Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: minorities should be designated vulnerable to COVID

Researchers writing in a British Medical Journal are recommending that ethnic minorities should be considered "extremely vulnerable" to COVID-19, a distinction that could give groups hard-hit by the pandemic earlier access ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New York could run out of vaccine stock by next week's end: mayor

New York City could run out of its COVID-19 vaccine stock "by the end of next week," Mayor Bill de Blasio told journalists Tuesday, calling on the federal government and laboratories to prevent a dearth of doses.

Vaccination

Going big: US dispensing shots at stadiums and fairgrounds

The U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination drive in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate ...

Vaccination

US ramps up vaccinations to get doses to more Americans

The U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination drive in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Slovenia starts mass virus testing

Slovenia began mass coronavirus testing on Tuesday in a huge drive targeting a fourth of its two million population.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Portugal unveils its national vaccination plan for COVID-19

Portugal is aiming to vaccinate almost 1 million people against the coronavirus between January and April at the latest, and perhaps by the end of February, depending on the pace of vaccine deliveries, officials said Thursday.

Health

Forearm fractures may signal intimate partner violence

Up to one-third of adult women who sustain a non-displaced fracture to the ulna bone of the forearm may be victims of intimate partner violence, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

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