Vaccination

EXPLAINER: How activists target CDC vaccine tracking system

Once, getting vaccinated was all but routine. But since the heightened public awareness around the new COVID-19 vaccines, it's a different story. Now, it means check-ins with family and friends about possible arm soreness ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID deaths in Africa jump 40% in one month: WHO

Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa surged by 40 percent over the last month, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, as the continent's toll approaches 100,000.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early warning system fills in gaps in infectious disease surveillance

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health developed an infectious disease early warning system that includes areas lacking health clinics participating in infectious disease surveillance. The approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US to revise COVID vaccine guidance after allergic reactions

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday it was working with Pfizer to revise a fact sheet for recipients of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine after two people had allergic reactions.

Health

Nightmares linked with anxiety and insomnia in heart patients

Heart patients with weekly nightmares are five times more likely to feel depressed or anxious and even more likely to have difficulty sleeping compared to those without frequent nightmares. That's the finding of a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Viral spread: Americans paying the price for Thanksgiving

With some Americans now paying the price for what they did over Thanksgiving and falling sick with COVID-19, health officials are warning people—begging them, even—not to make the same mistake during the Christmas and ...

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