Health

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

8 days ago   |   By ABC News

South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province
Read more ...

 

WHO hosts special meeting on worrying new COVID-19 variant

8 days ago   |   By ABC News

Advisers to the World Health Organization are holding a special session to flesh out information about a worrying new variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in South Africa, though its impact on COVID-19 vaccines may not be known for weeks
Read more ...

 

New Coronavirus Variant Triggers Alert in India

New Coronavirus Variant Triggers Alert in India

8 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Indian Govt. advised states to conduct vigorous screening and testing of all international passengers in the view of raising number of new coronavirus variant cases.
Read more ...

 

Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant Detected in South Africa With High Number of Mutations

8 days ago   |   By Time

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced Thursday.
The coronavirus evolves as it spreads and many new variants, including those with worrying mutations, often just die out. Scientists monitor for possible changes that could be more transmissible or deadly, but sorting out whether new variants will have a public health impact can take time.
South Africa has seen a dramatic rise...
Read more ...

 

German air force to move ICU patients as COVID cases rise

8 days ago   |   By ABC News

The German air force will begin assisting the transfer of intensive care patients Friday as the country sees a new record number of daily coronavirus cases
Read more ...

 

Israeli Health Ministry says new coronavirus variant detected in traveler who returned from Malawi

8 days ago   |   By ABC News


Read more ...

 

Israel detects its first case of new coronavirus variant

8 days ago   |   By ABC News

The Israeli Health Ministry says it has detected the country's first case of a new coronavirus variant in a traveler who returned from Malawi
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Health      Vaccination      COVID-19      Overnight      Wire  


The U.S. Army Is Overhauling Its Fitness Test for the First Time Since 1980

The new test, due to be rolled out next year, is designed to better prepare soldiers for active duty. Read more ...

Here's What Happens When a UFC Champion Kicks You Hard in the Liver

Bodybuilder Houston Jones gets savaged by MMA fighter Luke Rockhold in a new video. Read more ...

How to Prevent Health Risks Linked to Night Shift Work?

How to Prevent Health Risks Linked to Night Shift Work?

New study findings could lead to novel behavioral interventions aimed at improving the health of shift workers, who may be at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, and... Read more ...

Link Between Maternal Hypertension and Birth Weight

Link Between Maternal Hypertension and Birth Weight

Researchers investigated how low birth weight and fetal growth restriction may result from the mother having certain variants of hypertension-related genes. Read more ...

Covid: Doctors' leaders back postponed health checks

A senior GP says the move would support the "national priority" to vaccinate people quickly. Read more ...

More Than Half of Omicron Cases in UK Were Double Vaccinated, Say Officials

More Than Half of Omicron Cases in UK Were Double Vaccinated, Say Officials

In England, more than half of those infected with the Omicron coronavirus were double vaccinated, said the health officials. Read more ...

Study Says Omicron Variant More Likely to Cause Reinfection Than Delta

Study Says Omicron Variant More Likely to Cause Reinfection Than Delta

COVID-19 affected people were likely to be reinfected with the Omicron variant than with the Beta or Delta variants. Read more ...

This Guy Deadlifted 500 Pounds Every Hour for 24 Hours

Here's what pulling 500 pounds every hour on the hour did to strength coach Dane Miller's body. Read more ...

US drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages

A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the country Read more ...

Ben Affleck Is Thankful for 'Second Chances' After Getting Sober

"The only real cure for alcoholism is suffering. You just hope that your threshold for suffering is met somewhere before it destroys your life." Read more ...