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Latest Data Show Increase in Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Preliminary data from seven states suggest that breakthrough COVID-19 infections among...

Surge of Child COVID Cases Continues for 6th Consecutive Week

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The current COVID-19 surge has brought new cases in children to...

Top Cuomo Aide Resigns Amid Governor’s Sexual Harassment Scandal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aide announced Sunday that she is resigning as his secretary, less than one week after the state’s attorney general...

In New York City, Impending Vaccination Rules Prompt Concern

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Security personnel ask customers for proof of vaccination as they enter...

Real Estate Heir Robert Durst Expected To Testify At Murder Trial

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst is expected to take the stand at his Los Angeles County murder trial on...

Healthcare Giant Sold Off Hospitals But Continued Suing Patients

Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon doesn’t exist anymore as a hospital. But it still sued Hope Cantwell. A knock came on the door of Cantwell’s Nashville, Tennessee, apartment...

US Employers Ratchet Up the Pressure on the Unvaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Employers are losing patience with unvaccinated workers....

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...

Mt. Sinai Leads Nation in Geriatric Hospital Services

Mt. Sinai Hospital, in New York City, was no. 1 this year in geriatric care, according to rankings by US News & World Report. The...

Delta Variant Drives Rising COVID Case Counts in Every State

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The number of COVID-19 cases is going up in every state...

Rheumatologists’ Industry Payments Rise; Small Minority Gets Most

Practicing rheumatologists in the United States received more than $220 million from pharmaceutical companies during 2014-2019, with payments increasing each year, according to findings from...

New York Takes Conservative Approach Counting Virus Deaths

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The federal government’s count of the COVID-19...

Purdue Pharma Exit Plan Gains Steam With OK From More States

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15 states...

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Photo: JOSH EDELSON / Stringer (Getty Images) Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C....

Masking Guidance in Flux as Delta Variant Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Despite concerns of a spreading delta variant of the coronavirus, the...

Why Indian HNIs eye homes in Dubai, London, New York

The covid-19 pandemic may have put international travel plans on the back-burner, but it has not stopped Indian high net-worth individuals (HNIs) from looking at...

A Community-Based Mental Health Program Pivots During the Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For more than 70 years, Fountain House has offered a lifeline...

A Teachers Union Shaped CDC School Guidance. Is That a Problem?

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued much-anticipated guidelines for school reopening in February, some critics argued that the nation’s premier health...

COVID-19 Death Toll Higher for International Medical Graduates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Graduates of international medical schools died from COVID-19 in disproportionate numbers...

Dartmouth Medical School Drops Cheating Charges

Dartmouth’s medical school is dropping charges against students whom they accused of cheating by looking up course materials online during closed-book remote exams, according to...

OSHA Issues New Rules on COVID-19 Safety for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited...

MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit

An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a third-year medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Maya Wiley For New York City Mayor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley for New York City mayor. Ocasio-Cortez gave her approval to the progressive mayoral candidate...

United Airlines Plans To Buy Supersonic Airliners From Startup

United Airlines aims to bring back supersonic travel before the decade is over with a plane that is currently just an artist’s drawing — even...

States Announce Reopenings, End of COVID Restrictions

As COVID-19 cases fall and vaccination numbers rise in the U.S., governors are making plans to reopen businesses, resume public transportation, and lift public health...