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New Jersey lung transplant recipient who was vaccinated dies of rare breakthrough coronavirus case

A New Jersey woman who received a lung transplant 11 years ago and was recently vaccinated against the coronavirus died last month from a rare breakthrough case, according to a report.  Joan Barrows, 62, became seriously ill after she was exposed to the virus by an unvaccinated person and died on May 15 in the… Read More »

Pregnancy and coronavirus: Postpartum depression symptoms and tips

Understandably, many people are experiencing heightened levels of anxiety, stress and sadness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For expectant mothers and women who recently had a baby, postpartum depression is a real concern, and certain pressurized moments can ignite or magnify common symptoms of depression. In times like these, it is imperative for moms and… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * A Melbourne man’s rare blood clotting disorder, likely linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, will not affect its rollout to Australians. * The Therapeutic Goods Administration and Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation met on Saturday morning and Acting Chief Medical Officer Michael Kidd said no changes to the AstraZeneca rollout… Read More »

Coronavirus hospitalizations in Alabama hit highest levels since August

Coronavirus hospitalization rates in Alabama are surging, hitting levels not seen since August, according to state health data.  As of Monday, the state reported some 1,174 new hospitalizations due to COVID-19, the highest levels since Aug. 6, when some 1,613 Alabamans were hospitalized, according to estimates from the Alabama Department of Public Health. The news comes… Read More »