Dr. Floyd Wormley told Newsweek hospitals need to be extra careful at disinfecting surfaces as COVID-19 hospitalizations increase across the country.
The CDC says it is concerned about the deadly fungus, which has been found in Texas and D.C. patients, because of its drug resistance.
Health officials are concerned that more kids are being hospitalized with the Delta variant and are asking people to wear masks in hopes of protecting them.
We must be humble enough to admit where we've come up short, and savvy enough to tap into lessons from our past successes.
"The response has shocked me," said the nutritionist behind the junk food collection. "Clearly people really do need guidance in what to eat."
Michelle Fiscus is accusing Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey of kowtowing to "a handful of outraged and uninformed legislators."
The virus, which can live on hard surfaces for hours, has been spreading this summer in the U.S.—an unusual season for it to do so.
"Someone wanted to send a message to tell her to stop talking. They thought it would be a threat to her," Dr. Michelle Fiscus' husband said. "It was an obvious sign."
While Biden isn't "concerned" that there will be another COVID outbreak, he's urging Americans to stay safe while celebrating in areas with low vaccine rates.
"This is extremely discouraging and alarming to know that these products could end up in the hands of our young children who think they're having an afternoon snack that cannot be allowed," said New York Senator Todd Kaminsky.
During a Wednesday meeting held by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, officials announced that there was a higher-than-expected number of reports of myocarditis or pericarditis in those aged 16 to 24 who received the mRNA vaccines.
Public health experts told Newsweek the Biden administration falling short of its deadline should not dissuade efforts to get Americans vaccinated against COVID-19.
"[S]ome of these new pathogens, we just really don't know how they're going to behave when they're in Connecticut. They've never been here before," Jason White, the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, said, according to NBC Connecticut.
It is "very disappointing" but "not surprising" that many conservative states are lagging behind blue states in COVID-19 vaccinations, according to American Public Health Association Executive Director Georges Benjamin.
Friday's remarks mark the first time Modi has specifically referred to the coronavirus' grip over India's countryside since the second wave emerged in February.
Fewer than half of Americans say they are even somewhat concerned they or a family member could be infected with the virus, the new poll shows.
A federal judge ruled that the CDC had exceeded its authority when it extended the nationwide moratorium to June.
Exams for medical interns in India will be postponed in an effort to increase personnel availability amid the world's worst coronavirus outbreak.
The mannequin was so convincing that someone called the police to report that Mike Cormier's Nova Scotia restaurant Ardmore Tea Room was flouting public health directives.
"I think the American people understand how broken our system is, and you've got to take this opportunity to bring about meaningful change," the Michigan Democrat said.
Six cases of rare blood clots have been reported in individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S., though a causal link has yet to be confirmed.
This week, hospitalizations in Michigan almost exceeded the state's previous record high from April 2020. Healthcare workers are anticipating the latest surge, which includes more young people than ever before, to be Michigan's worst.
The Indian government has the unenviable task of vaccinating 40-60 percent of 1.35 billion people to reach herd immunity. That's a mammoth task at its current capacity.
In a published research letter, the professor presented findings that few children in Sweden, where schools have remained open, became seriously ill from COVID-19.
Officials reiterated that healthcare providers and pharmacies have the capacity to administer many more doses, but lack the vaccine supply.
Israel is aiming to vaccinate most of its population by early spring. It's a massive undertaking, even for a small country.
"People who are not eligible for vaccination will not be able to gain access to a vaccination clinic," the Rhode Island Department of Health said.