Several brands of packaged salads are being recalled because of two listeria outbreaks.
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- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/HandoutA Minnesota woman whose husband neared death from COVID appealed to the courts to force his hospital to halt their plans to pull the plug on the man’s ventilator.Scott Quiner, 55, a reportedly unvaccinated man who had been battling COVID in Mercy Hospital’s ICU in Coon Rapids since November, was set to have his ventilator shut off on Jan. 13, according to a petition filed in court one day before the deadline by his wife, Anne Quiner.Quiner said the de
- The New York Times
LONDON — In Britain, France, Spain and other countries across Europe, politicians and some public health experts are pushing a new approach to the coronavirus pandemic borne of both boldness and resignation: that the illness is becoming a fixture of daily life. Governments are seizing a moment in which their populations have experienced less severe illness and, in some instances, a drop in new daily cases after weeks of record growth. And they are moving their mitigation policies off emergency f
Every home in the US will soon have access to four free rapid COVID-19 tests through a new, federally-run website
Pakistani health authorities on Monday announced the completion of a successful clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal medicine for treating COVID-19, as the South Asian nation enters a fifth wave of the pandemic driven by the Omicron variant. The Chinese medicine, Jinhua Qinggan Granules (JHQG) manufactured by Juxiechang (Beijing) pharmaceutical Co Ltd, is already being used in treatment of COVID-19 patients in China. "Since it was tried on patients with different variants of COVID-19, we expect it to be effective on Omicron as on other variants," Professor Iqbal Chaudhry, director of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Science (ICCBS) where trials were conducted, told reporters.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
His wife also asked Minnesota doctors to try alternative treatments, which they refused, outlets report.
- NBC News
Scientists are piecing together why some people lose their sense of smell after contracting Covid-19.
- Good Housekeeping
Here's what experts want you to know about reusing N95 and KN95 face masks, and the best way to keep them sanitized between uses.
Besides taxing areca nut farmers less and curbing imports, the government also does little to raise awareness and fight addiction.
Is doubling up your face covering in the age of COVID-19 the ultimate protection?
- Men's Health
He gained muscle and shredded body fat with two simple lifestyle tweaks
- Yahoo Life
The congresswoman is urging her followers to "be careful" after testing positive last week.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Here’s why medicine shelves are empty at your grocery store. And what health experts recommend you try instead.
Thailand is considering bringing back a quarantine waiver for vaccinated visitors, its health minister said on Monday, as part of a proposed easing of some COVID-19 measures later this week. Thailand reopened to vaccinated foreign visitors in November to help a vital tourism industry that collapsed during nearly 18 months of strict entry policies. The 'Test and Go' policy, which allows visitors to skip the mandatory quarantine if they test negative on arrival, was suspended late in December over concerns about the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant.
- USA TODAY Opinion
For nearly two years, I have followed all the guidelines. I still caught COVID-19. Unfortunately, we still lack the resources for proper recovery.
- NBC News
Some with recent Covid diagnoses are finding that contracting the illness they worked so hard to dodge for so long has brought them a reprieve from anxiety.
- The Herald-Times
Guest columnist offers a basic test of one's numeric literacy to demonstrate how not understanding COVID statistics can be fatal.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
After all this time, contracting the virus would somehow feel like a failure, Tribune columnist writes.
- Fox News
Tennis legend Chris Evert recently revealed that she is battling stage 1C ovarian cancer. The 67-year-old tennis legend who has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam doubles titles during her career, opened up about her diagnosis on Twitter and in an ESPN report that she co-wrote with her colleague, Chris McKendry.
- Business Insider
Fauci says pushback against 'easy-to-understand' COVID-19 protection measures like mask-wearing and vaccination is 'very disturbing'
At a World Economic Forum event Monday, Dr. Fauci said of COVID-19: "If we all pulled together as a society, we would be much, much better off."
- The Guardian
Experts on whether getting Covid is inevitable and why, despite claims of ‘mildness’, the variant is highly dangerous ‘Omicron’s breaking the backs of the healthcare system,’ says Eric Topol. Photograph: Étienne Laurent/EPA Leaders in the US have struck a pessimistic tone about the Covid-19 pandemic in recent weeks amid rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, recently testified before Congress that “most people are going to