Brigham's Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes talks about what precautions visitors to the Cape may want to take, and what a new study about the J&J vaccine means.
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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.
- The Telegraph
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
- USA TODAY Opinion
As Lylah Baker recovers, family members have tested positive for exposure. Scientists are tracking clues for the source but so far coming up short.
- The New York Times
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
- KTRK – Houston
The health department is urging residents to get vaccinated after the county and city reached 5,001 COVID-19 deaths combined.
- Good Morning America
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.
Bowel health doesn’t need to be a stigmatized mystery shrouded in uncomfortable laughter. Our bowels have their own way of communicating with us and they can tell you whether everything is A-OK or not-so-great with the rest of our bodies. Whether it’s something up with your diet, your latest workout or your mental health, your […]
- Business Insider
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.
Japan has more centenarians than almost any other nation on earth. Steal these secrets to a longer, healthier life.
- Washington Examiner
The United States is experiencing a limited outbreak of the monkeypox virus.
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.
Marjorie Taylor Greene said she was sorry for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Now she's saying private businesses not letting unvaccinated people in is 'segregation.'
Greene's tweeted this controversial take on racial segregation just a month after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust.
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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Gottlieb said that could mean "hopefully we're going to turn a corner" in the next two to three weeks.
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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 57.5% 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 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.
When the GOP Doctors Caucus gathered to publicly encourage vaccines last week, the message came with a caveat: Talk to your doctor about an antibody test.For example: "If you haven’t had the vaccine, or if you haven’t tested positive for the virus, go to your doctor. Ask him for the antibody test," said Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), who is an OB/GYN. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free."And then you and your doctor should decide the pros and cons, the risks
- The Telegraph
A small glass of wine a day can reduce the risk of early death for heart attack or stroke patients, according to a new study from University College London. Scientists found among people who had suffered a stroke, heart attack or angina, those who consumed a modest amount of alcohol – approximately one unit, which is the equivalent of a small glass of wine or a single serving of gin and tonic – were 27 per cent less likely to die of a heart attack than teetotallers. “Our findings suggest people
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