Tag: physical distancing

As States Expand Vaccines, Prisoners Still Lack Access

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This week, Florida expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to all residents...

Get Vaccinated and You Can Travel

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. April 2, 2021 — People who are fully vaccinated can now...

Neutral Zone Border-Crossing Parties Risking Infection

BLAINE, Wash. — In the shadows of covid travel restrictions, a 42-acre park on the far western edge of the U.S.-Canadian dividing line has become...

Biden Expands Pool of Clinicians to Provide COVID Vaccinations

President Joe Biden on Thursday said he will expand the number of people providing COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States to include a wide swath...

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...

Data ‘Favorable’ That Vaccines Limit Transmission

Researchers know by now the available COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting COVID around 95% of the time. But the million-dollar question remains: Are people...

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...

The Super Bowl With COVID Variants Afoot

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gets ready for...

What We Know and Don’t Know About Virus Variants and Vaccines

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. About 20 states across the country have detected the more transmissible B.1.1.7 SARS-CoV-2...

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...

US Tops 4000 COVID-19 Deaths Reported in 1 Day

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States reported 4033 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, the most...

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...

Democrats Are Running Hard on Health Care in Georgia’s Runoffs

In this Nov. 20, 2020, photo, Vice President Mike Pence and Kelly Loeffler wave to the crowd during a Defend the Majority Rally in Canton,...

Biden Will Ask Americans to Wear Masks for 100 Days

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President-elect Joe Biden says one of the first things he’ll do...

North Dakota Nurses Fight Policy Asking Infected HCWs to Stay on Job

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nurses in North Dakota are pushing back on a new “high-risk”...

Situation ‘Dire’ as COVID Spike in West, Midwest Worsens: Experts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Coronavirus infections are expected to continue to climb in the upper...

Biden COVID-19 Adviser Suggests Potential Lockdown

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A nationwide lockdown — paired with an economic stimulus package —...

Great Barrington Coauthor Backs Off Strict Reliance on Herd Immunity

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A coauthor of the Great Barrington Declaration says that he and...

US Sets Another COVID Record, Hospitals Scramble

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Governors are toughening face mask rules and other restrictions as the...

More Mask Wearing Could Save 130,000 US Lives by End of February

A cumulative 511,000 lives could be lost from COVID-19 in the United States by the end of February 2021, a new prediction study reveals. However,...

‘We’re Not Going to Control the Pandemic’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the...

A Snapshot of COVID’s Global Havoc

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Some medical societies feature sessions at their annual meetings that feel...

NY Mulls Travel Rules as Neighboring States Hit Threshold

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center . ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York may have to consider...

‘India’s response tailored to the evolving pandemic’ | India News

India is in an advantageous position for providing its population with Covid-19 vaccines with manufacturers ramping up capacities, and the highest political leadership leading the...