Tag: infectious disease

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

COVID-19 Roundup: 90% of Americans Still Vulnerable;...

Far from Herd Immunity: Less than 10% of Americans have Coronavirus Antibodies, National Study Finds The U.S. is a long...

October 2, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining Out;...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant,...

September 18, 2020

Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death in...

An analysis of seven worldwide trials has found that corticosteroid drugs can significantly improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick...

September 10, 2020

COVID-19: An Update From the Front Lines

Six weeks after we first heard from Baptist Health South Florida physicians and leaders on the front lines of the...

August 31, 2020

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

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

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As the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues and South Floridians await their turn, some people are turning to their local healthcare institutions for more...