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What the C.E.O. of Pfizer and Other Covid-19 Fighters Learned From Their Parents

What the C.E.O. of Pfizer and Other Covid-19 Fighters Learned From Their Parents

His car was literally wrapped around a tree. They saved his life, but he was left paralyzed from the waist down with limited upper body movement. He was classified as a quadriplegic. He was 23. My mother was 22. Back in that day, many quadriplegics gave up. That was never

Reports of Severe Covid or Death After Vaccination Are Rare, but Not Unexpected

Reports of Severe Covid or Death After Vaccination Are Rare, but Not Unexpected

Over the last few months, a steady drumbeat of headlines has highlighted the astounding real-world effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccines, especially the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. The vaccines, study after study has shown, are more than 90 percent effective at preventing the worst outcomes, including hospitalization and

So, You Want to Mingle Outdoors This Summer?

So, You Want to Mingle Outdoors This Summer?

People who are vaccinated and have no underlying health conditions likely need not worry about visiting theme parks or attending a concert or baseball game in an undomed stadium, said Linsey Marr, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech with expertise in how viruses move in air. (Stadiums with domes or

Why the CDC Changed Its Advice on Masks

Why the CDC Changed Its Advice on Masks

Advice from federal health officials that fully vaccinated people could drop their masks in most settings came as a surprise to Americans, from state officials to scientific experts. Even the White House got less than a day’s notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the press secretary, Jen

Covid Pandemic Demands Air Quality Changes in the Workplace, Researchers Say

Covid Pandemic Demands Air Quality Changes in the Workplace, Researchers Say

Clean water in 1842, food safety in 1906, a ban on lead-based paint in 1971. These sweeping public health reforms transformed not just our environment but expectations for what governments can do. Now it’s time to do the same for indoor air quality, according to a group of 39 scientists.

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.