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Exclusive: CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health

12 days ago   |   By Time

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that health is a commodity bestowed readily on some and denied to so many others. Within months of the COVID-19 virus reaching U.S. shores, it became clear that the disease hit certain groups harder, contributing to more severe illness and higher hospitalization and death rates among Black, Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native communities, and those of lower socioeconomic status.
The reason for that skewed impact doesn't have so much to do with biology or genetics as it does a myriad of other factors, such as where people live, how...
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Doctors in Hungary question reopening amid spike in deaths

13 days ago   |   By ABC News

Doctors in Hungary are questioning a government decision to lift some of the country's lockdown restrictions amid peaking COVID-19 infections and deaths
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Brazil Detects First Case of South African Variant as COVID-19 Deaths Soar

13 days ago   |   By Medscape

Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world's highest daily death toll.
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India Posts Record COVID-19 Cases, 13-fold Jump Over 2 Months

13 days ago   |   By Medscape

India's second wave of coronavirus infections continued to swell as it reported a record 115,736 new cases on Wednesday, raising pressure on the government to expand its vaccination campaign.
Reuters Health Information
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Nowhere as Worrisome for COVID-19 Infections as South America: PAHO Director

13 days ago   |   By Medscape

South America is the most worrying region for COVID-19 infections, as cases mount in nearly every country, the director of the Pan American Health Organization said on Wednesday.
Reuters Health Information
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Nationwide recall of Guan's Enoki Mushrooms because of potential Listeria

Nationwide recall of Guan's Enoki Mushrooms because of potential Listeria

Guan's Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom because is potential contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes The... Read more ...

Nashik Hospital Horror: 22 Coronavirus Patients Die Due to Oxygen Leakage

Nashik Hospital Horror: 22 Coronavirus Patients Die Due to Oxygen Leakage

In a Nashik Municipal Corporation hospital at least 22 COVID-19 patients died on ventilators after an abrupt drop in pressure due to leakage in the oxygen supplies. Read more ...

Rare variant infected 25% of vaccinated residents at one nursing home

Rare variant infected 25% of vaccinated residents at one nursing home

A rare variant in a single Kentucky facility rendered vaccines only about 66 percent effective for residents and 76 percent effective for staff, a CDC reports on breakthrough... Read more ...

Can sniffer dogs be trained to detect SARS-CoV-2 infection?

A new study in PLOS ONE discusses the novel use of dogs to sniff out the virus in patient samples as a potential additional diagnostic route to ease the situation. Read more ...

Air pollution: Coroner calls for law change after Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's death

Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's mother calls on the government to "reduce air pollution immediately". Read more ...

Top in endocrinology: Type 1 diabetes pill, menopause onset

Top in endocrinology: Type 1 diabetes pill, menopause onset

TTP399, an investigational oral, once-daily glucokinase activator, received breakthrough therapy designation from the FDA as an adjunctive therapy to insulin for patients with... Read more ...

'Nerve Zap' for Pain After Surgery May Reduce Need for Opioids

'Nerve Zap' for Pain After Surgery May Reduce Need for Opioids

An emerging technology could zap your post-op pain away - little or no opioids needed. Read more ...

FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine

U.S. regulators say the Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn't follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly... Read more ...

Greece to reopen tourism services on May 15

Greece's prime minister says the country's tourism industry will open on May 15 when a ban on travel between different regions in the country will also be lifted Read more ...

Beta-Blockers May Up Heart Risk for HIV Patients With Hypertension

The use of beta-blockers as a blood pressure treatment could increase the risk of heart disease for HIV patients, according to an analysis of data from the US Veterans Health... Read more ...