Health

FDA Authorizes Booster Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Certain Populations

By Food and Drug Administration via POZ & PHARMATIVE Third dose OK’d for people over 65, those at risk for severe COVID-19 and those at high risk of exposure to the coronavirus. [On September 22],...

Unvaccinated TikToker Dies After Begging People to Get Vaxxed in Final Video

By Paul Blest | WebMD via Vice and PrideNation.com A TikToker who spent her final conscious days begging people to get vaccinated has passed away after being hospitalized due to COVID-19, according to...

The Most Common COVID-19 Booster Shot Questions, Answered

U.S. health officials now recommend another vaccine dose for all Americans. Here’s what that means for you. By Catherine Pearson | HuffPost via PHARMATIVE.com For months, vaccine manufacturers a...

What Is Successful Aging With HIV/AIDS?

Researchers study older people living with the virus. By Grace Bernstengel | POZ via PHARMATIVE.com At 62, Hugo Sapién is seriously considering going back to school to earn a master’s degree in theolo...

What an HIV Leader Told U.S. Senators About LGBTQ Issues

AIDS United’s Jesse Milan Jr. spoke with 16 senators about HIV lessons that apply to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what he told them. By AIDS United | POZ via PHARMATIVE On June 23, 2021, Jesse Milan ...

Palm Springs to still require masks for anyone indoors until California changes policy

By Ema Sasic | Desert Sun The city of Palm Springs announced Friday it will continue to follow current face covering guidelines in place from the California Department of Public Health “unt...

Four Ways HIV Activists Have Saved Lives During COVID

We owe these early fighters a debt of gratitude for transforming our response to public health crises. By Monica Gandhi | POZ What a whirlwind. It’s been just over a year since the World Health Organi...

NIH Experts Call for Accelerated Research on Concurrent HIV and COVID-19 Pandemics

Questions remain about whether people with HIV are more at risk for severe COVID-19, as evidence to date is mixed.  By National Institutes of Health via POZ The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting peo...

Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19

Patients Stories | Mayo Clinic | PHARMATIVE One of the most remarkable things about COVID-19 is how quickly physicians and scientists were able to respond and develop effective treatment for the disea...

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