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Covid-19 news: Past covid-19 infection boosts protection from vaccines

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker administers a second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccine. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 7 October Vaccines are up to 94… Read More »

Former Safeway CEO says Theranos delays raised red flags as emotional juror is dismissed from case

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes arrives for a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, July 17, 2019. Stephen Lam | Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Former Safeway CEO Steve Burd on Wednesday testified in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal fraud trial, saying repeated delays with Theranos’ blood-testing machine raised red flags about his… Read More »

Pfizer Covid shot protects people from hospitalization even as effectiveness against infection falls, Lancet study confirms

Safeway pharmacist Ashley McGee fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccination at a vaccination booster shot clinic on October 01, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The effectiveness of Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine against infection tumbles over several months, falling from a peak of 88% a month after… Read More »

From a patient to health care workers: Always remember your humanity [PODCAST]

“Always remember your humanity. You are not super-human. Make connections to your heart, to your mind, to others. Look closely at the situation that lies before you, listen carefully to all that is around you, and calm the pounding heart. Dig deep within your psyche, ask the big questions, and most importantly, listen to the… Read More »