Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health care workers change their minds on vaccinations, study finds

When the COVID-19 vaccines became available, many health care workers, despite seeing the devastating effects of the virus firsthand, said they did not intend to get vaccinated. But a new Northwestern Medicine study shows ...


Pfizer says COVID-19 pill cut hospital, death risk by 90%

Pfizer Inc. said Friday that its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% in high-risk adults, as the drugmaker joined the race for an easy-to-use medication to treat the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

2,022 U.S. infants born in 2020 reported with congenital syphilis

(HealthDay)—As of July 29, 2021, 2,022 infants born in 2020 were reported as having congenital syphilis, representing the highest case count since 1994, according to a letter to the editor published in the Sept. 16 issue ...

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