Health

CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

Apr.2 , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends that...

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to wild songbirds

A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections has been posted:

India Has More Than 80,000 New Daily COVID Cases

India’s health ministry Friday reported 81,466 new COVID cases in the previous 24-hour period. The new tally is the South Asian country’s highest daily count in six months. The western state of Maharashtra has more than half of the new cases with 43,...

German Health Minister Calls for Vaccine Stockpile

Germany’s health minister, Jens Spahn, Thursday stressed the need for Germany to stock up on COVID-19 vaccine for possible repeat shots next year, and said the nation should do so with or without the rest of the European Union.

T cells recognize recent SARS-CoV-2 variants

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Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy...

Preventive treatment reduces diabetic retinopathy complications

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A doctor examines a patient’s eyes

CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

A new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers. These groups are more...

UNICEF fund aims to raise US$2.5 billion for COVID-19 health supplies; low- and middle-income countries set to benefit

UNICEF has launched a fund to support low- and middle-income countries access to COVID-19 health supplies, including vital tests, treatments and vaccines. The fund, which leverages UNICEF’s Procurement Services to purchase supplies, provides an...

Engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal, prevent cancer from spreading

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Scientists find evidence that novel coronavirus infects the mouth’s cells

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RNA for SARS-CoV-2 (pink) and the ACE2 receptor (white) was found in salivary gland cells, which are outlined in...