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Covid ‘doesn't discriminate by age': Serious cases on the rise in younger adults

7 days ago   |   By News Medical

After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a growing share of the patients in covid-19 hospital wards.
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Top in ID: COVID-19 ‘long haulers,' vaccine efficacy in older adults

Top in ID: COVID-19 ‘long haulers,' vaccine efficacy in older adults

7 days ago   |   By Healio

Nonhospitalized COVID-19 survivors had a nearly 60% increased risk for death after the first 30 days of illness, according to a recent study. It was the top story in infectious disease last week.
Another study investigated the efficacy of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in a real-world setting. The data revealed that the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines were 94% effective against COVID-19 hospitalization among fully vaccinated older adults and 64% effective among partially vaccinated older adults. This was another top story.
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Pulse Oximeters can Better Detect Covid-19 in Older Adults

Pulse Oximeters can Better Detect Covid-19 in Older Adults

7 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Covid-19 can be detected faster with pulse oximeters in older adults. Early interventions can help older adults avoid highly invasive procedures and improve the allocation of scarce healthcare resources.
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The vaccine is the pandemic: MULTIPLE countries seeing spike in covid deaths...

The vaccine is the pandemic: MULTIPLE countries seeing spike in covid deaths AFTER covid vaccines began

A total of 26 countries and counting are reporting a massive uptick in Wuhan coronavirus “cases,” injuries, and deaths now that the “vaccines” are in widespread use. The... Read more ...

Meat Production Is Polluting the Air You Breathe

Meat Production Is Polluting the Air You Breathe

A new study estimates airborne particles generated by food production kill nearly 16,000 Americans each year. Read more ...

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A holistic practitioner offers advice that has worked in her own clinical experience. Read more ...

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5 Fabulous Formulas for Younger-Looking Eyes

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Palestinian rockets target Tel Aviv, setting off sirens

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The couple will welcome their third child in November. Read more ...

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First graders Julia and Luna prove that even a pandemic can't stand in the way of finding the perfect pal. Read more ...