Tag: travel medicine

FDA Approves Pfizer’s Tick-borne Encephalitis Vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pfizer’s TicoVac vaccine for the treatment of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE). The vaccine is approved outside of...

Antibody Prevents Malaria in New Trial

A new monoclonal antibody discovered and developed at the National Institutes of Health safely prevented malaria for up to 9 months in people who were...

Canada Allows Fully Vaccinated US Visitors

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center . Canada lifted its travel restrictions for U.S. visitors on Monday,...

Potential Military Vaccine Mandate Brings Distrust, Support

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Since President Joe Biden asked the Pentagon...

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

Rheumatologists’ Industry Payments Rise; Small Minority Gets Most

Practicing rheumatologists in the United States received more than $220 million from pharmaceutical companies during 2014-2019, with payments increasing each year, according to findings from...

Walking Speed Following Stroke a Good Predictor of Recovery?

Walking speed after stroke may help predict which patients will show greater post-rehab improvement in their ability to simultaneously walk and perform a second task,...

Many Americans Resuming Pre-Virus Activities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during...

US News Releases Best Children’s Hospitals List, With Changes

For the eighth consecutive year, Boston Children’s Hospital has captured the no. 1 spot in the national honor roll of U.S. News & World Report’s...

As Virus Engulfs India, Diaspora Watches With Despair

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bad news, knowing no time zones, arrives...

European Union to Allow Vaccinated US Tourists This Summer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. US tourists who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be...

The Tick Talk for Families and Pediatricians

Spring 2021 has arrived with summer quickly approaching. It is our second spring and summer during the pandemic. Travel restrictions have minimally eased for vaccinated...

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...

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...

What a Difference a Year Makes: California Poised to Reopen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Gen Til wears a protective face mask while working out at...

Contrary to Popular Belief, Insulin Can Be Stored Outside Fridge

Insulin may be more heat-stable during 28 days of use than current labeling suggests, a new study indicates. Instructions on insulin vials or pens indicate...

Weary of COVID Variants, EU Leaders Push to Step Up Vaccination

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID-19 variants over the coming years after EU...

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...

CDC Chief Lays Out Attack Plan for COVID Variants

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control...

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever Outbreak

A new drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Typhi has infected least 71 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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...

Vaccine Effective vs COVID Variants

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As mutated strains of the coronavirus represent new threats in the...

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 US States Amid Winter Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds...