Tag: physical distancing

Vaccination Alone Won’t Counter Rise of Resistant Variants: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Relaxation of nonpharmaceutical interventions once vaccination of the population has reached...

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...

Israel Reinstates Indoor Face Mask Rule Amid Delta Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Israeli government on Friday told residents they need to start...

Doctors, Nurses Blast CDC’s Guidance Change

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The CDC’s new, more relaxed mask guidance for fully vaccinated people...

White House, Dating Apps Unite to Push Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. May 21, 2021 — People looking for love on dating apps can now find matches...

Will Michigan’s Conservative Outposts Keep Pandemic Rolling?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Kathryn Watkins goes shopping these days, she doesn’t bring her...

California Goes From Worst to First in Virus Infections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a few months ago, California was...

CDC Says Blocking Middle Airline Seats Could Reduce COVID Spread

As Americans travel again and airlines begin filling their planes to capacity, the CDC says blocking the middle seats on commercial airliners could reduce the...

Vaccinated Fauci Discusses His Own List of Dos, Don’ts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anthony Fauci, MD, the director of the National Institute of Allergy...

Next Winter May Be Rough: Models Predict ‘Considerable Surge’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s likely the United States will see another surge of COVID-19 this...

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...