Tag: fever

Oral Antiviral Stops SARS-CoV-2 in its Tracks

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A single pill of the investigational drug molnupiravir taken twice a...

Fever Scanners for COVID-19 May Be Inaccurate, FDA Warns

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert...

CDC Chief Signs Off on Advisory Panel’s Backing of J&J Vaccine

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

Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess...

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever Outbreak

A new drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhi has infected least 71 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

FDA OKs First Injectable Complete Drug Regimen for HIV

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cabenuva, an injectable formulation of cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Edurant), for adults living with HIV-1 infection....

Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

A large group of researchers has reviewed the literature related to acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and has summarized current knowledge of this illness in a...

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...

FDA OKs Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency...

farmers: Government expresses Covid concern at farmers’ protest venue

New Delhi: A big concern of the government at the biggest farmer protest venue, the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana, is Covid-19, with farmers...

What Happened When the Only ER Doctor in a Rural Town Got COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Kurt Papenfus is the lone full-time emergency room doctor in Cheyenne...

Metapneumovirus Infections Indistinguishable From Flu, RSV

The all-consuming news about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 has overshadowed other viral pathogens that are the cause of severe or fatal lower respiratory infections (LRI) including...

Infectious Disease Is an Increasing Threat From Climate Change

“I would argue that the most important reason to care about climate change is because of our children,” Saul Hymes, MD, said at the annual...

Time to Discuss the Unpleasant Side Effects of COVID Shots?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a...

Biometric Changes on Fitness Trackers Detect COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A smartphone app that combines passively collected physiologic data from wearable...

No One Tells Patients Their COVID Hospital Bills Are Covered

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Angela Settles’ husband, Darius, got sick with COVID-19, he was...

New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions

Picosecond and nanosecond lasers are far more effective for treating individual lentigines, compared with other types of devices, but ultrashort pulses carry a higher risk...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

Distinguishing COVID-19 From Flu in Kids Remains Challenging

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For children with COVID-19, rates of hospitalization, ICU admission, and ventilator...

When Viruses Collide: Flu Season During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The medical community is about to find out how prepared it...

College Coronavirus Testing Plans Are All Over the Map

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. University of Illinois graduate student Kristen Muñoz submits her saliva sample...

A Life-Threatening Addition to the Differential Diagnosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Weeks after a mild or asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection, otherwise healthy children...

FDA OKs First Oral Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved risdiplam (Evrysdi, Roche and PTC Therapeutics) for the treatment of adults and children at least 2...

When a Contagion Comes, Women Bear a Heavy Burden

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Suganya Prakash, 21, left at 8 a.m. from her home in a...

Scientists Rely on Unproven Methods to Create COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With millions of lives on the line, researchers have been working...