New figures highlight the impact of Covid-19 on mental health care for inpatients and emergency departments

New numbers reported this week indicate that Vermont’s inpatient psychiatric care capacity slowly began to rebound last year, but it remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, the total number of days patients spent seeking mental health care in emergency departments statewide reached new highs. That number, more than 10,500 a day, now appears to be … Read more

5 things to know on January 19: the economy, New Zealand, Covid-19, Ukraine, Amazon

CNN – A street snack known as “dragon’s breath” is at the center of a dangerous new viral video trend. The colorful candies are dipped in liquid nitrogen to create a vapor effect when eaten – creating smoke-like fumes that billow from the mouth, nose and ears. Health officials are warning against eating the popular … Read more

Researchers have revealed a genetic predisposition to immunity against novel variants of COVID-19

Verification of immunoreactivity of ORF1ab epitopes in a subset of HLA-A*1:1 and HLA-A*2:1 carriers. True positivity rates for ORF1ab epitope identified in comparison groups. Credit: 2023 Shkurnikov et al. The SARS-CoV-2 delta variant that caused the third wave of COVID-19 in mid-2021 was found to be more infectious than previous SARS-CoV-2 variants. In addition, protein … Read more

New York Supreme Court overturns COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers

A state Supreme Court judge in Syracuse struck down a statewide mandate to vaccinate medical staff against COVID-19, ruling that New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state health department had exceeded their authority. In a landmark ruling on Jan. 13, New York State Supreme Court Justice Gerard Neary declared the statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate … Read more

A large study finds that prolonged symptoms of the COVID-19 virus often resolve in people with a mild infection

Clarification: Clash (Clash) The research by a team in Israel appears to offer encouraging news: the majority of symptoms associated with the long-running coronavirus may resolve over time for those who initially develop a mild case of COVID-19. The study found that mild cases had a twelvefold greater risk of developing healthy conditions than uninfected … Read more

New radioactive PET tracer device reduces the number of false positive cancer results after a COVID-19 vaccination

Novel 68Ga-FAPI PET/CT provides tumor staging without the pitfalls related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Credit: Tristan T. Demmert et al., Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Essen. New photo agent 68Ga-FAPI can reduce the number of false positive PET/CT results among cancer patients who have recently been vaccinated against COVID-19. Publish a new research before … Read more

Covid-19: ‘Disgraced’ golf coach quit for not being vaccinated wins employment case

By Emily Morehouse, Open Justice Correspondent Benjamin Harwood won the ERA case after he quit his job at Whangamatā Golf Club due to a Covid-19 vaccine. picture: take photo A golf coach who was humiliated after being fired for not getting a Covid-19 vaccine will receive more than $15,000 from his former employer after successfully … Read more

Finding a vaccine against COVID-19 to protect against infection and brain damage caused by the virus

summary: A new COVID-19 vaccine developed by researchers at CNB-CSIC appears to protect against brain infection and neurological symptoms associated with the coronavirus. Source: University of Seville Although respiratory diseases are the main impact of COVID-19, many patients also present with important neurological symptoms, such as anosmia (loss of smell), headache, malaise, cognitive loss, epilepsy, … Read more