Tag: covid-19

Some States Limit Monoclonal Antibody Treatment to High-Risk, Unvaccinated Patients

Sept. 22, 2021 — At least two states are recommending that doctors prioritize the limited supply of monoclonal antibody treatments for high-risk COVID-19 patients,...

Child Obesity Rose Sharply During Pandemic

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Childhood obesity was a worrisome issue before the pandemic, and...

Millions Could Soon Lose Medicaid Coverage Started During the Pandemic

FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, a new crisis in insurance coverage in the United States...

Viruses May Jump from Bats to People More Often Than Realized

Sept. 21, 2021 — When humans and other species intermingle and viruses move between them, experts call that “spillover.” As humans move and seek...

Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Is Safe, Effective for Kids 5-11

Sept. 20, 2021 — With record numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported in kids, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have announced that their mRNA...

2/3 of Critical Care Nurses Consider Quitting Due to COVID-19

Sept. 20, 2021 — Critical care nurse Beth Wathen has been looking after seriously ill patients for 35 years. But nothing could have prepared...

COVID-Detecting Dogs Pilot First Airport Program

Sept. 20, 2021 — Cobra the dog has been hard at work at the Miami International Airport, sniffing masks proffered by American Airlines employees...

US believes in UN, its value: Biden tells Guterres

The US believes in the United Nations and its value, President Joe Biden has told UN chief Antonio Guterres, underlining that the strong bonds between...

Icra expects consumer demand to pick up in festive season

Rising confidence among consumers is expected to boost demand during the festive season even as high performance indicators remained a mixed bag during August and...

I Got a ‘Mild’ Breakthrough Case. Here’s What I Wish I’d Known.

By Will Stone Monday, September 20, 2021 (Kaiser News) — The test results that hot day in early August shouldn’t have surprised me —...

COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon —...

Hospitalizing the Unvaccinated Has Cost U.S. Nearly $6 Billion

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The cost of providing hospital care for unvaccinated Americans has reached $5.7 billion in just three months,...

Crime in Odisha: Crime graph higher in Odisha during pandemic: Minister

The crime graph rose in Odisha despite a series of lockdowns, shutdowns, and curfew for over one- and-half years during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Odisha...

covid cases in india: COVID-19: Lowest fatalities reported in 167 days

India logged 38,948 new coronavirus infections and 219 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 167 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday....

Will health insurance riders matter in a post-covid world?

Consumables, sometimes, are not covered under insurance companies’ underwriting guidelines. And, as a health insurance policy holder, you should be aware that your insurer may...

chip shortage: Until 2023? Parts shortage will keep auto prices sky-high

Back in the spring, a shortage of computer chips that had sent auto prices soaring appeared, finally, to be easing. Some relief for consumers seemed...

Jammu and Kashmir: J-K administration issues new COVID-19 guidelines, allows reopening of schools for classes 10, 12

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed reopening of higher educational institutions and schools for students of classes 10 and 12 with certain conditions....

COVID-19: Night curfew, lockdown on Sundays to continue in Kerala

Amid the continuing high number of COVID-19 cases in Kerala, the state will continue with its night curfew and Sunday lockdowns, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi...

Yoshihide Suga: Japan Prime Minister Suga to back vaccine minister Kono to succeed him

Japan’s outgoing Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will back the popular minister in charge of the nation’s vaccination rollout, Taro Kono, to succeed him, Nippon News...

COVID-19: COVID can worsen quickly at home. Here’s when to call an ambulance

Most Australians diagnosed with COVID-19 recover at home, rather than in a quarantine facility or hospital. About 10% have required hospital treatment. However, a handful...

Americans’ COVID Medical Bills Are Set to Rise

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 care is likely to get more expensive for Americans...

Kidney Damage Another Consequence of ‘Long COVID’

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People hospitalized for COVID-19, and even some with milder...

Teachers Have No Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

The report was published online Sept. 1 in the journal BMJ . It’s not surprising that the risk to teachers is not higher...

COVID-19: Karnataka government revises COVID-19 protocol for travellers from Kerala

The Karnataka government has revised its COVID-19 protocol for people coming from Kerala, exempting a set of people from mandatory seven days institutional quarantine. It...

Who They Are, Why They’re Hesitant

Bridging the Divide In terms of solutions, Shaban-Nejad said, “We emphasize the importance of clear, consistent, targeted, unambiguous messaging, which considers differences...