Fauci Urges Americans ‘One Last Time’ to Get COVID Shots

[ad_1] Nov. 22, 2022 – White House officials on Friday urged Americans – again – to get their COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, as the latest booster shot has a better…

Is It Flu, RSV or COVID? Experts Fear the ‘Tripledemic’

[ad_1] Oct. 25, 2022 – Just when we thought this holiday season, finally, would be the back-to-normal one, some infectious disease experts are warning that a so-called tripledemic – influenza,…

How Concerned Should We Be?

[ad_1] Oct. 18, 2022 – Move over, BA.5. There are some new kids in town and no one is sure yet if we should be worried. But there is concern…

For Many, Long COVID’s Impacts Go On And On, Major Study Says

[ad_1] Oct. 12, 2022 – About 1 in 20 people with long COVID continue to live with symptoms at 18 months, and another 42% reported only some improvement in their…

Epidemic of Brain Fog? Long COVID’s Effects Worry Experts

[ad_1] Oct. 11, 2022 – Weeks after Jeannie Volpe caught COVID-19 in November 2020, she could no longer do her job running sexual assault support groups in Anniston, AL, because…

CDC to Switch From Daily to Weekly COVID Data Updates

[ad_1] Oct. 8, 2022 — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it will start updating COVID-19 case and death counts on a weekly instead of a daily…

Desperate Long COVID Patients Turn to Unproven Alternative Therapies

[ad_1] Editor’s note: Find more information about long COVID in Medscape’s Long COVID Resource Center. Sept. 22, 2022 – Entrepreneur Maya McNulty, 49, was one of the first victims of…

Is the Pandemic Over? If Only It Were That Simple

[ad_1] Sept. 21, 2022 – President Joe Biden says the pandemic is over. The World Health Organization says the end is in sight. Many of us would rather talk about…

Have Long COVID? Here’s Where to Go for Care

[ad_1] Sept. 20, 2022 – Patients who navigate what can feel like an endless series of checkups and lab tests to confirm a long COVID diagnosis face an even harder…

Think You Have Long COVID? See Your Primary Care Doc First

[ad_1] Sept. 2, 2022 – Many patients dealing with debilitating long COVID symptoms that interfere with their day-to-day lives might be tempted to go straight to a specialist – whether…

CDC Votes to Allow Use of Omicron Vaccine Boosters

[ad_1] Sept. 1, 2022 — A panel of advisors to the CDC today supported use of vaccines designed to target both Omicron and the older variants of the coronavirus, a…

What To Know About Fall Booster Shots Of Coronavirus Vaccine

[ad_1] By Laurie McGinley, The Washington Post Aug. 31, 2022 — New coronavirus boosters are just around the corner following authorization Wednesday by federal regulators. The updated shots are designed to…

Large Study Confirms COVID Vaccines Safe for Pregnant Women

[ad_1] Aug. 11, 2022 – Pregnant women should feel confident that Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines against COVID-19 are safe, according to a large new study published today. In fact, pregnant…

Regular Fasting Linked to Less Severe COVID: Study

[ad_1] Aug. 10, 2022 – Intermittent fasting was not linked with a smaller chance of getting COVID-19, but it was linked with getting a less severe infection, according to the…

Why Exercise Doesn’t Help People With Long COVID

[ad_1] Aug. 3, 2022 – When Joel Fram woke up on the morning of March 12, 2020, he had a pretty good idea why he felt so lousy. He lives…

Science Lags Behind for Kids with Long COVID

[ad_1] July 22, 2022 – Emma Sherman, a 13-year-old girl in Ascot, United Kingdom, woke up to a dizzying aura of blind spots and flashing lights in her field of…

This Teen Helped Newborns During the Early Pandemic Days

[ad_1] July 13, 2022 — When Bryn Hammock learned that the babies in her local hospital’s NICU could only spend 2 hours a day with their parents due to COVID-19…

Each COVID-19 Reinfection Increases Health Risks

[ad_1] July 7, 2022 – People who get reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19 have more health risks with each round of reinfection, a large national database study reveals.…

Vaccinations Cut U.S. COVID Deaths by 58%

[ad_1] By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program slashed the coronavirus’ expected death rate by as much as 58%, saving…

Is One COVID Vaccine for Kids Preferred Over the Other?

[ad_1] June 21, 2022 – Shots are starting to go into arms this week for the youngest group approved for COVID-19 vaccines – those 6 months to 5 years old.…

CDC Gives Final OK for COVID Vaccinations for Youngest Kids

[ad_1] June 18, 2022 — COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months to 5 years of age are now ready to go. Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle, Walensky,…

FDA Panel Votes Unanimously for COVID Shots for Youngest Kids

[ad_1] June 15, 2022 – The benefits to America’s youngest children from COVID-19 vaccines far outweigh the negatives, an outside group of FDA advisors said Wednesday. The Vaccines and Related…

FDA Set to Rule on COVID Shots for Youngest Kids This Week

[ad_1] June 13, 2022 — The FDA is gearing up for a busy week – after a busy weekend releasing information about the effectiveness and safety of both the Pfizer/BioNTech…

COVID Exposure in Womb Tied to Neurodevelopmental Disorders

[ad_1] June 10, 2022 — Infants exposed to SARS-CoV-2 in the womb are at increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in the first year of life, new research suggests. But whether…

Judge Strikes Down Biden Mask Mandate for Planes, Transit

[ad_1] April 18, 2022 – A federal judge in Florida has struck down the Biden administration’s mandate that travelers on airlines, buses, trains, and other public transit wear masks. The…