Got your covid shots? You might have to prove it.

Got your covid shots? You might have to prove it.

April 10, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

As covid vaccines roll out in a handful of countries, the next question has become: How do people prove they’ve been inoculated? For months, this conversation—and the ethical questions any “vaccine passport” system would raise—has been theoretical, but over the last few weeks, efforts have become more concrete. Australian airline Qantas started running a trial…

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot remains highly protective against the coronavirus, longer-term data shows

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot remains highly protective against the coronavirus, longer-term data shows

April 1, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementUpdated results from Pfizer’s late-stage study of its coronavirus vaccine show the two-dose shot’s overwhelming protection is holding up six months after the second dose. The study has tallied 927 symptomatic cases of COVID-19 among just over 46,000 trial volunteers. People who got placebo shots accounted for 850 of those cases compared to…

No one can find the animal that gave people covid-19

No one can find the animal that gave people covid-19

March 27, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

A wild-animal trader who caught a strange new virus from a frozen pangolin. A lab worker studying bat viruses who slipped up and sniffed the air under her biosafety hood. A man who suddenly fell ill after collecting bat guano from a cave to use for fertilizer. Were any of these scenarios what touched off…

March 18, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

I got the COVID-19 vaccine. What can I safely do?  Associated Press Medicaid Offers Transportation For COVID-19 Shots  CBS Miami New coronavirus variants are spreading. Here’s what to do and how much to worry.  Slate Upst…