Kaiser Health News
Consumers’ options have expanded with more hearing devices entering the market and alternative ways to get them and at lower prices.
The rollout would begin the week of Sept. 20 for U.S. residents 18 and older who received their second shot of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines at least eight months previously.
Two studies on children used N95 masks, which are more sophisticated than the masks most schoolchildren will use, but even these found no significant effect on breathing.
A federal program compensates people experiencing vaccine injuries, but not injuries from COVID vaccines — not yet, anyway.
As pharmaceutical companies declare a need for boosters, scientists and doctors emphasize that there’s no proof yet.
The report, which failed to disclose conflicts of interest, advised against an effort by Medicare to recoup millions for discarded drugs.
As of July 31, only 23% of those who are pregnant had received at least one dose of vaccine against the coronavirus, according to CDC statistics.
In the 56 years since Medicare was established, few benefits have been added. That may change if Congress passes Democrats’ budget bill.
Federal officials say that some of the money changing hands has corrupted doctors and endangered patients.