Tag: social-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...

Delhi encountering 4th wave of COVID-19, lockdown not being considered yet: Kejriwal

Delhi is encountering the fourth wave of COVID-19 infection but imposition of a lockdown is not being considered yet, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on...

Deboard passengers not wearing mask ‘properly’ despite repeated warnings: DGCA tells airlines

Seeking to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols by air travellers, aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday asked airlines to deboard passengers who do not wear...

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...

India’s next phase of virus crisis likely to be localised outbreaks

Experts say that the relatively low hospitalisation and fatality rates in India suggest the coronavirus pandemic is approaching its next phase – largely manageable local...

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...

COVID Quarantines Not Necessary for Vaccinated People

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fully vaccinated Americans can now skip quarantines if they are exposed to someone infected with COVID-19, new federal...

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...

Many Will Keep Precautions After Pandemic

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Wearing masks, frequent hand-washing and avoiding large crowds may not have been part...

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...

Precautions Important With New Coronavirus Variant

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2020 — A new and more infectious variant of the COVID-19 virus has shown up in separate...

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...

‘Umbrella of Protection’ Possible By Summer

Dec. 23, 2020 — Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday that Americans will have to wait until summer before they can return to some normal activities...

Mask Wearing Declines Even as COVID Spreads

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Despite more Americans saying they know someone who’s been sickened or even...

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,...

Considering Holiday Travel? Here’s What to Know

Dec. 16, 2020 — With U.S. regulators on the cusp of approving a second coronavirus vaccine, there is new hope that COVID-19 will eventually be...

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”...