• Public health interventions, more hospitals associated with reduction in COVID-19 case-fatality rates

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Counties that banned in-person religious gatherings and those with a greater number of hospitals per capita were associated with a decreased case-fatality rate of COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave, according to a new University of Michigan study.
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  • COVID-19 pandemic increased pregnant women's risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure

    COVID-19 pandemic increased pregnant women's risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    A new study from Boston University found rates of gestational diabetes rose by 12% from 88 cases per 1,000 deliveries in 2019 compared to 98.9 per 1,000 delivereis in 2020
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  • FDA delaying decision on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-17 due to heart inflammation concerns

    FDA delaying decision on Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12-17 due to heart inflammation concerns

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    The Wall Street Journal reports that the FDA may delay its decision of whether to expand authorization of the Moderna Covid vaccine by a few weeks due to myocarditis concerns.
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  • Outdoor lessons, air filters and face masks: Victorian schools ready for staged return

    1 month ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Schools will be juggling a long list of safety measures when children return on Monday. But as COVID-19 cases surge, it is unvaccinated parents - not children - we should worry about.
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  • Florida reports 1,192 COVID deaths, over 19,519 cases this week

    1 month ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    The Florida Department of Health reported its weekly COVID-19 report for Sept. 17. Cases continue to decrease while reported deaths are up.
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