Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

Indonesia's president ordered authorities to speed up the country's vaccination campaign as the World Health Organization warned Thursday of the need to increase social restrictions in the country amid a fresh surge of coronavirus ...

Pediatrics

16 candles? Time for your meningitis shot, Molly Ringwald says

Leslie Maier lost her son, Chris, to meningococcal meningitis more than 15 years ago, but by telling his story she hopes to educate other parents about this rare but potentially deadly illness that a vaccine can prevent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico City exhales as COVID-19 infections fall

More than three months after COVID-19 infections peaked in Mexico City, the local government announced Friday that the public hospital network dedicated to fighting the disease is experiencing its lowest rate occupancy of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Doctors in Nepal warn of major crisis as virus cases surge

Across the border from a devastating surge in India, doctors in Nepal warned Friday of a major crisis as daily coronavirus cases hit a record and hospitals were running out of beds and oxygen.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 hospitalizations tumble among US senior citizens

COVID-19 hospitalizations among older Americans have plunged more than 70% since the start of the year, and deaths among them appear to have tumbled as well, dramatic evidence the vaccination campaign is working.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Covid 3rd wave peak in France 'appears to be behind us': PM

The peak of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in France "appears to be behind us", Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday, announcing that travel restrictions will be relaxed from early next month.

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