Cardiovascular Manifestation of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents

Suyanee Mansanguan et al. This study focuses on cardiovascular manifestation, particularly myocarditis and pericarditis events, after BNT162b2 mRNA COVID‐19 vaccine injection in Thai adolescents … We enrolled 314 participants; of these, 13 participants were lost to follow‐up, leaving 301 participants for analysis. The most common cardiovascular signs and symptoms were tachycardia (7.64%), shortness of breath […]

The Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses

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Julie Birky As the fall 2020 semester approached, there were warnings of a mental health crisis among college students. Rather than focusing protection on vulnerable college students, politicians and college administrators imposed severe restrictions, exacerbating mental health concerns. A year later, as mental illness and suicides are reported, leaders continue spending millions on restrictions for […]

Naturally-acquired Immunity Dynamics Against SARS-CoV-2 in Children and Adolescents

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Tal Patalon et al. There are paucity of studies examining naturally acquired immunity against SARS- CoV-2 in children and adolescents, though they are generally the last group to be afforded the vaccine, and a significant portion of them are still unvaccinated. This study examined the duration of protection conferred by a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection amongst […]

On the Use of the Pfizer and the Moderna COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines in Children and Adolescents

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Michael Palmer, Sucharit Bhakdi, Wolfgang Wodarg This document provides a comprehensive risk-benefit analysis of the use of the Pfizer andModerna COVID-19 vaccines in children and adolescents, and it makes the case that thevaccines are neither needed nor safe and have not been proven to be efficacious, particularly when considering the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, which […]

Mental Health, Suicidality, and Connectedness Among High School Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey, United States, January-June 2021

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Sherry Everett Jones, Kathleen A. Ethier, Marci Hertz, Sarah DeGue, Vi Donna Le, Jemekia Thornton, Connie Lim, Patricia J. Dittus, Sindhura Geda Disruptions and consequences related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including school closures, social isolation, family economic hardship, family loss or illness, and reduced access to health care, raise concerns about their effects on the […]