Merck applies for approval of first COVID-19 antiviral pill
by Jim Wappes on October 11, 2021 at 9:28 pm
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 11, 2021Emergency use authorization would be for treating mild to moderate COVID in adults at risk for severe disease.
News Scan for Oct 11, 2021
by Jim Wappes on October 11, 2021 at 8:21 pm
Mental disorders and COVID deathCOVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatmentCWD halts MN deer farm movementSeafood Salmonella outbreak
COVID infects all ages in family equally, but immunity plays a role
by lmclerno_91236 on October 11, 2021 at 8:18 pm
Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsOct 11, 2021While COVID rates were comparable, 52% of kids under 4 were asymptomatic, compared with 12% of adults.
DRC confirms new Ebola case in earlier outbreak area
by Lisa Schnirring on October 11, 2021 at 8:06 pm
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 11, 2021In the weeks before the boy got sick, three of his neighbors–a father and two kids–died from a similar illness but weren’t tested.
Routine child, adult vaccinations fell amid COVID-19
by Jim Wappes on October 8, 2021 at 8:49 pm
Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsOct 08, 2021Studies detail lower rates of routine vaccinations amid the pandemic, especially in kids.
COVID tool accelerator is likely to continue through 2022
by lmclerno_91236 on October 8, 2021 at 8:48 pm
Lianna Matt McLernon | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsOct 08, 2021Also, surges continue in Europe, while some Asian countries see respite.
Adolescent COVID-19 vaccinations lag across US
by Jim Wappes on October 8, 2021 at 8:45 pm
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 08, 2021Only 47% of teens are vaccinated, and in 9 states, less than a third of eligible teens are.
News Scan for Oct 08, 2021
by Jim Wappes on October 8, 2021 at 7:13 pm
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COVID vaccine-related myocarditis rare, usually mild, studies say
by Jim Wappes on October 7, 2021 at 10:18 pm
Lianna Matt McLernon | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsOct 07, 2021The trio of studies found that young men appear to have higher risk.
News Scan for Oct 07, 2021
by Jim Wappes on October 7, 2021 at 6:30 pm
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The Hidden U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic: Orphaned Children – More than 140,000 U.S. Children Lost a Primary or Secondary Caregiver Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
by email@example.com on October 7, 2021 at 9:14 am
One U.S. child loses a parent or caregiver for every four COVID-19-associated deaths, a new modeling study published today in <em>Pediatrics </em>reveals.
CDC Completes Sixty-Day Assessment of Order under 42 U.S.C. 265
by firstname.lastname@example.org on October 2, 2021 at 12:00 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.
Youth E-Cigarette Use Remains Serious Public Health Concern Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
by email@example.com on September 30, 2021 at 11:01 am
A study released today (attached) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students reported currently using e-cigarettes in 2021, with more than 8 in 10 of those youth using flavored e-cigarettes.
CDC Statement on Pregnancy Health Advisory
by firstname.lastname@example.org on September 29, 2021 at 2:35 pm
Today, CDC issued an urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among people who are pregnant, recently pregnant (including those who are lactating), who are trying to become pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future to prevent serious illness, deaths, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Studies Show More COVID-19 Cases in Areas Without School Masking Policies
by email@example.com on September 24, 2021 at 1:05 pm
Today, CDC released three studies in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that highlight the importance of using layered prevention strategies including universal masking to stop the spread and minimize disruptions to school operations for safe in-person education.