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Predicted Pandemic Retirement of Many Physicians Hasn’t Happened

The number of physicians who have chosen early retirement or have left medicine because of the COVID-19 pandemic may be considerably lower than previously thought,...

CDC Panel Backs Boosters for Seniors, but Not Healthcare Workers

A panel of experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the use of vaccines in the United States has voted...

FDA OKs Pfizer COVID Booster for 65 and Over, Those at High Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late Wednesday granted emergency...

Surge in New-Onset Tics in Adults Tied to COVID-19 Stress

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An unusual surge of new-onset tics in patients with no prior...

COVID-19 Causes Major Interruption in Global HIV Progress

From testing to treatment, Global Fund HIV services have been hampered by COVID-19. “We’ve been set back by COVID but we’ve seen remarkable resilience, a...

US to Ease Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Visitors

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. will lift travel restrictions in November for international travelers...

10 Lessons Learned From the Pandemic, and a Way Forward: Report

The federal government is taking “steps in the right direction” to help control this pandemic, but there have been many hard lessons learned, according to...

Schools Get the Brunt of Latest COVID Wave in South Carolina

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two Camden Elementary School students in masks listen as South Carolina...

Do Some Cancer Drugs Protect Against COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Certain cancer drugs that lower levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2)...

Idaho Hospitals Nearly Buckling in Relentless COVID Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The intensive care rooms at St. Luke’s...

Florida Governor Appeals Ruling on Masks in Schools

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has appealed...

Why Don’t Kids Tend To Get as Sick From COVID-19?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 cases surge around the world, life has become complicated...

Cerebral Thrombosis After COVID Vax Deadlier Than Sporadic Form

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) that occurs as part of the...

No Serious Health Risks in Large Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Serious health risks were no more common in the first 3...

US Health Officials Warn Booster Shots May Be Limited Initially

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Top federal health officials have told White House officials that the...

Masks Work to Prevent COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A large, real-world test of face masks in Bangladesh shows that...

COVID-19 Disease May Actually Cause Preeclampsia, Suggests Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New evidence strongly suggests that COVID-19 disease causes an increased risk...

AMA Calls for End to Ivermectin Use for COVID Amid Spike in Use

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In a joint statement, the American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists...

Hospitals to Blame for Pandemic Nurse Shortage? It’s Complicated

National Nurses United (NNU), a California-based union with 175,000 members, is blaming hospitals for nursing shortages that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a...

HIV Vaccine Fails, Prompting Calls for More PrEP

Last year, Katherine Gill, MD, an HIV prevention researcher in Cape Town, South Africa, realized how jaded she’d become to vaccine research when the Pfizer...

COVID-Clogged ICUs ‘Terrify’ Those With Chronic, Emergency Illness

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Jessica Gosnell, MD, 41, from Portland, Oregon, lives daily with the...

Two Swings, Two Misses With Colchicine, Vascepa in COVID-19

The anti-inflammatory agents colchicine and icosapent ethyl (Vascepa; Amarin) failed to provide substantial benefits in separate randomized COVID-19 trials. Both were reported at the European...

NCCN Recommends Third COVID-19 Dose for Patients With Cancer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Experts at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) have now issued...

COVID Vax Booster Trial Begun in People With Autoimmune Disease

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Arizona Passes 1 Million COVID-19 Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona surpassed 1 million COVID-19 cases Friday, becoming...