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What Effect Does Long Covid Has? And How Are We Impacted By It?

What Effect Does Long Covid Has? And How Are We Impacted By It?

Since its emergence in 2020, long COVID-19 has evolved into a significant global health challenge, affecting millions and exerting a profound impact on economies due to reduced workforce productivity. The intense focus on this condition has generated over 24,000 scientific publications, making Long COVID the most extensively researched health condition in any four years of … Read more

Biden’s Tariff Hike Aims to Revitalize U.S. Medical Mask and Glove Industry

Biden's Tariff Hike Aims to Revitalize U.S. Medical Mask and Glove Industry

President Joe Biden’s decision to increase tariffs on Chinese goods is poised to provide a lifeline to U.S.-based medical mask and glove manufacturers. This move comes at a critical juncture for a sector that experienced a surge in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic but has since struggled to maintain momentum. Industry insiders anticipate that Biden’s … Read more

Brazil’s Ex-President Bolsonaro Accused of Faking COVID-19 Vaccination Records

Brazil's Ex-President Bolsonaro Accused of Faking COVID-19 Vaccination Records

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, often likened to Donald Trump for his populist rhetoric and divisive politics, faces accusations of tampering with a public health database to falsify his COVID-19 vaccination status. According to police reports, Bolsonaro and his aides manipulated government records to create the impression that he and his family had received the … Read more

Gwyneth Paltrow Claims That Her “Foray” Into Wellness Was Motivated By Her Late Father’s Battle With Cancer

Bruce Paltrow, Gwyneth Paltrow’s late father, passed away from cancer in 2002, and it was from him that she derived her enthusiasm for health and fitness. Caring For Your Health On Thursday, February 29, the 51-year-old actress and cofounder of Goop opened up about what made her realize how important it was to take care … Read more

CDC Contemplates COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy, Speculates Spring Booster

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are deliberating the potential recommendation of another COVID booster shot this spring, primarily targeting individuals vulnerable to severe illness. An advisory panel is set to convene on February 28 to discuss and vote on this matter, with a focus on the safety and efficacy of booster … Read more

U.S. Hospitals Reinstate Mask Mandates Amid COVID-19 Surge: A Vital Defense Against Resurgent Threats

Hospitals in the United States, particularly in New York City, have reissued mask mandates in response to a notable surge in COVID-19 cases. Prompted by a 33.2 percent increase in hospital admissions in specific areas like Suffolk and Nassau counties, health officials are taking decisive action to safeguard patients and healthcare workers. Driven by the … Read more

Health Systems Reinstate Mask Mandates Amid Rising Respiratory Infections

As COVID-19 and other respiratory infections surge, Mass General Brigham, Massachusetts’s largest health system, announced its decision to reimpose mask requirements for healthcare staff directly interacting with patients in clinical care settings, effective January 2. The decision is rooted in a strategic approach, with the health system monitoring the percentage of patients presenting respiratory symptoms. … Read more

COVID-19 Remains Most Lethal, but Flu and RSV Pose Growing Threats Across US

Health Officials Monitor Rising Respiratory Infections Amid Flu Season As the United States grapples with a surge in respiratory illnesses, health officials warn of the increasing impact of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). While flu cases gain momentum and RSV infections reach their peak in certain regions, COVID-19 continues to exert the most significant … Read more

Nobel Prize Awarded to Scientists Behind mRNA Covid Vaccines

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Professors Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman, two pioneering scientists whose groundbreaking work laid the foundation for the mRNA Covid vaccines. This prestigious recognition highlights the transformative impact of their research in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. A Paradigm Shift in Vaccine … Read more

New Vaccine for COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV Shots – Who, When, and How Much? Here’s What You Kneed To Know

The availability and considerations regarding vaccines for different respiratory illnesses, particularly focusing on COVID-19, influenza, and RSV vaccines. New Vaccine Comprehensive Guide to COVID-19, Flu, and RSV Shots and Costs The Duncan Banner – Vaccination considerations come to the forefront of our minds. Beyond the well-known flu and COVID-19 shots, there’s a newcomer in town:  … Read more