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Learning to live with COVID: Why some experts think it’s time to start getting back to normal

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada The shift from ‘planking’ COVID to learning to co-exist reflects the transition period Canada is now in, the slow shift from life-halting pandemic, to an endemic situation Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jul 26, 2021  •  10 hours ago  •  10 minute read  •  309 Comments… Read More »

Europe wants to stop the Covid delta variant. But experts say it may already be too late

French police walk on street during the French midsummer Festival of Music on June 21, 2021 in Paris, France. Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus delta variant first discovered in India has now spread around the world, prompting further waves of infections in countries like the U.K. Now,… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine wins renewed backing from U.S. experts after probe into rare blood clots

After officials halted Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout in its tracks last week, U.S. vaccine advisers agreed on Friday that vaccinations should resume. Going forward, the shot will carry a warning about rare and severe blood clots, they said. Of the nearly 8 million doses administered, officials identified 15 cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS), CDC vaccine advisers said Friday. Three vaccine recipients who developed TTS have died. All… Read More »

Vaccines should end the pandemic, despite the variants, say experts

A Harvard immunologist said current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the pandemic, despite growing concerns that more infectious COVID-19 variants would severely blunt the effectiveness of the preventative treatments and set the nation back in its fight against the disease. Galit Alter, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Ragon… Read More »