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CDC recommends COVID boosters for all adults

CDC recommends COVID boosters for all adults

Bema Kalys kyzy, Student Writer November 23, 2021

CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky recommends getting a third shot of vaccine for all adults. The booster ensures additional protection and prevents the further spread of the virus. Vaccines are available...

Many people are calling for more COVID regulations as the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain in the U.S.

Maria Lozano , Student Writer July 7, 2021

The Delta variant has expanded to nearly every state in the United States, raising worries about COVID-19 spikes. The World Health Organization said "Based on the estimated transmission advantage of the...

Vaccinated customers can now get a freebie at Panera

Maria Lozano, Student Writer July 1, 2021

Many businesses across the nation are working hard to get citizens vaccinated, and many are offering free incentives to those who have obtained there COVID-19 vaccine. Panera Bread announced that vaccinated...

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A Principle’s Thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccine and Pandemic Silver Lining

Brizeyda Monterroso March 21, 2021

On March 2, 2021, the acting secretary of the Department of the Health and Human Services, Norris Cochran, issued a directive requiring all COVID-19 vaccine providers who are administering the vaccine...

In this Jan. 29 photo, pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine, at his practice in Northridge, Calif. The largest measles outbreak in recent memory occurred in Ohios Amish country where 383 people were sickened last year after several traveled to the Philippines and brought the virus home. While that outbreak got the publics attention, its nowhere near the level as the latest measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland in December, prompting politicians to weigh in and parents to voice their vaccinations views on Internet message boards.

The choice of measles

Alyssa Foley, Editor In Chief February 12, 2015
Parents’ choice not to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases is often based on the belief that vaccines can cause autism. This belief has its origins in a study lead by British gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield, published in 1998 in the medical journal, “The Lancet”. The study was deeply flawed and was later retracted. Among other issues, the subjects were not controlled, assessments were not blind and data was not completely and systematically collected.
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