Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study predicts which kids hospitalized with RSV likely to worsen

Children hospitalized with breathing problems due to a common viral lung infection are likely to get sicker and remain hospitalized if they have high levels of defective copies of the virus, according to a new study by researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research finds few US workers aware of COVID sick leave protections

Even with federal provisions aimed at protecting workers, instances of sick people being unable to take time off tripled during the pandemic and fewer than half of workers were aware that emergency COVID-19 sick leave was ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combination therapy protects against advanced Marburg virus disease

A new study conducted at the Galveston National Laboratory at the The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) has shown substantial benefit to combining monoclonal antibodies and the antiviral remdesivir against ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

When a Halloween party sparked a COVID-19 outbreak at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, school officials conducted rapid screening on more than 1,000 students in a week, including many who didn't ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

COVID scored big at 'Superspreader' hockey game

(HealthDay)—A single pick-up hockey game in Tampa Bay in June wound up becoming a COVID-19 superspreader event, with one player infecting as many as 15 other people on the ice, Florida public health officials report.

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