Coronavirus News Roundup: Moderna Begins Submission Process for Vaccine Approval, Study Examines Social Distancing Effects on Migraine

Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.

With all Americans 12 years of age and older able to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the CDC releasing recent changes to guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 headlines.

Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.

Potential Shingles Link to COVID-19 Vaccine Misconstrued

Mainstream news outlets and social media misinterpreted Israeli study findings.

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Survey: Majority of Pharmacists Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Most pharmacists who participated in the survey also said they were comfortable addressing vaccine hesitancy with their patients.

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Moderna Begins Submission Process for FDA Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine

Moderna has initiated the rolling submission process for the biologics license application for its COVID-19 vaccine mRNA-1273.

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How Social Distancing Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Migraine Patients

Migraine sufferers reported worsened symptoms during social distancing, which may be attributed to reduced sleep quality and physical activity.

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Quest Study: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Screenings Down, Infections Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Quest 2020 Health Trends Study® has revealed declining rates in gonorrhea and chlamydia screenings, while positive tests increased, an issue that needs urgent public health attention.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Race Boosts Brand Values Across Pharma Giants

COVID-19 vaccination race among pharma giants results in brand value growth – Pfizer up 6%, AstraZeneca up 18%, and Sinopharm up 58%.

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