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CDC panel to hold emergency meeting on heart inflammation cases linked to COVID-19 vaccine

The committee that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines will hold an emergency meeting next Friday, June 18, to discuss cases of heart inflammation possibly linked to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The panel, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, is collecting more data on COVID-19 vaccines for its meeting… Read More »

Tokyo under ‘emergency orders’ with Olympics 3 months away

Health Sports Loading the player… Only three months before the postponed Olympics are set to open, Tokyo and Japan’s second largest metropolitan area of Osaka have been placed under emergency orders aimed at stemming surging cases of the coronavirus. The measures, which take place during Japan’s “golden week” holiday period, are meant to limit travel and keep… Read More »

Emergency Resources

Preparation is key to making sure you can respond to a disaster safely and securely. Use the resources below to learn more about what you should do during a disaster and how you can respond if you have a specific medical condition. Emergency Information for Specific Disasters Information and resources from the American Red Cross… Read More »