Covid-19 treatment facility for seniors, at F1 Pit Building, operational from Nov 9, Health News & Top Stories

Covid-19 treatment facility for seniors, at F1 Pit Building, operational from Nov 9, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – This Covid-19 treatment facility has a “five-star view” of Marina Bay, and is customised with seniors in mind – from well-lit wards to meals that are high in fibre and low in salt to toilets that have anti-slip mats and grab bars. Each ward has a communal area where patients can eat, watch … Read more

US coronavirus: Seniors are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19. So far, 1 in 7 have gotten a booster shot of vaccine

US coronavirus: Seniors are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19. So far, 1 in 7 have gotten a booster shot of vaccine

But it will also take others getting vaccinated to help protect the most vulnerable — and to help end this pandemic, CNN medical analyst Dr. Leana Wen said. “Yes, the vaccine does protect you, but (what) protects you even better is everyone around you is vaccinated,” she said. “We get vaccinated as healthy people in … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Booster for seniors in long-term care homes, 1 more death

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Booster for seniors in long-term care homes, 1 more death

New Brunswick will offer a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose to seniors in long-term care homes and other communal settings who have already received two doses of a vaccine. The rollout of the mRNA vaccine boosters will begin in early October, along with the flu vaccine campaign, said Dr. Jennifer Russell, the chief medical officer of health, said Wednesday. The decision … Read more