Study: Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others
In another big setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.
Thai media restrictions raise freedom of expression concerns
Thailand implemented have new regulations that appear to broaden the government’s ability to restrict media reports and social media posts about the coronavirus pandemic, raising immediate concerns that authorities will seek to stifle criticism.
13-year-old hopes to ‘save many lives’ by encouraging others to get COVID vaccine
As medical professionals raise concerns about the lack of vaccinations among the youngest age groups eligible for the COVID-19 shots, one local Arab American 13-year-old says she got the vaccine both for her schoolmates here and for her family back in Iraq.