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Austin Allows Restaurants to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees

As part of a new city and county order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and the omicron variant issued Thursday, January 13, Austin and Travis County are now allowing...

CDC Panel Recommends Pfizer COVID Boosters for Ages 12-15

Jan. 5, 2022 – A CDC advisory panel today recommended that 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. should get the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot 5 months after a primary series of...

What If You Could Become Invisible to Mosquitoes?

Using Crispr, scientists have taken the first step toward creating a mosquito that is blind to human hosts. Source link

How Biologics Changed One Psoriasis Patient’s Life

Emma Yarbrough’s psoriasis diagnosis came early at age eight. “I had totally clear skin as a kid, then spots started popping up on my elbows,” she says. By the time Yarbrough,...

“The Birdsong is Deafening” by Photographer Teva Cosic

Based between Naarm/Melbourne and Gimuy/Cairns, Australia, artist Teva Cosic’s research and practice explore the complex tensions of family and cultural history as they intersect with broader notions of identity, migration, and...

'Superbug' Fungus Spreads Among Vulnerable in Two U.S. Cities

The CDC says an untreatable "superbug" fungus is spreading in a Washington, D.C., nursing home and two Dallas-area hospitals. Source link

How Biologics Treat Psoriasis and Other Inflammatory Skin Conditions

Gonzalez says biologic medications can also treat other diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease. According to Lancer, doctors might also use biologics to manage other diseases, like diabetes and breast...

Pfizer wants to give you a booster shot—but experts say it’s too soon

About half a dozen other countries are considering the idea. If those countries also begin offering booster shots, “this will require an additional 800 million doses of vaccine,” said WHO’s chief...

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