COVID cases are rising across the U.S., fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant. Florida is among the states preparing for the worst. Manuel Bojorquez takes a look.
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Though it's rare for humans to contract the disease, health officials warn that it can turn serious if not immediately treated.
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More than half of Covid hospitalisations are patients who only tested positive after admission, leaked data reveal. The figures suggest vast numbers are being classed as hospitalised by Covid when they were admitted with other ailments, with the virus picked up by routine testing. Experts said it meant the national statistics, published daily on the government website and frequently referred to by ministers, may far overstate the levels of pressures on the NHS. The leaked data – covering all NHS
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As Lylah Baker recovers, family members have tested positive for exposure. Scientists are tracking clues for the source but so far coming up short.
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Ned Hallick, a lighting specialist accustomed to hauling heavy equipment, was 63 when he first noticed occasional spells of lightheadedness. Then one day, Hallick, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, told me, “I became so exhausted that walking up the subway stairs felt like I was climbing a mountain.” His primary care doctor, suspecting a heart problem, did several tests, including an EKG, and based on the results, referred him to a cardiologist. Diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, the most
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The health department is urging residents to get vaccinated after the county and city reached 5,001 COVID-19 deaths combined.
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Kayley Reese first noticed what seemed like a growing bump in her stomach over a year ago. Reese, 23, said she did not notice any other physical symptoms, so she did not do anything about it. It was not until June when Reese flew home to Orlando, Florida, that she began to feel symptoms and sought treatment.
While certain skin conditions such as acne can seem easy to diagnose from home, others can be a bit trickier, like eczema and psoriasis. These two skin conditions, which usually present themselves in the form of a rash on the skin, are fairly common but very difficult to distinguish between.
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Arkansas GOP governor who is holding town halls to urge vaccinations said people he meets have called the shot a 'bioweapon' and talked about 'mind control'
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said resistance to the vaccine has "hardened in certain elements" due to "false information" and "myths."
Scientists have created a helmet that uses magnetic therapy to reduce deadly brain tumors.
People with allergic reaction to mRNA vaccines can get 2nd dose; Delta viral load over 1,000 times higher
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Most people with allergic reactions to the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna can safely receive the second dose, a new study shows. The rates of allergic reactions to these vaccines have been reported to be as high as 2%, with anaphylaxis, the most serious kind, occurring in up to 2.5 of every 10,000 vaccine recipients, the researchers said.
"It’s truly revolting to hear a privileged ignoramus like yourself pretend to be a victim of segregation," one Twitter critic wrote, addressing the far-right lawmaker.
A man is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at La Colaborativa in Chelsea, Massachusetts on February 16, 2021. – Chelsea, with a population of close to 40,000 people, is one of the hardest hit cities in the United States by Covid-19 with close to 8,000 infected people and over 200 deaths from the virus. The community is made up of close to 70 percent Latino or Hispanic people and also retains a large undocumented population. East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is working wit
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The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 611,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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A big part of the equation is your bedtime.
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A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were 'this is not a hoax, this is real'
"It took watching my son die and me suffering the effects of covid for us to realize we need the vaccine," Christy Carpenter told The Washington Post.
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Vaccination hesitancy amid Delta variant is putting two groups of people at particular risk, doctor says
Vaccine hesitancy in the U.S. has proven to be a stubborn issue that is holding back America's ability to defend itself against the particularly infectious Delta variant in certain parts of the country.
The Bachelor star developed "antibiotic resistant mastitis" after giving birth to twins with husband Arie Luyendyk Jr.
I Was Diagnosed With Cancer At My First OB/GYN Visit & I Don’t Want Anyone Else To Go Through What I Did
The first time she went to a gynecologist, Emaan Abbass was 21. She’d heard her friends talking about their own visits, and figured it was time to go herself. The appointment ended up changing her life. “During that first exam, they diagnosed me with cervical cancer that had been caused by HPV,” she tells Refinery29, explaining that after that visit, she didn’t know where to turn for support. “I was raised in a pretty conservative Arab American home, where the topic of sex was very much a taboo.
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Big biceps, toned abs and cut calves – it's what society often deems as the perfectly sculpted body. But is it healthy?
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Phil Valentine's brother revealed the host was in critical care and in "very serious condition."