Tag: vaccinations

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 in 2021: Vaccines, Treatments and Other...

As 2020 ends, the U.S. is experiencing record high numbers of COVID-19 infections and deaths. There are reasons to hope...

December 21, 2020

COVID-19: Vaccines, Treatments & Healthcare in 2021

2020 is coming to a close with the death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic surpassing 1.5 million lives worldwide. There is...

December 18, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Less than a year into the global coronavirus pandemic, several pharmaceutical companies are in the final stages of testing and...

December 10, 2020

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this...

November 19, 2020

Flu Season During COVID-19: What You Need...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing...

September 29, 2020

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More Critical...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell...

August 10, 2020

Immunizations: More Critical Than Ever

Each year at this time, public health officials and healthcare providers remind parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are...

August 4, 2020

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially...

April 24, 2019

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in...

February 14, 2019

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Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

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

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Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

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, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

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