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cdc-says-heart-inflammation-in-16-to-24-year-olds-higher-than-expected-after-second-shot
A young man in West Virginia receives the vaccine while overlooking the West Virginia Capitol Building at Riggleman Hall.Stephen Zenner | LightRakete | Getty ImagesThere have been a higher than expected number of cases of heart inflammation in 16- to 24-year-olds after receiving their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer or Moderna, the Centers for...
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Chameleon eye | iStock | Getty ImagesSuicide attempts increased among 12 to 17 year olds, especially teenage girls, during the Covid-19 pandemic and got worse the longer the social distancing orders and bans on, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Government continued.Visits to emergency rooms in hospitals among adolescents had already...
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According to a study published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Covid-19-related hospitalizations among teenagers in the United States over the past three flu seasons has been about three times higher than influenza-related hospitalizations.The results contradict claims that influenza is more threatening to children than Covid-19, an argument used to reopen schools and...
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cdc-eases-summer-camp-covid-guidance-says-fully-vaccinated-teens-dont-need-masks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday relaxed their public health guidelines for summer camps, stating that fully vaccinated teens do not need to wear face masks or stay three feet away from others.Fully vaccinated teens should continue to wear masks when necessary, including at local businesses and in the workplace, according to the CDC. Camps...
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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will receive an update on battling the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic when they visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, United States on March 19, 2021 , visit.Carlos Barria | ReutersPresident Joe Biden's first budget proposal would give the agency the biggest boost in funding...
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cdc-investigating-reports-of-heart-problems-in-young-adults-and-adolescents-following-covid-vaccination
The Centers for Disease Control are currently investigating possible heart problems in young adults and adolescents after a Covid-19 vaccination.The CDC said the mRNA vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech "potentially" cause the problem.The FDA approved Pfizer gene therapy for children ages 12 and older earlier this month. Now there have been reports of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle)...
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cdc-is-investigating-heart-problems-in-a-few-young-covid-19-vaccine-recipients
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating reports that a very small number of teenagers and young adults vaccinated against the coronavirus may have had heart problems, according to the agency's vaccine safety group.The group's statement was sparse in detail, saying only that there were "relatively few" cases and that they may be completely independent of vaccination....
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cdc-expects-covid-vaccine-data-on-pregnant-women-this-summer-and-kids-under-12-by-this-fall
Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), listens during a Senate Fund Subcommittee hearing on Wednesday May 19, 2021 in Washington, DC, United States.Greg Nash | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOfficials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that they were awaiting data from studies testing Covid-19 vaccines on...
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new-jersey-will-still-require-masks-indoors-despite-new-cdc-guidelines
Phil Murphy, New Jersey Governor, second from left, greets the police sergeant during a tour of the Morris County's Covid-19 vaccination facility at Townsquare Mall in Rockaway, New Jersey, USA, on Friday, January 8, 2021.Sarah Blesener | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNew Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said Friday that the state had maintained its mandate on inner masks...
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