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FDA: Don’t eat cicadas if you are allergic to seafood

NBC News – If you have a seafood allergy, the FDA said you may want to pass on the cicada recipes popping up across the internet. “Yep! We have to say it! Don’t eat #cicadas if you’re allergic to seafood as these insects share a family relation to shrimp and lobsters,” the agency tweeted Wednesday. The warning coincides with the emergence of billions of cicadas in Eastern U.S. With a bug surplus, more adventurous culinary connoisseurs have tasked themselves with finding a way to make them appetizing, though some describe them as a rare gourmet treat. Fish and...

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Moderna trial showing promise for expanding age requirement next month

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Moderna is one step closer to allowing more children to roll up their sleeves for a COVID-19 vaccine. Their most recent clinical trial — involving more than 3,700 people — showed a 100 percent vaccine effectiveness in the group that was vaccinated. After the first dose, the vaccine was found to be 93 percent effective against infection. Moderna officials said that their vaccine is “safe and highly effective” in 12 to 17 year olds. Side effects mentioned in the trial were mild to moderate, with the most prominent being arm pain. Headaches, fatigue...

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FDA: Pfizer vaccine can be stored at standard fridge temperatures up to 1 month

The FDA has authorized the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to be stored at standard refrigerator temperatures for up to one month, expanding the availability of the vaccine to doctors’ offices. Since Pfizer is the only vaccine authorized for 12-17 years olds so far, it will allow more reasonable storage for pediatrician offices. Based on recent data submitted by Pfizer on Wednesday, the FDA decided to authorize undiluted, thawed Pfizer vaccines to be stored in refrigerators at 35 degrees Fahrenheit to 46 degrees Fahrenheit. Pharmacies, doctors’ offices, and mass vaccination centers...

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Local teens begin getting Pfizer vaccine after FDA authorization

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Teenagers began getting the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday after the recent FDA authorization that allows people aged 12-15 to get the Pfizer vaccine. Many said they were excited to be protected and said it would make them feel safer going to school and hanging out with friends. Over the last two months, the medical experts said there has been an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations among 12 to 17 year olds. “I just wanted to get my COVID vaccine the moment I could, so I was excited when they released it for my age group,” said Daniel Cho, a...

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