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Coronavirus LIVE: India active cases rise; Maharashtra tally at 2,087,632

By | February 20, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: India registered 13,993 fresh Covid-19 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Active cases in India have risen to 143,127, while the caseload tally has risen to 10,976,776. The country continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 16th among worst-hit nations by active cases. A total of 10,715,204 vaccine doses have been given to beneficiaries. Maharashtra recorded 6,112… Read More »

A Third of COVID Survivors Have Long-Haul Symptoms

By | February 19, 2021

Nearly 31% of patients said they had a worse health-related quality of life now, compared to before getting COVID-19, the researchers reported. It’s not yet clear why COVID-19 causes these lasting effects. Many viruses are capable of creating what’s known as “post-viral syndrome,” which experts describe as health problems that persist long after the infection has… Read More »

Want a Vaccine With That? Drive-Thru COVID Shots Recommended

By | February 19, 2021

Feb. 19, 2021 — Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites, if set up nationwide on a massive scale, could significantly speed up the number of Americans vaccinated, according to new research that provides a detailed model for how to do it. Based on the suggested model, 350 million doses could be given in 100 days, says study co-author Sunderesh… Read More »

Programs Helps COVID Long Haulers Recover

By | February 16, 2021

Arianna Varas, 35, COVID-19 survivor and long hauler, Manhattan, NY. Webinar, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Feb. 12, 2021. Thomas Gut, DO, director of ambulatory care medicine, Staten Island University Hospital; assistant professor of medicine, Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine. Rachel Zabner, MD, infectious disease specialist and co-director, COVID-19 Recovery Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. David Putrino, PhD,… Read More »

Expert Tips for Teachers When Schools Reopen

By | February 12, 2021

AP News: “Biden vows to reopen most schools after 1st 100 days on job.” CDC: “Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation,” “How Do I Set Up My Classroom?”  Chalkbeat: “Billions for learning loss: How Joe Biden’s stimulus plan would work.” Kaiser Health News: “‘We’re Not Controlling It in Our Schools’: Covid Safety Lapses Abound Across US.”… Read More »

Southern California Is Origin of New COVID-19 Variant

By | February 12, 2021

FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new variant of COVID-19 found in Southern California is coursing across the United States and around the world, a new study finds. The variant — called CAL.20C — was first found in July in Los Angeles County. It reappeared in Southern California in October, then spread in November and… Read More »

How Families Cope When Only One Gets COVID Vaccine

By | February 11, 2021

Linsey Marr, PhD, professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Leana Wen,  MD, emergency medicine doctor; public health policy professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Amesh Adalja, MD, emerging infectious diseases specialist, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security, Baltimore. Melissa Martin, Atlanta area. Lindsay Macheska, New York City. Kaiser Health News: “COVID Vaccines… Read More »