Immunocompromised people are at a greater risk of severe disease and death from Covid-19, leading many to worry how to protect themselves as pandemic restrictions are rolled back nationwide. But health experts say various tools and treatments are available to help the immunocompromised reduce their risk of infection and severe outcomes.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday filed an appeal of a federal judge's ruling that struck down CDC's mask mandate for public transportation, but some experts worry that the appeal could ultimately undermine CDC's authority to enact public health measures.
Heartbeat-tracking technology embedded in wearable devices such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit are "feats of technology," but health experts say the data they produce isn't always useful and may lead to unnecessary diagnoses and treatments, Darius Tahir reports for Kaiser Health News.
When a healthy 77-year-old man suddenly "developed terrible and unrelenting diarrhea" and lost 25 pounds, his doctors investigated several gastrointestinal illnesses before finding the true cause of his sickness, Lisa Sanders writes for the New York Times Magazine.
CDC’s new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics aims to provide insights into the future of the Covid-19 pandemic and future infectious disease outbreaks, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Maryland, and other states.
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