The drug is not expected to neutralize the dominant BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 subvariants of Omicron.
The parents of the child who had a severe case of RSV reflected on the their son’s bout with the illness.
But the vaccine’s effectiveness decreased over time.
Nationally, 6% of all outpatient visits were because of flu or flu-like illness for the week of Nov. 13-19.
But the case for the effectiveness of vaccines and boosters versus skipping the shots remains strong.
Treating the condition requires equal combinations of skill, experience, and intuition. Doctors begin to cobble together treatment plans.
The “sweet spot” associated with reduced COVID-19 cases and deaths is 40%-60% indoor relative humidity.
News from the FDA/CDC
White House coordinator says that a holiday COVID-19 surge is unlikely.
“Decreased exposure to endemic viruses created an immunity gap – a group of susceptible individuals who avoided infection and therefore lack...
From the Journals
A new study out of the United Kingdom identifies at what level high blood pressure can help predict a life-threatening case of the virus.
More than a quarter say their condition is severe enough to significantly limit their day-to-day activities.