Tag Archives: COVID19

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  10 hours ago  •  5 minute read  •  218 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

Covid-19 UK: ‘Vaccines AND masks are best way to protect ourselves’ after Freedom Day

Vaccines AND masks are best way to protect ourselves after Freedom Day, says scientist behind Oxford University’s Covid vaccine Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert says wearing masks indoors is ‘a sign of respect’  The mandate on wearing masks will be dropped on ‘Freedom Day’ on Monday  Boris Johnson urged people to continue wearing masks in busy… Read More »

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »

California county cuts COVID-19 death toll by 25% after finding some deaths ‘clearly not’ caused by virus

A California county cut its COVID-19 death toll by around 25% after determining that some deaths were not a “direct result” of the virus. Alameda County revised the total number of deaths caused by the coronavirus to 1,223, down from 1,634. CALIFORNIA GOV. NEWSOM SAYS HE WON’T LIFT STATE OF EMERGENCY ON JUNE 15 County… Read More »