Investigators conducted a study to determine the relationship between demographic characteristics and comorbidities on the risk of mortality in patients with COVID-19.
Is body mass index associated with morbidity in patients hospitalized with COVID-19?
If a person is diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States right now, it is almost certainly caused by the delta variant.
A smaller dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine safely triggers a strong immune response in children as young as 5 years.
Children who are older, Black and Hispanic, and from families with lower income who attended school remotely in 2020 experienced disproportionate mental health difficulties.
BNT162b2 elicits relatively lower antibody levels to the SARS-CoV-2 spike RBD than mRNA-1273, and lower antibody levels are observed with BNT162b2 in older versus younger adults.
A public health emergency has been declared in Louisiana and Mississippi after Hurricane Ida caused power outages amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vaccine effectiveness is high for preventing COVID-19-associated hospitalization, even during predominance of the SARS-CoV-2 delta strain.
The current evidence suggests that vaccine efficacy is high against severe disease, with no evidence of declining protection.
Many parents hoping for COVID-19 vaccines for their children younger than 12 years may get their wish this fall.