Tag: disease management

Pfizer, AZ Vaccines Effective Against Delta, After 2 Doses: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines — the primary vaccine options in...

Health Officials Play COVID-19 Blame Game

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson suggested Tuesday...

Tuskegee Relatives Promote COVID-19 Vaccines in Ad Campaign

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Tuskegee is the one-word answer some people give as a reason...

Pfizer Vaccine Protects Less Against India Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. June 4, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine produces lower levels...

More Exercise Linked to Lower Chance of Severe COVID-19: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Add another potential benefit to getting the recommended amount of physical...

CDC Panel Leaves J&J Pause in Place for at Least a Week

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

J&J Pause Magnifies Worry About COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The news today that states are being asked to pause administration...

Multiple Reasons Behind the Recent SARS-CoV-2 Surges in the US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Are SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern behind the recent jump in COVID-19...

COVID Vaccines Could Lose Their Punch Within a Year, Experts Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two-thirds of epidemiologists from leading academic institutions say the world will...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult by End of May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In...

SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests Most Sensitive in Men, Middle Aged

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Tests to detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 are most sensitive among people...

Feds Planning for More Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests by Summer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Feb. 5, 2021 — The Biden administration is pushing to make...

License Expired? No Problem, Uncle Sam Wants You to Vaccinate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The federal government has issued a directive that aims to bolster...

No COVID-19 Vaccines Safety Surprises

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Jan. 27, 2021 — The United States is nearly 6 weeks...

Full-Dose Anticoagulation Reduces Need for Life Support in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Full-dose anticoagulation was superior to low, prophylactic doses in reducing the...

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...

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...

FDA Warns of False Negative COVID Tests From Virus Mutations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. US regulators warned about the potential risk for false negative results...

Florida, Texas Give COVID-19 Vaccines to People 65 and Older

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Florida and Texas are providing coronavirus vaccines to residents who are...

Two Twins, Different COVID-19 Trajectories

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Twin brothers in Italy developed symptoms of COVID-19 on the same...

New Guidance for Treating Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

New guidance from the Infectious Diseases Society of America provides practitioners with actionable information for the treatment of antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative pathogens, including extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing Enterobacterales,...

COVID-19 Update: PPI Risk, Aerosol Transmission

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Almost 20 Anesthesiology Residents Catch COVID After Attending Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The University of Florida (UF) Health is refusing to confirm a...

Concerns Continue About Order to Report COVID-19 Data Only to HHS

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Several days after the federal government barred hospitals from reporting COVID-19...

New Tx Guidelines, More Infections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...