MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Paxlovid appears to living up to its reputation as the Tamiflu treatment for COVID-19, maintaining its effectiveness even against emerging variants, a new study shows.
MONDAY, June 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For long-term care facility (LTCF) residents, a fourth dose of BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine confers substantial protection against COVID-19 hospitalization and deaths during an omicron surge, according to a study published online June 23 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
THURSDAY, June 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Disability-eligible Medicare beneficiaries have higher COVID-19 incidence and hospitalization rates compared with beneficiaries who are eligible based on age, according to research published in the June 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Heart failure patients who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 have a three times higher risk of death if they get the disease than those who are fully vaccinated and have received one booster, new research shows.
Nebraska's COVID case count now is growing faster than such infections nationally.
Overall, Nebraska cases are up 16% in the past two weeks. Iowa’s cases have more than doubled in the past two weeks, the seventh highest increase among the states.
THURSDAY, May 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term survival after a heart attack has improved significantly overall among Medicare beneficiaries, although poorer people and Black Americans have been left behind, a new study claims.
NEW YORK — An increase in COVID-19 infections around the U.S. has sent more cities into new high-risk categories that are supposed to trigger indoor mask wearing, but much of the country is stopping short of bringing back restrictions amid deep pandemic fatigue.
MONDAY, May 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Approximately 3 percent of patients with pneumonia associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection subsequently develop dementia, according to a study published in the April issue of Open Forum Infectious Diseases.
White House COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha appeared for the first time in his new role at the White House briefing Tuesday, saying t…
People in Philadelphia could be excused if they felt a sense of whiplash Friday as the city abandoned its indoor mask mandate just days after …
Yet again, the U.S. is trudging into what could be another COVID-19 surge, with cases rising nationally and in most states after a two-month decline.
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As Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline across the United States, health leaders warn that the crisis is not over -- especially in the Black community.
Nebraska’s daily average of 86 new cases as of Friday was more than double the daily average of 41 from a week before, according to data compiled by the New York Times.
NORFOLK, Va. — COVID-19 hospitalization numbers have plunged to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic, offering a much needed break to health care workers and patients alike following the omicron surge.
More Nebraskans are returning to such activities as concerts, movies and sporting events as the state's COVID case counts continue their downward trend.
Two weeks after the United Kingdom dropped its last remaining Covid-19 mitigation measure -- a requirement that people who test positive for the virus isolate for five days -- the country is seeing cases and hospitalizations climb once again.
After Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo declared on Monday the state would issue guidance urging parents not to vaccinate their children against Covid-19, health experts and officials were quick to highlight the dangers of such a policy for individuals and for the country at large.
With COVID cases declining and protests near the U.S.-Canada border phasing out, there are some successes to celebrate. But some, like those who are immunocompromised, are still facing an uphill battle. Here's that and more COVID news.
The mandate, which was reinstated Jan. 14 as the omicron variant wreaked havoc on local hospitals, will end Friday night, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Director Pat Lopez announced.
States and localities are continuing to drop their mask mandates here in the U.S., but places like Hong Kong and South Korea are seeing the opposite trend. Here's that and more COVID news.
For the first time in two years for many people, the American workplace is transforming into something that resembles pre-pandemic days, but COVID-19 hospitalization rates among children increased as Omicron replaced Delta as the predominant coronavirus variant in the United States. Here's that and more COVID news.