Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With low test rates, COVID-19 spreads in shadows

The lack of available tests for COVID-19 means the world is effectively fighting the pandemic blind and may not know the true extent of infection for months if not years, experts said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

A U.S. government advisory panel endorsed widespread use of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine Thursday, putting the country just one step away from launching an epic vaccination campaign against the outbreak that has killed close ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why older adults must go to the front of the vaccine line

Vaccinating older adults for COVID-19 first will save substantially more U.S. lives than prioritizing other age groups, and the slower the vaccine rollout and more widespread the virus, the more critical it is to bring them ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil virus death toll passes 130,000

Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 130,000 Friday, amid cautious optimism over signs the virus is finally slowing in the hard-hit South American country.

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