Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments ...

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California urges stop to 300K vaccines after some fall ill

California's state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 coronavirus vaccinations using a Moderna vaccine version because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions.

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California now reporting 525 virus deaths every day

More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus—a knee-bucking 525 every day—and with the number expected to keep climbing state officials said Friday they are sending more refrigerated trailers to act as makeshift ...

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More infectious COVID-19 variant now seen in nine states

(HealthDay)—The more contagious coronavirus variant that has brought Britain to its knees in recent weeks is showing signs that it is spreading widely throughout the United States, health officials and experts say.

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California virus deaths top 30,000 after deadliest weekend

California's coronavirus catastrophe reached a staggering new level Monday as Johns Hopkins University data showed the nation's most populous state has recorded more than 30,000 deaths since the pandemic started nearly a ...

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Record number of COVID cases, deaths reported in U.S. again

A record-shattering number of coronavirus infections and deaths were reported Thursday in the United States, as health officials fretted about a new, more contagious variant that has now been detected in eight states.

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California virus deaths rocket higher as ICU space tightens

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration and the state's hospital association are at odds over how best to create space for critically ill coronavirus patients at already strained medical facilities that soon could be ...

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Greece tops 5,000 COVID-19 deaths: health agency

Greece on Monday announced that the coronavirus death toll had exceeded 5,000 people, days after the government was accused of vaccinating too many state officials instead of health staff.

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