JCVI backs autumn COVID-19 booster campaign for high-risk adults and NHS staff
Frontline health and social care staff and adults at increased risk of severe illness should be offered a COVID-19 booster jab this autumn, expert advisers have told the government. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - May 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

C.D.C. Panel Meet for Debate on Whether to Advise Pfizer Boosters for Children 5 to 11
Although the F.D.A. authorized the shots this week, hesitancy is high. Fewer than one-third of children in this age group have received two doses. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Children and Childhood Pfizer Inc BioNTech SE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention United States Source Type: news

Adenovirus Or Covid-19: What Is Behind The Outbreak In Child Hepatitis Cases?
Dr. Matt Binnicker, an expert in the diagnosis of infectious diseases, provides an update on the global outbreak of hepatitis in young children, and discusses the possible causes being investigated by scientists around the world, including the potential role of Covid-19. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Binnicker, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

New COVID-19 mystery: Some are getting coronavirus again even after taking Paxlovid
Health experts are urging people to be cautious if they develop symptoms again after taking anti-COVID pills. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Germany says pandemic not over as court OKs vaccine mandate
Germany’s health minister is warning that the coronavirus pandemic is not over yet (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC Backs Travel Testing; Pediatric Hepatitis Probe Expands; Shkreli Leaves Prison
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. CDC now advises the public to take a coronavirus test before domestic travel, vaccinated or not. (Washington Post) In response to the baby formula shortage, President... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

WHO clears China's CanSino COVID vaccine for emergency use
The World Health Organization has granted an emergency use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by China’s CanSino Biologics (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO: COVID deaths dropped by 21% last week but cases rising
The number of coronavirus deaths globally dropped by about 21% in the past week while cases rose in most parts of the world, according to the World Health Organization (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UCSF QBI Coronavirus Research Group awarded $67.5 million to develop therapies for future pandemics
Award is the largest NIH grant in UCSF history (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 18, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cerebral CEO Ousted, Over One Million Covid Deaths and Liquid Biopsy For Pregnancy
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Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Getting Vaccinated After Infection Could Slash Risk Of Long Covid, Study Finds
The odds of developing long Covid dropped for at least nine weeks after the second dose, researchers found. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Top Biden health officials sound warning on rising coronavirus infections
Those living in communities in the yellow or orange warning levels are urged to wear masks and take other steps to protect themselves. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

Over 75 Percent of Long Covid Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Initial Illness, Study Finds
Researchers analyzed the largest database of private insurance claims in the United States in the first four months after a diagnostic code for long Covid was created. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: your-feed-science Long Covid Chronic Condition (Health) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Health Insurance and Managed Care Research FAIR Health Inc United States your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Ashley Biden Tests Positive for the Coronavirus
Ms. Biden is not considered a close contact to the first couple, according to a spokesman for the first lady. #firstlady (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Since You ’re Already Getting a Flu Shot, Why Not One for Covid, Too?
Scientists and federal health officials are debating plans to pair coronavirus and flu vaccinations in the fall. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Omicron Variant Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration United States Source Type: news