New York state has reached a milestone of having at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose in 70 percent of its residents.
Most of California’s COVID-19 restrictions were lifted on Tuesday and the nation’s most populous state is “poised to come roaring back.”
The American College of Physicians (ACP) released a statement supporting an “immediate ramping up of supply for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines equitably among and within countries in need.”
Investigators assessed the effectiveness of treatment with methylprednisolone vs dexamethasone for hospitalized COVID-19 patients with hypoxia.
Most hemodialysis patients but few kidney transplant recipients develop antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 after receipt of an mRNA vaccine.
Researchers compared the antibody responses of 2 age groups, one younger than 60 years and one older than 80 years, to the first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination.
Following the COVID-19 vaccine, decreases in COVID-19 cases, ED visits, hospital admission, and deaths were seen among older adults.
The Southern part of the United States is seeing an unusual late spring wave of RSV infections and health care providers should be on alert.