Tag Archives: COVID19

COVID-19 volume declines mostly uniform, but higher in Black, Latino neighborhoods, study shows

Dive Brief: Erosion in the volume of hospital inpatient admissions during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic was remarkably uniform, a study published Thursday in Health Affairs concluded. The volumes began to bounce back significantly in June. However, there were some differences among demographic groups. Admissions among patients living in majority Black and Latino… Read More »

Pregnant Women With COVID-19 at High Risk for Complications

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 — COVID-19 may hit pregnant women especially hard, U.S. health officials warned in two reports. In one report, scientists from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge pregnant women and health care providers to be aware of the risks for severe COVID-19, which include serious birth outcomes. Diagnosing COVID-19… Read More »

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study put on hold due to suspected adverse reaction in UK participant

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will put an experimental coronavirus vaccine study on hold in America after a participant in the United Kingdom faced an apparent serious adverse reaction, according to a report. The Anglo-Swedish company’s “standard review process triggered a pause to vaccination to allow review of safety data,” an AstraZeneca spokesperson said. CORONAVIRUS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW… Read More »