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Linda Evangelista Says Body-Sculpting Procedure Left Her ‘Disfigured’

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 20:44
The ’90s-era supermodel said side effects from a fat-freezing procedure caused her to become depressed and turned her into a recluse after “not looking like myself any longer.”

Schools With Mask Mandates Saw Fewer Outbreaks, C.D.C. Finds

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 19:59
Arizona schools that did not require masks had 3.5 times as many outbreaks as those that mandated them.

How Parents of Disabled Children Navigate the School Mask Wars

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 19:59
In Tennessee, where the governor allows families to ignore school mask mandates, some parents are making excruciating calculations each morning about whether to send their children to school.

How Across America, Schools Cram for Their Covid-19 Tests

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 15:00
Some districts have established robust virus testing programs, but many others are struggling.

Boosters for Moderna and J.&J. Recipients Not Up for Debate at C.D.C. Panel

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 01:02
The panel was not asked to judge whether people who received the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines should receive Pfizer-BioNTech boosters.

F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shot for Higher-Risk People

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 01:02
Regulators said that people over 65 or at high risk of severe Covid-19 were eligible for an extra shot, setting up a staggered national booster campaign.

C.D.C. Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Endorses Pfizer Boosters for Frontline Workers

Sab, 25/09/2021 - 01:02
In a highly unusual decision, the C.D.C. director, Rochelle Walensky, reversed a move by agency advisers and endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for health care workers, teachers and other workers at risk.

Does My Mask Protect Me Against Covid-19 If Others Don't Wear One?

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 22:57
Masks work best when everyone in the room has one on, but you’ll still benefit from masking up even when those around you aren’t.

2021 Lasker Awards Honor Work in mRNA Vaccines, Neuroscience and More

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 18:00
The prizes are given annually, and many winners often go on to be awarded the Nobel Prize.

Comedians Turn Their Attention to Abortion

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 16:51
Alison Leiby has an hourlong set looking at the experience of an unwanted pregnancy. She’s among a spate of female artists finding humor in the issue.

Federal Panel Recommends Booster Shots, Opening New Campaign Against the Virus

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 12:05
Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for older Americans but not for health care workers, in a possible rift with regulators.

C.D.C. Panel Meeting on Who Gets Pfizer Vaccine Booster

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 02:10
The discussion, which continues on Thursday, could result in most Americans qualifying for an extra shot, or only a select few.

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both Knockouts, but One Seems to Have the Edge

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 02:06
A series of studies found that the Moderna vaccine seemed to be more protective as the months passed than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Here’s why.

What’s A ‘Race-Free’ Approach to Diagnosing Kidney Disease?

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 18:30
The most common method of assessing the condition may make Black patients seem less ill than they really are, some experts say. A new report calls for scrapping the formula.

With Abortion Rights Under Threat, Democrats Hope to Go on Offense

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 14:42
Warning of Texas-style laws nationwide, the party believes it can use the issue to turn out suburban women in the Virginia governor’s race this fall and the 2022 midterms.

Pressure Grows on U.S. Companies to Share Covid Vaccine Technology

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 04:34
Moderna accepted $2.5 billion in taxpayer money to develop its Covid-19 vaccine. But officials in the U.S. and overseas are having trouble persuading the company to license its technology.

Extra Johnson & Johnson Shot Boosts Protection Against Covid

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 02:18
Since the company received emergency authorization in February, 14.6 million people in the United States have received its one-shot vaccine.

At Covid Summit, Biden Sets Ambitious Goals for Vaccinating the World

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 02:17
But his plans face a tough road as pressure grows for big pharmaceutical companies to share their vaccine technologies with poorer nations.

Some Experts Say Biden’s New Plan for Donating Vaccines Falls Short

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 02:10
Of the 1.1 billion doses that the United States has committed to donations, only 300 million are expected to be shipped this year.

High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries

Gio, 23/09/2021 - 02:08
In areas inundated with coronavirus patients, hospitals have postponed treatments and surgeries for people with other serious conditions.