‘Nocebo’ effect blamed for some COVID vaccine symptoms: Study

‘Nocebo’ effect blamed for some COVID vaccine symptoms: Study

For those experiencing side effects following the COVID vaccine, the negative symptoms were probably worth it—even if they didn’t really have to experience them. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 77% of those who receive a dose of the vaccine from Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson experience headaches, fever, … Read more

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

Omicron less severe even for unvaccinated: South African study

A study in South Africa on Friday showed that unvaccinated people infected with the Omicron variant were less likely to become seriously ill, require hospitalization, or die compared to previous variants of COVID-19. The study, conducted by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in the Western Cape region, compared 11,609 patients from the first three … Read more