NIH launches self-reported COVID-19 results website

NIH launches self-reported COVID-19 results website

Reporting a positive or negative test result just became easier through a new website from the National Institutes of Health. MakeMyTestCount.org, developed through NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program, allows users to anonymously report the...
Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine OK’d for Ages 5–11

Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine OK’d for Ages 5–11

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., signed a decision memo expanding the use of updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5 through 11 years. This follows the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)...
42% of US ignored, lied about COVID precautions

42% of US ignored, lied about COVID precautions

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, 4 of 10 Americans didn’t follow public health measures or lied about being compliant, mostly because they wanted life to feel normal and exercise their personal freedoms, reveals a survey published yesterday in JAMA...
Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

Study finds long-term COVID brain injury risk

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – People who had COVID-19 are at higher risk for a host of brain injuries a year later compared with people who were never infected by the coronavirus, a finding that could affect millions of Americans, U.S....