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German Sustainability Award: To Billie Eilish From Space

Duesseldorf, Germany, 30.11.2021 – Superstar Billie Eilish receives this year’s German Sustainability Award for her special commitment to climate protection. The award will be handed over virtually by German astronaut Matthias Maurer (ESA) aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Both Billie and the astronaut will join the ceremony virtually on Friday, December 3, in Duesseldorf.… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Past covid-19 infection boosts protection from vaccines

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker administers a second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccine. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 7 October Vaccines are up to 94… Read More »

Living on a mountain could protect you from a stroke, study claims

Living on a mountain could protect you from a stroke, study claims Ecuadorian researchers looked through more than 100,000 stroke cases They found those living below 2,500 metres were more at risk from the condition But those at higher altitudes were less likely to be hospitalised or die from stroke By Luke Andrews Health Reporter… Read More »

Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom

Their study, published last Thursday in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found a statistically significant increase in clinic and hospital visits by patients who reported respiratory illnesses as early as the week of December 22. The first known case of Covid-19 in the US was thought to be a patient in Washington who had… Read More »

Journalists’ Topics Range From Rural Pharmacy Deserts to Opioid Overdoses

KHN senior Colorado correspondent Markian Hawryluk discussed how a rural Colorado town is crowdsourcing ways to get prescription medicines delivered on KUNC’s “Colorado Edition” on Monday. KHN Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal discussed how medical education changed during the pandemic on NPR’s “Here and Now” on Tuesday. KHN freelancer Amy Worden chatted about high vaccine hesitancy among… Read More »