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Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Not Detected in Breast Milk, Indicates Safety for Pregnant and Lactating Women, Says Study

New York, July 18: Vaccines against Covid-19 were not detected in human milk, according to a small study, indicating vaccine safety for pregnant and lactating women and providing early evidence that the shots are not transferred to the infant. Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) analysed the breast milk of seven women after… Read More »

German sex workers dealt a serious blow by COVID-19 pandemic

BERLIN (AP) — The number of people registered as sex workers with German authorities declined sharply last year as coronavirus restrictions shut brothels for months, official data showed Thursday. Legislation in 2002 legalized and regulated prostitution in Germany, giving sex workers social benefits, and they are now obliged to register. But brothels have been closed… Read More »

Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine effective against variants, study says

In the three months since Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, more than 10 million Americans have received the vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The single-shot viral vector vaccine — developed in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)… Read More »

Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine The company’s large U.S. trial found an efficacy rate of about 90 percent. But at this… Read More »