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COVID-19 Headlines


More Evidence COVID Vaccination Can Cause Temporary Change in Menstrual Cycle

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women may experience a small, but temporary, delay in their menstrual cycle after receiving a COVID shot, a new study finds. Read more


Two Cases Show COVID Virus Mutating Around Standard Treatment Remdesivir

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with weakened immune systems could be inadvertently helping COVID-19 develop resistance to the antiviral drug remdesivir, a new study reports. Read more


Canada to Remove All COVID Border Restrictions Oct. 1

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- All COVID travel restrictions in Canada will be gone starting on Oct. 1, health officials announced Tuesday. Read more


Permanent order blocking Biden's mask, vaccine mandate for Head Start could be appealed

(The Center Square) — With a permanent injunction issued in a case against President Biden's mask and vaccine mandate for Head Start child care centers, the only question is whether federal officials will appeal the ruling. Read more


How federal COVID-19 educational aid was awarded to every state

The federal government awarded $190 billion to schools to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic. HeyTutor broke down what … Read more


Federal judge strikes down vaccine mandates from Biden

(The Center Square) – Sandy Brick felt her freedom was on the line. The Head Start teacher taught through the pandemic and opposed a federal “jab-or-job” mandate from the president. Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Headlines


CDC Says Universal Masking Can Be Dropped in Some Nursing Homes, Hospitals

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased its universal masking recommendation for nursing homes and hospitals, unless those health care institutions are in areas seeing high levels of COVID-19 transmission. The change is part of updated guidelines published by the CDC on Friday. Read more


Pfizer, Moderna Seek Approval of New COVID-19 Boosters for Children

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Both Pfizer and Moderna have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve their updated coronavirus boosters for children. Read more


Inspector General: Denying religious exemptions to service members who refuse COVID-19 vaccines violates federal law

(The Center Square) – A Department of Defense Office of Inspector General report has found that officials in the U.S. military who issued widespread denials of religious exemption requests by service members who refused to take the COVID-19 shots violated federal law. Read more


Canada May Soon Drop COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for International Travelers

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The COVID-19 vaccine requirement for foreign nationals in Canada is likely to be eliminated by the end of September, the Associated Press reported, citing an official close to the matter who was not authorized to speak about it. Read more


AHA News: Blood Clot Risk Remains Elevated Nearly a Year After COVID-19

MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- People who got COVID-19 had a higher risk of dangerous blood clots for close to a year later, according to a large new study on the aftereffects of a SARS-CoV-2 infection during the period before vaccines became available. Read more


Hamblen Health Department has begun booster shots

The Hamblen County Health Department has started giving boosters for the Pfizer vaccine and health officials said there was a steady stream… Read more

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