Why COVID-19 reinfections are surging in England – ABC News

Data showed more than 50,000 reinfections occurring every week.Why are COVID-19 reinfections rising in UK? As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in England, the country is also experiencing a surge in reinfections.Provisional data shows that, as of the week ending March 20, 2022, laboratory-confirmed reinfections — two positive tests taken more than 90 days apart […]

2 leading disease modelers predict low COVID rates this summer – Business Insider

After more than two years of nonstop COVID surprises, experts are understandably wary to make any sweeping predictions about exactly what will happen next. But two of the smartest infectious disease modelers in the US are suggesting that maybe — just maybe — we might catch a decent break from COVID this summer. Dr. Chris Murray, […]

Racial split on COVID-19 endures as restrictions ease in U.S. – MPR News

Black and Hispanic Americans remain far more cautious in their approach to COVID-19 than white Americans, recent polls show, reflecting diverging preferences on how to deal with the pandemic as federal, state and local restrictions fall by the wayside.Despite majority favorability among U.S. adults overall for measures like mask mandates, public health experts said divided opinions among racial groups […]

China won't give up on its COVID zero policy. As a Beijing lockdown looms, experts explain why – ABC News

"Go hard, go early" is a phrase many Australians became familiar with as states justified the use of lockdowns to extinguish COVID-19 cases in the first two years of the pandemic.But with the Omicron variant being far more virulent than previous strains, and vaccines proving effective in reducing the severity of illness, Australia, like much […]

Class of 2022: Military nurse and master’s student Stacey Rokas turns to Vanderbilt while on front lines … – Vanderbilt University News

Apr. 29, 2022, 3:56 PMBy Amy Wolf When military nurse Stacey Rokas filled out her application to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, she was embedded with the U.S. Marines on a training exercise with an international joint force in South Korea. She was the officer in charge of medical care.“I knew I needed to learn […]

Weekly News Quiz: April 28, 2022 – CNN

By Alexandra Meeks and Ivory Sherman Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin traveled to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, where they met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, making them the highest-level US officials to have traveled to the country since the Russian invasion began in late February. While there, Blinken announced […]

Trump officials muzzled CDC on church covid guidance, emails confirm – The Washington Post

Trump White House officials in May 2020 removed public health advice urging churches to consider virtual religious services as the coronavirus spread, delivering a messaging change sought by the president’s supporters, according to emails from former top officials released by a House panel on Friday.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent its planned public […]

Researchers test the power of machine learning to unravel long Covid's mysteries – STAT

Biotech & PharmaHealth TechBusiness & PolicyHealth & ScienceTeamExclusive analysis of biotech, pharma, and the life sciencesTopicsColumnsToolsEventsTeamAccountMoreFollow UsBy Katie Palmer April 29, 2022Long Covid, with its constellation of symptoms, is proving a challenging moving target for researchers trying to conduct large studies of the syndrome. As they take aim, they’re debating how to responsibly use growing […]

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long to Hold COVID-19 Remembrance Memorial Ceremony in Dover – State of Delaware News – news.delaware.gov

Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info Delaware News Menu Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long to Hold COVID-19 Remembrance Memorial Ceremony in Dover Date Posted: April 29, 2022 State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Releases Report Announcing Delaware Erases Rape Kit Backlog Date Posted: April 28, 2022 Charter School of Wilmington Wins Championship in 2022 […]