Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: U.S. vaccines trashed while millions across the globe desperately seek first dose

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: U.S. vaccines trashed while millions across the globe desperately seek first dose

For the last few months, news sources across the country have increasingly been reporting alarming evidence that, since the beginning of U.S. vaccine distribution in December, vast numbers of vaccine doses have gone to waste, with numbers still increasing in some states to this day. thousands of vaccine doses wasted daily The New York Times […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and pregnancy: Women navigating the two at once

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and pregnancy: Women navigating the two at once

MaElena Barcenas, of Detroit, Mich., had what started out as a fairly normal pregnancy. Other than persistently high blood pressure, she said, the first seven months went smoothly for her. In mid-March, around seven months into Barcenas’s pregnancy, she began experiencing symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including extremely high blood pressure and swelling in her feet and […]

How much does a flu shot cost? Here’s a list of vaccine contract prices from drug companies

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SUMMARY: How much does a flu shot cost? We’ve heard prices from $14.99 to $70. And what does the supplier pay for the vaccine? Depends on the provider, but anywhere from about $8 to $18 for an adult dose.     Jeanne PinderJeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The […]