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Vaccine Campaign Would Take Six to Nine Months to Curb COVID-19
First to be vaccinated would be those with health conditions that make them vulnerable to severe illness, death
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Characteristics ID'd for Under 21s With SARS-CoV-2-Linked Deaths
Teens and young adults, those with underlying medical conditions overrepresented among decedents
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Many Doctors Misinformed About Nicotine's Risks
Less than one-third of doctors correctly agree that nicotine directly contributed to birth defects
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Poll: Most Americans Do Not Trust Trump's COVID-19 Vaccine Comments
More than half of adults say they do not trust the president's vaccine comments
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Canada Reports No New COVID-19 Deaths for First Time in Six Months
As of Saturday, there had been 137,676 COVID-19 cases and 9,214 deaths from the illness in Canada
Monday, September 14, 2020

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Restarts
Trial was halted after a suspected adverse reaction in a patient
Monday, September 14, 2020

Among Hospital Patients, Children Less Likely to Carry SARS-CoV-2
Among those without COVID-19 symptoms, children less likely than adults to test positive for SARS-CoV-2
Monday, September 14, 2020

Vaccine Confidence Recently Increased in Some of Europe
Confidence in importance, safety, effectiveness of vaccines down in Afghanistan, other countries
Monday, September 14, 2020

Modafinil in Early Pregnancy Not Tied to Congenital Malformations
Large birth registry study conducted in Norway and Sweden did not show link to major malformations
Friday, September 11, 2020

Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Friday, September 11, 2020

Weight Stigma May Predict Binge Eating During the Pandemic
Young adults with previous weight stigma at greater risk for maladaptive eating, regardless of weight
Friday, September 11, 2020

Increases in Suicide Rates in Young Adults From 2000 to 2018
Suicide rates for those aged 10 to 24 statistically stable from 2000 to 2007 then increased to 2018
Friday, September 11, 2020

CDC: Nearly 800 U.S. Children Have Developed COVID-19-Related Condition
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children also associated with 16 deaths reported in 42 states
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Widespread Avoidance of Medical Care Found Due to COVID-19 Concerns
Prevalence of care avoidance higher for caregivers, those with underlying conditions, disabilities
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Middle, High School Students Mainly Use Flavored E-Cigarettes
Proportion of disposable product e-cigarette sales increased during September 2019 to August 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020

E-Cigarette Use Increased Significantly From 2017 to 2018
From 2016 to 2018, there was also an increase in daily use, sole e-cigarette use
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Pandemic Threatens Gains in Reducing Preventable Childhood Deaths
Many countries experiencing disruptions in childhood checkups, vaccinations, malnutrition programs
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

New COVID-19 Test Provides Results in 15 Minutes
Test correctly diagnoses infection 90 percent of the time and a negative result 100 percent of the time
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Clinical Trial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Paused After Illness
Company investigating whether the illness may be a side effect of the vaccine
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

More Than Half a Million U.S. Children Already Infected With COVID-19
There were 70,630 new child cases reported between Aug. 20 and Sept. 3
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Child Hospital, ICU Admission Rates Similar for COVID-19, Flu
But more clinical symptoms reported at the time of diagnosis for children with COVID-19 versus flu
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Drug Companies Say Ethical, Scientific Standards Will Be Followed in Making COVID-19 Vaccines
The pledge issued Tuesday is meant to increase public confidence in any approved vaccines
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

States Should Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine by Nov. 1
U.S. Surgeon General said a COVID-19 vaccine is possible, but not probable, by Nov. 1
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

As Tough COVID-19 Summer Ends, Experts Warn of Tougher Fall, Winter
A cold-weather surge of COVID-19 cases could trigger a much-feared 'second wave' of infections and deaths
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

ATV Accidents in Children Most Often Result in Head, Neck Injuries
Study reveals need for improvement in preventative safety recommendations and restrictions
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Guidelines Updated for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Updated content covers six topic areas, including new areas of anemia, pediatrics, pregnancy and delivery
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Almost 1 in 100 May Die From Firearms, Overdose, or Motor Vehicle Accident
Variance in lifetime risk seen across demographic subpopulations and states
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Prolonged Viral Shedding Seen in Children Positive for SARS-CoV-2
Median duration of viral shedding 19.5 days; median of 18 days found from RT-PCR positivity to seropositivity
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Friday, September 4, 2020

Chief of U.S. Vaccine Initiative Says October Timeline 'Extremely Unlikely'
Slaoui says there is 'no intent' to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine before clinical trials are completed
Friday, September 4, 2020

COVID-19 During Pregnancy May Pose Risks for Mother, Baby
Though less likely to report symptoms, pregnant women more likely to need intensive care, ventilation
Friday, September 4, 2020

CDC Refutes Social Media Rumors That COVID-19 Death Data Is Inaccurate
Conspiracy theories claim only a small percentage of people said to have died from COVID-19 actually died from the disease
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Early Body Mass Index Tied to Cardiometabolic Risk at Age 11 to 12
Obese children also have higher outcome pulse wave velocity, carotid intima-media thickness
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Poll: Americans Now More Likely to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
However, only 27 percent said they would get a vaccine within the first three months of it being available
Thursday, September 3, 2020

U.S. Will Not Join International COVID-19 Vaccine Effort
White House says it does not want to be constrained by multinational groups such as the WHO
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

CDC Alerts Nation to Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccine by Early November
CDC has notified officials across all 50 states that limited vaccine doses might be available by late October
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Pandemic Changed Asthma Care Delivery for Children
Simultaneously, admissions and systemic steroid prescriptions also declined
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Emergency Visits for E-Scooter Injuries Up From 2014 to 2019
Injuries nearly doubled, with head injuries most common
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

More Than 20 Percent of Children With COVID-19 Are Asymptomatic
SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA detected for a mean of 14.1 days among children who are asymptomatic
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Flexible School Meals Program Extended by USDA
Program will be extended at least through the fall to keep millions of children fed amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Maternal H1N1 Flu Vaccination Not Linked to Autism in Offspring
Prenatal exposure not associated with diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, autistic disorder
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies for 6 Percent of Frontline Health Care Personnel
Seroprevalence lower for HCP who reported always wearing a face covering while caring for patients
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

FDA Could Green-Light COVID-19 Vaccines Before Clinical Trials Completed
Data, not politics, would guide any FDA decision on vaccines, according to agency commissioner
Monday, August 31, 2020

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Rates Up Among Young Women in the U.S.
More women ages 18 to 30 are testing positive for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Monday, August 31, 2020

Pandemic May Have Delayed Type 1 Diabetes Diagnoses
Severity of presentation with diabetic ketoacidosis higher in 2020 versus 2019
Monday, August 31, 2020

Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Friday, August 28, 2020

FDA Warns of Hand Sanitizers in Food-Like Packaging
Reports received by the FDA include hand sanitizer sold in a pouch that resembled a snack
Friday, August 28, 2020

Model Says COVID-19 Deaths Could Surpass 317,000 by December
Since January, there have been more than 5 million COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and more than 180,000 deaths
Friday, August 28, 2020

Low Rates of Severe Disease, Death Reported for Children With COVID-19
Fatigue, headache, myalgia, sore throat, low platelet count, lymphadenopathy more often seen in MIS-C
Friday, August 28, 2020

Parents Have Contradictory Views on Childhood Vaccines
More than one-third of parents believe not all recommended vaccines are necessary
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Maine Summer Camps Identified, Isolated COVID-19 Cases
Actions prevented COVID-19 transmission to more than 1,000 other campers and staff
Thursday, August 27, 2020

Changes to CDC COVID-19 Testing Guidelines Trigger Concern
Guidelines changed this week and prompted concern among infectious disease professionals
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Vitamin D Supplement No Benefit in Pediatric Persistent Asthma
No improvement seen compared with placebo in children with asthma and low vitamin D levels
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Asymptomatic Children Identified
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in asymptomatic children linked to incidence of COVID-19 in general population
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Maternal Caffeine Intake May Be Tied to Negative Pregnancy Outcomes
Caffeine-related increased risk reported with moderate-to-high levels of consistency for five outcomes
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Pop Concert Held to Learn More About COVID-19 Spread
Participants equipped with contact tracers to record movements, track the path of small respiratory particles
Monday, August 24, 2020

Widespread Mask Use Could Save 70,000 U.S. Lives by Dec. 1
At least 176,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the United States so far
Monday, August 24, 2020

World's First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Reinfection Reported in Hong Kong
Suggests that immunity to the new coronavirus may last only a few months in some people
Monday, August 24, 2020

School-Located Influenza Vaccine Intervention Beneficial
SLIV intervention linked to drop in incidence of influenza hospitalization in school-aged children, adults
Monday, August 24, 2020

For Black Children With Autism, Diagnosis Occurs at About Age 5
On average, diagnosis occurs 3.5 years after parents' first concerns about the child's development
Monday, August 24, 2020

CDC: Risky Behaviors Common Among U.S. Teens
Many teens report not using condoms, vaping and using alcohol, texting while driving
Friday, August 21, 2020

Physician's Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Friday, August 21, 2020

Extract From Deadly Plant Touted as COVID-19 Cure
Scientists warn that ingesting even a tiny bit of the toxic shrub from which the compound is extracted can be deadly
Friday, August 21, 2020

White House Blocks FDA's Power to Regulate Lab Tests
FDA staunchly opposes the change, arguing that such authority is critical during a public health emergency
Friday, August 21, 2020

CDC: Mortality Rates Lowest for Infants of Normal-Weight Women
Total, neonatal, postneonatal mortality rates higher for infants of prepregnancy underweight women
Friday, August 21, 2020

Exposure to Air Pollution Tied to New Asthma in Children
Family risk factors, including maternal smoking, parental asthma, also tied to new asthma onset
Friday, August 21, 2020

Adolescent Vaccinations Decreased During COVID-19 Pandemic
Decrease could offset increased coverage noted from 2018 to 2019 in HPV vaccination, MenACWY
Friday, August 21, 2020

ACIP Issues Recommendations for 2020 to 2021 Flu Vaccination
Components of influenza vaccines updated for 2020-2021; two new vaccine options available for seniors
Friday, August 21, 2020

Michigan to Pay $600 Million to Flint Water Crisis Victims
Residents exposed to lead-tainted tap water after officials switched the water supply six years ago
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Wawona Bagged Peaches Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
Peaches were in 2-pound, clear plastic bags at ALDI stores in a number of states
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Incidence of COVID-19 Up for American Indians, Alaska Natives
Cumulative incidence 594 per 100,000 population compared with 169 per 100,000 for Whites
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Disparities Seen in COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Racial/Ethnic Subgroups
Percentage of hospitalizations among Black patients exceeded percent in the state population
Thursday, August 20, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Nasopharyngeal Load Higher in Children Than Adults
Highest viral load seen in the first two days of symptoms in children with SARS-CoV-2 infection
Thursday, August 20, 2020

HHS: Pharmacists in All States Can Give Childhood Vaccinations
However, the directive does not permit pharmacists to administer vaccines to children younger than 3
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

CDC: Recalled Onions Linked to 869 Salmonella Cases in 47 States
Agency said there have been 116 hospitalizations
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Honey Beats Usual Care for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Improvement observed in symptoms of URTI, especially for cough frequency and cough severity
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

USPSTF Urges Behavioral Counseling to Prevent STIs
Recommendation applies to sexually active adolescents and adults at increased risk
Wednesday, August 19, 2020


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