Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Communities of color struggling to get vaccines to those in need

(HealthDay)—The greatest threat from COVID-19 has been for Black and Hispanic Americans, who are three times more likely to be hospitalized and about twice as likely to die from an infection with the novel coronavirus, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cluster around Seoul call center raises S. Korea alarm

A coronavirus cluster connected to a call center in one of the busiest areas of Seoul has raised alarms that South Korea's outbreak—thought to have been waning—has gained a foothold in the more populated capital region.


US unveils tools to help consumers choose health insurance

(HealthDay)—A new website and toll-free call center to help Americans navigate the new health insurance marketplace—a key component of the Affordable Care Act—were announced Monday by the federal government.