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 … [Read more...] about Over 1 million African children inoculated against malaria
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 … [Read more...] about Study: Exercise after vaccination may boost immunity
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 … [Read more...] about So you’re vaccinated and have been exposed to Covid-19, now what?
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, … [Read more...] about Study confirms that Covid vaccines provide protection against severe illness
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 … [Read more...] about Ready for summer travel? Here’s some things to keep in mind