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Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says

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Delta shouldn’t stop kids from returning to class, expert says

With the delta variant surging in the United States just as the school year begins, parents are wondering — and worried — about the threat to children. To address their fears, Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist and director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, answered questions from journalist… Read More »

Dr. Gottlieb says Northeast has yet to see ‘true delta wave,’ expects another Covid case spike

Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Friday predicted Northeastern states, including New York and Connecticut, will experience another jump in Covid cases tied to the highly transmissible delta variant. “I think there’s sort of a perception that we’re sort of through this delta wave here in the Northeast because we’ve seen delta cases go up and go… Read More »

Texas parent ripped face mask off teacher, superintendent says

In the latest display of the heated debate over COVID-19 policies related to children, a Texas parent ripped a teacher’s face mask off during a confrontation, the school’s superintendent said Wednesday. Tom Leonard , the superintendent of the Eanes Independent School District of Travis County in Texas, sent an email asking community members not to… Read More »