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Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against the virus appears to wane after a half a year, according to a new study. The July 28, 2021, pre-print report of the study, which has not been peer-reviewed, suggests a… Read More »

A 9-year-old who’s been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

“Kids, I’m sorry to say this, but it is a big deal. It will hurt,” Eli told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday. “You just got to face the truth: Sometimes you’re not OK.” Eli and his father, Jonathan Lipman, are among a growing population of people who have been deemed “long haulers” — people who… Read More »

Bubble tea shortage hits US, could last for several months

Bubble tea is following in the footsteps of garden gnomes, ketchup and toilet paper. That’s right, there’s another shortage in the US. Bubble tea, a drink that includes a layer of tapioca balls, or boba, at the bottom, originated in Taiwan but has become a popular drink around the world.  However, companies are seeing delayed shipments of boba, as well as the key… Read More »

Gold Sensor Lives Under Skin for Months Measuring Drugs and Biomarkers

Researchers at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany have developed an implantable biosensor that can measure concentrations of various biomarkers and drugs in the body. Unlike many implantable devices, the sensor can reside in place under the skin for many months without being rejected by the body or losing its functionality. The system uses… Read More »

Navajo Nation reports no new daily Covid cases, deaths for the first time in six months

The Northern Navajo Medical Center is shown as staff inside begin to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on December 16, 2020 in Shiprock, New Mexico. Medical staff at the Northern Navajo Medical Center are among the first in the Navajo Nation to receive their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccinations today. Micah Garen | Getty Images News | Getty Images… Read More »