Does delta COVID-19 variant raise risk of reinfection?

With the emergence of the delta variant driving new breakthrough infections, some are wondering what impact the strain may have on reinfection rates....

Lockdowns, school closures may be one of 'greatest crimes of the 21st century': Siegel

Many parents are feeling more frustrated by the day as their children remain working from home rather than in school due to coronavirus...

HIV incidence down 73% since 1980s peak, CDC estimates

HIV incidence, or yearly new infections, in the U.S has declined about 73% since peaks in the mid-1980s, according to estimates from the...

Hospitals press workers to get vaccinated as COVID-19 variants spread

Some hospitals are starting to mandate workers get COVID-19 vaccines as new immunizations flag and variants of the virus spread nationwide, spurring pushback...

WHO recommends first malaria vaccine for African children: ‘Glimmer of hope’

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday recommended widespread use of the first malaria vaccine for African children, aimed to cut disease burden...

German clinic helps COVID long haulers

HEILIGENDAMM, Germany – Simone Ravera rolls up her trousers, slips off her shoes and socks, then gingerly steps into the chilly waters of...

Will coronavirus face masks be the next 'plastic problem?' New research suggests yes

Face masks used to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as protecting yourself from the deadly disease have become an...

COVID-19 contributes the biggest decline in US life expectancy in decades

The life expectancy in the U.S. fell by about two years from 2018 to 2020, a decline blamed on the COVID-19 outbreak and...

Woman with coronavirus gives birth, gets new lungs

DETROIT – A suburban Detroit woman infected with COVID-19 gave birth then underwent a double lung transplant just weeks later to save her...

Salmonella outbreaks linked to Italian-style meats sickens dozens: CDC

Salmonella outbreaks linked to meats like prosciutto and salami have been reported across 17 states, sickening dozens and hospitalizing at least 12 people.The...

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