Tag: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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

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

SAN ANTONIO — One recent Thursday, Ciara Brown, a junior at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio, stepped up to a small white table, pulled down her face mask and took a test that is still far from standard in American schools: a cotton swab up the nose. “Testing

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

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

It was a constant refrain from federal health officials after the coronavirus vaccines were authorized: These shots are all equally effective. That has turned out not to be true. Roughly 221 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine have been dispensed thus far in the United States, compared with about 150

Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says

Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says

The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been shown to be safe and highly effective in young children aged 5 to 11 years, the companies announced early Monday morning. The news should help ease months of anxiety among parents and teachers about when children, and their close contacts, might be shielded from

Schools Reopen: Stories From Across Pandemic America

Schools Reopen: Stories From Across Pandemic America

“They have to be extra careful with a lot of things,” she says after leaving him. “Hand sanitizer and everything — and not be too close with their friends or play like they used to before.” — Ivan Moreno Santa Monica, Calif. 8 a.m., Santa Monica High School A cheerleader

I’m Vaccinated. When Should I Wear a Mask?

I’m Vaccinated. When Should I Wear a Mask?

I’m Vaccinated. When Should I Wear a Mask? Noah PisnerReporting on the coronavirus So, why are Covid vaccines effective at preventing you from getting severely sick, but not as good at stopping transmission of the virus? The vaccines are injected deep into your arm where they prompt your immune system

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.