Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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UK Finds COVID Vaccines Have Decreased Number Of Hospitalizations

UK Finds COVID Vaccines Have Decreased Number Of Hospitalizations

The first UK studies regarding Britain’s mass vaccinations show strong support in that the vaccines have been affective, since numbers clearly show that the vaccines reduce the rate of Covid-related hospital admissions and can be reducing the spread of the virus. The studies found that just a single dose of the AstraZeneca or the Pfizer…

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Vaccine Shows Effective Against U.K. Variant Of Virus

Vaccine Shows Effective Against U.K. Variant Of Virus

Phase 2/3 trials show that the AstraZeneca/University of Oxford vaccine are effective against the new U.K. variant. In a pre-print, not yet reviewed by The Lancet, Andrew Pollard, PhD, University of Oxford, claims vaccine efficacy was 74.9% (95% CI 41.6-88.9) after two doses against symptomatic infection from the B.1.1.7 variant. CDC estimates it could be…

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CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccination by January 4th for Facilities that Accept Medicare and Medicaid

CMS Requires COVID-19 Vaccination by January 4th for Facilities that Accept Medicare and Medicaid

CMS announced an emergency order requiring every healthcare facility, who participates in Medicare and Medicaid programs to ensure that all eligible employees receive COVID-19 vaccination by January 4, 2022. The emergency order applies to approximately 76,000 facilities that employ more than 17 million healthcare workers. Applicable facilities include: Ambulatory Surgery Centers Clinics Community Mental Health…

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