Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC warns of coming Omicron wave

(HealthDay)—The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly in the United States and could trigger a huge wave of COVID infections as early as January, federal health officials said Tuesday.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Severe COVID could reduce male fertility

Each day, clinicians and scientists are learning more about the acute and long-term health effects of COVID-19 on the body. A new study from the University of Georgia explores the potential impact of the virus on male fertility. 

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID's 'not done with us': Nations rush to contain omicron

Taking an act-now-ask-questions-later approach, countries around the world slammed their doors shut again to try to keep the new omicron variant at bay Monday as more cases of the mutant coronavirus emerged and scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan adding more hospital beds in plan for next virus surge

The Japanese government's preparations for the next virus surge include adding thousands more hospital beds to avoid a situation like last summer when many COVID-19 patients were forced to stay home, even while dependent ...

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