Tag: infectious disease

COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Long Haulers’ with Mild Symptoms;...

One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19...

February 26, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Estimate of Asymptomatic Carriers;...

Asymptomatic Carriers Represent 50% of ‘Driving Force’ Behind COVID-19 Transmission, New Study Says Determining the actual number of asymptomatic COVID-19...

February 19, 2021

Roundup: Dementia Linked to Higher COVID-19 Risks;...

Study: People With Dementia Twice as Likely to Contract COVID-19, More Likely to be Hospitalized Dementia patients had a significantly...

February 12, 2021

Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of COVID-19...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no...

January 15, 2021

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 Variants; New...

CDC: New Variants of COVID-19 Do Not Reduce Effectiveness of Vaccines There have been many media reports following the development...

January 8, 2021

Here’s the Safest Way to Celebrate the...

There’s much anticipation for 2021, but infectious disease experts and public health officials stress that the safest way to celebrate...

December 29, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Expands Mask-Wearing Guidance; Airflow...

Masks are More Vital Than Ever to Slow Coronavirus Spread, Even at Home, CDC says The U.S. Centers for Disease...

December 11, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Revises Quarantine Rule; Actual...

CDC Revises COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance from 14 Days to 7-10 Days The standard 14-day quarantine period for COVID-19 can be...

December 4, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Can Flu Vaccine Reduce Coronavirus...

Flu Shot Could Lower Your Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Studies Indicate Getting vaccinated against influenza, or the flu, may...

November 6, 2020

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