Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pediatric inpatient admissions down during pandemic

Inpatient pediatric admissions were down across a wide range of diagnoses during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zinc, vitamin C won't help against COVID-19

Despite their reputation for boosting the powers of your immune system, a new study reports that vitamin C and zinc supplements don't help COVID-19 patients recover from their illness.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France inches toward new lockdown

The French government admitted on Wednesday that current restrictions designed to contain the spread of coronavirus were not enough, raising the prospect of a third nationwide lockdown.

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Dutch see new coronavirus infections fall, credit lockdown

The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has fallen for the second week in a row, its public health institute said Tuesday, calling the decrease "the first effect" of a nationwide lockdown that began in ...

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UK hits daily virus record, is urged to keep schools closed

With daily coronavirus infections surging as a result of a new virus variant, the British government faced mounting pressure Saturday from teachers' unions to keep schools in England closed for at least another two weeks.

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Toughest COVID-19 rules extended to much of south England

Large parts of southern England will be placed under the country's strictest coronavirus restrictions from this weekend, Britain's health secretary said Thursday, as infections and hospital admissions continue to surge in ...

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