Healthcare


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Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine Is 85% Effective Against Severe COVID

“A vaccine that’s inexpensive, that’s a single dose, and that has no cold-chain requirements—that's pretty good,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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UK COVID Variant Has Been Detected in Puerto Rico

At least three cases of the easily spread variant are confirmed. Experts encourage people to continue with safety measures and the vaccination process.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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We Have a Shortage of Latino Doctors. Our Community Is Suffering Because of It.

With some Latinos still on the fence about the COVID-19 vaccine, we need more Latino healthcare professionals who can reassure the community that the vaccine is safe.

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Pfizer Vaccine Protects Against Virus Variant, Study Suggests

Most of the COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out around the world train the body to recognize that spike protein and fight it.

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France Is Fast-Tracking Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers. The US Should Do The Same.

"Immigrants shouldn't have to risk their lives for citizenship. But it's telling that for the US even doing that isn't enough," immigration nonprofit said.

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Latina Doctors Got the COVID-19 Vaccine to Inspire Others to Do the Same

Two Duke University doctors say that getting the vaccine is safer for Latinos than getting infected with COVID.