The truth is that the bouncing ball of mortality projections has more to do with the inconsistent quality of the data from medical surveillance around the world.
The shields, which sit away from the face and have gaps at the bottom and sides, would allow many more droplets to escape if the wearer coughed or sneezed.
Eric Topol, MD, editor-in-chief of Medscape, writes an open letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, MD, expressing concerns about the FDA's leadership during the COVID-19 crisis.
About nine in 10 Americans said they are knowledgeable about mask-wearing and that they sometimes, often or always wear a mask when they leave their home and are unable to social distance, the online poll shows.
Everyone who tests positive should then receive a confirmatory PCR test -- a slower, more complex and more accurate type of molecular scan that looks for the genetic material of the new coronavirus.
Doctors already recommend that people with high blood pressure use a home monitor to track their numbers. But research suggests that home readings, alone, only make a small difference in getting the condition under control.
Emergency use authorization or approval for a COVID-19 vaccine before Phase 3 clinical trials are complete could be considered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio
The Federal Drug Administration has broadened its emergency use authorization for the anti-viral drug remdesivir to include all hospitalized coronavirus patients, not just those who are so ill they require ventilators or oxygen therapy.
Boseman, who also starred as Jackie Robinson in '42,' died of colon cancer.
Misinformed vaccine beliefs drive opposition to public vaccine policies even more than politics, education, religion or other factors, researchers say.
No cases of an infant contracting COVID-19 from breast milk have been documented, but questions about the potential risk remain.
There have been more than 70,000 deaths in U.S. nursing homes, according to the COVID Tracking Project.
The FDA says many alcohol-based hand sanitizers are packaged in containers that look like food items or drinks and could cause injury or death if ingested.
The global market for telehealth is projected to grow from $25.4 billion this year to $55.6 billion by 2025.
Several companies have recalled Prima Wawona peaches or food made with them, including Aldi, Food Lion, Hannaford, Kroger, and affiliated retailers Target, Walmart and Wegmans.
Diets focused on healthier plant-based foods were associated with normal blood pressure, blood lipids and blood sugar.
Made by Abbott Laboratories, the 15-minute test will sell for $5, giving it an edge over similar tests that need to be popped into a small machine, the Associated Press reported.
A new U.S. study finds that cold weather is responsible for most temperature-related deaths in Illinois.
In a new study, doctors there noted the drops were significant: the hospital and its care network witnessed a 60% decrease in daily asthma health care visits and an 83% decrease in steroid prescriptions.
The actions prevented COVID transmission to more than 1,000 other campers and staff who attended the four camps for well over a month between June and August, CNN reported.