So you have a cold. Fever. Sore throat.
Coronavirus? Or influenza?
As we head into flu season, it can be hard to tell the difference — even for doctors.
Both flu and COVID can cause headaches, they can both result in a cough, you can get fatigue and body aches,” said Dr. Dennis Cunningham, an infectious disease specialist for McLaren Health in Flint. “Its going to be extremely difficult to tell the difference just by looking at someone, and people are going to need lab tests to help figure i…
South Korea Tries to Quell Anxiety Over Flu Shots After 13 Unexplained Deaths – The New York Times
Health officials say there is no link between the deaths and the flu vaccines. But the deaths, after two recent vaccine recalls, have raised safety fears among…
Then, earlier this month, 615,000 doses of a flu vaccine shipped by another company were also recalled after some of them were found to contain white particles, which the government described as being a harmless protein. Almost 18,000 people had received doses before they were recalled.
No serious harm had been reported from either of those lots, though dozens of people who received those doses reported fevers or other minor complaints which are common reactions to flu shots, officials said. None…
Utah heart attack victim competes for medical care amid surge in Covid-19 cases – CNN
In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting…
(CNN)In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting Covid-19 outbreak had become more dangerous than many knew.
The virus now had the ability to potentially kill a patient — his patient — even if she wasn’t infected.
Hours before, Terry, a 47-year-old mother and wife, had suffered a heart attack in her Herriman, Utah, home. According to her sister, she had to be revived four times…
Pastor of Waldo County church at center of coronavirus outbreak shares statement as cases rise – WMTW Portland
The Maine CDC says there are now 46 cases of the coronavirus linked to an outbreak in Waldo County and three hospitalizations
BROOKS, Maine —The Maine Center for Disease Control announced Wednesday there are now 46 cases of the coronavirus linked to an outbreak in Waldo County, an increase of four since Tuesday.
The agency says three individuals have been hospitalized.
For the first time since the Maine CDC announced this investigation into the outbreak linked to a gathering at the Brooks Pentecostal Church in Waldo County, the pastor of that church is sharing a public statement.
Pastor Matthew Shaw said in a Facebook…
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