Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

This fentanyl-neutralizing vac

This fentanyl-neutralizing vaccine may revolutionize the battle against opioid addiction

A game-changing technique is on the horizon in the never-ending battle against opiate addiction and overdose deaths. Scientists are preparing for the first human trials of vaccines created precisely to combat the devastation caused by fentanyl and heroin. Given the worrisome surge in opioid-related Read More...

Kenyan Children

Over 1 million African children inoculated against malaria

Malaria has long been one of the deadliest diseases in Africa, and fighting it has been a long and tiring struggle. When the RTS,S vaccine came out in 2021, it raised hopes for what could be a turning point in the fight against Malaria. For now, it seems to have had a profound change on the 1 Read More...

Exercise after vaccine

Study: Exercise after vaccination may boost immunity

If you thought it was better to take it easy after getting your vaccine, you may want to think again. In a new study published by Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, researchers found that up to 90 minutes of mild-to-moderate exercise soon after receiving a vaccine could provide you with additional Read More...

So you’re vaccinated and hav

So you’re vaccinated and have been exposed to Covid-19, now what?

So you’re fully vaccinated, but you just got word that someone you interacted with has tested positive for Covid-19. What do you do? In a situation that is likely to become more common as the Delta variant spreads, health officials have a few recommendations for how to navigate this tricky Read More...

Study confirms that Covid vacc

Study confirms that Covid vaccines provide protection against severe illness

Breakthrough Covid-19 infections in fully vaccinated adults are causing concern, especially among families who considered themselves safe with inoculation, but a new study from Israel’s health ministry provides further evidence that while the Delta variant is far more contagious, vaccines Read More...

Ready for summer travel? Here

Ready for summer travel? Here’s some things to keep in mind

As restrictions ease up and vaccination continues, perhaps vacationing has been on your mind. Maybe you’re wondering if it’s finally safe to go on that trip you put on hold during the pandemic. Public health and travel authorities are offering prospective travelers some tips to make driving, Read More...

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The pandemic may have eliminated two common strains of the flu

While few things about the Covid-19 pandemic have been good, scientists have discovered a possible silver lining: public health measures such as physical distancing and mask-wearing may have eliminated two of the most common strains of the flu and made future flu shots easier to make. Developing Read More...

Under-the-tongue wafers could

Under-the-tongue wafers could be the vaccines of the future

As we’re witnessing with the vaccination rollout for Covid-19, one of the main challenges facing vaccine delivery is creating a “cold chain” that ensures that vaccines are kept at the right temperatures along their entire supply chain. To address this, scientists from the University of Read More...

Ford issues PSA to help fight

Ford issues PSA to help fight vaccine misinformation

Since the start of the pandemic, companies across different industries have shifted their production lines to help deliver PPE to hospitals and others in need. Among these companies is Ford which, over the last eight months, has delivered 120 million masks to communities with limited access to Read More...

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New CA vaccination sites target Covid-19 disparities

Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state will open two more mass vaccination sites located at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum and California State University campus in East Los Angeles. The chosen locations for the new sites represent the state’s efforts to prioritize Read More...