Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cases surge in new COVID hot spots of Michigan, Minnesota

Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota on Tuesday reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people and health care leaders warned that staff were being worn down by yet another ...

Oncology & Cancer

COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients

Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center ...

Immunology

Do you need a COVID-19 booster shot?

If you got the COVID-19 shots back in early spring, your antibodies are likely waning. But it's not something you need to be worried about, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Safe Thanksgiving playbook as new COVID surge expected

As the U.S. braces for a new surge of COVID-19 cases expected to start hitting around Thanksgiving, Northwestern Medicine experts offer a playbook to a safe holiday gathering.

Vaccination

UK extends COVID vaccine booster program amid 'storm clouds'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Monday of a "blizzard" of new coronavirus infections coming into the U.K. from continental Europe, as his government extended the vaccine booster program to younger people in an ...

Vaccination

Colorado governor says all adults can get COVID booster shot

Facing a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to overwhelm Colorado hospitals, Gov. Jared Polis defied federal guidance on COVID-19 booster shots Thursday by issuing an order allowing all state residents 18 and ...

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