Tag: Coronavirus

Masks Vital to Stopping COVID at Gyms

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you think you can safely exercise without your mask in a...

Gym Sessions Without Masks Can Spread COVID-19, CDC Studies Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gyms can be hot spots for COVID-19 outbreaks if people don’t...

Pregnant Women Face Higher Odds of COVID Infection

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women have high COVID-19 infection rates — especially women of color — and they should be near...

COVID in Pregnancy, Higher Odds for ‘Preemie’ Delivery

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — In this pandemic era, moms-to-be understandably worry about the risks COVID-19 might pose to their baby. A new...

Cancer Patients Worry Pandemic Will Impact Care

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Battling cancer is tough in normal times, but many U.S. cancer survivors are...

Ways COVID Is Changing Americans’ Values

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As the COVID-19 pandemic transformed everyday lives in 2020, Americans began dwelling on a few key topics, sourdough...

Gastroenterologists Split on Less Pay for More Life Balance

Work-life balance was the top concern by far among gastroenterologists, according to responses in the Medscape Gastroenterologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021. Gastroenterologists were...

Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States might possibly have a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines...

500,000 Americans Now Dead from COVID-19

It’s the national record no one is celebrating: The American COVID-19 death toll has crossed the 500,000 mark. The novel coronavirus is now the third leading cause...

Variants Spur New FDA Guidance on COVID Vaccines, Tests, Drugs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday updated its...

Private schools return to face-to-face classes on March 1 regardless of traffic light

“The color of the traffic light does not matter, private schools are going to open now,” said the president of the National Association of Private...

Psychiatrists’ Happiness, Well-Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Events of the past year have taken a huge toll on...

Pfizer Asks FDA to Approve Storage of Vaccine in Standard Freezers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted data to the US Food and...

Growing Immunity Driving Drop in COVID Cases? Not So Fast, Experts Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After more than 3 months of record-breaking surges of COVID-19 cases...

Include Psych Patients in Next COVID Vaccine Round, APA Urges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is urging the inclusion of patients...

coronavirus: Maharashtra: Health experts put onus on people for spike in Covid-19 cases

As Maharashtra grapples with a spike in coronavirus cases, health experts and government officials are putting the onus for the surge on people not following...

AAD Announces Diversity Initiatives

The American Academy of Dermatology has announced a 3-year, multifaceted initiative to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion not only within the academy itself, but also...

Long-COVID in Children: It’s a Thing

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 may be causing long-term symptoms in children, according to a...

Winter Storms Delay 6 Million COVID Vaccine Doses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Severe winter storms in Texas and the Midwest have delayed delivery...

Massive Drop in Routine Vaccinations Among Older Adults

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the first week after the national COVID-19 emergency declaration of...

Severe COVID-19 Linked With Changes in Eyes

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Severe eye abnormalities have been found in the eyes...

FDA Warns About Potential Inaccuracies With Pulse Oximeters

Pulse oximeters have become popular during the COVID-19 pandemic for people to track their oxygen saturation, but they may not always be accurate, the FDA...

COVID-19 Vaccines Were Rushed, but ‘All Steps Taken’

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Yes, the vaccines already authorized for emergency use against SARS-CoV-2 infection were developed relatively...

Heart Damage Seen in Many Hospitalized With COVID

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Heart damage was found in more than half of a group of hospitalized...

Want a Vaccine With That? Drive-Thru COVID Shots Recommended

Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites, if set up nationwide on a massive scale, could significantly speed up the number of Americans vaccinated, according to new research...