Vaccination

Hong Kong to resume Pfizer shots after packaging defects

Hong Kong will resume administering the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday following a 12-day suspension over packaging defects detected in one batch, officials said.

Vaccination

WHO reiterates call to continue use of AstraZeneca jab

The World Health Organization on Thursday renewed a call for countries to continue the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, shortly before expected assessments by EU and UN agencies.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Students' mental health deteriorating during pandemic

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck last March, psychiatric emergency visits at Rady Children's Hospital near San Diego have crept up as youths and teens struggle with virtual learning, social isolation and unstable home lives.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's and dementia: Understand wandering and how to address it

Wandering and becoming lost is common among people with Alzheimer's disease or other disorders causing dementia. This behavior can happen in the early stages of dementia—even if the person has never wandered in the past.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could frozen food transmit COVID-19?

In mid-September, China suspended importing fishery products from Indonesia due to novel coronavirus contamination in the outer packages.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to expect from a COVID-19 vaccine

One of the hottest topics around COVID-19 is the need for a vaccine for this new disease, which has had a huge impact on both human health and economies. The disease caught most people completely by surprise and shows no ...

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