• Florida passes 30,000 coronavirus resident deaths

    12 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    Florida's resident death toll from coronavirus rose to 30,065 with the addition of 159 more reported fatalities on Monday while also adding 4,151 more positive COVID-19 cases to bring the total to 1,872,923.
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  • Bacterial lung superinfections uncommon among people who died with COVID-19

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Up to 32% of people who died with COVID-19 had a bacterial lung superinfection, according to findings from a review of postmortem studies.
    Researchers said the review, which uncovered an “uneven” quality of data among such studies, showed that bacterial lung superinfections “complicated a minority of COVID-19 cases globally over the first months of the pandemic, and they were uncommonly the cause of death.”
    “There is still a lot of uncertainty about the extent to which bacterial superinfections complicate COVID-19, and the occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant
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  • CDC: Teachers Get, Transmit COVID at School

    CDC: Teachers Get, Transmit COVID at School

    12 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Most elementary school-associated COVID-19 cases in one suburban Atlanta district involved teachers somewhere in the transmission chain, CDC researchers found.
    With nine clusters of epidemiologically linked COVID cases in eight...
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  • COVID-19 survivors may only need one vaccine dose, study finds

    COVID-19 survivors may only need one vaccine dose, study finds

    12 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from the from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle shows COVID-19 survivors had boosted levels of immune system cells and antibodies after one vaccine dose.
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  • Britain's Covid vaccines ARE working, early studies show

    Britain's Covid vaccines ARE working, early studies show

    12 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Studies of the first people to be vaccinated against Covid in England and Scotland have revealed that vaccines are clearly reducing hospital admissions and coronavirus infections.
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  • First Month of Shots Find No Safety Issues With Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna Vaccines: US Data

    12 days ago - By Medscape

    The two COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the United States have reassuring safety profiles with no concerning new issues found in data collected from the first month of vaccinations, the US CDC said on Friday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • 'Real-World' UK Data Shows 70% Decline in COVID Infections After First Pfizer Shot

    12 days ago - By Medscape

    England's coronavirus vaccine campaign is significantly reducing cases of COVID-19, with a drop of around 70% in infections among healthcare workers who have had a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot, British health officials said on Monday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows potential against SARS-CoV-2 and potential future zoonotic coronaviruses

    12 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study sheds light on the threat posed by future zoonotic coronaviruses to make similar leaps across species barriers to infect human beings and cause other pandemics.
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  • Economists warn $1.9 trillion Biden relief bill may trigger runaway inflation

    Economists warn $1.9 trillion Biden relief bill may trigger runaway inflation

    13 days ago - By Natural News

    Economists have warned that President Joe Biden's proposed COVID-19 relief bill may trigger inflation. They pointed out that the American Rescue Plan worth $1.9 trillion, and its accompanying stimulus, may negatively impact inflation projections. The plan put forward by Biden on his first day in office aimed to help an America impacted by...
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  • Neanderthal gene can confer protection against severe COVID-19, finds study

    13 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study has detailed how some of the genes in the human genome inherited from Neanderthals appear to confer a protective effect against severe COVID-19.
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  • Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving COVID-Infected Lungs

    13 days ago - By Medscape

    Officials at the University of Michigan Medical School suggested it may be the first proven case of COVID-19 in the US in which the virus was transmitted via an organ transplant.
    Kaiser Health News
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  • Some nutritional supplements may help prevent or mitigate COVID-19 severity

    13 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study in the Journal of dietary supplements shows that nutritional supplements, including several vitamins and the mineral zinc, may be useful in preventing the infection or reducing its severity if caught.
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  • Pregnant Women Face Higher Odds of COVID Infection

    Pregnant Women Face Higher Odds of COVID Infection

    13 days ago - By Web MD

    Researchers say pregnant women have high COVID-19 infection rates - especially women of color - and they should be near the front of the line for vaccines.
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  • Portugal rolls back virus surge that made it world's worst

    13 days ago - By ABC News

    Portugal's official daily number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped below 1,000 for the first time since early October
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  • Less time spent outside of homes linked to three-fold greater reduction in COVID-19 cases

    Less time spent outside of homes linked to three-fold greater reduction in COVID-19 cases

    13 days ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles found that spending time outside of homes does more to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases than school closures.
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  • CDC study: Teachers key to COVID-19 infections in 1 district

    13 days ago - By ABC News

    A new study finds that teachers may be more important drivers of COVID-19 transmission in schools than students
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