Tag: quarantine

Drug Overdose Deaths Increased During Early Days of Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A report from the CDC says deaths from drug overdoses went...

Joint Commission Issues Telehealth Safety Advisory

Recognizing the increased importance of telehealth as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Joint Commission has issued a Quick Safety alert that lays out...

Trump No Longer Infectious, His Doctor Says

President Donald Trump is “no longer considered a transmission risk to others” for the coronavirus, according to a memo from his doctor released on Saturday...

Fauci’s Daughters Won’t Visit Him for Thanksgiving

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Dr. Anthony Fauci says his adult daughters will not be visiting...

Pence Should Quarantine, Not Debate, Expert Says

Oct. 7, 2020 — Vice President Mike Pence should be self-quarantining rather than attending tonight’s debate in Salt Lake City with Democratic vice presidential candidate...

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...

After COVID, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Young athletes who’ve had moderate COVID-19 symptoms should be symptom-free for 14...

Crackdowns on COVID Rule Breakers Harmful

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Leaders of major cities and states across the country are taking...

Serena Williams through to last 16 as fresh controversy hits US Open

NEW YORK: Serena Williams progressed to the US Open last 16 Saturday as the tournament endured fresh controversy after New York health officials ordered the...

Sweden adopted a controversial approach to tackling the coronavirus. Here’s how it plans to save Christmas

Sweden’s strategy to tackle the pandemic is singular: avoid lockdowns to keep the economy going and encourage herd immunity from the virus. Pontus Lundahl/Agence France-Presse/Getty...

NBA Star in the Orlando Bubble

Editor’s Note: This transcript from the August 20 episode of the Blood & Cancer podcast has been edited for clarity. Click this link to listen...

For funerals in the time of Covid, strangers step in to help in final journey

Among the hundreds of calls he has attended ever since he began handling coordination efforts of the volunteer-led Mercy Angels, Mohammed Ismail remembers one woman...

CDC to Urge Against Repeat Testing After COVID Illness Resolves

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is preparing guidance that will urge against repeated diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2 in individuals who have...

22 tweets for people who are sick and tired of Zoom calls

We’re only halfway through 2020, but the Zoom fatigue is real. Quarantining, social distancing, and working from home if possible are crucial actions needed to...

Contact Tracer Teams Growing Amid New Challenges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Jensa Woo is a librarian in San Francisco who was sidelined...

COVID-19 Update: Guillain-Barré, States Quarantining Visitors

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 6 million, death toll tops 370,000

BRASÍLIA: The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped six million Sunday as Brazil registered another record surge in daily infections and divisions deepened on how...

End-of-Life Care Disrupted in COVID-19 Crisis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An elderly man with congestive heart failure was getting worse, but...

Lesser flights, more cancellations and quarantines await flyers as airlines start operations from today

Airlines will resume operations in a limited manner from Monday after the centre and some states climbed down a little from their respective positions after...

Social Isolation Tied to Higher Risk of CV Events, Death

Social isolation is associated with an increased risk of a cardiovascular event of more than 40%, and of all-cause mortality approaching 50%, new research suggests....

Authorities in rural Maharashtra concerned over influx from cities

MUMBAI: A number of Maharashtra districts have expressed concern over the state Home departments decision to issue travel passes to those who wish to return...

Quarantine Having Lasting Impacts on Kids’ Health

May 15, 2020 — After just one week in coronavirus quarantine at home with her family of four, 14-year-old Grace from Virginia says she...

Practices Turn To GoFundMe; ‘COVID Toes,’ Rashes

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

States Get Remdesivir, ICE Center Death

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

What Day Is It? This Is Your Brain on Quarantine

May 7, 2020 — If it feels like all your internal clocks are melting as your stay-at-home days drone on, you are not alone....