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Bubble tea shortage hits US, could last for several months

Bubble tea is following in the footsteps of garden gnomes, ketchup and toilet paper. That’s right, there’s another shortage in the US. Bubble tea, a drink that includes a layer of tapioca balls, or boba, at the bottom, originated in Taiwan but has become a popular drink around the world.  However, companies are seeing delayed shipments of boba, as well as the key… Read More »

A 9-year-old who’s been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal

“Kids, I’m sorry to say this, but it is a big deal. It will hurt,” Eli told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Monday. “You just got to face the truth: Sometimes you’re not OK.” Eli and his father, Jonathan Lipman, are among a growing population of people who have been deemed “long haulers” — people who… Read More »

Pfizer CEO announces 3rd vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months

Health News Loading the player… According to Pfizer, you may need to prepare for a third vaccine shot. Comments taped on April 1 but released on Thursday by Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla revealed vaccinated citizens will probably need another shot within 12 months of the second dose, per CNBC.  “A likely scenario is that there will… Read More »

Long covid: Why are some people sick months after catching the virus?

By Jessica Hamzelou Shortness of breath is one of the common symptoms of long covidHinterhaus Productions/Getty Images THE argument for naturally obtained herd immunity as a solution to the coronavirus pandemic has made a return in recent weeks. But letting the virus spread among younger people, who are less likely to die from covid-19, could… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »