Tag: social-distancing

Summer Campers Spread COVID at Home, Follow-Up Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After SARS-CoV-2 spread at a sleepaway camp in Georgia last summer,...

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...

In a Race Against an Ever-Changing Virus, Are We Losing Ground?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A year ago, scientists looking at the future of the COVID-19...

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...

Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  ...

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...

As Vaccinations Rise, Hospitals Ease Restrictions on Visitors

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Virginia Terrell knew she wouldn’t be allowed visitors after she checked into the...

Despite CDC COVID Guidance, Some Still Require Masks

This story was updated on May 17, 2021.  May 14, 2021 — New CDC guidance says fully vaccinated people don’t need to...

UK finds 2 further strands of Indian variant of coronavirus as case numbers rise to 400

UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-called Indian variant of coronavirus have been identified and...

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...

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...