South African COVID Variant in SC US

South Carolina Detects South African COVID-19 Variant

South Carolina Detects South African COVID-19 Variant Also, an expert warns about hospital oxygen shortages and Novavax reports good phase 3 vaccine data.

Symptoms 4 months after COVID-19

Lingering lung, physical, mental symptoms 4 months after COVID-19

Lingering lung, physical, mental symptoms 4 months after COVID-19| The findings suggest many patients recover very slowly after hospital release | Four months after their release from the hospital, more than half of 238 adult COVID-19 patients in northern Italy still had impaired lung function or mobility issues..

Covid-19 hotspots

Cases Drop in Main Global Pandemic Hot Spots, but Surges Elsewhere

Cases Drop in Main Global Pandemic Hot Spots, but Surges Elsewhere | In its weekly snapshot of COVID-19 activity, the World Health Organization (WHO) said cases fell for the second week in a row, mainly in the highest-burden countries, but it warned that the pattern masks sharp rises in other countries in some regions. In other developments, 70 countries have now detected the B117 variant, and more nations have also reported the 501Y.V2 and P.1 variants.

COVID Spread North Carolina Study

Three Studies Highlight Low COVID Risk of In-Person School

Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP News | Jan 08, 2021 | Studies spotlight limited in-school COVID-19 spread in North Carolina, Sweden, and Norway. Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy…

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CDC: Variant COVID-19 Strain Likely Circulating In Many States

Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP News Jan 07, 2021 | There are now at least 56 cases of the variant B117 in 8 states; California and Florida have the most. Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy…