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How to quarantine your child exposed to Covid-19 at school

How to quarantine your child exposed to Covid-19 at school

Ping! It’s the email you’ve been dreading — your child may have been exposed to Covid-19 at school. How are you to cope with the next two weeks of quarantine and the fear that your child — or another member of the family — may fall ill? By being prepared, experts say. Here’s what you…MORE

FDA will evaluate Pfizer’s request to allow Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 ‘as quickly as possible,’ acting commissioner says

FDA will evaluate Pfizer’s request to allow Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 ‘as quickly as possible,’ acting commissioner says

The Food and Drug Administration will evaluate “as quickly as possible” Pfizer’s request to expand the emergency use authorization of the drug maker’s Covid-19 vaccine to include people ages 12-15 in the United States, FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock said. Pfizer on Friday asked the FDA for the amendment. “While the FDA cannot predict how…MORE

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried?

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried?

Following weeks of speculation about whether Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine might be connected to dozens of cases of blood clots reported in the region, European drug regulators have now announced that they have indeed established a link. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) stopped short of changing its guidance on how the vaccine is used, maintaining that…MORE

How parents make the workplace better for everyone

How parents make the workplace better for everyone

The pandemic has pushed millions of parents, largely women, to cut back on work, or leave their jobs altogether. This has resulted in many losses for those employees: wages, career plans and often, a sense of purpose beyond family life. The setbacks aren’t limited to the employee, though. Employers also stand to lose a lot…MORE

Can your unvaccinated children visit family indoors? What you should know

Can your unvaccinated children visit family indoors? What you should know

At this point of the pandemic, the idea of visiting extended family again may be a bright spot after a dark year. Some people have been vaccinated against coronavirus, but the risks associated with spending time around others outside of your household haven’t been fully eradicated. “The tough part is that right now, I think…MORE

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