Health officials say the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to surge and accounts for an estimated 83% of U.S. COVID-19 cases. (July 20)
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CDC: Color-coded map reveals where Americans need to wear masks again, and where you can go maskless, outside of schools
Vaccinated people can still spread the Delta variant, which is one of the biggest reasons why masks are being recommended indoors again.
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CRPS is the most painful condition known to mankind, and you might never have heard of it. In the 1970s, two researchers from McGill University in Montreal developed the McGill Pain Questionnaire, a self-reporting tool that uses descriptive words to determine the intensity and type of pain a person is experiencing. The accompanying McGill Pain 
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More than half of Covid hospitalisations are patients who only tested positive after admission, leaked data reveal. The figures suggest vast numbers are being classed as hospitalised by Covid when they were admitted with other ailments, with the virus picked up by routine testing. Experts said it meant the national statistics, published daily on the government website and frequently referred to by ministers, may far overstate the levels of pressures on the NHS. The leaked data – covering all NHS
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Ned Hallick, a lighting specialist accustomed to hauling heavy equipment, was 63 when he first noticed occasional spells of lightheadedness. Then one day, Hallick, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, told me, “I became so exhausted that walking up the subway stairs felt like I was climbing a mountain.” His primary care doctor, suspecting a heart problem, did several tests, including an EKG, and based on the results, referred him to a cardiologist. Diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, the most
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Kayley Reese first noticed what seemed like a growing bump in her stomach over a year ago. Reese, 23, said she did not notice any other physical symptoms, so she did not do anything about it. It was not until June when Reese flew home to Orlando, Florida, that she began to feel symptoms and sought treatment.
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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said a big concern is that the next variant that might emerge could make vaccines less effective.
CDC reverses policy on face masks, amid reports of breakthrough infections with delta variant of COVID-19
Reports of breakthrough infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in Americans who are fully vaccinated has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its policy on face masks in public settings for some parts of the U.S.
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The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 611,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57.6% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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'New science is worrisome': CDC recommends wearing masks indoors, again. What that means for vaccinated Americans.
The CDC may be hoping to ratchet up pressure on unvaccinated Americans and empower businesses and schools to implement mask mandates, experts say.
Gov. Kay Ivey warned that anyone pushing vaccine conspiracy theories is "causing great harm to people"
Enlarged glands mean your body is fighting off something, but how can you tell if it’s mild or serious?
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The United States is experiencing a limited outbreak of the monkeypox virus.
Bowel health doesn’t need to be a stigmatized mystery shrouded in uncomfortable laughter. Our bowels have their own way of communicating with us and they can tell you whether everything is A-OK or not-so-great with the rest of our bodies. Whether it’s something up with your diet, your latest workout or your mental health, your […]
Marjorie Taylor Greene said she was sorry for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Now she's saying private businesses not letting unvaccinated people in is 'segregation.'
Greene's tweeted this controversial take on racial segregation just a month after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust.
Cassava Sciences (SAVA) shares have been on an almighty rampage in 2021, up by a huge 1,736% year-to-date. Those gains are down to the potential of simufilam, the company’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) candidate for which clinical trial results have so far impressed all and sundry. However, on Monday, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Cassava presented positive clinical data pertaining to not only simufilam but to its other offering SavaDX, an investigational diagnostic
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Arkansas GOP governor who is holding town halls to urge vaccinations said people he meets have called the shot a 'bioweapon' and talked about 'mind control'
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said resistance to the vaccine has "hardened in certain elements" due to "false information" and "myths."
"It’s truly revolting to hear a privileged ignoramus like yourself pretend to be a victim of segregation," one Twitter critic wrote, addressing the far-right lawmaker.
Scientists have created a helmet that uses magnetic therapy to reduce deadly brain tumors.
A man is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at La Colaborativa in Chelsea, Massachusetts on February 16, 2021. – Chelsea, with a population of close to 40,000 people, is one of the hardest hit cities in the United States by Covid-19 with close to 8,000 infected people and over 200 deaths from the virus. The community is made up of close to 70 percent Latino or Hispanic people and also retains a large undocumented population. East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is working wit
People with allergic reaction to mRNA vaccines can get 2nd dose; Delta viral load over 1,000 times higher
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Most people with allergic reactions to the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna can safely receive the second dose, a new study shows. The rates of allergic reactions to these vaccines have been reported to be as high as 2%, with anaphylaxis, the most serious kind, occurring in up to 2.5 of every 10,000 vaccine recipients, the researchers said.