Tag Archives: Covid

UK’s Covid cases rise again with 33,904 positive tests, marking a 15% week-on-week jump

UK’s Covid cases rise again to 33,904 after 15% week-on-week jump – as hospitalisations and deaths creep upwards It is the third consecutive day that the rolling seven-day average of daily coronavirus infections has risen Meanwhile, hospitalisations and deaths are still creeping upwards, according to the Department of Health Both measures lag weeks behind because… Read More »

COVID messages from doctors change behavior across racial lines

A team led by Harvard researchers found that presentations about COVID-19 delivered by physicians improved knowledge about the disease and preventive behaviors across racial lines. But their study also discovered that messages tailored to Black audiences and presented by physicians of color did not enhance the effectiveness for minority participants. “One of the things that… Read More »

Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination?

Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination? It’s unclear, but researchers are studying the chances of long-term symptoms developing in anyone who might get infected after vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccines in use around the world are effective at preventing severe illness and death from the coronavirus, but some people do get infected… Read More »