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One in three elderly Covid-19 patients are delirious, study finds

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

817 over-65 Covid patients were admitted to hospital and became part of the US-wide study. 226 were delirius, making it the sixth most common symptom.
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Masks DON'T stop the spread of Covid: Top experts criticise 'troubling lack of evidence'

Masks DON'T stop the spread of Covid: Top experts criticise 'troubling lack of evidence'

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Oxford University's Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr Tom Jefferson said there had been 'a troubling lack of robust evidence on face masks and Covid-19'.
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EU Recommends Use of COVID Rapid Tests After Symptoms Emerge

EU Recommends Use of COVID Rapid Tests After Symptoms Emerge

4 days ago   |   By Medscape

The European Commission recommended on Wednesday the use of rapid COVID-19 antigen tests mostly on people already showing symptoms because it said the kits were deemed less accurate in detecting the virus in asymptomatic cases.
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Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Deliveries Could Start 'Before Christmas'

4 days ago   |   By Medscape

Pfizer and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had a 95% success rate and no serious side effects, the drugmakers said on Wednesday.
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Enforced isolation can increase risk of mental health problems in children, adolescents

4 days ago   |   By News Medical

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated widespread social isolation, affecting all ages of global society.
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UK's COVID-19 vaccine shows similar safety and immunogenicity results in healthy older adults

4 days ago   |   By News Medical

The UK's vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 shows similar safety and immunogenicity results in healthy older adults to those seen in adults aged 18-55 years.
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Teenagers facing COVID-19 and EVALI show similar symptoms

4 days ago   |   By News Medical

A UC Davis Health pediatric team presented a powerful case series of three teenagers who had unexplained breathing problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Young Americans Lonely, Depressed During Pandemic

Young Americans Lonely, Depressed During Pandemic

Loneliness, anxiety, depression and substance use have increased sharply among young American adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey shows. Read more ...

COVID-19 Cases in the United States Could Nearly Double Before Biden Takes...

COVID-19 Cases in the United States Could Nearly Double Before Biden Takes Office

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is likely to increase to 20 million by the end of January, according to a COVID-19 forecasting model. Read more ...

How viruses from colds to Covid-19 trick us into spending more time socialising

How viruses from colds to Covid-19 trick us into spending more time socialising

Researchers from the State University of New York at Albany explained how Covid-19 could be changing the behaviour of those it infects to make them more likely to pass it on to... Read more ...

ACIP: HCPs, Nursing Home Residents May Get COVID Vax First

ACIP: HCPs, Nursing Home Residents May Get COVID Vax First

Healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities may be first in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine, followed by essential workers and then adults with high-risk... Read more ...

Gov't Prepares to Distribute Regeneron COVID-19 Drug

Gov't Prepares to Distribute Regeneron COVID-19 Drug

Following the FDA's weekend authorization of Regeneron's monoclonal antibody cocktail for mild-moderate COVID-19, the federal government's Operation Warp Speed is swinging into... Read more ...

Mask Mandates Work - and There Are No Good Arguments Otherwise, a Doctor Says

Mask Mandates Work - and There Are No Good Arguments Otherwise, a Doctor Says

With the amount of misinformation and controversy still somehow swirling around the topic of face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus, mask mandates have... Read more ...

Coronavirus cases fell by 6% in Kansas after the state's mask mandate

Coronavirus cases fell by 6% in Kansas after the state's mask mandate

A new CDC report found that coronavirus cases in the 24 counties in Kansas that followed Governor Laura Kelly's mask mandate decreased by 6% to 16 cases per 100,000 people. Read more ...

This 20-Year-Old Olympic Snowboarder Opens Up on "What Is Necessary to...

This 20-Year-Old Olympic Snowboarder Opens Up on "What Is Necessary to Become Great"

Raised in the small beach town of San Clemente, CA, Hailey Langland spent half of her childhood by the sea and the other half in the mountains. Every weekend starting when she... Read more ...

FDA: Xofluza OK for Preventing Infection

FDA: Xofluza OK for Preventing Infection

Baloxavir marboxil can be used to prevent influenza illness in patients 12 and older who have been in close contact with an infected individual, the FDA said Monday. The drug... Read more ...

H. Pylori Tx Cuts Gastric Cancer Risk Long Term

H. Pylori Tx Cuts Gastric Cancer Risk Long Term

Helicobacter pylori therapy and eradication protected against progression to gastric cancer in Hispanic patients with pre-cancerous lesions, and the protective effect of... Read more ...