More COVID patients required ICU beds, ventilation and died during third wave of virus – ABC News

Four times as many COVID-19 patients were admitted to intensive care during Australia's third wave of the virus compared to the first two combined, new research suggests.A higher proportion of those taken ill between late June and the beginning of November last year required ventilation and ultimately, a higher percentage of them died. The in-hospital mortality study […]

Why Wimbledon May Be Novak Djokovic's Last Grand Slam of 2022 – NBC Chicago

Novak Djokovic reiterated on Saturday that he does not intend to get the COVID-19 vaccine even if it means he will miss the 2022 U.S. Open in August.The Serbian, who is currently ranked No. 3 in the world, is required to get immunized to enter the United States as a foreigner, as per U.S. regulations. “As […]

SF Pride Parade returns after a two-year absence due to COVID – San Francisco Chronicle

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigateParticipants walk around Market Street before the San Francisco Pride Parade.A joyful crowd celebrates the return of the San Francisco Pride Parade.The San Francisco Pride Parade draws a mix of participants.Grand Marshall Vinny Eng waves to the crowd during the San Francisco Pride Parade.Disarm Hate […]

Where Can Young Children Get Vaccinated for Covid-19? – The New York Times

AdvertisementAge requirements vary among the larger pharmacy chains, and some won’t give the shots to children younger than 5.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.This article is part of our Coronavirus UpdatesBy Christine Chung and Carly OlsonU.S. children as young […]

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 – Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Health News Original Stories Patients Seek Mental Health Care From Their Doctor But Find Health Plans Standing in the Way Despite a consensus that patients should be able to get mental health care from primary care doctors, insurance policies and financial incentives may not support that. (Aneri Pattani, 6/27 ) Some People in This […]

Can our mitochondria help to beat long Covid? – The Guardian

Mitochondria are the body’s power plants, fuelling our cells. New research shows they play a role in many aspects of keeping us healthy – and could be the key to unlocking treatments for chronic diseases, including Parkinson’sAt Cambridge University’s MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Michal Minczuk is one of a growing number of scientists around the […]

COVID-19 vaccines saved an estimated 20 million lives in 1 year – CIDRAP

University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.COVID vaccines reduced the potential global death toll during the pandemic by almost two-thirds in their first year, saving an estimated 19.8 million lives, according to a mathematical modeling study yesterday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.An additional 600,000 lives could have been spared if a World Health Organization (WHO) goal […]

Victoria says rising Omicron subvariant is on track to be the state’s major Covid strain – The Guardian

Chief health officer Brett Sutton warns BA.4/BA.5 strain traces have risen in recent weeks, and has greater ability to evade vaccine immunityAn Omicron subvariant of Covid-19 that can evade vaccine immunity is on the rise in Victoria, with health authorities warning it is on track to be the state’s major strain in line with virus […]

Philippines Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situation Report #102, 23 May 2022 – Philippines – ReliefWeb

Philippines COVID-19 CasesAs of 22 May 2022, a total of 3,688,941 COVID-19 cases and 60,455 (1.6%) COVID-19 related deaths had been recorded since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a sudden and sharp increase in cases in late December 2021, but after peaking in early January 2022, a decreasing trend has been continuing […]

Johnson faces possible legal action over delay to Covid public inquiry – The Guardian

Campaigners say they will seek judicial review amid fears delay could lead to loss of evidence Boris Johnson is facing possible legal action over a delay to the start of the Covid-19 public inquiry, which campaigners fear could lead to evidence being destroyed.The prime minister pledged in parliament that the statutory inquiry into the UK’s […]