Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes on criticism of his leadership on COVID-19.
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HandoutRosie Diven, a mother of three in rural South Carolina, had no idea her 16-year-old son had COVID-19 until a fearsome syndrome nearly killed him.Branson Diven had been vomiting and suffering a loss of appetite when Rosie brought him to an urgent care center near their home in Hartsville on Dec. 10. He did not have classic COVID symptoms such as a sore throat or a cough, and after testing negative for COVID and positive for flu, he was sent home under the assumption he would soon be better
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After five days of symptoms or a positive COVID-19 test, about 31% of people are still contagious. After 10 days, 5% are infectious, UKHSA data shows.
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Health experts explain why so many Texans are being hospitalized despite omicron being described as the milder variant.
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While our body can detect many health ailments and inform us there's a problem we need to address by pain, there are deadly diseases that are virtually symptom-free. There are little to no warning signs with many hidden health problems, but seeing your doctor annually and taking preventive measures like yearly screenings can make a difference between life and death. Eat This, Not That! Health talked to doctors who explained what a few "silent killer" diseases are and symptoms to watch out for. R
If you contract SARS-CoV-2, it’s understandable to wonder how to treat COVID at home. Here’s what doctors recommend.
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In a campaign newsletter, the White Bird Republican denied the records exist and said the lawsuit is politically motivated.
The German government on Saturday distanced itself from comments made by its navy chief after video footage emerged in which the vice-admiral said Russian President Vladimir Putin deserved respect and that Kyiv would never win back annexed Crimea from Moscow. German Navy Chief Kay-Achim Schoenbach apologized for his "rash" comments, published on YouTube and widely circulated on German media, and called them a mistake. In a Twitter post, Schoenbach said his remarks at a thinktank discussion in India expressed a personal opinion and not the official position of the defence ministry.
Here's what we know so far about COVID-19 immunity
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Experts have talked a lot about COVID-19 becoming endemic rather than going away altogether. Here’s what that could look like for folks at high-risk.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for some non-hospitalized adults and pediatric patients with mild to moderate COVID symptoms.Why it matters: The move expands use of remdesivir, previously limited to only patients who were hospitalized, and comes as doctors face shortages of FDA-authorized treatments, per the Washington Post.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Details: The FDA approved remdes
Glenn Youngkin's administration has announced the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Education's new COVID
I was in a medical coma and given a 1% chance to live. The experience taught me I can adapt to things I can't control.
When she was 21, the author's body went into septic shock. Doctors called her parents and told them she only had 24 hours to live.
A woman who lost half her tongue to cancer had a new one made from her thigh, and now she can only taste on one side
Cameron Newson underwent a 9-hour surgery to remove half her tongue and replace it with thigh tissue. She can only taste and chew on her right side.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene sold up to $15,000 worth of Activision Blizzard stock on the day Microsoft announced plans to buy the video game company
In September, Greene told Insider that, "I have an independent investment advisor that has full discretionary authority on my accounts."
Researchers reviewed data on nearly 80,000 U.S. children under age 5 with a first infection, including 7,201 infected in late December or early January when Omicron was causing more than 90% of cases. After accounting for other risk factors, including medical conditions and socioeconomic circumstances, researchers found children infected during the Omicron surge had a 29% lower risk of emergency department visits, a 67% lower risk of hospitalization, a 68% lower risk of needing intensive care, and a 71% lower risk of needing machines to breathe, compared to children infected with Delta.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed last year is President Joe Biden’s biggest bipartisan achievement. The $1 trillion deal […] The post Joy Reid challenges Buttigieg on Biden’s ‘white guy employment’ infrastructure bill appeared first on TheGrio.
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A group of Republican lawmakers in Concord want the Granite State to secede from the union.
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Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington said Friday he was not impressed with arguments by Assembly officials to keep the records out of view.
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A Chicago alderman is asking the Chicago Public Schools to explain a discrepancy in their coronavirus dashboard amid alleged discrepancies in the data provided
A federal judge in Texas blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal workers on Friday, citing the outcome of last week's Supreme Court ruling that nullified the administration's vaccine-or-test requirement for large employers.Why it matters: It's a blow to President Biden's efforts to increase the U.S.' vaccination rates, though much of the federal workforce has already been vaccinated against the virus.Get market news worthy of your time with Axi