Health

CDC Safety Group Says There’s a Likely Link Between Rare Heart Inflammation in Young People after Covid Shot

A CDC safety group said there’s a “likely association” between a rare heart inflammatory condition in adolescents and young adults mostly after they’ve received their second Covid-19 vaccine shot, citing the most recent data available. There have been more than 1,200 cases of a myocarditis or pericarditis mostly in people 30 and under who received Pfizer’s or Moderna’s Covid vaccine, according to a series of slide presentations published Wednesday for a meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

How the Common Cold Can Combat Covid-19

Exposure to the common cold offers protection against coronavirus, a new study published on Tuesday has found. Building on previous studies testing this hypothesis, researchers from Yale University infected lab-grown human airway tissue with coronavirus and for the first three days viral load in the tissue doubled about every six hours.

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