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As Covid-19 peak seems to near, experts warn against letting guard down

Hospitalizations and cases seem to be subsiding in states with high vaccination rates, but experts caution against celebrating too soonIn February 2021, Dr Craig Spencer wrote in a Medium post that he was as “eager as anyone to see the end of this pandemic. Thankfully, that may be in sight”.“Covid cases and hospitalizations are dropping,” wrote Spencer, director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. “Vaccines are getting into arms. So...
Tags: New York, Science, US news, Craig Spencer, North Carolina, Spencer, Coronavirus, Omicron Variant, Global Health in Emergency Medicine


Is the US nearing its Covid peak? Experts warn against letting guard down

Cases seem to be subsiding in states with high vaccination rates, but observers are reluctant to make firm predictionsIn February 2021, Dr Craig Spencer wrote in a Medium post that he was as “eager as anyone to see the end of this pandemic. Thankfully, that may be in sight”.“Covid cases and hospitalizations are dropping,” wrote Spencer, director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. “Vaccines are getting into arms. So, what happens ne...
Tags: New York, Science, US, US news, Craig Spencer, North Carolina, Spencer, Coronavirus, Omicron Variant, Global Health in Emergency Medicine


People with Omicron don't gasp for air as much as with other variants, but are getting 'really sick in a different way,' an ER doctor says

New York City has more than 5,000 COVID-19 hospital admissions as of January 3, official data shows.Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Omicron is making people sick in a different way to Delta and other variants, an ER doctor has said. The variant exacerbates other medical conditions and there's "so much of it," Dr. Craig Spencer said. "The nightmare is over, but this is scary too," he tweeted on Tuesday.  COVID-19 caused by Omicron is "making people really sick in a different way" to the original va...
Tags: Health, UK, New York, Science, News, New York City, Trends, Hospital, Craig Spencer, Healthcare, Delta, Symptoms, University College London, Spencer, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Delgado


People with Omicron don't gasp for air as much as with other variants, but are getting 'really sick in a different way,' an ER doctor said

New York City has more than 5,000 COVID-19 hospital admissions as of January 3, official data shows.Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Omicron is making people sick in a different way than the original virus, an ER doctor has said. The variant exacerbates other medical conditions and there's "so much of it," Dr. Craig Spencer said. "The nightmare is over, but this is scary too," he tweeted on Tuesday.  COVID-19 caused by Omicron is "making people really sick in a different way" compared to the origin...
Tags: Health, UK, England, New York, Science, News, New York City, Trends, Hospital, NHS, Craig Spencer, Healthcare, Symptoms, University College London, Spencer, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center


Pressure is building on Biden to send vaccine doses to India, as the country breaks global records with COVID-19 outbreak

President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose COVID-19 vaccine shot in Newark, Delaware on January 11, 2021. Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images Public-health experts and physicians are urging the US to donate vaccine doses to India. India's COVID-19 surge is shattering world records. The country recorded 349,691 new cases Sunday. In the US, daily vaccination rates are down 19% from a peak, as supply starts to outstrip demand. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington Post, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, South Africa, Craig Spencer, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Columbia University, Biden


India's COVID-19 surge is highlighting a ruthless, global black market for oxygen, where sellers jack prices up to 1,000%

A COVID-19 patient is given oxygen at a hospital in Kolkata, India, on Thursday. Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images Desperate Indians are turning to a black market in oxygen as stocks dwindle amid a COVID-19 surge. Oxygen shortages have taken hold in several countries, with rampant price-gouging. Reports from around the world detail cylinders being sold for ten times their normal price. See more stories on Insider's business page. India is having to deal with a black market for...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, London, Washington Post, Mexico, France, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Trends, Bbc, Craig Spencer, News UK, Brazil


Biden nominates a disease-fighting celebrity as beloved as Dr. Fauci to run the CDC: 'She's the full package'

Dr. Rochelle Walensky is President-elect Biden's pick to head up the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Massachusetts General Hospital President-elect Biden has plucked Dr. Rochelle Walensky, chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, to be next in line to run the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Walensky's colleagues call her "the full package:" both a sharp scientist, and a good communicator. During the pandemic, she has worked to coo...
Tags: Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Public Health, Harvard, New York Times, Craig Spencer, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Health Affairs, Zika


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports record daily global case increase; New York shops and bars reopen

China halts imports from US food plant where 481 test positive for Covid-19; UK PM to unveil lockdown easing on Tuesday; Brazil deaths pass 50,000Workers return as New York enters phase two of reopeningSouth Korea has Covid-19 second wave as Israel ponders new lockdownWHO reports record daily rise in cases worldwideBrazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to coronavirusUK coronavirus updates – live 4.17pm BST While the pandemic is now accelerating in Africa, aid organisations are war...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Science, China, Africa, Israel, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Craig Spencer



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