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Can the Covid-19 vaccine affect a woman’s menstrual cycle?

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Anecdotal evidence from women around the country has led to questions about how COVID-19 vaccines may affect women's menstrual cycles. One...

534 Tennesseans test positive for COVID after being vaccinated

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Tennessee Health Department has reported that 534 Tennesseans have contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, something that the state...

Obesity increases the risk of severe symptoms and death in Covid-19

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Recent studies have found that obesity increases the risk for severe Covid-19 symptoms. Now a new study finds nearly 80% of...

Why are Covid-19 cases rising when the vaccine is available to almost anyone?

As the majority of Americans become eligible for the coronavirus vaccine, there is a warning from health leaders that the nation could be on the brink of yet another wave. So why are cases on the rise, when vaccines are available to almost everyone?

AstraZeneca vaccine effective for all adults, study finds

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - A fourth COVID-19 vaccine may be on the horizon for Americans. According to a long-awaited study released Monday by AstraZeneca, their...

Report highlights lack of emergency preparedness on state level

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - With the COVID-19 pandemic underway for nearly a year, one might think that the country is better prepared should another...

Local medical experts tout Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Aside from the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine, a third option with Johnson & Johnson might be available soon. The company is...

Covid-19 effects on Alzheimer’s Patients

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease face unique challenges in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.  The effects of Alzheimer’s can make it harder...

Erlanger starts new community health program for first time moms

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - The Tennessee Department of Human Services awarded Erlanger Health System with a “2Gen” grant to fund the formation of a new...

Is the Covid-19 Vaccine safe for Pregnant women?

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Many pregnant women are questioning whether or not to get the Covid-19 vaccine.  Right now, there is limited data on how safe...
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