Tag: COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask Guidance,...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

January 21, 2022

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster; COVID-19...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this...

January 14, 2022

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing,...

January 12, 2022

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health Experts...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and...

January 12, 2022

Roundup: Pfizer Booster Approved for Kids 12-15,...

FDA, CDC: Pfizer Booster Shots for Kids 12-15, and Less Time Between 2nd and 3rd Shots for Everyone The U.S....

January 7, 2022

CDC Shortens COVID-19 Isolation, Quarantine Time for...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shortened the recommended time for isolation from 10 days to...

December 28, 2021

Clarifying the CDC’s Recommendation to Get Pfizer...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has endorsed the unanimous decision of an advisory committee to recommend...

December 27, 2021

Roundup: Moderna/Pfizer Confirm Booster Protection from Omicron;...

Latest on Effectiveness of Moderna/Pfizer Boosters Against Omicron Variant Moderna has released preliminary data finding that a third dose of...

December 23, 2021

Facts About Pfizer’s Paxlovid, First FDA-Approved Antiviral...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved “emergency use authorization” for the first antiviral pill to fight COVID-19...

December 22, 2021

What is Known About Omicron Variant and...

With the holidays upon us and the concerning spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, there’s growing anxiety along with many...

December 21, 2021

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Because there is a history of cancer in her family, April Magen has always been extra vigilant about her health. Her grandmother, whom she was...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

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If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

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New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...