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Pfizer Begins Testing Its Vaccine in Young Children

Pfizer has started testing its Covid-19 vaccine in children under the age of 12. This is an important step in reducing the pandemic. The first participants in the study, a pair of 9-year-old twin girls, were vaccinated on Wednesday at…

Bringing Rigorous Testing to Health Care Policy

This assessment method is reminiscent of the traditional approach to assessing new surgical techniques that, after more rigorous testing, have sometimes proven worthless or worse. For example, radical mastectomies were used extensively for…

Covid Testing: What You Have to Know

When should I be tested for coronavirus?Ideally, you should be able to get a coronavirus test at any time. However, in the United States, test availability varies across the country. In some places you still need a doctor's prescription…