Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID cases reach 500 million worldwide

As the number of known coronavirus cases worldwide hit 500 million on Tuesday, health experts called for increased testing, vaccination and contact tracing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC to significantly ease pandemic mask guidelines Friday

The Biden administration will significantly loosen federal mask-wearing guidelines to protect against COVID-19 transmission on Friday, according to two people familiar with the matter, meaning most Americans will no longer ...

Health informatics

A new standard for reporting epidemic prediction research

An international panel has designed new guidelines to standardize how scientists report research that involves forecasting and prediction of how epidemics of infectious diseases unfold. Simon Pollett of the Walter Reed Army ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The future of masking, post-vaccination

As people continue to get vaccinated for COVID-19, many are wondering: "Do I still need a mask?" And while it may be tempting to trash that face covering, the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant is causing experts ...

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