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 … [Read more...] about So you’re vaccinated and have been exposed to Covid-19, now what?
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, … [Read more...] about Study confirms that Covid vaccines provide protection against severe illness
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 … [Read more...] about Ready for summer travel? Here’s some things to keep in mind
While few things about the Covid-19 pandemic have been good, scientists have recently 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 … [Read more...] about The pandemic may have eliminated two common strains of the flu
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 … [Read more...] about Under-the-tongue wafers could be the vaccines of the future