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CDC data thus far show COVID-19 vaccination safe during pregnancy

Federal vaccine monitoring systems have identified no safety concerns with the COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant people and preliminary CDC data show that miscarriage is not more frequent than expected in vaccinated people - however, online posts falsely contend that such data shows an 82% miscarriage rate.... Read more»

Factcheck: No new revelation on hydroxychloroquine & COVID-19

Randomized controlled trials — the highest standard of evidence — have found that hydroxychloroquine isn’t beneficial in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, yet social media posts are claiming the drug works, and conservative outlets have touted an unpublished, and much-criticized, observational study as evidence of the drug’s effectiveness.... Read more»

Agencies seek plasma donations to treat COVID-19 patients

The FDA has authorized convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 on an emergency basis, with some studies showing that plasma therapy may speed recovery time for COVID patients. Research is ongoing, and clinical trials are continuing to determine whether plasma transfusions have real benefits.... Read more»

Substitute pharmacists warn co-workers: We'll probably bring coronavirus to you

With regular employees out sick, CVS and Walgreens rely on traveling workers to fill in at short notice. But when these floaters show up at a store, they often aren’t told if anyone there has tested positive.... Read more»