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Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women

2 minutes ago   |   News Medical

A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University explains why flu can lead to potentially fatal complications during pregnancy, suggesting that...
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28-Year-Old OB/GYN Dies After Months Of Fighting Coronavirus

6 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Dr. Adeline Fagan died after several weeks in the hospital battling coronavirus A 28-year-old Houston ob/gyn has died after spending weeks in the hospital fighting coronavirus...
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CDC's Messonnier Says She Trusts COVID Vaccine Process

6 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

What I think people can do today is to continue to follow the recommendation to get their flu shots and to get prepared for the hopefully very quick availability of the COVID...
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Dr. Fauci Says Sleep, a Good Diet, and Less Stress Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Immune System

Dr. Fauci Says Sleep, a Good Diet, and Less Stress Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Immune System

7 hours ago   |   PopSugar

Chances are your searches for "How to boost my immune system?" have increased over the recent months and weeks as we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic and enter...
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The Flu Shot Doesn't Cause The Flu--Stop Saying Dumb Sh*t And Get Your Shot

7 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

Sorry Mary Ellen, but no one is going to tolerate your flu shot excuses this year. We don't want to hear you're “too busy” or “It makes you sick” or “It doesn't work” or that...
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New study reveals why flu can be devastating for pregnant women

13 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

New research overturns current scientific thinking on flu infection in pregnancy. The study helps explain why influenza can lead to life-threatening complications during...
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Zinc Is Key to HCQ Protocol

14 hours ago   |   Mercola

Although more people talk about zinc during cold and flu season, and it's one of the important supplements you can use to thwart a COVID-19 infection, it's also an essential...
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Top in ID: STD testing, global flu decline

16 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Researchers reported that STD cases have fallen below the 2020 projections amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This was the top story in infectious disease last week. Another top story...
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Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic

17 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Poland's health minister says the government is trying to secure more flu vaccines due to a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic
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Flu vaccine does not increase a person's COVID-19 risk, finds study

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   8 articles

A new Cleveland Clinic study has found that receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person's risk for contracting COVID-19 or worsen associated morbidity or mortality.
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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

The metrics used to track the coronavirus pandemic typically include daily cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Analyzing these metrics separately can show how much community... Read more ...

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

Members of the the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting Tuesday appeared to agree that healthcare workers should be first in line to receive a COVID-19... Read more ...

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Researchers at Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that adults who catch coronavirus are nine-times more likely to die of the infection compared to... Read more ...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan study shows

Scientists from Leicester university found that not smoking and exercising regularly can add six to eight years to life, even in those with chronic illnesses Read more ...

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

Just over 6 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the United States has reached a grim milestone: the novel coronavirus death toll has... Read more ...

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

The FDA is expected to issue new, tougher requirements for its approval of a coronavirus vaccine, a move that could make emergency use authorization before Election Day unlikely. Read more ...

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

The Pipeworks Bar is having a deep clean, with some staff told to isolate for 14 days Read more ...

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

We've learned a lot about the symptoms of COVID-19 over the last few months. One of the more surprising discoveries: despite being classified as a respiratory illness by the... Read more ...

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

PD-L1 checkpoint blockade with or without anti-CTLA-4 failed to improve overall survival compared to standard chemotherapy in previously untreated metastatic bladder cancer, a... Read more ...

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Now, new research offers some hope for those insulin avoiders - a once-a-week insulin injection may someday replace daily shots. Read more ...