Tag: Coronavirus

Pentagon, Federal Government Push for Employee Vaccinations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In a campaign to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, President...

Delta variant rampant in Asia; Tokyo, Thailand post record infections

The Olympics host city Tokyo, as well as Thailand and Malaysia, announced a record number of COVID-19 infections on Saturday, mostly driven by the highly...

Florida Virus Cases Soar, Hospitals Near Last Summer’s Peak

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MIAMI (AP) — Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar...

Indoor Masking Needed in Almost 70% of US Counties: CDC Data

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In announcing new guidance on Tuesday, the CDC said vaccinated people...

Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Found in Texas and DC

The CDC has reported two clusters of Candida auris infections resistant to all anti-fungal medications in long-term care facilities in 2021. Because these pan-resistant infections...

Study Finds COVID-19 May Lower Intelligence

July 30, 2021 — Infection from COVID-19 may have a substantial negative effect on intelligence, according to a new large-scale study from the United...

Vaccination Alone Won’t Counter Rise of Resistant Variants: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Relaxation of nonpharmaceutical interventions once vaccination of the population has reached...

Ravages of COVID Surge Evident Inside Missouri Hospital

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Billie Barker with her son Brody, 6, uses her cellphone to...

People Are Getting COVID-19 Vaccines In Disguise To Avoid Backlash, Says Missouri Doctor

A hospitalist in Missouri says people are disguising themselves to receive the COVID-19 shot in secret so that they don’t face backlash from vaccine-hesitant family...

Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change

July 29, 2021 — It has been 2 days since the CDC reversed itself and said people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus...

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at...

We want to identify every single case: Kerala Health Minister says as state logs over 22,000 Covid-19 infections

As Kerala on Thursday reported over 22,000 coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day and the state now accounting for over 50 per cent of...

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness...

Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera Sends Ass-Kicking Warning To Co-Host, The Unvaccinated

Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera called for COVID-19 vaccine mandates in a panel discussion that saw him tell “The Five” co-host Greg Gutfeld that he’d kick...

Half of U.S. Adults Uncomfortable Seeing Unvaccinated Doctor

July 28, 2201 — About half of adults in the United States say that they would be uncomfortable seeing a doctor who had not...

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against...

Biden Weighs Vaccine Mandate for Federal Employees

By Ernie Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — President Joe Biden is considering a mandate that...

Doctor Marks ‘Right’ Instead of ‘Left’ Testicle, Then Operates

Florida regulators have imposed a fine and other measures on a Tampa doctor who made a crucial error prior to his patient’s testicular surgery, as...

Tokyo sets another virus record days after Olympics begin

Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics...

Steps Toward Managing Anxiety in the Age of COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19’s ever-changing trajectory has led to a notable rise in anxiety-related...

Vermont Continues to Lead Nation in Many COVID-19 Categories

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) — Vermont is continuing to lead the country...

Newsom Casts Political Blame in New California Vaccine Push

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Making a fresh push for vaccinations as...

AMA, 55 Other Groups Urge Healthcare Vax Mandate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths mount again across the country,...

With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

WASHINGTON — The United States served notice Monday that it will keep existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns...

Corneal Changes May Signal Long COVID, Study Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nerve fiber loss and an increase in dendritic or key immune...