Tag Archives: Teens

Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?

Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according to multiple media outlets.   Officials in several countries, including England, Norway and Hong Kong, have recommended administering a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech… Read More »

Viewpoints: Pull Out All The Stops To Keep Teens From Vaping; Start Treating Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels As The Health Risk It Is

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: Giving Smokers More Options Is Not Worth Endangering A Generation Every year, the number has gone up — from 11 percent in 2017 to 21 percent in 2018 to 25 percent this year. That is the share of high school seniors who admit… Read More »