Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's COVID death toll passes 100,000

More than 100,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Spain, health ministry figures showed on Wednesday as the country emerged from a sixth wave of the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outdoor mask mandate ends in Spain, Italy to follow suit

Spaniards removed their facemasks or stuffed them into their pockets for the first time in nearly two months after the country's outdoor mask mandate was lifted Thursday. Italians face a similar treat Friday.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

COVID deaths and cases are rising again at US nursing homes

COVID-19 infections are soaring again at U.S. nursing homes because of the omicron wave, and deaths are climbing too, leading to new restrictions on family visits and a renewed push to get more residents and staff members ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Omicron detected in 89 countries, cases doubling fast

The omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in 89 countries, and COVID-19 cases involving the variant are doubling every 1.5 to 3 days in places with community transmission and not just infections acquired abroad, ...


Uncontrolled HIV could be behind COVID-19 variants in Africa

Failure to get COVID-19 vaccines to countries with high rates of uncontrolled advanced HIV could lead to the emergence of new variants, write Nokukhanya Msomi, Richard Lessells and colleagues in a Comment in this week's Nature. ...

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