YouTube moves to block and remove all anti-vaccine misinformation
YouTube is moving to block and remove all content that spreads misinformation about vaccines against COVID-19 and other illnesses, such as measles and chickenpox. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

The CDC Said The Delta Variant Is As Contagious As Chickenpox. That's Not Accurate
A leaked document compared it to the highly contagious children's disease. Data does not support this claim. Nonetheless, the delta variant is likely the world's most contagious respiratory disease.(Image credit: NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

The Delta Variant Isn't As Contagious As Chickenpox. But It's Still Highly Contagious
A leaked CDC document compared it to the highly contagious children's disease. Data does not support this claim. Nonetheless, the variant is one of the world's most contagious respiratory diseases.(Image credit: NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michaeleen Doucleff Source Type: news

Why giving blood could help save cancer patients
Melody, 44, had suspected that her son Andrew Berthoud had chickenpox. It was acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and he needed chemotherapy and 22 blood transfusions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox, CDC says
The war against COVID-19 has changed because of the highly contagious delta variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

CDC: Vaccinated people spread COVID-19 Delta variant as easily as unvaccinated
The CDC on Friday released data showing that vaccinated people are at risk for COVID-19 infection, that they can spread the disease and that the Delta variant may be as contagious as chickenpox. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Covid ISN'T as infectious as chickenpox
British experts called into question the claims made by the department, saying that if this was the case then Covid infections in the UK would not have dipped. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox: CDC Documents Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox: CDC Documents
Internal CDC documents provide new language on how serious the delta variant transmission rate appears to be.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

CDC team: 'War has changed' as delta variant dangers emerge
New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Data Details Dangers of Delta Variant, Even for the Vaccinated
FRIDAY, July 30, 2021 -- A new internal government document claims the Delta variant appears to cause more severe illness than earlier coronavirus variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox. In laying out the evidence that this variant looks like... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

C.D.C. Internal Report Calls Delta Variant as Contagious as Chickenpox
Infections in vaccinated Americans also may be as transmissible as those in unvaccinated people, the document said, and lead more often to severe illness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemics Provincetown (Mass) United States Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

CDC internal report calls Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox
The agency ’s new masking guidelines for vaccinated people, introduced Tuesday, were based on the information presented in the document. The CDC recommended that vaccinated people wear masks indoors in public settings in communities with high transmission of the virus. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘A Year Full of Emotions.’ What Kids Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic
Too many young generations have been shaped by the global crises they faced—Depression-era poverty, Cold War nuclear fears. Add to them the COVID generation. The virus itself may typically go easier on kids than it does adults, but the mind of a child is another thing. It’s dependent on certainty, safety, the comfort of routine. Take all of that away—shutter schools, keep grandparents at a distance, cancel summer camps—and kids suffer. But as the following lightly-edited stories from young people show, they also grow and learn, gain maturity and wisdom. The virus has been tough; plenty of kids, it t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Allison Singer Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

What's the Difference Between Chickenpox and Shingles?
Title: What ' s the Difference Between Chickenpox and Shingles?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/1/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cost-effective or not? New research on national vaccination programs
(University of Gothenburg) Immunizing children against chickenpox would save money, but offering shingles vaccinations to all 65-year-olds would not. These are examples of findings in a University of Gothenburg thesis exploring the cost-effectiveness of Sweden's national vaccination programs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news