Most Americans should be given the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines instead of the Johnson & Johnson shot that can cause rare but serious blood clots, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
The new omicron coronavirus mutant speeding around the world may bring another wave of chaos, threatening to further stretch hospital workers already struggling with a surge of delta cases and upend holiday plans for the second year in a row.
Pfizer says that its experimental COVID-19 pill appears effective against the omicron variant.
The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus appears to cause less severe symptoms than earlier variants of COVID-19, but it's also more resistant to the Pfizer vaccine, according to two new studies.
The United Kingdom is taking quick action to stop the spread of the omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.
U.S. health authorities again expanded the nation's booster campaign Thursday, opening extra doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to several million 16- and 17-year-olds.
After promoting the COVID-19 vaccines to their citizens, several governments around the globe are now warning the shots could cause serious heart problems in young men. However, social media giant Twitter has branded such information as "unsafe."
A number of doctors nationwide believe the drug Ivermectin is an effective treatment for COVID-19 and they prescribe it within the confines of their own offices. Doctors who work in hospitals, however, must abide by their hospital administration's policies. This is causing friction among some hospitals, doctors, and patients.
As head of "PregnantSee", a company in Fairfax, Virginia that offers 3, 4 and 5-D ultrasounds, Christopoulos provides a unique experience for moms to see their growing baby in astonishing detail. "Now with 3D ultrasound you can see actual fat plump cheeks, you see baby sucking their little thumb, making facial gestures that are so human."
The World Health Organization admits there has yet to be a single death from the Omicron variant, but that hasn't stopped some governments–especially in Europe–from using it as another reason to enact mandatory vaccinations.