Thursday. The European Commission ordered the report following coronavirus outbreaks on mink farms in several European countries in 2020, with confirmed cases of the virus being […]

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California official calls for pause on Moderna vaccine lot after possible allergic reaction

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine shipments to arrive at dozens of hospitals Infectious disease expert Dr. Amesh Adalja compares Moderna and Pfizer vaccines on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ Dr. Erica S. Pan, the California epidemiologist, issued a statement Sunday recommending a pause in the distribution of a specific lot of Moderna vaccine after “fewer than 10 individuals required […]

Kids Health

Nate Berkus’ important tip for work-from-home Zoom calls

We’re nearly ten months into this whole quarantine thing, and we’re still trying to figure out how to make it work. Now more than ever, we’re stuck at home. But that doesn’t mean work, school, and events have slowed down at all. It’s still just as important for us to maintain professionalism as much as […]

Personal Health

Here's What It Means When Someone Calls You a 'Simp'

If you’ve ever complimented a woman, apparently you’re a simp. A group of young men, who are, frankly, entitled assholes, have been posting TikTok videos labeling other dudes this new(ish) term. In the video, a young man (typically) stands in frame, while a mashup of Rockstar by Post Malone and Hey Ya by Outkast plays […]