Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic hits 'critical point' as Europe deaths top one million

Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread efforts aimed at stopping them.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC chief urges Michigan to 'close things down' amid spike

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that Michigan should "close things down" to help address the country's worst coronavirus outbreak, days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer instead urged ...

Vaccination

India approves Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

India has authorised emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the health ministry said Tuesday, as infection rates soar to record highs and some major cities boost their hospital bed capacity.

Vaccination

Skin reactions usually mild after COVID-19 vaccination

(HealthDay)—Skin reactions can occur following COVID-19 vaccination, but reactions are mild, according to a study published online April 7 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More than one million coronavirus deaths in Europe

Health authorities across Europe have recorded more than a million coronavirus deaths as of 1830 GMT on Monday, according to a tally compiled by AFP from official sources.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paraguay reports daily coronavirus death record

Paraguay on Monday reported a record 78 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, a number health authorities fear will grow further in the country of 7.1 million people.

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All schools in Ontario to shut and go to online learning

All schools in Canada's most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections fueled by more contagious variants, Ontario's premier announced Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Caring at home for yourself and others suffering from COVID-19

If you have coronavirus (COVID-19) and you're caring for yourself at home or you're caring for a loved one with COVID-19 at home, you might have questions. How do you know when emergency care is needed? How long is isolation ...

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