Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK to focus on age, not occupation for next vaccines

Britain's next phase of coronavirus vaccines will be administered based on age rather than occupational risk, an advisory group said Friday, sparking anger from police and teachers who said they should get priority.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Non-white race tied to higher likelihood of COVID-19 infection

(HealthDay)—Race is the most important predictor of testing positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection but not for outcomes, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in the Annals ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Communities of color struggling to get vaccines to those in need

(HealthDay)—The greatest threat from COVID-19 has been for Black and Hispanic Americans, who are three times more likely to be hospitalized and about twice as likely to die from an infection with the novel coronavirus, ...

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