• Congress unveils bipartisan bill that would extend telehealth flexibilities for 2 years

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Congress has revealed a bipartisan omnibus appropriations bill that would extend Medicare telehealth provisions implemented during the COVID-19 public health emergency until Dec. 31, 2024, according to the American Telemedicine Association.
    Congress will likely vote on the omnibus bill and send it to President Joe Biden to sign within the next week, the American Telemedicine Association noted in a press release.
    Kyle Zebley, senior vice president of public policy for the ATA and executive director of ATA Action, said that the ATA “never wavered from our appeal to Congress, to
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  • Could Vaccines Provide Better Immunity Than COVID Infection?

    Could Vaccines Provide Better Immunity Than COVID Infection?

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    A new study seeks to answer a question that may be outdated in regard to COVID: whether it's better to obtain immunity through vaccination or natural infection.
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  • Cardiac Injury Caused by COVID-19 Less Common Than Thought

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    A new study comparing cardiac MRI scans in patients before and after having COVID-19 found no new evidence of myocardial injury after infection.
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  • Withdrawal of COVID-19 mitigation measures resulted in a rebound in Streptococcus pneumoniae cases in Germany

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Researchers from Germany conducted a population-based surveillance study to ascertain the etiology of community acquired pneumonia during the re-emergence of viral and bacterial respiratory diseases after the relaxation of coronavirus disease 2019 containment and mitigation measures.
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  • Study reveals underlying genetic cause for MIS-C complication after COVID-19 infection

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    New research findings have revealed an underlying genetic cause for why some children who have had COVID-19 infection develop Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children , a rare but potentially life-threatening disease.
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