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Allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccine are rare and outweighed by the benefit of protection, CDC finds

Given the small risk of severe allergic reaction and its treatable nature, the risk of catching the coronavirus and becoming severely ill or dying far outweighs that of a potential allergic reaction, CDC officials said.

The virus is killing roughly 2,670 people every day — an average that continues to rise, according to statistics compiled by The Washington Post.

“The known and potential benefits outweigh the known and potential risk of getting vaccine,” Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said in a news briefing. Messonnier said CDC officials are worried about people being reluctant to be vaccinated — including health-care workers who were in the first-priority group for vaccinations.

Messonnier highlighted the rigorous approval process the vaccines underwent to be proved safe and effective. The two authorized vaccines — from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — are “very safe” and severe allergic reactions are “still

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Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine should be safe for most Americans, but 5 groups may want to wait for more data before getting shots

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Margaret Keenan was the first person to be given the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outside clinical trials. Getty

US vaccine regulators on Friday authorized the nation’s first coronavirus shot for emergency use.

The Food and Drug Administration has determined that the benefits of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine outweigh the known and potential risks to the public, based on data from clinical trials.

Most trial participants reported temporary side effects after being vaccinated, including fatigue, headaches, and pain at the injection site. People under 55 reported more side effects overall, but few participants had severe fatigue or headaches that stopped them from performing normal activities. Serious adverse events were reported in only 0.6% of vaccine recipients.

These results were consistent across genders, age groups, ethnic and racial groups, and people with preexisting medical problems. But several populations were excluded from the trials – meaning it’s still unclear whether the vaccine is safe for

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Woman gets job in nursing home during coronavirus pandemic to see father

A devoted daughter in England has become a volunteer in the assisted living facility where her father resides in order to spend time with her dad after the family was separated by coronavirus lockdown orders.

An old photo of Nina Ambrose with her father, Roger

An old photo of Nina Ambrose with her father, Roger
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Nina Ambrose was thrilled to celebrate her father, Roger’s, birthday with him in person last month, thanks to her position at the Manor Lodge care home in Chelmsford, South West News Service (SWNS) reports. Ambrose was furloughed from her job in cosmetics this spring and began volunteering at the nursing home so she could see her father amid COVID-19 visiting restrictions.

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Ambrose began volunteering at the nursing home so she could see her father amid COVID-19 visiting restrictions.

Ambrose began volunteering at the nursing home so she could see her father amid COVID-19 visiting restrictions.
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The dedicated daughter said her position has been a blessing because she can check

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2020 was supposed to be the year women ruled the box office. Then the coronavirus pandemic happened.

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2020 was supposed to be the year women dominated the box office. They still will, but it may be with fewer box-office returns.
2020 was supposed to be the year women dominated the box office. They still will, but it may be with fewer box-office returns.

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  • At the start of 2020, five of the year’s most-anticipated films — “Birds of Prey,” “Mulan,” “Black Widow,” “Wonder Woman 1984,” and “The Eternals” — all starred female leads and were directed by women.

  • For the first time, fans were seeing multiple female-led superhero movies come to theaters in the same year.

  • Then the coronavirus pandemic happened, resulting in delays and a jam-packed fall schedule that will leave films competing against one another for box-office dollars.

  • Even when theaters eventually reopen, will these movies even perform in the way they would have pre-pandemic? Industry experts predict the box office will have its worst performance since 1998

  • Even in a year where female-led films will most

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