According to several polls (though some said they might change their minds for various reasons), around 4 in 10 Americans have said they will not get a coronavirus vaccine. When it comes to the safety of these vaccines, however, there are good reasons to be confident already. Here are nine explanations to give to a […]
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) stated goal for deploying a COVID-19 vaccine is “to decrease death and serious disease as much as possible.” According to José Romero, MD, Chair of the ACIP, the decision to vaccinate health care workers first is based on the actions that will help control the pandemic fastest.
Data on this topic continues to accumulate, with experts evaluating and revising their previous findings to reflect more accurately what is taking place with coronavirus transmission. The most current data shows transmission primarily occurs from person to person in close proximity. These are the top places and activities that increase the risk of catching coronavirus/COVID-19.
NEJM explores the question: Are we, in fact, what we eat? Can the periodic flipping of a “metabolic switch” truly help patients?