• Nearly 500K Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, analysis finds

    8 days ago - By Healio

    An average of nearly half a million Americans are estimated to have received a diagnosis of Lyme disease each year from 2010 to 2018, according to a new analysis published in Emerging Infectious Diseases.
    Lyme disease in commonly underreported in the United States. In 2017, for example, the U.S. reported a record number of tickborne diseases - nearly 60,000, most of them Lyme disease - but the CDC noted that the actual number of cases was much larger.
    To get a better estimate, Kiersten J. Kugeler, PhD, MPH, an epidemiologist in the CDC's Bacterial Diseases Branch, and
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  • Colleges can prevent 96 percent of COVID-19 infections with common measures, study finds

    8 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The combined effectiveness of three COVID-prevention strategies on college campuses - mask-wearing, social distancing, and routine testing - are as effective in preventing coronavirus infections as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines approved by US FDA, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University.
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  • Nearly 47 million Americans have been infected by coronavirus, study finds

    Nearly 47 million Americans have been infected by coronavirus, study finds

    8 days ago - By Natural News

    A new study of antibody tests finds that as much as 14.5 percent of the population in the United States may already have antibodies for the Wuhan coronavirus. This potentially puts the country closer to achieving the goal of herd immunity. This research is according to a study by Pfizer Vaccines, which determined...
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