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FDA Experts Among Group Opposing US Booster Shot Plan

FDA Experts Among Group Opposing US Booster Shot Plan

By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Sep 14, 2021

The average person doesn't need a COVID-19 booster yet, an international group of scientists — including two top U.S. regulators — wrote Monday in a scientific journal.

Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

Sep 14, 2021

A law professor examines the new vaccine requirements for more than 100 million U.S. workers.

Man Turned Away by Over 40 COVID-Filled Hospitals

Man Turned Away by Over 40 COVID-Filled Hospitals

Sep 14, 2021

Alabama for weeks has seen a surge of mostly unvaccinated patients filling hospitals and intensive care units, making it increasingly difficult to transfer patients to other facilities for specialty care.

UK Recommends COVID-19 Booster Shots for People Over 50

UK Recommends COVID-19 Booster Shots for People Over 50

By Danica Kirka | Sep 14, 2021

The U.K. said Tuesday it will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over age 50 and other vulnerable people after an an expert panel said the boosters were needed to protect against waning immunity this winter.

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

Sep 14, 2021

Rapid antigen testing is another line of defense against COVID-19, but when and where should it be used?

Why At-Home Rapid Covid Tests Cost So Much, Even After Biden's Push for Lower Prices

Why At-Home Rapid Covid Tests Cost So Much, Even After Biden's Push for Lower Prices

By Hannah Norman | Sep 13, 2021

Rapid at-home covid tests are flying off store shelves across the nation and are largely sold out online as the delta variant complicates a return to school, work and travel routines.

Crowded Stadiums, Pandemic Create Combustible Mix this Fall

Crowded Stadiums, Pandemic Create Combustible Mix this Fall

By Tom Murphy | Sep 13, 2021

This fall's crowded college and professional football stadiums could create ripe conditions for COVID-19 to spread among unvaccinated fans, experts say.

Looking Back at Five Years of U=U

Looking Back at Five Years of U=U

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 12, 2021

It's become commonly accepted that a HIV-positive person with an undetectable viral load cannot transmit the virus. But five years ago, U=U was a bold, perhaps even radical, statement.

CDC Finds Unvaccinated 11 Times More Likely to Die of COVID

CDC Finds Unvaccinated 11 Times More Likely to Die of COVID

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 11, 2021

New U.S. studies released Friday show the COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country.

20 Years Later, Fallout From Toxic WTC Dust Cloud Grows

20 Years Later, Fallout From Toxic WTC Dust Cloud Grows

By David B. Caruso | Sep 10, 2021

Two decades after the twin towers' collapse, people are still coming forward to report illnesses that might be related to the attacks.

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

There's More to Hemp Than What You Think: Meet CBN and CBG

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 10, 2021

CBN and CBG are among hemp's lesser-known cannabinoids now gaining traction. If you know what to look for, their benefits can be a valuable addition to your daily wellness routine.

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

By Danica Kirka | Sep 10, 2021

Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday.

Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans

Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans

By Zeke Miller | Sep 10, 2021

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant.

Watch: Josie Smith Malave on Sobriety and the Power of Healthy Living

Watch: Josie Smith Malave on Sobriety and the Power of Healthy Living

SPONSORED CONTENT | Sep 9, 2021

Celebrity chef Josie Smith Malave joins EDGE for an intimate conversation about her dynamic career and journey towards sobriety.

WHO Chief Urges Halt to Booster Shots for Rest of Year

WHO Chief Urges Halt to Booster Shots for Rest of Year

By Jamey Keaten | Sep 9, 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said that rich countries with large supplies of coronavirus vaccines should refrain from offering booster shots through the end of the year and make the doses available for poorer countries.

COVID-19 Surge in the U.S.: The Summer of Hope Ends in Gloom

COVID-19 Surge in the U.S.: The Summer of Hope Ends in Gloom

By Matthew Perrone, Dee-Ann Durbin | Sep 9, 2021

The summer that was supposed to mark America's independence from COVID-19 is instead drawing to a close with the U.S. more firmly under the tyranny of the virus, with deaths per day back up to where they were in March.

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

By Maria Cheng | Sep 8, 2021

The World Health Organization last month listed it as a "variant of interest" because of concerns it may make vaccines and treatments less effective, though more evidence is needed.

Waikiki's 'Alohilani Resort Mandates Vaccination for Workers, Guests

Waikiki's 'Alohilani Resort Mandates Vaccination for Workers, Guests

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Sep 8, 2021

'Alohilani Resort will require its employees, patrons and guests to show proof they're fully vaccinated. The requirement will also apply to the six other Waikiki properties owned or operated by hospitality management company Highgate.

California Moves to Outlaw 'Stealthing,' or Removing Condom

California Moves to Outlaw 'Stealthing,' or Removing Condom

By Don Thompson | Sep 8, 2021

California lawmakers moved to make the state the first to outlaw "stealthing," which is removing a condom without permission during intercourse.

Idaho Hospitals Begin Rationing Health Care Amid COVID Surge

Idaho Hospitals Begin Rationing Health Care Amid COVID Surge

By Rebecca Boone | Sep 8, 2021

Idaho public health leaders announced Tuesday that they activated "crisis standards of care" allowing health care rationing for the state's northern hospitals because there are more coronavirus patients than the institutions can handle.

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