Teensa mental health claims double amid pandemic: Experts weigh in
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 20:10:25 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
American teens seeking mental health respite nearly doubled insurance claims in 2020, according to a recent analysis.A

Why type A blood may increase COVID-19 risk
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:46:29 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 may latch more easily onto the airway cells of people withA type A bloodA compared with those with type B or O blood, a new study suggests.

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:36:16 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long.

Teacher vaccinations go untracked amid school reopening push
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:25:39 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The national rush to vaccinate teachers in hopes of soon reopening pandemic-shuttered schools is running into one basic problem: Almost no one knows how many are getting the shots, or refusing to get them.

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:37:46 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country's health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two, officials said Friday.

Coronavirus mask mandates linked to decline in cases, deaths: CDC report
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:18:12 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a report Friday reiterated messaging that mask mandates and limiting on-premises dining can reduce coronavirus spread.

Florida educators eligible for COVID-19 vaccines despite stricter state age limits
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:52:23 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
School personnel in Florida, regardless of age, are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines atA sites participating in a federal pharmacy program, despite stricter limits set by the governor.

Study finds link between coronavirus mortality risk and obesity
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:31:37 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The World Obesity Foundation released a new study Thursday that found a link between a country's COVID-19 mortality and obesity prevalence in itsA population.A

COVID-19 vaccine bypasses some older adults
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:03:12 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The urgency of reaching this vulnerable population before the nationas focus turns elsewhere is growing as more Americans in other age and priority groups become eligible for vaccines.

Covid UK: 16 cases of ANOTHER new variant found in February
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 17:44:15 GMT
From https:
The new variant, temporarily named B1.1.318, was first detected on February 15 through genomic sequencing and UK officials began monitoring its spread on February 24.

Coronavirus UK: SAGE says there'll be 'substantial degree of death' post-lockdown
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:21:25 GMT
From https:
Professor Andrew Hayward, an infectious disease expert at University College London and member of SAGE, told Times Radio: 'We've been through the worst of this'.

Covid-19: Gloucestershire neighbourhood has only vaccinated 20% of over-65s
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 14:28:53 GMT
From https:
EXCLUSIVE: Figures from NHS England going up to February 28 showA 93.6 per cent of all adults over the age of 65 have been given at least one dose of a vaccine, but rates vary wildly across the country.

Pubs are only dangerous to old and fat people, covid expert says
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 08:43:02 GMT
From https:
Professor Robert Dingwall, from Nottingham Trent University, said the risk in pubs was 'heavily age loaded' and focused on 'specific groups where one can think about specific advice on protection'.

Tastiest way to beat diabetes: Now we'll show how YOU can too!
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 23:41:36 GMT
From https:
DR DAVID UNWIN: Let me start with an embarrassing confession: for years, patients with a weight problem were among my least favourite cases to deal with as a doctor.

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Can statins save you from Covid as well as heart disease?A
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 22:15:56 GMT
From https:
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Thirty-five years on and statins are now one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the UK, with around eight million people, including me, taking them daily.

US is giving 2 million COVID vaccines a day
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:36:51 GMT
From https:
Two million shots were administered on Thursday, keeping the seven-day rolling average of doses administered a day to two million for the second day in row.

Shoppers and nurses say these slip-on trainers will save your feet from plantar fasciitis
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:05:36 GMT
From https:
Whether you struggle with plantar fasciitis or just want a comfortable pair of walking shoes, Amazon shoppers say the HKR Women's Trainers Mesh Running Slip on Walking Shoes go the distance.

CDC urges states to start vaccinating Americans with disabilities
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 06:27:45 GMT
From https:
In updated vaccine guidance on Tuesday, CDC officials have recommended that states begin vaccinating Americans with disabilities or cognitive decline and their caretakers.

Is the NYC variant driving a covid resurgence in the former epicenter?
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 03:46:31 GMT
From https:
After a steep decline in COVID-19 cases in New York City, infections are now staying stubbornly high at 3,700 a day. The stagnation comes as a variant that emerged there is spreading more quickly.

California will allocate 40% of its coronavirus vaccine supply to the 400 lowest-income ZIP codes
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:30:56 GMT
From https:
Many of the 400 lowest-income ZIP codes in California are in Los Angeles County, cities around Fresno and Visalia, and the Central Valley, with primarily black and Latino residents.

Wealthy white Floridians outnumber locals getting vaccines in 85% black and Hispanic neighborhood
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:21:07 GMT
From https:
In Palm Beach County, Latinos account for 23.4% of all residents and blacks account for 19.8%, but have received just 5% and 4% of all coronavirus vaccines, respectively.

Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US
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We're in a She-cession
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Covid-19: Vaccinated NHS staff numbers vary across England
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:10:00 GMT
From https:
Nine in 10 have received one dose, but in London it's much lower, figures show.

Covid-19: Mystery UK person with Brazil variant found
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 21:01:27 GMT
From https:
Health officials have also traced the contacts of the person, it is understood.

Coronavirus infection levels continue to drop in the UK
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:38:50 GMT
From https:
R remains below 1, and a survey of community infections suggest around 1-in-230 people has the virus.

Covid: Some asthma patients being told to wait longer for vaccine
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:05:52 GMT
From https:
Some are not being prioritised if they haven't been to hospital recently for the condition.

Covid: Mental health money for children's services
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 18:08:46 GMT
From https:
The APS79m forms part of a half-billion-pound pot for all mental health services.

Covid-19: Nurses prepare for strikes over 1% NHS pay rise in England
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:03:22 GMT
From https:
A union calls the proposed increase in England "pitiful", but ministers say money is tight.

Covid: Fresh air 'key to safer classrooms'
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:14:28 GMT
From https:
Knowing which windows to open and having shorter lessons could help when children return to school.

Covid variant: What happens when coronavirus mutates?
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:36:21 GMT
From https:
New Covid-19 variants keep appearing a and their mutations are very different to the comic book kind.

What is going on with government Covid contracts?
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:14:09 GMT
From https:
What was Matt Hancock criticised for and how does government procurement work?

International Women's Day: Illustrating the Covid-19 pandemic
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:15:59 GMT
From https:
These three artists turn complex research into easy to digest information to help fight coronavirus.

What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:44:44 GMT
From https:
The prime minister has announced a plan for how the lockdown will be lifted in England.

Covid 19: 'His mental health has suffered all along'
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:03:57 GMT
From https:
Michael, who has dementia, hasn't been able to properly see his family for a year, due to Covid-19 restrictions in his nursing home.