Tag Archives: Covid19

Massachusetts town COVID-19 outbreak infects over 250

A coronavirus outbreak at a northern Massachusetts seaside town has swelled to over 250 infected following a July 4 holiday surge. Local health officials noted 256 confirmed cases linked to a cluster in Provincetown, with 190 infections among state residents, 109 of which involve people in the surrounding Barnstable County, with the remainder of cases among… Read More »

Vic welfare body releases free COVID-19 ad

The peak social welfare body in Victoria has released an ad highlighting the benefits of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Victorian Council of Social Service on Monday launched the ad, entitled ‘Back to the Good Things’, which features real people sharing what they look forward to once widespread vaccination is achieved. Among those featured is a… Read More »

Covid-19 UK: ‘Vaccines AND masks are best way to protect ourselves’ after Freedom Day

Vaccines AND masks are best way to protect ourselves after Freedom Day, says scientist behind Oxford University’s Covid vaccine Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert says wearing masks indoors is ‘a sign of respect’  The mandate on wearing masks will be dropped on ‘Freedom Day’ on Monday  Boris Johnson urged people to continue wearing masks in busy… Read More »

Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination higher in military population than expected, study finds

A greater number of heart inflammation cases cropped up among members of the U.S. military than expected following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, a study found, though authors emphasized the benefits of the shots exceed risks of rare adverse events. The Defense Health Agency published findings in the JAMA Cardiology journal, noting 23 otherwise healthy male patients… Read More »