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COVID-19 measures a factor in Dutch foodborne illness decline

COVID-19 measures a factor in Dutch foodborne illness decline

The number of foodborne infections in the Netherlands in 2020 fell sharply compared with previous years likely because of measures taken against coronavirus, researchers say. Closures of cafes and restaurants, the decrease in social events including catering, travel restrictions, social distancing and increased attention to hygiene such as washing hands, reduced the contact between people…

Trending Medical and health breaking news COVID Deaths and Cases Are Rising Again at US Nursing Homes

Trending Medical and well being breaking information COVID Deaths and Instances Are Rising Once more at US Nursing Houses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 infections are soaring again at U.S. nursing homes because of the omicron wave, and deaths are climbing too, leading to new restrictions on family visits and a renewed push to get more residents and staff members vaccinated and boosted. Nursing…

Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC Projects Up to 62,000 COVID Deaths Over Next Month

Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC Projects Up to 62,000 COVID Deaths Over Next Month

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The CDC predicted this week that more than 62,000 people could die from COVID-19 during the next month due to the latest surge in cases. Between 36,000 to 62,000 additional coronavirus deaths could be reported during the next four weeks, with…

Trending Medical and health breaking news COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Well Against Reinfections

Trending Medical and well being breaking information COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin Fared Effectively Towards Reinfections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin strongly protected New Delhi healthcare workers against reinfection with the virus in the first half of 2021, including a period during the height of the Delta surge last spring, a new study finds. Among those who…

Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC: More Kids Hospitalized With COVID Since Pandemic Began

Trending Medical and well being breaking information CDC: Extra Children Hospitalized With COVID Since Pandemic Started

Hospital admissions of U.S. children younger than 5 — the only group ineligible for vaccination — have reached their peak since the start of the pandemic, according to new data from the CDC. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said the higher numbers show the importance of vaccination for all eligible groups. “This is the highest…