China eases Covid restrictions on travel and production
BEIJING — In a significant easing of Covid controls, the Chinese government said Wednesday that people will no longer need to show negative virus tests or health codes in order to travel between different parts of the country. Chinese authorities also said that unless an area is designated as high-risk, work and local production cannot […]
Does the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine affect breastmilk?
New research investigates whether the mRNA from the COVID-19 vaccines can be passed on to infants through breastmilk. The development and administration of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines is helping to reduce transmission of COVID-19, and these vaccines have been an integral part of combating the global COVID-19 pandemic. The first approved SARS-CoV-2 vaccines were mRNA vaccines, which […]
Key court ruling does not restrict abortion pill access in 17 states, federal judge says
A U.S. district judge in Washington state on Thursday said access to the abortion pill mifepristone is not affected by a federal appeals court ruling that imposed restrictions on the medication this week. Judge Thomas Rice of the state’s U.S. Eastern District last Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to preserve access to mifepristone […]