Tag: Coronavirus

States Announce Reopenings, End of COVID Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases fall and vaccination numbers rise in the U.S., governors are making plans to reopen businesses, resume public transportation, and lift public health...

What to Do With the Vaccine Card

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More than 147 million Americans have gotten at least...

US COVID-19 Cases Drop as Spring Wave Slows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the U.S. as the spring...

Why U.S. Hispanic People Got COVID at Higher Rates

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Workplace exposure to the new...

COVID Outcomes Similar With ECMO or Mechanical Ventilation

Severely ill COVID-19 patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) had similar survival to hospital discharge and long-term outcomes as survivors treated with mechanical ventilation...

Increase allocation of Remdesivir to Maharashtra: HC tells Centre

The Bombay High Court here on Sunday asked the Central government to increase the supply of Remdesivir injections to Maharashtra observing the current reduction in...

Could not predict exact nature of 2nd wave: Scientists working on mathematical models

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could not predict the exact trajectory of...

Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19 in US Fared Well

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The majority of children with type 1 diabetes who tested positive...

Brazilian Variant May Be More Transmissible

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus variant first detected in Brazil appears to be much...

5 vaccine fixes India must find to prepare itself for next Covid wave

The policy decision to include the 18-44 age group for Covid-19 vaccinations has resulted in a nearly three-fold increase in the target population (from 330...

As Virus Engulfs India, Diaspora Watches With Despair

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bad news, knowing no time zones, arrives...

Contact Tracing Breach Impacts Private Info of 72K People

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Employees of a vendor paid to conduct...

Are You Ready for a Post-COVID Dating Tsunami?

To many people, it may seem like common sense to cut back on dating partners during a pandemic. But to evolutionary psychologists, this is...

india coronavirus update: What you need to know about India’s coronavirus crisis

A deadly second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions of people infected and putting stress on the country’s already overtaxed health care...

AHA Guidance on Blood Clots Linked to COVID-19 Vaccine

A newly released report is offering guidance concerning rare conditions associated with COVID-19 as well as vaccines against the virus. The report was released today...

Some MS Treatments May Heighten COVID Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When it comes to SARS-CoV-2 infection among patients with multiple sclerosis...

Older, Sicker Diabetes Patients Have Worse COVID-19 Prognosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A large meta-analysis of patients with COVID-19 and diabetes “provides the...

CDC Guidelines Coming on ‘Daunting’ Challenge of Long COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is finalizing new...

Maha announces free Covid-19 vaccination at state govt-run centres for people in 18-44 age group

Maharashtra on Wednesday announced free Covid-19 vaccination at state government-run centres for people in the 18-44 age group who will be eligible for the jabs...

Polls Find Most U.S. Young People Take COVID Seriously

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Most young people do want to protect others from COVID-19,...

Study Finds Psoriasis Associated With an Increased COVID-19 Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. People with psoriasis have a higher risk of infection with COVID-19...

Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Safe, Effective During Pregnancy

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to be safe in...

Experts Say Teledermatology’s Post-Pandemic Role Is Unclear

After a steep rise in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and a slow decline that started in the summer, telehealth consults in dermatology remain...

Could It Happen Here? India’s Dire COVID Situation Likely to Worsen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Reports out of India describe a dire COVID-19 situation unfolding, with...

Cancellation of Care Came Mostly From Patients Early in Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Even during the panic of the first wave of COVID-19 last spring,...