Home / Health (page 20)

Health

First human case of West Nile virus identified in Massachusetts in 2020

The first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Massachusetts this year was identified on Friday, officials from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said. State health officials said the patient is a man in his 50s who was likely exposed to the virus in southwestern Essex County or eastern Middlesex County. Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel said Friday’s …

Read More »

CDC Reports 10 Babies Died From Mysterious Illness After Infection, Exposure To COVID-19 – NBC News

CDC Reports 10 Babies Died From Mysterious Illness After Infection, COVID-19 Exposure NBC News 11 cases of rare COVID-19-related syndrome in children confirmed in Washington KOMO News 11 cases of rare childhood diseases linked to COVID-19 reported in Washington KING 5 Eleven children in Washington diagnosed with rare COVID 19 related syndrome KPTV.com State reports 11 cases of pediatric inflammatory …

Read More »

AP Exclusive: Woman is the first in the US to get her second face transplant | national news

Dr Bohdan Pomahac, who performed Tarleton’s first face transplant, was reluctant to do another one and preferred to have a reconstruction surgery instead. But his team became convinced of the merits of a second transplant after Tarleton described how much the first improved his life. “He really wanted to try one more time,” said Pomahac, who conducted the second 20-hour …

Read More »

Rare COVID-19 Syndrome Found in Nearly 600 United States …

August 7 (Reuters) – Nearly 600 children were admitted to U.S. hospitals with a rare inflammatory syndrome associated with the novel coronavirus for four months during the peak of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday in a report. . Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) is a rare but serious condition that shares symptoms with toxic …

Read More »

Children can develop severe cases of Coronavirus

Children are at risk of developing severe cases of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control warned in a report Friday. © (Seth Wenig / AP-File) FILE – In this June 10, 2020 photo, Olivia Chan’s father helps her with a new mask she received at a graduation ceremony for her Pre-K class in front of the Bradford School …

Read More »

Surgeon General visits Baltimore to visit Coronavirus Field Hospital

Surgeon General broadcasts a strong message about the coronavirus in Baltimore Updated: 5:03 PM EDT Aug 7, 2020 The U.S. surgeon general visited Baltimore on Friday to urge people to wear masks, observe distance, and wash their hands as the city emerges as a new coronavirus hot spot. || Coronavirus Updates | Latest issues of Maryland | Where to take …

Read More »

55% of coronavirus patients still have neurological problems three months later: study

Although COVID-19 can cause lung scarring, heart and kidney damage, doctors and researchers are beginning to detect the virus’s potential long-term impact on the brain as well. And many “long-distance” or COVID-19 patients who continued to show symptoms for months after the initial infection cleared, report neurological problems such as confusion and difficulty concentrating (or brain fog), as well as …

Read More »

11 cases of rare COVID-19-related syndrome in children confirmed in Washington – KOMO News

11 cases of rare COVID-19-related syndrome in children confirmed in Washington KOMO News 11 cases of rare childhood diseases linked to COVID-19 reported in Washington KING 5 Two cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome confirmed in Franklin County KEPR 19 Eleven children in Washington diagnosed with rare COVID 19 related syndrome KPTV.com 10 new COVID cases reported in Cowlitz County Friday …

Read More »

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a possible long-term effect of Covid-19, experts say

“I could barely raise my hand to hail a taxi,” he said. After nearly two years, Wilder was diagnosed with a disease called myalgic encephalomyelitis, also called chronic fatigue syndrome, a neuroimmune condition with symptoms including brain fog, severe fatigue, pain, immune aberrations, and post-exertional malaise. He has worked for decades as a social worker and activist for marginalized communities, …

Read More »