Tag: United States

Vaccines Significantly Reduce the Risk of Long Covid, Study Finds

In the first two years of the pandemic, the rate of long Covid was starkly lower among people who were vaccinated, researchers reported.

Researchers Say Social Media Warning Is Too Broad

Some scientists who study youth mental health say the evidence does not support the notion that social media is harmful per se.

A Second Dairy Worker Has Contracted Bird Flu, C.D.C. Reports

The new case, in a Michigan farmworker, did not suggest that bird flu was widespread in people, health officials said, adding that the risk to the general public remained low.

Overdose Deaths Dropped in U.S. in 2023 for First Time in Five Years

Preliminary numbers show a nearly 4 percent decrease in deaths from opioids, largely fentanyl, but a rise in deaths from meth and cocaine.