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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Upcoming flu season will likely be severe

The 2021-22 influenza season is likely to be more severe than average—and hit young children particularly hard—due to waning population-level immunity from the near-lack of a flu season during last winter's COVID-19 surge, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dental mitigation strategies to reduce aerosolization of SARS-CoV-2

Limiting infection transmission is central to the safety of all in dentistry, particularly during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, yet many dental procedures unavoidably generate aerosols. In the study "Dental Mitigation ...

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