Fewer than 2% of Colorado’s COVID cases since mid-January involve people who’ve been fully vaccinated – The Denver Post

Fewer than 2% of the COVID-19 cases confirmed in Colorado since mid-January have involved people fully vaccinated against the virus, according to data released Wednesday that demonstrates just how rare it is to get the disease once protected. Colorado is seeing a decline in new cases of COVID-19, which public health officials have largely attributed to rising levels of vaccination. There […]

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Fewer than 1% of people are reinfected with COVID-19

Fewer than 1% of COVID-19 survivors are reinfected with the virus – but those aged 65 or older are nearly 50% more likely to get the disease twice compared to younger people, new study finds Researchers looked at people in Denmark who were tested for coronavirus during the first wave and the second wave Just 0.65% who tested positive during the […]

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Covid vaccine update: Dr Chris on the side effects to expect from second jab – ‘fleeting’

Jonathan Van-Tam warns coronavirus battle 'not yet won' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The UK’s vaccination effort is operating at breakneck […]

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Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media elicits emotional distress among adolescents

Simply not getting enough validation on social media can increase depression and anxiety, especially in the most vulnerable populations for whom these platforms may contribute to a cycle of rejection. In a new paper published in Child Development, a large, multi-institution team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin employed an experimental social media task over three […]

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Medicaid expansion associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths across the US

The expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income adults permitted by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was associated with a six percent reduction in total opioid overdose deaths nationally, according to new research from NYU Grossman School of Medicine and University of California, Davis. Published online January 10 in JAMA Network Open, the study is the first to look at whether […]

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Low income cancer patients and those without insurance see fewer trial benefits

When it comes to benefiting from experimental treatments offered in cancer clinical trials, your health insurance status and where you live matters, according to results of two new research studies to be presented at the 2019 ASCO Quality Care Symposium, held September 6 and 7 in San Diego. Cancer patients who enroll in a clinical trial and have no health […]

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