Tag Archives: COVID

Here’s a map showing where low vaccination rates meet high case counts as U.S. Covid infections surge

More and more U.S. counties with low vaccination rates are starting see Covid cases climb, putting residents at risk for “unnecessary” infections, hospitalizations and potentially deaths as the delta variant tears through the country, according to U.S. health officials. “After several weeks of declining numbers of cases, followed by a long plateau, we are seeing… Read More »

Gene related to where a person lives ‘could prevent severe reaction to Covid’

Have you ever wondered why some people who catch Covid only have a mild illness, while others become seriously ill? Well, a scientific and medical team at Newcastle University have shown that a particular gene, called HLA-DRB1*04:01, is found three times more often in people who are asymptomatic, suggesting this gene confers some level of… Read More »

Journalists Discuss Long Covid, Delta Variant, Clinic for Migrants

California Healthline producer Lydia Zuraw told of her experience with long covid and how singing helped her shortness of breath on Newsy’s “Morning Rush” on Thursday. California Healthline reporter and producer Heidi de Marco discussed a clinic treating migrants at the Mexican border on KCET’s “SoCal Update” on Wednesday. KHN Colorado correspondent Rae Ellen Bichell… Read More »