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New $40 million NIH study hopes to solve mysteries behind children’s long Covid-19

New $40 million NIH study hopes to solve mysteries behind children’s long Covid-19

Ava is what Heather Brugger calls her “miracle child.” Of her four children, the 20-year-old is the one who is “firing on all cylinders all the time,” the kind of kid who knows all the passwords to make everyone’s electronics in the house work. Covid-19, though, is testing Ava’s mettle and it’s been almost a…MORE

The pandemic is ‘spiraling out of control’ due to unvaccinated people, Trump administration official says
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The pandemic is ‘spiraling out of control’ due to unvaccinated people, Trump administration official says

For anyone who loves freedom and hates mask mandates or remote learning, Dr. Jerome Adams has a blunt message: Get vaccinated. “More mitigation is coming. Whether it’s masking, or whether it’s closures or whether it’s your kids having to return to virtual learning, that is coming,” the Trump administration surgeon general told CBS’ “Face the…MORE

How to stop talking in your sleep
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How to stop talking in your sleep

If your partner told you that you talk in your sleep, they might be onto something. Over two thirds of people will sleep talk during their lifetime, according to a study published in Sleep Medicine. Talking in your sleep is a parasomnia disorder called somniloquy, and experts aren’t exactly sure why it happens, said Dr.…MORE

A second crisis is killing survivors of India’s worst Covid wave

A second crisis is killing survivors of India’s worst Covid wave

Srinivas S. lies on a gurney in an operating theater in St John’s Hospital in Bengaluru as surgeons carefully remove bits of blackened tissue and rotten bone from his face. The 41-year-old driver is one of more than 45,000 Indians infected with black fungus — or mucormycosis — since the start of the country’s second…MORE

Covid-19 hospitalizations in Los Angeles County more than doubled in 2 weeks
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Covid-19 hospitalizations in Los Angeles County more than doubled in 2 weeks

In Los Angeles County, which was crushed during the winter surge of the coronavirus, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are now again exploding. On Saturday, the county reported 2,600 new cases. A day earlier, county health officials recorded more than 3,000 new Covid-19 infections, for the first time since February. Friday’s figure was nearly triple what…MORE

Hula-Hoops are trending, but it’s not your childhood version

Hula-Hoops are trending, but it’s not your childhood version

Instead of spinning hoops around the waist as kids have done for decades, Hula-Hoop dancers have some new moves as the trend returns. They are now throwing them into the air and twirling them around the body. Some use bright, flashing hoops. Others use multiple hoops at the same time. One influencer can hoop while…MORE

Tennessee resumes vaccination outreach but with marketing emphasis on parents, not children
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Tennessee resumes vaccination outreach but with marketing emphasis on parents, not children

Tennessee’s top health official said Friday that vaccination efforts for teens will continue but that marketing efforts would be clearly directed at parents rather than their children. The Tennessee Department of Health announced mid-July that it had stopped outreach on all adolescent vaccines, including the Covid-19 shot. That pause followed the firing of a top…MORE

Delta is dangerous and spreading — but vaccination can stop it
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Delta is dangerous and spreading — but vaccination can stop it

I’m hearing from vaccinated people who are frightened about breakthrough cases, the Delta variant and new waves of Covid. But people who are fully vaccinated are not the ones who should be most concerned. As new cases continue to climb almost everywhere, here’s what I expect to happen over the coming weeks. Globally, we’re far…MORE

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