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Should I Vaccinate My 12-Year-Old? Pros of Vaccination

Should I Vaccinate My 12-Year-Old? Pros of Vaccination

Since the beginning of this pandemic, children have gone from making up 3% of new COVID cases to making up 22.4% of the newest cases. With this rise of sick children, it is becoming more and more important to vaccinate your children.  Should parents vaccinate their...
What is Herd Immunity, and How Does it Work?

What is Herd Immunity, and How Does it Work?

Ever since the start of the pandemic, the words “herd immunity” have been thrown around. What is herd immunity? Is it meant to be used in place of the covid-19 vaccination, or can we use it in tandem with the vaccine? The following blog will clarify some of the myths...
Why Was the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused?

Why Was the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Paused?

On April 12, the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control met. They decided to put a pause on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to the deaths of six women. A week and a half later (April 23rd), these two organizations...
Can You Still Get Covid After the Vaccine?

Can You Still Get Covid After the Vaccine?

The first coronavirus case in the United States was reported on January 21, 2020. While life, as we knew it, drastically changed over the course of a couple of months, scientists and researchers came together to create a vaccine in under a year – a record for...
Choosing a Mask to Protect Yourself and Others

Choosing a Mask to Protect Yourself and Others

With the rising cases of Covid-19, one needs to be more careful when choosing a mask to reduce exposure to the deadly virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that people put on masks in public settings. But with many types of masks...