Health

Multiple long-term health conditions on the rise in England

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Liverpool found that the number of adults living with more than two diagnosed long-term conditions increased by around 70% between 2004 and 2019. This increase was ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'There are only so many beds': COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria. In Georgia, medical centers are turning people away for lack of space. ...

Vaccination

UK to roll out COVID-19 vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds

The U.K. plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds in the next few weeks after the independent body of scientists that makes vaccine recommendations to the government changed its advice.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the Delta variant is changing the U.S. forecast for COVID-19

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccines are helping protect the unvaccinated as the new Delta strain surges across the United States, but experts say its high infectiousness could mean even more people need to take the jab to achieve ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID uncommon in children, analysis finds

Fewer than one in 20 children with symptomatic COVID-19 experienced symptoms lasting longer than 4 weeks, and almost all children have fully recovered by 8 weeks, a new study has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Masks return in French coastal resorts as new wave bites

Less than two months after France ended compulsory mask wearing outdoors several coastal resorts have made it mandatory again to combat a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections.

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