Another bummer coronavirus summer for California? Cases keep rising along with concerns
Another bummer coronavirus summer for California? With cases on the rise, the state finds itself in a familiar, if frustrating, position. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

Monkeypox: Why L.A. is watching out for this rare but potentially serious illness
Monkeypox is garnering increased attention because outbreaks and cases are showing up in areas where they don't usually occur. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Source Type: news

L.A. County coronavirus cases rise to new risk level, sparking concern
The coronavirus case rate in Los Angeles county is now high enough to land it within the 'medium' community level outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hospitalizations are also on the rise. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

L.A. coronavirus hospitalizations rise markedly, outbreaks increase, sparking new concern
The coronavirus case rate in Los Angeles county is now high enough to land it within the "medium" community level outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hospitalizations are also on the rise. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

New coronavirus mystery: Some are getting COVID-19 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, Luke Money 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

Jimmy Kimmel 'is such a positive person' that he tested positive for COVID-19 again
Comedians John Mulaney and Andy Samberg have will guest host 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' while Kimmel continues to recover from COVID-19. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christi Carras Source Type: news

With new coronavirus wave, L.A. faring much better than New York. Can it last?
Officials remain hopeful that California can avoid the significant increases in coronavirus hospitalizations seen on the East Coast. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

L.A. is doing much better than New York with new coronavirus wave. Can it last?
Officials remain hopeful that California can avoid the significant increases in coronavirus hospitalizations seen on the East Coast. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

L.A. doctor accused of issuing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, injecting patients with plasma
Dr. Donald Plance is accused of forging cards and falsely claiming that the blood plasma injections would protect patients from contracting the virus. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gregory Yee Source Type: news

Vaccinated but anti-vaccine, Eric Clapton tests positive for COVID-19
'Eric Clapton is unfortunately suffering from COVID,' his team said. 'Traveling and performing ... could substantially delay his full recovery.' (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christi Carras Source Type: news

More free COVID rapid tests are available. Here's how to get yours
The Biden administration announced Tuesday that each U.S. household can order eight free at-home test kits, on top of the eight previously made available. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Healey Source Type: news

L.A. coronavirus hospitalizations start rising again; officials urge mask-wearing
The 29% week-over-week increase in coronavirus-positive hospitalizations was the highest weekly percentage increase in L.A. County since mid-January (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II Source Type: news

U.S. reaches 1 million COVID deaths — and the virus isn't done with us
The milestone is an indelible reminder of the awful toll that the disease has taken and continues to take. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Baumgaertner, Kurtis Lee Source Type: news

With COVID cases rising, how close is California to new mask rules, restrictions?
L.A. County remains far from meeting its own metrics for a new mask order, but a moderate increase in coronavirus case rates has officials concerned. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Luke Money Source Type: news