Health

Teen awakens from 10-month coma with no knowledge of COVID pandemic

A teenager has emerged from a 10-month coma with no recollection of the state of the world amid the coronavirus pandemic. On March 1st, Joseph Flavill suffered a brain injury after being struck by a car.
Read More

Fauci warns of ‘very high rate’ of COVID reinfection if variants become dominant

With various highly-contagious COVID variants having been reported in the United States, even those who have previously had the novel virus stand a chance of being reinfected.
Read More

Hospital breach lets 2,700 people 'cut in line' for COVID vaccine appointments

Beaumont Health says a couple of thousands people got into the COVID-19 vaccine scheduling system through an unauthorized “back door” — and those appointments will be canceled.
Read More

Man dies in hospital parking lot after being denied treatment, wife says

Woman says her husband died in a parking lot because he was refused medical treatment from a Missouri hospital. The 39-year-old father of three passed away after making his third visit to the facility.
Read More

Medical center loses COVID vaccine supply for six months as penalty for giving doses to teachers

A medical center in rural Georgia recently lost a 6 month supply of the coronavirus vaccine as a penalty for vaccinating teachers in an attempt to get kids back into the classroom. The decision came from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Read More

COVID pandemic isolation hits younger adults harder than older adults, US Census finds

A new survey indicates living alone during the coronavirus pandemic may have a greater mental health impact on young adults than on older adults.
Read More

Family of missing 91-year-old man found 71 miles from home thank officers who rescued him

Two police officers who found a missing 91-year-old man trying to cross the Throgs Neck Bridge in New York earlier this month were able to meet with his family, virtually, on Thursday.
Read More

‘Paramedic of the Year’ arrested for allegedly helping steal COVID vaccines

A Florida paramedic who recently received praise for his work in the medical field has been arrested for allegedly helping steal doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
Read More

Worldwide count of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpasses 100 million

Countries around the globe have now reported more than 100 million COVID-19 cases, data compiled by Johns Hopkins University shows. As of Tuesday afternoon, the university’s COVID-19 dashboard had recorded 100,032,461 global cases of the virus.
Read More

Study: Hand sanitizer harming kids' eyes

In public spaces there are hand sanitizer stations everywhere to help encourage people to take a pump to avoid spreading the coronavirus but a new study indicates those stations are harming kid’s eyes.
Read More

Pages