• Survey: ‘Faith-Based Approaches' Could Help Convince Millions of Americans to Get COVID-19 Vaccines

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    A new survey released by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Interfaith Youth Core found that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy remains prevalent in some American communities-but a faith-based approach could prove crucial in the fight to combat it.
    The survey sampled over 5,600 adults across the U.S. between March 8 and 30. It found that among Americans who attend some type of religious service at least a few times a year, 44% of people “hesitant” about COVID-19 vaccines said that a faith-based approach-or approaches-could impact their eventual decision to get vaccinated, and 14% of...
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  • People Are Reporting Unexpected Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccination-But That's Actually Normal

    25 days ago - By Time

    Abigail, a 29-year-old from New York City who asked to use a pseudonym to preserve her privacy, knew to expect some side effects after she got her second Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in February. The fever, body aches and fatigue she felt were nothing surprising. But when she began experiencing heavy, “stupidly painful, debilitating” menstrual periods, she felt blindsided. “I had not heard a single person talking about it,” she says.
    While scientists have not confirmed that COVID-19 vaccines can cause menstrual changes like Abigail's, she feels confident the shot was her trigger, since...
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