Tag: outbreak

Gym Sessions Without Masks Can Spread COVID-19, CDC Studies Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gyms can be hot spots for COVID-19 outbreaks if people don’t...

Growing Immunity Driving Drop in COVID Cases? Not So Fast, Experts Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After more than 3 months of record-breaking surges of COVID-19 cases...

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....

FEMA Opens Mass Vaccine Sites as Bad Weather Hampers Efforts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Motorists wait to get their COVID-19 vaccine at a federally run...

San Francisco, LA Prioritize 2nd Shots, Close Some Sites

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is the latest California city...

White House Considers Domestic COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration is weighing whether to implement travel restrictions within...

Coronavirus ‘Most Likely’ Started in Animals: WHO

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 likely originated in animals and spread...

Comparing Death Tolls From COVID to Past Wars

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Sick patients were isolated in converted warehouses during the 1918-19 global...

Feds Planning for More Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests by Summer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Feb. 5, 2021 — The Biden administration is pushing to make...

Can Any Public Hospital Survive?

New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, is a publicly owned hospital delivering good care at lower prices than most others and still...

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...

US Surpasses 400,000 COVID-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. passed 400,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, according to data...

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...

In-Person K-12 Classes Don’t Fuel COVID-19 Outbreaks, Study Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In-person classes at K-12 schools don’t appear to lead to more...

White House Being Deep Cleaned Before Inauguration

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Because of COVID-19 outbreaks that occurred at White House events under...

FDA Warns of False Negative COVID Tests From Virus Mutations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. US regulators warned about the potential risk for false negative results...

First to Extend Health Coverage to Undocumented Seniors

As a nurse manager for one of Chicago’s busiest safety-net hospitals, Raquel Prendkowski has witnessed covid-19’s devastating toll on many of the city’s most vulnerable...

California Hits Record COVID-19 Deaths as New Variant Found

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County surpassed 10,000 deaths from...

Comics Conveyed Public Health Storytelling During Pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Comics have contributed to the visual culture of the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a way for people to share their experiences...

Tennessee Emerges as New COVID-19 Epicenter in US

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tennessee emerged on Wednesday as an epicenter of the latest COVID-19 surge as U.S. political leaders sought to guard against a...

California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care as Virus Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift...

US Drug Overdose Deaths Hit a Record High, CDC Reports

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

The Vaccine Was Fast. Here’s How to Make it Even Faster

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The most ambitious vaccine deployment in history promises to stop a...

Hospitals Admit Fewer COVID-19 Patients After Lessons Learned

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma complained in a November news conference...

States Plan for Vaccines as Daily US Virus Deaths Top 3,100

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and...