Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus may double severe complications in pregnancy

A Kaiser Permanente analysis of pregnant patients who tested positive for the coronavirus found more than double the risk of poor outcomes including preterm birth, venous thromboembolism (blood clot), and severe maternal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study looks at Moderna COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

New Kaiser Permanente research published February 21, 2022 in Nature Medicine shows that while Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protection is strong against coronavirus infection by the Delta variant, it is not as strong against ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU eases COVID-19 travel rules within the bloc for fully vaccinated

(HealthDay)—European Union residents should be able to move freely between the 27 member nations if they've been vaccinated in the past nine months or have recently recovered from coronavirus infection, bloc officials said ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy tightens restrictions on COVID unvaccinated

People in Italy who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are barred from restaurants or taking domestic flights under new rules which came into force Monday as schools reopened nationwide.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could future coronavirus variants fully dodge our immune system?

With every new variant of SARS-CoV-2 that emerges to cause a surge in cases, a worrisome question also arises: Could the virus eventually arrive at a set of mutations that would enable it to fully evade our immune response? 

Diabetes

Why do people with diabetes develop severe COVID-19?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians have noted that certain patients are at especially high risk of developing severe illness or dying from coronavirus infection. Type 2 diabetes—a condition affecting more than ...

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