COVID

NMDOH issues new public health order to address rising respiratory illnesses

The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health order due to an increase in respiratory virus cases and hospitalizations. Every state hospital has been directed to work together as well as ensure that patients are treated with the appropriate levels of care through the order. The NMDOH says the order is necessary …

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Feeling sick in Miami? Is it COVID? The flu? Another virus?

People are getting sick. kieferpix Getty Images/iStockphoto It’s not your imagination. It seems like everyone is getting sick in South Florida. Kids. Seniors. Family. Friends. Even doctors. “Unfortunately, during this time of year, everybody gets equal opportunity” of catching a cold, said Dr. Ladan Pourmasiha, a family medicine physician who also serves as medical director …

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COVID hit HIV detection in Europe threatens eradication progress

LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The number of people in Europe with undiagnosed HIV has risen as testing rates fell during the COVID-19 pandemic, threatening a global goal of ending the disease by 2030, a report said. The joint World Health Organization (WHO) and European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report said that …

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Hospitals plan for surge in ‘tripledemic’ cases this holiday season

This time of year, friends, family and loved ones gather for the holiday season, but with “tripledemic” cases still on the rise, doctors are urging people to get tested to prevent a tripledemic this holiday season.”It’s so important people remember to get their flu vaccine and their COVID vaccines,” said Associate Chief Medical Officer of …

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Hospitals plan for surge in ‘tripledemic’ cases this holiday season

This time of year, friends, family and loved ones gather for the holiday season, but with “tripledemic” cases still on the rise, doctors are urging people to get tested to prevent a tripledemic this holiday season.”It’s so important people remember to get their flu vaccine and their COVID vaccines,” said Associate Chief Medical Officer of …

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Study: Next Major COVID Variant Could Be More Dangerous

The next variant of the coronavirus could be more deadly than the omicron strain, according to a recent lab study from South Africa. The study, done by the Africa Research Health Institute in Durban and released last week, used omicron variant samples taken over six months from a person who was immunosuppressed because of advanced …

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Study: Next Major COVID Variant Could Be More Dangerous

The next variant of the coronavirus could be more deadly than the omicron strain, according to a recent lab study from South Africa. The study, done by the Africa Research Health Institute in Durban and released last week, used omicron variant samples taken over six months from a person who was immunosuppressed because of advanced …

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