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  • Older man receiving shot - over 65 covid vaccine
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    If you’re over the age of 65, you can now get the COVID vaccine

    As cases of the coronavirus continue to surge across the country, the Trump administration is urging states to begin providing the COVID-19 vaccine to people 65 and older. Alongside older Americans, people with comorbidities and those at high risk of complications or death resulting from COVID-19 infection will also be urged to seek vaccination in […] More

  • Pope Francis, who will receive the coronavirus vaccine, waving to supporters
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    Will the pope get the COVID-19 vaccine?

    Pope Francis has announced that he’ll receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and he urged others to do the same in the interest of their own safety and the safety and health of others.  The pope could receive his first injection as soon as mid-January, according to an interview with Italian television channel TG5. “I believe that […] More

  • Group of Trump supporters at Capitol riot that might become a superspreader event
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    Was the riot at the U.S. Capitol a coronavirus superspreader event?

    As pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, photos and videos from the gathering showed that very few attendees were wearing masks. That’s prompted concerns that the Capitol riot may have served as a coronavirus “superspreader” event. As Congress gathered to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College votes, a pro-Trump mob, which began […] More

  • Man looking at vaccine in container - shelf life covid vaccine
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    How long can the COVID vaccine sit on the shelf before it expires?

    Numerous vaccines for COVID-19 have begun distribution in the U.S. and around the world. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, already approved by the Food and Drug Administration, are being shipped to pharmacies, hospitals, and federally qualified health centers, and citizens are being vaccinated. The shelf life of these COVID-19 vaccines varies depending on the vaccine […] More

  • Man in mask walking past COVID-19 poster, but does the COVID vaccine work against the new strain?
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    Does the COVID-19 vaccine work against the new coronavirus variant?

    It appears the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are still effective The variant has been found in 33 countries, including the U.S. The variant has been discovered in four states A more contagious variant of the coronavirus has begun spreading around the globe, infecting people in 33 countries and at least four U.S. states as of […] More

  • A group of healthcare responders outfitted to assist with COVID-19 patients - how many Americans have died of COVID
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    1 in 1,000 Americans have died from COVID-19

    One in 1,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. The nation reached this harrowing milestone on Dec. 26, with 331,116 Americans dead from the virus, according to CNN. The nation has an estimated population of 330,750,000, and has experienced upward of 19 million infections since the start of the pandemic. Between Dec. 26 and Dec. 29, […] More

  • Kid receiving vaccine - coronavirus
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    When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine?

    Two COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for distribution in the U.S., moving the country one step closer to ending the coronavirus pandemic. But as we inch closer to broad vaccinations, parents, in particular, are concerned about the hazy timeline when it comes to inoculating their children. How long will it be before kids can get […] More

  • A couple toasts champagne glasses in front of a Christmas tree. Whether drinking alcohol after receiving the coronavirus vaccine is a real question
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    Can you drink alcohol after getting the coronavirus vaccine?

    News recently spread that Russian health officials are advising those receiving the Sputnik vaccine to avoid alcohol for two months. As coronavirus vaccines begin rolling out around the world, citizens of other countries have a pressing question on their minds: Can you drink alcohol after receiving the coronavirus vaccine? Alcohol consumption may dampen the body’s […] More

  • positive pregnancy test - coronavirus vaccine
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    Should pregnant people get the coronavirus vaccine?

    As the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine begins distribution in the U.S. and the U.K., folks are wondering if it is safe for pregnant people to join the lines of individuals awaiting their first dose. None of the coronavirus vaccines currently in development, including the Pfizer version, have been tested on pregnant people. Pregnant people are at […] More

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