December 16, 2020

Can Your Employer Force You to Get Vaccinated?

As pandemic restrictions are gradually lifted and we go back to work, can your current (or prospective) employer force you to be vaccinated? Experts say the […]
December 16, 2020

Young Adults Have Cut Back on Vaping, Drinking During COVID-19: Here’s Why

Share on PinterestCampus shutdowns forced many students to move back in with family, causing ripple effects on how much young adults vape and drink. Michele Pevide/Getty […]
December 16, 2020

What We Know About the Side Effects of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestHealthcare workers across the nation are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Pool/Getty Images To date, safety data on the vaccine has been collected from 37,586 […]
December 16, 2020

Why Flu Cases are Down During a Massive Pandemic

More adults have gotten the flu shot in pharmacies in 2020 compared to last year’s flu season. But vaccination rates among certain groups — such as […]
December 16, 2020

How Shutting Down Outdoor Dining Helps During a COVID-19 Surge

Share on PinterestWhile outdoor dining is better than indoor, it’s not completely without risk. Getty Images As the number of COVID-19 cases rises, some places are […]
December 16, 2020

Why the CDC Wants the Names and Birthdates of COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients

Share on PinterestCDC officials want to use personal data to keep track of the effectiveness and side effects of COVID-19 vaccines. Mark Lennihan/Getty Images Officials at […]
December 16, 2020

China Has Been Vaccinating Its Population for Weeks: What We Know

China has started to vaccinate citizens even though safety trials have not been completed. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a vaccine from a Chinese […]
December 16, 2020

How Your Life Will (and Won’t) Change After Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestExperts say you’ll likely need to continue wearing a mask and maintaining physical distance from others in public for several months to come, even […]
December 15, 2020

Long-Haul COVID-19 May Be a Public Health Crisis After the Pandemic

Share on PinterestExperts are learning about long-haul COVID-19. Renata A Photography/Getty Images The National Institutes of Health sponsored a meeting this month to discuss the long-term […]
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