The Biden administration is preparing for if and when the FDA authorizes COVID vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11, purchasing 65 million Pfizer pediatric vaccine doses.
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Many cold and COVID-19 symptoms are similar, including runny nose, sore throat, and cough. Here's how to tell the difference between the two.
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via TelegramNIZHNY NOVGOROD—A gut-wrenching video has been circulating in Russia showing a dead COVID-19 patient on his hospital bed in the town of Novouralsk, apparently neglected by nurses and doctors. In the clip, another patient—the man who posted the video—is seen running around the hospital’s empty hallways screaming at the top of his lungs in an effort to flag down medical staff to tend to the deceased. “Girls, anybody?! Nurses, doctors!,” he can be heard shouting. No one responds to his
Officials have linked a salmonella outbreak across 37 states to whole red, yellow and white onions that were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed nationwide by ProSource Inc. As of Oct. 18, a total 652 people infected with the outbreak strain of salmonella Oranienburg have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been no reported deaths linked to the outbreak.
Candidiasis, or thrush, is a fungal infection that can occur in different parts of the body, including your mouth. Here, signs, treatments, and prevention tips.
On Oct. 20, nearly a month after Pfizer booster shots were approved for at-risk groups, the FDA has officially authorized Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters.
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According to researchers at Durham University, this could be a breakthrough therapy for people with Parkinson's disease and traumatic brain injuries.
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Jake West, Zac Mago and Mark Mayfield were all 17 years old, all standout athletes in Indiana -- and all died of sudden cardiac arrest.
Olivia Newton-John Gives Update on Stage 4 Diagnosis, Says She and Hoda Kotb are Breast Cancer 'Sisters'
Olivia Newton-John and Hoda Kotb got emotional bonding over their shared battles with breast cancer
The word "colonoscopy" has always been one I have dreaded hearing. At 14, I was diagnosed by a gastroenterologist with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which causes stomach pain and other intestinal symptoms, like bloating and diarrhea.
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton addressed the public via Twitter for the first time since his recent hospitalization for a non-COVID-related infection
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More than 5,200 of the 6.2 million U.S. children diagnosed with Covid have developed MIS-C, or multisystem inflammatory syndrome.
Whether you have arthritis, an injury, or simply have bad knees, these knee exercises will keep them feeling strong and healthy.
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Scientists are closely tracking a new variant spreading in the UK that could be 10% more infectious than Delta
The new variant, AY.4.2, is a descendant of the Delta variant. Cases are low outside the UK, and we don't know if its mutations change its behavior.
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People who are vaccinated against Covid are highly unlikely to die of the virus unless they are very old and already ill, a study in Italy has shown.
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Office of Montana Attorney General Austin KnudsenAt least three high-ranking public officials in Montana tried to pressure a hospital to allow a woman hospitalized with COVID-19 to access drugs that have not been authorized for treatment of the virus—and even “threatened” doctors and dispatched a state trooper, according to the hospital.“Last week, several of our providers and care team members who are working tirelessly at the bedside were harassed and threatened by three public officials,” And
New “Delta Plus” OffShoot Called AY.4.2 May Be Most Infectious Covid Variant Yet; It’s On The Rise In The UK
A new report on Friday from the UK Health Ministry indicated the rising prevalence of a new offshoot of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The offshoot is so new that it does not have an official Pango lineage designation — such as B.1.167.2 for the original Delta variant — which is the nomenclature used by […]
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Tauseef Mustafa/GettyFor nearly two years, public health systems have been playing a game of Russian roulette when it comes to severe COVID-19. Some people get extremely sick or die. Others escape with few or no short-term symptoms.We do have some ways of predicting who might get very sick. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports, people at high risk are usually above the age of 65 or have underlying medical conditions or are people of color who are not well served by the U.S.
“Medicare & You 2022” is four pages longer than the 2021 edition I received earlier this year, when I was turning age 65. Last time around, I spent many hours on the subject and, even then, I was just barely comfortable making my Medicare choice. All of you who hit 65 this year will also know that the “official U.S. government Medicare handbook” is among a mountain of mail you received from insurers, many hoping to sell you a Medigap or prescription drug policy.
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An anti-vax doctor who's one of the biggest spreaders of COVID-19 disinformation says he doesn't lose sleep if his remarks cause death
Dr. Rashid Buttar, a member of the "Disinformation Dozen," appeared on CNN to promote anti-vax theories. He told reporter Drew Griffin: "If I'm wrong, so be it."
China reported a fourth day of new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in a handful of cities across China, prompting alarmed local governments to double down on efforts to track potential carriers amid the country's zero-tolerance policy. A total of 17 new local cases were reported for Oct. 19, up from nine a day earlier, data from the National Health Commission (NHC) showed on Wednesday. The new cases were reported in eight cities and administrative divisions, more than four for Oct. 18, the bulk of which were in northern and northwestern China.