• At Least 43,000 Kids in the U.S. Have Lost a Parent to COVID-19, Study Finds

    12 days ago - By Time

    There's been a collective quality to the dying the world has witnessed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nearly 3 million global deaths that have been recorded so far have not been discrete events; rather, each one has radiated outward, leaving holes in families, neighborhoods, entire communities. There is perhaps no hole more gaping than the one left in the life of a child when a parent is taken too young-a loss that leads to traumatic grief, depression and, as research has shown , academic problems and even a higher risk of unintentional death or suicide.
    Now, a study...
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  • In rare instances, AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine linked to blood clots, regulators say

    12 days ago - By STAT

    The European Medicines Agency has concluded there is a link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine and rare but dangerous clotting events reported in a number of countries where the vaccine has been used, events which in some cases have been fatal.
    A safety committee, the agency said Wednesday , concluded that “unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be listed as very rare side effects” of the vaccine.
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  • STAT+: Pharmalittle: U.S. is prohibited from sharing Covid-19 shots with other countries; U.S. officials knew of problems at Emergent plant

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, despite the cloudy skies looming over the Pharmalot campus. After all, the birds are still chirping and a cool breeze is wafting by. Moreover, this marks the middle of the week, which means we have managed to survive this far. And this calls for celebration, yes? So please join us as we hoist another cup of delicious stimulation. Remember, no prescription is required. Meanwhile, here are a few items of interest. Have a grand day, and drop us a line if you hear something saucy....
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