HealthNews RoundUp - 2nd Week of November  2021

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REPORTS

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How CoVid mRNA Vaccines Work

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/5BEkGQKYkH4

 

An excellent video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadephia and the University of Pennsylvania that demonstrates how mRNA vaccines such as the Moderna and the Pfizer vaccines work to produce immunity against the CoVid19 virus.

 

https://vaccinemakers.org/resources/videos-animations

 

#CoVid #mRNA #vaccine #moderna #pfizer

CoVid, mRNA, vaccine, moderna, pfizer

 

 

How CoVid Viral Vector Vaccines Work

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/LzRnZvYkvbg

 

An excellent video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadephia and the University of Pennsylvania that demonstrates how viral vector vaccines such as the Johnson and Johnson-Janssen and the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines work to produce immunity against the CoVid19 virus.

 

https://vaccinemakers.org/resources/videos-animations

 

#CoVid #viralvector #vaccine #johnsonandjohnson #astrazeneca

CoVid, mRNA, vaccine, johnsonandjohnson, astrazeneca

 

 

Pediatric Clinician’s View of CoVid Vaccines For Kids

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/7MM1rf9KIfE

 

An excellent video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadephia and the University of Pennsylvania that features recollections of a clinician who has cared for children with severe CoVid.

 

https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/resources/vaccine-videos-and-dvds/perspectives-covid-19-vaccine-kids

 

#CoVid #vaccine #children

CoVid, vaccine, children

 

 

Pediatric Nurse’s View of CoVid Vaccines For Kids

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/-hxflBkmO3g

 

An excellent video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadephia and the University of Pennsylvania that features recollections of a pediatric nurse who has cared for children with severe CoVid.

 

https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/resources/vaccine-videos-and-dvds/perspectives-covid-19-vaccine-kids

 

#CoVid #vaccine #children

CoVid, vaccine, children

 

 

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CPSC Recalls

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Recall On Backyard Play Systems Playsets with A Wooden Roof

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/XuF3bi4Ly6Q

 

The CPSC and Backyard Play Systems are recalling Backyard Play Systems Turbo Racer, Cloud Racer, Captain’s Fort and Fort Highlander Outdoor Playsets.  The wooden roof reinforcements and the decorative gable are an entrapment hazard for children as they may become trapped between the lower roof and the gable decoration.  About 5100 of these structures were sold in the US and 200 were sold in Canada.  Immediately stop using these playsets and contact Backyard Play Systems at 1-866-890-2211 or via email at customerservice@backyard-play.com for a free repair kit.  If you are unable to repair the unit yourself, the company with send out a person to perform the repair free of charge.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Backyard-Play-Systems-Recalls-Playsets-with-Wooden-Roof-Due-to-Entrapment-Hazard-Recall-Alert

 

#backyardplay #playset #entrapment #children #recall

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Kubota Utility Vehicles Are Recalled

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/P-RJrkzCO2o

 

The CPSC and Kubota recall the Kubota RTV-X1100C Model Utility Vehicles, model years 2013 through 2021.  The floor mats sold with these vehicles tend to warp interfering with the throttle pedal movement leading to crashes and injuries.  About 48,875 of these off-road vehicles were sold.  Immediately stop using these vehicles and contact your authorized Kubota dealer.  The dealer will secure either your existing floormat or a new floormat to the vehicle floor using rivets.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Kubota-Recalls-Utility-Vehicles-Due-to-Crash-and-Injury-Hazards-Recall-Alert

 

#kubota #floormat #throttle #crash #recall

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Recalled Are Usines Giant Factories Gas Water Heaters with Emerson Controls

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/Nl8SjUpFW4I

 

The CPSC and Usines Giant Factories now recall Usines Giant Factories Gas Water Heaters with Emerson Controls.  These heaters have defective Emerson control valves that may fail to properly close permitting soot to collect on the burner with carbon monoxide emissions.  About 168 of these burners were sold in the US but 10,832 were sold in Canada.  Stop using these water heaters without monitoring them using a carbon monoxide monitor until Usines Giant Factories has replaced the Emerson control valve free of charge.  Contact Usines Giant by phone at 1-800 363-9354 or via e-mail at recall@giantinc.com.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Usines-Giant-Factories-Recalls-Gas-Water-Heaters-with-Emerson-Control-Valves-Due-to-Risk-of-Carbon-Monoxide-Poisoning

 

#usinesgiant #waterheater #emersoncontrol #carbonmonoxide #recall

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Elektron BP-1 Power Handles Have Been Recalled

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/_QDalU7sfbw

 

The CPSC and Elektron are recalling Elektron BP-1 Power Handles.  This battery pack/handle may short circuit and overheat creating fire and burn hazards.  About 660 of these power handles were sold in the US and 37 were sold in Canada.  Immediately stop using these power handles, disconnect the power cable, and remove the batteries before contacting Elektron by phone at 1-888-312-2709 or via email at support@elektron.se.  The company will provide a prepaid shipping label for product return and a full refund.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Power-Handles-Recalled-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards-Manufactured-by-Elektron-Music-Machines

 

#elektron #powerhandle #overheating #fire #burn #recall

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Recall on Hart 18-Gauge 2” Brad Nailers

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/eEwGW5HJPDs

 

The CPSC and Hart Consumer Products are recalling Hart 18-Gauge 2” Brad Nailers.  The contact sensor could malfunction and spontaneously fire nails that may injury the operator or bystanders.  About 15,700 of these power nail guns have been sold exclusively at Walmart stores and online at Walmart.com.  Stop using these nailers and return them to any Walmart US store for a full refund.  You may also ship the nail gun back at no cost.  To arrange for a product pick up, call 1-800-776-5191.  If you want more information, call this number as well.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Hart-Consumer-Products-Recalls-Nailers-Due-to-Injury-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Walmart

 

#hart #nailgun #misfiring #injury #recall

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ABUS Mountz Youth Bicycle Helmets Are Recalled

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/nyt5CykOXcE

 

The CPSC and Sedgwick now recall ABUS Mountz Youth Bicycle Helmets.  These bike helmets fail to meet federal safety standards creating a head injury risk.  About 790 of these youth bike helmets have been sold nationwide.  Do not permit your children and teens to use these helmets.  To arrange for their return to Sedgwick and a refund, call the company at 1-877-643-8415 or reach the company via email at abus8077@sedgwick.com.

 

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/ABUS-Recalls-Youth-Helmets-Due-to-Risk-of-Head-Injury

 

#sedgwick #ABUS #bicyclehelmets #unsafe #recall

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FDA Recalls

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Various Brands of Dietary Supplements On Recall

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/BLmsT5KrLQM

 

The FDA and Nutracap Holdings LLC are recalling various brands of dietary supplements.  These include Boba Origin, Etadream, RAW, Steel, and Vital Force.  These products contain undeclared undeclared wheat, milk, soy and/or coconut.  Those with allergies to any or all of these ingredients could develop a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they were to ingest this products.  These products were sold in Alabama, California, Florida, and Texas.  If you have bought any of these products, do not consume them but return them to the point of purchase for a full refund.  Contact Nutracap by phone at 1-866-943-5154 to find out if you have one of the implicated products.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/nutracap-holdings-llc-issues-voluntary-recall-various-dietary-supplements-due-undeclared-wheat-milk

 

#supplements #wheat #milk #soy #coconut #allergy #recall

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Recall On Fisherman’s Wharf Brand Jumbo Cooked Shrimp

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/0R8Qq3mj20o

 

The FDA and Southeastern Grocers are recalling Fisherman’s Wharf Brand Jumbo Cooked Shrimp.  These shrimp contain listeria monocytogenes.  This bacterium triggers serious and sometimes fatal infections in the very young, elders and those who are immunosuppressed.  Listeria may also cause miscarriages and stillbirths.  This product was sold in Fresco y Mås, Harveys Supermarkets, and Winn-Dixie stores.  If you purchased this product, either return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or destroy it.  For more information, contact Southeastern Grocers at 1-(844) 745-0463.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/southeastern-grocers-recalls-fishermans-wharf-brand-jumbo-cooked-shrimp-frozen-16-20-count-due

 

#southeastern #shrimp #listeria #infection #recall

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Tastykake Cupcakes and Krimpets On Recall

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/n73KAPVxZcQ

 

The FDA and Flowers Foods have recalled Tastykake Cupcakes and Krimpets.  These pastries are contaminated with tiny fragments of metal wire mesh.  The Tastykake multipack cupcakes were sold in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia.  The Tastykake Krimpets were sold nationwide.   If you bought any of these pastries, do not consume them but return them to the point of purchase for a refund.  For additional information, contact Flowers Foods by phone at 1-866-245-8921 or via email by visiting flowersfoods.com.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/amended-flowers-foods-issues-voluntary-recall-certain-tastykake-products-due-possible-presence-tiny

 

#flowersfoods #tastykakes #cupcakes #krimpet #foreignbodies #laceration #recall

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Recalled Are Ukrop’s Green Salads and Chicken Caesar Wraps

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/bT2EeEuKzBw

 

The FDA and Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods have recalled Chef Salads, Chicken Caesar Salads, Chicken and Bacon Cobb Salads, Garden Mexican Side Salads, and Southwestern Style Salads as well as Chicken Caesar Wraps.  These products may be contaminated by fragments of hard brown plastic.  The salads and wraps were sold by Kroger Mid Atlantic Stores in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio, Food Lion Stores in Virginia and North Carolina, Harris Teeter in Williamsburg, VA, and Ukrop’s Market Hall in Richmond, VA.  If you bought these products, return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  If you have questions, contact Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods at 1-804-340-3050.

 

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/ukrops-homestyle-foods-announces-voluntary-recall-six-green-salads-and-chicken-caesar-wrap

 

#ukrops #salads #wraps #foreignbodies #lacerations #recall

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