Is Rand Paul Mixing Up the Vaccine Message for Covid Survivors

Is Rand Paul Mixing Up the Vaccine Message for Covid Survivors?

The scientific literature shows that natural immunity does provide protection against covid-19, but experts say getting vaccinated can provide additional protection against variants. …CHARLOTTE COVID-19 News

Despite All the Talk, Covid Vaccination Does Not Infect People With Shingles

What It Means When Celebrities Stay Coy About Their Vaccine Status

St. Louis Blues leading scorer David Perron took 10 days to explain he had indeed been vaccinated before he caught covid-19, which knocked him from playing in the NHL playoffs against the Colorado Avalanche. His case and those of other public figures raise questions about the role of celebrity in enticing…

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Pandemic Leads Doctors to Rethink Unnecessary Treatment

CHARLOTTE COVID NEWS – Covid-caused delays in medical treatments and surgeries are producing data for health care providers to take another look at what’s needed and what isn’t.

COVID BOOSER PFIZER Vaccinated People

Corporations Encourage Employee Vaccination but Stop Short of Mandates

Public health officials fear that requiring jabs on the job would create a noisy, counterproductive backlash. …

Mental Health Services Wane as Insurers Appear to Skirt Equality Rules During Pandemic

Mental Health Services Wane as Insurers Appear to Skirt Equality Rules During Pandemic

A report from the Government Accountability Office paints a picture of an already strained behavioral health system struggling after the pandemic struck to meet the treatment needs of millions of Americans with conditions like alcohol use disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. …

Despite All the Talk, Covid Vaccination Does Not Infect People With Shingles

Despite All the Talk, Covid Vaccination Does Not Infect People With Shingles

Covid-19 vaccinations do not infect recipients with shingles or any form of herpes virus, despite some misleading headlines. …

Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

Covid patients who did not speak English well were 35% more likely to die, data from one Boston hospital shows. … COVID-19 NEWS CHARLOTTE NC

Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

Insurers voluntarily set the charges aside earlier in the pandemic — but that means those same health plans can decide to reinstate them. …CHARLOTTE COVID-19 NEWS

Dr. Gail Newel Health Officials Received Death Threats Due to COVID-19 Public Guidance and Lockdowns

‘We’re Coming for You’: For Public Health Officials, a Year of Threats and Menace

Local health officials have become the face of government authority as they work to stem the pandemic. That has made them targets for chilling threats from some of the same militia groups that stormed the U.S. Capitol. Santa Cruz leaders are among those whose daily routines now incorporate security patrols, surveillance…

Censorship or Misinformation? DeSantis and YouTube Spar Over Covid Roundtable Takedown.

Censorship or Misinformation? DeSantis and YouTube Spar Over Covid Roundtable Takedown.

The Florida governor considers the pushback he received from the online video platform to be “Orwellian.” But the scientists featured at the event made specific statements YouTube deemed as “misinformation,” at odds with current public health recommendations for controlling the spread of the covid virus. …CHARLOTTE – COVID-19 NEWS