Tag: Coronavirus

Many EM Docs Have Treated COVID Patients Without Proper PPE

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Many emergency medicine (EM) physicians who responded to a Medscape survey...

Do You Socially Distance? Your Income Might Matter

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Do you you keep 6 feet apart from others to help stop coronavirus...

US Surpasses 400,000 COVID-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. passed 400,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, according to data...

Nasal Spray Vaccine for COVID-19 in Early Trials

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A spritz instead of a shot to ward off COVID-19? Researchers report that a nasal spray vaccine against...

Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press

For Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City and surrounding areas, the pandemic experience started with Purim. The holiday is usually joyous, commemorating the salvation...

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 US States Amid Winter Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds...

Further Warning on SGLT2 Inhibitor Use and DKA Risk in COVID-19

Use of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors during acute COVID-19 illness raises the risk for euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis (euDKA), a new case series suggests. Five...

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt...

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first...

ED Doc Fired for COVID Tweets Talks to Biden, Returns to Job

Cleavon Gilman, MD, 41, has had a speech impediment since he was young. He has trouble with certain sounds, such the “st” in “stutter.” That’s...

Rappi and Banorte launch ´RappiContigo´, a program that will allocate credits to businesses and restaurants affected by the pandemic

Both companies formed an alliance in which they want to offer up to MX $ 250 million in loans for working capital. Entrepreneur’s New Year’s...

10 new mass vaccination centres to open up across UK

LONDON: Ten new large-scale centres, including a rugby ground, racecourse, food court and a cathedral, will open up next week across Britain to join the...

In-Person K-12 Classes Don’t Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In-person classes at K-12 schools don’t appear to lead to more...

Biden Chooses Ex FDA Chief Kessler to Help Lead US Vaccine Drive

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen David Kessler, the ex-head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to help lead the...

Biden’s Federal Boost to Vaccine Rollout Is Critical to Speeding Inoculations

(Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to boost the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, including by spending $20 billion to create mass vaccination centers, should help speed...

Will Blue Light Glasses Help?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been good for the blue light glasses industry. As people in lockdown spend more time staring at laptops and other digital...

New Trump Administration Policies for FDA Under Fire

The Trump administration is making attempts in its final days to weaken regulation of medical products, say watchdog groups. The Department of Health and Human...

PM Modi gets emotional while speaking about sacrifices by frontline workers during fight against Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday got emotional while talking about the hardships faced by healthcare and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic....

More Transmissible Variant Could Dominate by March, CDC Warns

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Just over 1 month since UK investigators cautioned the world about...

New COVID Strain May Dominate U.S. by March

Jan. 15, 2021 — The CDC is urging Americans to double down on precautions to thwart the spread of the coronavirus, as the new B.1.1.7...

Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President-elect Joseph R. Biden has unveiled a plan to jump-start the...

COVID Shortened U.S. Life Expectancy by Over a Year

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic significantly shortened life expectancy in the United States, especially among...

White House Being Deep Cleaned Before Inauguration

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Because of COVID-19 outbreaks that occurred at White House events under...

Pharmacy Chains Ready to Supply COVID-19 Vaccines

FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Now that federal guidelines have expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include people over 65 and those of...

Feds Plead for Greater Use of Monoclonal Antibodies to Fight COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal officials are urging healthcare professionals and patients to use monoclonal...