Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 cases can be predicted by new test

As of April 2021, more than 3 million people worldwide have died of COVID-19. Early in the pandemic, researchers developed accurate diagnostic tests and identified health conditions that correlated with worse outcomes. However, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Factors tied to severe COVID-19 in children identified

(HealthDay)—One in three children hospitalized with COVID-19 experience severe illness, which is associated with younger children, male patients, and those with a chronic condition, according to a research letter published ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pregnant after the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine—now what?

Two of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration require two doses to reach the full level of protection. But what happens if a woman finds out she's pregnant after ...

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