Kathryn Ivey graduated nursing school in the middle of a pandemic. (more…)
COVID-19 hospitalizations pass 100K in US and could double soon; experts fear weary staff will be ‘overrun’ by patients
The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients nationwide passed the 100,000 mark Wednesday, an alarming statistic fueling enormous strain on the health care system and its brave but beleaguered workers. (more…)
The Department of Veterans Affairs is recruiting 8,000 volunteers for the Phase 3 clinical trials of at least four COVID-19 vaccine candidates at 20 federal medical facilities across the U.S., according to officials with the ....
Until President Trump's coronavirus infection, the White House strategy for keeping him and others in the administration safe was one of testing only. (more…)
First people to get COVID-19 vaccinations also will get daily health check-in text messages from the CDC – Healthizmo
As the United States gears up for a massive immunization effort to begin as soon as a coronavirus vaccine is available, health officials are planning the details of the rollout. (more…)
A flu shot doesn’t always protect you. But amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever.
Getting a flu vaccine this year is even more important than usual because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to public health officials. (more…)
I took a peek at one of my childhood friends’ Facebook feeds and spotted 16-times he’s shared a debunked conspiracy theory, cheapfake video or politically-charged falsehood. (more…)
Teacher creates database of school closings, cases, deaths; Birx says wear a mask ‘inside, outside, every day’
As schools across the nation struggle to find a safe way to educate students in-person, a Kansas teacher has dedicated herself to tracking school closings, cases and deaths in a budding national database. (more…)
To prove face coverings are safe and don't harm oxygen levels, a British doctor ran 22.6 miles in a mask. (more…)
The coronavirus pandemic has Americans drinking more. (more…)