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 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Americans showing hesitancy toward COVID-19 testing

(HealthDay)—Three in four Americans who believed they needed a COVID-19 test report that they either did not get one or delayed getting one, according to the results of a survey released by Quest Diagnostics.

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Influenza vaccination may have protective effect on COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Influenza vaccination may have a protective effect for COVID-19-positive patients, according to a brief report recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.


Pediatricians' group tackles racism in health care

(HealthDay)—As the struggle against racism continues to simmer across the United States, the American Academy of Pediatrics took a hard look at racial gaps in health care for children during its recent annual meeting.

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