Tag: HCoV-229E

Florida Virus Cases Soar, Hospitals Near Last Summer’s Peak

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MIAMI (AP) — Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar...

Indoor Masking Needed in Almost 70% of US Counties: CDC Data

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In announcing new guidance on Tuesday, the CDC said vaccinated people...

Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Found in Texas and DC

The CDC has reported two clusters of Candida auris infections resistant to all anti-fungal medications in long-term care facilities in 2021. Because these pan-resistant infections...

Vaccination Alone Won’t Counter Rise of Resistant Variants: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Relaxation of nonpharmaceutical interventions once vaccination of the population has reached...

Ravages of COVID Surge Evident Inside Missouri Hospital

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Billie Barker with her son Brody, 6, uses her cellphone to...

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at...

Pfizer Says 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Sales to Top $33.5 Bln, Sees Need for Boosters

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc on Wednesday raised its full-year sales forecast for the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany’s BioNTech by 29% to $33.5 billion,...

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness...

Doctor Marks ‘Right’ Instead of ‘Left’ Testicle, Then Operates

Florida regulators have imposed a fine and other measures on a Tampa doctor who made a crucial error prior to his patient’s testicular surgery, as...

Steps Toward Managing Anxiety in the Age of COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19’s ever-changing trajectory has led to a notable rise in anxiety-related...

Vermont Continues to Lead Nation in Many COVID-19 Categories

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) — Vermont is continuing to lead the country...

Newsom Casts Political Blame in New California Vaccine Push

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Making a fresh push for vaccinations as...

AMA, 55 Other Groups Urge Healthcare Vax Mandate

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths mount again across the country,...

Corneal Changes May Signal Long COVID, Study Shows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nerve fiber loss and an increase in dendritic or key immune...

Patients and Providers Experience Telemedicine Growing Pains

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that...

As Americans Navigate Conflicting COVID-19 Mask Advice, ‘Everyone Is Confused’

PRINCETON, N.J./SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – A COVID-19 surge ignited in parts of the United States by the highly contagious Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy...

How Intranasal COVID Vaccines Could Be ‘Holy Grail’ of Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Beyond the obvious advantage for the needle-phobic, the seven intranasal COVID-19...

Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, those who had been taking statins...

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A family in Georgia is grieving after a 5-year-old boy with...

Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Rising With Delta: Here’s What That Means

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. At a recent town hall meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Joe...

83% of US Athletes at Tokyo Games Fully Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Eighty-three percent of U.S. Olympians at the Summer Games in Tokyo...

These 20 US Counties Are ‘Delta Danger Zones’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the...

In a Race Against an Ever-Changing Virus, Are We Losing Ground?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A year ago, scientists looking at the future of the COVID-19...

Necessary or Not, COVID Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that vaccinated people are likely to...

Why Delta Has Doctors Worried

Catherine O’Neal, MD, an infectious disease physician, took to the podium of the Louisiana governor’s press conference on July 16 and did not mince words....