Tag: coronavirus

FDA advisors weigh in on first antiviral pill for COVID-19

Nov. 30, 2021 – An antiviral tablet from Merck might assist some high-risk sufferers to survive a COVID-19 infection or assist them to keep out of the hospital, regardless that the dangers of taking the drug aren’t but absolutely identified, in keeping with a panel of consultants that advises the FDA on its regulatory selections […]

What We Know – and Don’t — About the Omicron COVID Variant

Nov. 29, 2021 — Health consultants throughout the globe are elevating considerations in regards to the newly found COVID-19 variant, Omicron, which was first recognized in South Africa. The nation’s minister of well-being introduced the final week that the variant had already unfolded in several areas of the nation.   The subsequent day, the World […]

Unvaccinated 14 Times More Likely to Die From COVID

Nov. 25, 2021 — While the rising variety of breakthrough instances worries well-being officers, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, reiterated that unvaccinated persons are nonetheless most in danger from COVID-19.“Infections among the unvaccinated continue to drive this pandemic, hospitalizations, and deaths — tragically, at a time when we have vaccines that can provide incredible protection,” […]

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern’ Drives U.S. Travel Bans

Nov. 26, 2021 — The World Health Organization on Friday labeled a brand new COVID-19 variant from South Africa as a “variant of concern,” which implies it might be extra contagious, trigger extra extreme illness and cut back the efficacy of vaccines and coverings. The WHO convened an impartial group of consultants on Friday to […]