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WHO says around 28 mn vaccine doses injected so far

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that about 28 million vaccine doses have been administered so far in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic—largely in the wealthiest countries. WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said around 46 countries had started their coronavirus vaccination campaigns—of which 38 were high-income countries. “We’ve about 28 million vaccine doses that

Be alert to early signs of eating disorders, pediatricians’ group says

(HealthDay)—A leading pediatricians’ group says families often spot eating disorders too late—and offers new guidelines to reach an earlier diagnosis. “For too long, eating disorders were considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls,” said Dr. Laurie Hornberger, lead author of the report written by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence.

India says it may approve vaccine in weeks, outlines plan

India’s health ministry announced Tuesday that some COVID-19 vaccines are likely to receive licenses in the next few weeks and outlined an initial plan to immunize 300 million people. Health officials said three vaccine companies have applied for early approval for emergency use in India: Serum Institute of India, which has been licensed to manufacture

France says COVID-19 vaccinations will be free

Vaccinations against COVID-19 in France will be free, the prime minister said Thursday, and will begin in January for one million elderly in retirement homes, February for 14 million at-risk people and spring for the rest of the population. Jean Castex said that thanks to orders already made at a European level, “France will have

Live Updates: Pfizer coronavirus vaccine 95% effective, company says

Sen. Portman volunteers for Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine trial Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, calls recent vaccine developments ‘really exciting news,’ says ‘we need everybody to be willing to get vaccinated.’ In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Pfizer said it’s coronavirus vaccine candidate, which is being developed in conjunction with BioNTech, was found to

Telecommuting shields workers from COVID-19, says report

(HealthDay)—Working from home during the pandemic significantly reduces your risk of catching COVID-19, U.S. health officials say. The option to work remotely, however, appears to be available mostly to college-educated white employees with health insurance who make $75,000 a year or more, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. “We

Khloe Says Coparenting With Tristan Is 'One of the Hardest Things' Ever

Putting in the work! Khloé Kardashian got real about coparenting her 2-year-old daughter, True, with Tristan Thompson on Wednesday, October 28. Everything the Kardashian-Jenner Sisters Have Said About Coparenting “It’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever done,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 36, told Ellen DeGeneres. “Because you have your own personal

The at-home exercises SIR MUIR GRAY says you should try

From lifting heavy books to using an armchair: The at-home exercises SIR MUIR GRAY says you should try during the coronavirus lockdown Those looking to exercise could also try live classes online and competitions There’s also no need to have expensive gym equipment to exercise in the home Sir Muir Gray recommends using what you

Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio

Pakistan says Facebook will help the country in its fight against polio after authorities blamed anti-vaccine content posted last year on the social network site for a leap in the number of cases. Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio has not been eradicated, but a years-long effort began to show fruit with