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COVID-19 Infections Discovered in Fully Vaccinated Americans

COVID-19 Infections Discovered in Fully Vaccinated Americans

A person who has had both shots can still test positive for COVID-19.  This is called a “breakthrough infection.” In late April 2021, South Carolina’s health department had identified 155 cases of COVID-19 breakthrough infections. Other states have similar rates, with small amounts of people being hospitalized and even fewer deaths. Though the chances of […]

COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccination Needed for Herd Immunity

COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccination Needed for Herd Immunity

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the weekend, reported that millions of Americans had taken their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, but not the second, according to USA Today, on April 29, 2021. Dr. Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, says that the first dose invades […]

Celebrating Earth Day April 22

Celebrating Earth Day April 22

Every year Earth Day is celebrated on the same day — April 22. With the COVID-19 pandemic still gripping the world, it is a bit difficult to follow traditional celebrations. The year 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for the holiday this year is “Restore Our Earth.” Normally people celebrate the […]

COVID-19 Is Not a Deadly Threat to Those That Move

COVID-19 Is Not a Deadly Threat to Those That Move

Recent research has proven that people who are not physically active are more susceptible to COVID-19 and their chances of dying from the virus are greater. However, the virus does not pose a deadly threat to those who move more often. Always being mobile is related to a decreased chance of acute COVID-19, according to […]

FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

Unscrupulous individuals are invading the lives of families who lost a loved one to COVID-19. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an announcement on April 13, 2021, that warns scammers are masquerading as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employees and offering to help pay funeral expenses. A real government relief program will pay up to […]

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