Pfizer Vaccine Offers 88% Protection Against Delta Variant, But 2 Doses Needed

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 — Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine provides surprisingly robust protection against the highly infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 — but only if you’ve gotten both doses. Fresh data out of England shows that two doses of the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine is 88% effective in protecting people against… Read More »

A deep dive into addiction following the death of Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons

Loading the player… Frankie Lons died of a reported overdose on July 18 at the age of 61. In a heartbreaking message shared via Instagram, Lons’ daughter, Elite Noel, shared, “Worse pain ever…to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday!” After a years-long, very public battle with addiction, Lons’ death is a… Read More »

WHO chief warns that the world is going into the ‘early stages of another wave’

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a daily press briefing on COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquaters in Geneva on March 11, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images The world is in the early stages of another wave of Covid-19 infections and death, World… Read More »

GPs are sending back Covid vaccines because there isn’t enough demand to fill appointments

GPs are sending back Covid vaccines because there isn’t enough demand to fill appointments – even though there are still 1.7MILLION eligible 18-24 year olds Surgeries could not get enough jabs at the start of the inoculation drive Now demand has dried up in some areas forcing doctors to redistribute doses No10’s top scientists have… Read More »