CDC Changes Indoor Mask Recommendations

indoor mask recommendations

As a result of the rising rates of infection from the Delta-variant of the COVID-19 virus, the Centers for Disease Control reversed indoor mask recommendations under the following conditions: Fully vaccinated people should wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission. See this searchableRead

Lancet: Half of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Develop One-Or-More Complications

A study in The Lancet shows that one-in-two hospitalized COVID-19 patients develop one-or-more complications. They include renal, complex respiratory, and systemic complications, as well as cardiovascular, neurological, and gastrointestinal and liver complications. Overall, complications occurred in 50% of all participants, including in 44% (21,784 of 50,105) of participants who survived.Read

DISCOVERY: New Study Points to the Mouth and Gums as a Transmission Path for COVID-19

Are the Mouth and Gums a Transmission Path for COVID-19? Could Good Oral Health and Mouthwash Reduce Risk? Just released research, published in Genesis Publications, introduces a new model explaining why gum disease and poor oral hygiene could be a more accurate predictor for COVID-19 severity than patient age,ethnicity, orRead

Long-Term Cardiovascular and Heart Complications of COVID-19 in Younger Adults

Long-Term Cardiovascular and Heart Complications

Young healthy adults with mild COVID-19 symptoms may have an increased risk of cardiovascular and heart complications, and may continue for some time after infection. This according to new research published in Experimental Physiology, highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 non-hospitalized young adults who had only minorRead

Major Boost in COVID-19 Protective Antibodies Seen in Breast Milk after Vaccination

COVID protective antibodies, nursing mothers

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Our study showed a huge boost in antibodies against the COVID-19 virus in breastRead

Web Based Platform: 14 Different Diseases with Common Metabolic Pathways

In medicine, the terms like remarkable and ground breaking seldom occur. However researchers from Cambridge University and the Institute of Computational Biology, Munich, Germany have done something beneficially remarkable by identifying 14 different diseases with common metabolic pathways and placing the information on an open access webserver. As is wellRead

FEMA to Provide Financial Aid for COVID-related Funeral Expenses

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for COVID-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized March 26, 2021 and FEMA is moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance programRead