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AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried?

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried?

Following weeks of speculation about whether Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine might be connected to dozens of cases of blood clots reported in the region, European drug regulators have now announced that they have indeed established a link. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) stopped short of changing its guidance on how the vaccine is used, maintaining that…MORE

How parents make the workplace better for everyone

How parents make the workplace better for everyone

The pandemic has pushed millions of parents, largely women, to cut back on work, or leave their jobs altogether. This has resulted in many losses for those employees: wages, career plans and often, a sense of purpose beyond family life. The setbacks aren’t limited to the employee, though. Employers also stand to lose a lot…MORE

Can your unvaccinated children visit family indoors? What you should know

Can your unvaccinated children visit family indoors? What you should know

At this point of the pandemic, the idea of visiting extended family again may be a bright spot after a dark year. Some people have been vaccinated against coronavirus, but the risks associated with spending time around others outside of your household haven’t been fully eradicated. “The tough part is that right now, I think…MORE

Five states account for 43% of the country’s new Covid-19 cases in the past week

Five states account for 43% of the country’s new Covid-19 cases in the past week

Just five states have accounted for about 43% of new coronavirus cases over the last week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey had for more than 196,400 of the country’s 453,360 cases reported in the last week, according to data available Wednesday morning. Those states are…MORE

A third of Covid-19 survivors suffer ‘brain disease,’ study shows

A third of Covid-19 survivors suffer ‘brain disease,’ study shows

As many as one in three people infected with Covid-19 have longer term mental health or neurological symptoms, researchers reported Tuesday. They found 34% of Covid-19 survivors received a diagnosis for a neurological or psychological condition within six months of their infection, according to the study published Tuesday in the journal Lancet Psychiatry. The most…MORE