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September 20, 2021
Pope questions vaccine skeptics, including cardinals

By Nicole WinfieldAssociated Press ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) Pope Francis said Wednesday he didn’t understand why people refuse to take COVID-19 vaccines, saying “humanity has a history of friendship with vaccines,” and that serene discussion about the shots was necessary to help them. “Even in the College of Cardinals, there are some negationists,” Francis […]

September 11, 2021
Mass vaccination sites returning to Monroe County

Rochester, N.Y. — The days of COVID booster shots in Monroe County are near. And to help distribute them, Monroe County will reopen mass vaccination sites. Monroe County Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza and County Executive Adam Bello made the announcement Thursday. The first time around, the Rochester Riverside Convention Center was used by Monroe […]

September 7, 2021
Fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes prepares to go on trial

Jury selection in the fraud trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes began Tuesday, casting a spotlight on the fallen Silicon Valley star now facing felony charges alleging she duped elite financial backers, customers and patients into believing that her startup was about to revolutionize medicine. But the Theranos technology, which promised to run hundreds of […]

August 29, 2021
Pfizer seeking FDA OK for COVID-19 vaccine booster

Pfizer is seeking U.S. approval of a booster dose of its two-shot COVID-19 vaccine. The drugmaker said Wednesday that it has started the application process for a third dose of its vaccine for everyone ages 16 and older. The company said it will complete the application with the Food and Drug Administration by the end […]

August 14, 2021
Study: Extra COVID shot helps protect transplant patients

A third dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine substantially improved protection for organ transplant recipients whose weak immune systems don’t always rev up enough with the standard two shots, Canadian researchers reported Wednesday. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was small but it’s the most rigorous type of third-dose testing so far […]

August 10, 2021
Food of the future? EU nations put mealworms on the menu

BRUSSELS (AP) Dried yellow mealworms could soon be hitting supermarket shelves and restaurants across Europe. The European Union’s 27 nations gave the greenlight Tuesday to a proposal to put the Tenebrio molitor beetle’s larvae on the market as a “novel food.” The move came after the EU’s food safety agency published a scientific opinion this […]

July 31, 2021
What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

What is a COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case? It’s when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. In studies, the two-dose COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna were around 95% effective at preventing illness, while the one-shot Johnson & Johnson shot was 72% effective, though direct comparisons are difficult. So while the vaccines are […]

July 24, 2021
What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

What is a COVID-19 vaccine "breakthrough’’ case? It’s when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. A small number of such cases are expected and health officials say they’re not a cause for alarm. COVID-19 vaccines work by teaching the body to recognize the virus. So if you’re exposed to it after vaccination, […]

July 17, 2021
EU likely to decide on Moderna COVID shot for kids next week

AMSTERDAM (AP) A top official at the European Medicines Agency said a decision on whether to recommend that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine be authorized for children is expected late next week. At a press briefing on Thursday, Dr. Marco Cavaleri, the EU drug regulator’s head of vaccines strategy, said its expert committee was currently evaluating Moderna’s […]

July 3, 2021
Virus outbreak in Fiji batters economy, tests health system

By Aileen Torres-Bennett and Nick PerryAP Medical Writer SUVA, Fiji (AP) A growing coronavirus outbreak in Fiji is stretching the health system and devastating the economy. It has even prompted the government to offer jobless people tools and cash to become farmers. The Pacific nation got through the first year of the pandemic without any […]

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Sanborne, Joyce M.

NEWARK: Age 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on March 12, 1929. She moved to Wolcott in the early 1950’s, where she owned and operated the Sundeck Motel. In the early 1960’s, she moved to Ontario where she operated Joyce’s 24 hour diner, the Maple Rock […]

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Greene, Carl V.

FAIRPORT/CANANDAIGUA: Passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021 at the age of 100.  He was predeceased by his wife Mary “Hopkins” Green.  He is survived by his sons, Phelps and Mark Greene; 4 grandchildren and many great grandchildren, extended family and friends. Carl was born in Fairport, NY to the late Clarence and Doris “Packard” […]

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