Tag: infectious disease

Roundup: Trial Underway for First-Ever ‘Universal’ Flu...

U.S. Scientists Start Trial to Test Potentially First ‘Universal Flu Vaccine’ A universal flu vaccine that can fight all seasonal...

July 8, 2022

Roundup: FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine for Kids...

FDA Clears Way for Final CDC Approval of Pfizer Vaccine for Kids Ages 5 to 11 The U.S. Food and...

October 29, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer Booster...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel...

September 17, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Vaccination Rate Rising After...

U.S. Vaccination Rate on the Rise Following FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer Vaccine In the days following the U.S. Food...

September 3, 2021

Stories From Our COVID Units: Battling the...

Host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., introduces personal stories from healthcare workers on the front lines of the current surge of COVID-19 cases. Sharing...

September 2, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines vs. Delta Variant; How...

Study: Pfizer Vaccine Strongly Protects Against Symptomatic COVID from Delta Variant The vast majority of hospitalizations from COVID-19 are among...

July 23, 2021

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

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