As airlines continue to allow passengers to book middle seats on planes, new research says that leaving the middle seat empty could reduce the spread of COVID-19.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee learned Wednesday of a seventh woman who developed a rare and severe type of blood clot after receiving the J&JCOVID-19 vaccine, and a man whose occurred during clinical trial, but it could not be linked to the jab at the time.
As the COVID-19 pandemic killed more than a half-million Americans, it also quietly inflamed what already was one of the country’s greatest public health crises: drug addiction.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee did not hold a vote regarding guidance on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday after federal officials recommended a pause in the rollout.
Rampant loneliness existed long before COVID-19, and experts believe it’s now worse. Evidence suggests it can damage health and shorten lives as much as obesity and smoking. In addition to psychological distress, some studies suggest loneliness may cause physical changes including inflammation and elevated stress hormones that may tighten blood vessels and increase blood pressure.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that while some questioned whether the FDA and CDC’s call to pause the J&J COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid rare instances of blood clots would contribute to vaccine hesitancy, it could actually be viewed as a “positive issue,” and serve as a reminder of how seriously the agencies take safety.
European countries diverged Wednesday on whether they would push ahead with giving their residents Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after reports of very rare blood clots in a handful of recipients in the United States.
Half of children in a small study who had a rare but serious inflammatory illness following a coronavirus infection developed neurological symptoms, early findings suggest.
A recent study of nearly 50,000 coronavirus patients found that those who were consistently inactive were at greater risk of death due to the virus than those who engaged in exercise.
Snoring — and the health issues it creates — is a problem long presumed to be reserved for adults. But new research reveals that snoring children are suffering during waking hours too.
With Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine facing an FDA-recommended pause after several instances of severe blood clots were reported in recipients, those who had scheduled J&J shots could see a bumpy rescheduling process involving canceled or delayed appointments, or even find themselves lined up to receive alternatives if supply allows.
The death of a woman who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is under investigation by federal health authorities as part of a broader probe into potential “adverse side effects” from the vaccine.
The FDA and CDC’s call to pause J&J's COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a “strong argument for safety,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s chief medical officer, said during a press briefing Tuesday.
Blood clots can affect people of all ages, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and several factors can increase risks including hospital stay or surgery, obesity, hormonal birth control and injury.
Fox News contributor Dr. Marty Makary reacted to Dr. Fauci cautioning against indoor dining, even after being fully vaccinated, during a Tuesday appearance on Fox & Friends.'
New York paused J&J COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, and will honor all such appointments with the Pfizer vaccine instead at state mass vaccination sites, following a federal recommendation to suspend rollout after several instances of severe blood clots in recipients.
Over 6.8 million Americans have received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine, which is now facing renewed scrutiny after six of those recipients developed a rare, severe type of blood clot that has caused the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to recommend a pause in the rollout.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending a pause in the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after several instances of severe blood clots in recipients.
Australian authorities have identified a second case of a rare blot clot likely linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
As COVID-19 vaccines go into arms at record pace, and more than one in four U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated, according to the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some may question whether testing is still necessary after receiving jabs.