Ontario woman and young son ‘crammed like sardines’ for hours at airport now infected with COVID-19 | CTV News

TORONTO — A fully vaccinated Ontario woman says she and her son were “crammed like sardines” inside the Toronto airport after returning from a trip and have now become infected with COVID-19. Maya Castle travelled to Fort Myers, Fla., earlier this month with her seven-year-old son so she could visit her parents, but says they … Read more

Covid 19 coronavirus: Women are claiming ‘boobs get bigger’ after having Pfizer jab – NZ Herald

Women who have had the Pfizer vaccine are reporting an unexpected side effect – claiming their breasts have grown bigger after having the jab. Pfizer is one of two vaccinations currently being rolled out across Australia in the fight against Covid-19. Common side effects from Covid-19 vaccines include pain at the injection site, headaches, fatigue, … Read more

Multiple sclerosis stem cell treatment drives SA mum on mission to Mexico amid COVID-19 – ABC News

Fotoula Maitianos had just returned to work after taking maternity leave with her second child when she experienced severe eye pain. Key points: It was the first sign of multiple sclerosis, a condition of the central nervous system that affects mobility and can cause fatigue and memory loss. After the December 2013 diagnosis, the otherwise healthy young woman … Read more

‘I felt betrayed’: how Covid research could help patients living with chronic fatigue syndrome | Coronavirus | The Guardian

In the fall of 2016, Ashanti Daniel, a nurse in Beverly Hills, California, went to an infectious disease physician looking for answers about a weird illness she couldn’t shake. After falling sick with a virus four months earlier, she still felt too tired to stand up in the shower. The appointment lasted five minutes, she … Read more

Coronavirus: Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is linked to MORE blood clots than AstraZeneca’s in the UK | Daily Mail Online

Pfizer’s Covid vaccine has been linked to more blood clots than AstraZeneca’s in reports from the UK, statistics show amid Europe’s ‘baffling’ mass revolt against the jab.  Thirteen countries across the continent have now turned their backs on the Oxford University jab in a knee-jerk reaction over unproven blood clot fears.  The European Medicines Agency … Read more

Coronavirus Covid 19: ‘Error in the system’ – double testing during community case scare – NZ Herald

Some people who sought Covid swabs after last week’s community case scare needed to be tested twice due to an ‘error in the system’, says director general of health Ashley Bloomfield. He said this didn’t represent an alarming issue, as sometimes numbers fell off Covid codes from time to time. Bloomfield told Mike Hosking on … Read more

First Shipment of 1 Million Vaccines for South Africa Has Left India

The first shipment of one million doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for South Africa is officially on its way to SA. The South African Government today posted photos of the shipment, from Serum Institute of India (SII), as it left the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, on Sunday. The Government posted … Read more

Holland: Carty can feel ‘aggrieved’ at Ireland omission

After a first year filled with headaches, both logistical and sporting, Andy Farrell now confronts his second Six Nations campaign as head coach, having today named his 36-man squad for the 2021 competition.  The headline issues are the unavailability of Jacob Stockdale through injury and the selection of the uncapped Craig Casey and Tom O’Toole, … Read more