Routine vaccination during covid-19 pandemic response, BMJ
Editorial advocates for routine vaccination of pregnant women and children remaining a priority during the covid-19 pandemic response, highlighting that outbreaks of measles and other vaccine preventable diseases is possible if uptake of routine vaccinations falls.
The first European consensus on vaccination in patients with MS has been developed by the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis and the European Academy of Neurology.Medscape Medical News
Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.
The CDC released data on Thursday showing that unvaccinated Americans are 11 times as likely to die of COVID-19 than vaccinated people, and six times as likely to be infected.
Rat urine is likely to cause of a recent outbreak of leptospirosis in New York City, a rare bacterial infection that can be transferred from animals to humans via interactions with urine.
A clinical trial from the NIH found that there was no difference in the time of recovery when hospitalized Covid patients were given interferon beta-1a compared to just remdesivir.
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Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies of COVID-19 complications after bout with blood cancer.
The WHO lists antimicrobial resistance as a top ten global health threat, saying that by 2050 it will kill more people than cancer. Could novel vaccines provide new ways to defeat superbugs?
Since the global pandemic began, one of the grimmer features of daily life has been watching the coronavirus death count tick up and up as the months have gone by. With so much unnecessary death in 2020, it’s surprising that in many countries, at least according to preliminary numbers, there was one significant group that actually saw its death rates fall: children. Data from the Human Mortality Database, a research project run by a global team of demographers, suggest that COVID-19 did not reverse years-long declines in child mortality, despite a mortality surge in the general population. Demographers, pediatricians...