Tag Archives: COVID19

Returning to sports and physical activity after COVID-19: What parents need to know

While most children and teens who have COVID-19 recover completely, sometimes the virus can have lasting effects. One of those effects can be damage to the muscle of the heart — and if a damaged heart is stressed by exercise, it can lead to arrhythmias, heart failure, or even sudden death. This appears to be… Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Tested on Babies and Pregnant Women

Pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (J&J) announced on February 28, 2021, plans to test its experimental Ad26.COV2.S vaccine for COVID-19 on infant children (including newborns), pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems. J&J did not include infants, pregnant women or the immunocompromised in the U.S. population in clinical trials on… Read More »

Before and after COVID-19: How the world has changed in a year, in 37 photos

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada This month marks the one year anniversary of Canada swiftly moving into lockdown after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic Author of the article: National Post Staff, The Canadian Press Article content On March 8, Canada recorded its first death from COVID-19, and just a… Read More »

Fauci praises Australia’s COVID-19 efforts

America’s top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has again praised Australia’s efforts in containing the coronavirus and its emerging variants. Dr Fauci, who was joined by Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly in an online discussion on Wednesday morning, said Australia has fared well during the pandemic when compared to other countries. “When Australia shuts down,… Read More »

Is there a role for vitamin D in COVID-19? [PODCAST]

The Podcast by KevinMD | Conditions | February 27, 2021 “As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic causing spiking numbers of cases, the scientific and medical communities continue to search for effective treatments and preventive measures. We have clearly established the importance of wearing masks, physical distancing, and frequent handwashing. As of this… Read More »

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday voted to endorse Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, clearing the way for FDA leaders to grant emergency use authorization amid the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The vote was 22-0, with all committee members voting in favor of endorsing the jab for emergency use approval.  The committee was charged… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson says it can produce 20M doses of COVID-19 vaccine by late March

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it can produce 20 million doses of the single-shot coronavirus vaccine by late March and has applied for emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration.  SANOFI PRODUCING JOHNSON & JOHNSON COVID-19 VACCINES “Assuming necessary regulatory approvals relating to our manufacturing processes, our plan is to begin shipping immediately upon… Read More »