Tag: infection

Half of U.S. Adults Uncomfortable Seeing Unvaccinated Doctor

July 28, 2201 — About half of adults in the United States say that they would be uncomfortable seeing a doctor who had not...

Over 21,000 tested positive for COVID after taking first dose of either Covishield or Covaxin: Govt

More than 21,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 after taking the first dose of either Covishield or Covaxin, while over 5,500 contracted the infection after...

Antibiotics Can Be Taken for Shorter Periods

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans have at some point in their lives gotten a long...

Can vaccinated people still spread the coronavirus?

So you’ve gotten your coronavirus vaccine, waited the two weeks for your immune system to respond to the shot and are now fully vaccinated. Does...

Chills, appetite loss, headache may also be COVID-19 symptoms: UK study

London: A study of over a million people in England has revealed additional symptoms linked with having coronavirus, which could include chills, loss of appetite,...

Very Little Spread of COVID at Kids’ Day Camps

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Day camps could be considered breeding grounds for coronavirus infection, but a new study shows that when social...

vaccination: Lawyers divided over whether to go back to physical hearings in courts

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court bar is divided over whether physical hearings in courts should be resumed—while some lawyers camped in front of the iconic...

New COVID ‘Super Strains’ Could Disrupt Life Again

Jan. 6, 2021 — After 10 months of masks, social distancing, virtual school, fear for vulnerable loved ones, and loneliness, this is the news no...

South Korea’s Moon warns of toughest COVID-19 curbs after 2 days of record cases

SEOUL: South Korea‘s President Moon Jae-in warned on Sunday that COVID-19 restrictions may be raised to the highest level after a second day of record...

Mucosal immunity might play ‘significant role’ in preventing COVID-19 transmission: Scientists

Mucous membranes of the nose and mouth might play a “significant role” in curbing the spread of COVID-19, say scientists who call for more studies...

What’s My Risk of COVID?

Nov. 9, 2020 — As the coronavirus pandemic begins its ninth month and the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. nears 10 million, it’s...

Pre-existing antibodies may protect some people against novel coronavirus, says study

Scientists have found that some antibodies, created by the immune system during infection with common cold coronaviruses, can also target the COVID-19 causing SARS-CoV-2, and...

Coughs Can Send COVID Virus Farther Than 6 Feet

Nov. 5, 2020 — Droplets from a cough may travel farther than 6 feet and could potentially carry enough COVID-19 virus to infect another person,...

Antibiotics May Be Best First for Appendicitis

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — For some patients suffering from appendicitis, antibiotics may do the trick, a...

President Trump, First Lady Test Positive for COVID

Updated Oct. 2, 7:39 a.m.  Oct. 2, 2020 — President Donald Trump and wife Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19. The...

COVID-19 May Strike More Cats Than Believed

FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Cat lovers, be aware: New research suggests that COVID-19 may be more common in cats than previously thought....

COVID May Have Been in LA Earlier Than Believed

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There may have been cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles as early as...

Are Masks a Kind of Vaccine Against COVID-19?

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The world is still waiting for a safe, effective coronavirus vaccine. But new...

Report: Trump Downplayed COVID Threat

Sept. 9, 2020 — President Donald Trump knew in early February, before the first known U.S. death from COVID-19, that the new coronavirus could be...

Low Vitamin D Might Raise Odds of COVID Infection

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There’s evidence that low blood levels of the “sunshine vitamin” — vitamin D...

Covid-19: New infections top 80,000 again; active cases cross 8 lakh | India News

NEW DELHI: After a sharp fall on Monday, fresh Covid-19 cases in India again crossed 80,000 on Tuesday, registering the second highest daily count so...

Miami And Mass. Schools Both Assessing Changes

August 21, 2020 — As concerns grow about coronavirus cases in schools and on university campuses, administrators are responding with quarantines, virtual classes, and new...

Tuberculosis: ‘The biggest monster’ is spreading globally. And it is not the Coronavirus

By Apoorva Mandavilli It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds,...

Former GOP Candidate Herman Cain Dies of COVID-19

July 30, 2020 — Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, died Thursday. He was 74. Cain died 4...

Crisis Fatigue: Are We Emotionally Overwhelmed?

July 21, 2020 — With coronavirus cases surging under California’s reopening plan, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently ordered certain sectors, including bars, indoor dining, theaters,...