Flu + Coronavirus = Flurona. What you need to know about co-infection experts are watching

Flu + Coronavirus = Flurona. What you need to know about co-infection experts are watching

This post was originally published on this siteExperts expect to see more ‘flurona’ amid rapidly rising flu cases and surging coronavirus cases driven by the highly contagious omicron variant.     

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US crosses 800,000 COVID-19 deaths

US crosses 800,000 COVID-19 deaths

This post was originally published on this site The United States, the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, crossed 800,000 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University showed. The figure is greater than the entire population of several states, including North Dakota and Alaska. Around...

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California reintroduces mask mandate for indoor public spaces

California reintroduces mask mandate for indoor public spaces

This post was originally published on this site Authorities in California said Monday they were reinstating mask mandates in all indoor public spaces to try to curb the resurgence of Covid-19 in recent weeks. The mask mandate, which will come into force Wednesday, applies to all individuals, whether vaccinated or...

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Omicron isn’t a surprise to advocates who have fought for global vaccine equity

Omicron isn’t a surprise to advocates who have fought for global vaccine equity

This post was originally published on this sitePeople in richer countries, even if fully vaccinated, won’t be safe until those in poorer nations have the benefit of vaccines, experts have argued.     

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Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

This post was originally published on this site  Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the...

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CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe omicron variant causes the CDC to change its guidance on booster shots and unvaccinated federal workers get to keep their jobs for now. Updates.     

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Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

This post was originally published on this siteA survey finds the majority of U.S. employers will require employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations; few workers are quitting over the mandate.     

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Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

This post was originally published on this siteGOP Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) on Monday fired back at chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci after he gave an in-depth interview in which he called their criticisms “dangerous.”While sitting down with “Face…

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Stocks rebound after omicron emergence shook market

Stocks rebound after omicron emergence shook market

This post was originally published on this siteStocks rebounded Monday morning and shook off some of the heavy losses driven by the emergence of the omicron variant of coronavirus.The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened Monday with a gain of 368 points, rising almost 1.1 percent after closing…

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