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Punxsutawney Phil is predicting six more weeks of wintry slop. The polar vortex has collapsed over the arctic and is heralding in extremely cold weather. And then there is CoVid and its variants and vaccines which have led to the following…
A 9% year-over-year increase was observed in the number of US Medicare beneficiaries who enrolled in a Medicare Advantage health plan in 2020, with the increase in enrollment influenced by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and its related effects.
A divide between “haves” and “have-nots” is emerging as older adults across the country struggle to get covid-19 vaccines. Seniors with family members or friends to help them are getting vaccine appointments, even if it takes days to secure them. Those without reliable social supports are missing out
Dose No. 2 of your CoVid vaccination is more likely to pack a punch because when hit with the second injection, the immune system recognizes the onslaught and starts to take it even more seriously as it solidifies its defenses against the virus. However, within 24 hours of the second shot, you are most likely to feel well enough to continue with your daily routine.
More Americans Choosing Medicare Advantage Plans Amid Pandemic | AJMC
Older Adults Without Family or Friends Lag in Race to Get Vaccines | Kaiser Health News (khn.org)
The Second COVID-19 Shot's Side Effects Are Worth It - The Atlantic