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Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2021

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter

Here are some of HealthDay's top stories for Thursday, Aug. 26:

Moderna submits data for full approval of COVID vaccine. Coming soon after full approval of the Pfizer vaccine, Moderna says it has now submitted relevant data for approval of its own two-dose vaccine. Pfizer is also submitting data for approval of a booster shot, the company said. Read more

You're vaccinated and get a 'breakthrough' case of COVID: What next? As tens of millions of Americans get their shots and the Delta variant makes infection more likely, 'breakthrough' cases in the vaccinated are inevitable. Experts offer guidance if breakthrough infection happens to you. Read more

College is more stressful for girls. With a college term like no other underway, new research shows that young women may be especially stressed trying to balance academics and relationships -- with COVID an added worry. Read more

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