Tag Archives: Covid19

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  5 minute read  •  226 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »

CDC panel to weigh COVID-19 booster shots in immunocompromised patients

A panel of independent experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans to consider additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine in a small fraction of the population with weakened immune systems.  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) plans to convene on July 22 to discuss “clinical considerations for additional doses in immunocompromised… Read More »

Steroids Are Not an Effective Treatment for COVID-19 Smell Loss

According to researchers, steroids shouldn’t be used for treating smell loss due to Covid-19. Smell loss is a well known symptom of Covid-19, and the pandemic is leaving many individuals with long-term smell loss. But researchers have found that corticosteroids, a class of drug that reduces inflammation in the body, aren’t recommended for treating smell… Read More »

One new COVID-19 case in South Australia

South Australia has reported another COVID-19 case linked to a miner who recently returned from the Northern Territory. Premier Steven Marshall says a fourth child in the man’s family has now tested positive for the virus. All six family members, who all have the infection, have been transferred to Adelaide’s dedicated facility for positive cases… Read More »