Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists scramble to assess mutated coronavirus

As dozens of countries blocked the flow of people and goods from Britain to avoid a new and more contagious strain of coronavirus, scientists raced to understand how it emerged and the scope of its threat.

Vaccination

Cyprus hopes to roll out COVID vaccine by year-end

Cyprus expects its first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines before the end of the year as part of the rollout across Europe once the drugs are approved, officials said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence low in U.S. from July to Sept. 2020

(HealthDay)—Most people in the United States did not have detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies as of September 2020, according to a study published online Nov. 24 in JAMA Internal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ireland leaves second coronavirus lockdown

Ireland ended a second partial coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, with non-essential shops, hairdressers and gyms unlocking their doors after six weeks of tough restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk for bone fractures up for patients with psoriatic diseases

(HealthDay)—For adults with psoriatic diseases, the likelihood of developing bone fractures is increased, although they have no increased risk for osteoporosis, according to a review published online Nov. 19 in the Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Millions of kids are skipping vaccines this year, study finds

Millions of American children are skipping vaccines that protect against potentially deadly or disabling illnesses due to concerns about COVID-19, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association analysis of millions ...

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