China has increased the testing of frozen foods after the country said it has repeatedly discovered the coronavirus on imported products and their packaging,The most recent instance saw frozen shrimp imported from an Ecuadorian company banned for one week o...
The world’s largest maker of surgical gloves is temporarily closing more than half its factories despite record demand — because more than 1,000 employees tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Monday. Top Glove in Malaysia has racked up reco...
Those who do not eat meat, especially vegans, are possibly at an increased risk for suffering bone fractures, per the findings of a new study. The participants, which were studied between 1993 and 2001, were categorized into four different groups: meat eate...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering shortening the current coronavirus quarantine timeline from 14 days to between just seven and 10, according to an exclusive Wall Street Journal report. The agency reportedly hopes the chang...
A top executive with the Mayo Clinic Health System on Tuesday said that amid ongoing, high numbers of coronavirus-related hospitalizations and strained capacity, a number of beds were put in an ambulance garage. Dr. Richard Helmers, regional vice president...
A coronavirus vaccine will begin to become available in the United States "probably by the end of the second week in December," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield told Fox News Tuesday. Redfield told "The Daily Briefing"...
Two dietary supplements are facing a recall, according to a notice posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website this week. In a notice posted to the FDA’s website on Monday, Fusion Health and Vitality LLC said all of its 2020 lots of Core Essen...
Following Monday’s news of AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine candidate showing up to 90% efficacy in clinical trials, officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) carried a hopeful yet patient message. “We’ve heard only the prelimi...
A dozen family members who traveled to St. Louis to celebrate their father’s 99th birthday found themselves all infected by the novel coronavirus. “So there’s a total of 12 of us,” Larry Goldsticker, Ralph Goldsticker’s son, told the news outlet. My brother...
The novel coronavirus has claimed the life of a child in Washington state. A Spokane County child between the ages of 10 and 19 died from COVID-19, marking the first such death in the county since the start of the pandemic, which is located in the eastern p...
Plenty of first-time chefs will enter the kitchen on Thursday as coronavirus shifts around typical Thanksgiving traditions and celebrations, but that doesn’t mean it has to end in an injury-riddled disaster. Even if you consider yourself an expert chef, the...
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Oxlumo to treat a rare genetic disorder affecting the kidneys, among other organs. “The approval of Oxlumo represents a great triumph of community involvement to address a rare disease,” Dr. Norman Stockbr...
A health official from Ohio's Cleveland Clinic on Monday said nearly 1,000 of the hospital’s caregivers have been affected by COVID-19. “We are experiencing close to 1,000 of our caregivers who have been affected by COVID-19 and unable to come in and care f...
Doctors are flagging a worrying trend amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the U.S.: More kids are contracting the virus, too. According to data compiled by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), there was a 28% increase in child COVID-19 cases over...
High-profile Brooklyn Democrats came under fire last week for attending a birthday party at which many of the attendees were neither wearing a mask nor social distancing. Yet when news broke of the COVID rule-breaking party, many of them reacted with a shru...
Coronavirus hospitalizations in Maine have surpassed 100 for the first time, according to state health data. As of Monday, at least 103 people in the state were hospitalized due to COVID-19, an increase of eight from the day before. Nearly a month ago, just...
Flouting recommendations from federal health officials, a third of parents who responded to a survey said they plan to see their families in person this year despite the risk of COVID-19. One in three parents in a new survey conducted by C.S. Mott Children’...
New gene-based technology has proven effective in the development of two promising coronavirus vaccine candidates. Both pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and biotechnology company Moderna have used messenger RNA (mRNA) when creating their respective vaccine candi...
While Oxford University and AstraZeneca announced Monday that their coronavirus vaccine candidate reached up to 90% efficacy in a late-stage clinical trial, the vaccine still requires regulatory approval before distribution. In the U.S., for example, the Fo...
Thanksgiving is likely to look different for nearly everybody this year. These guidelines may mean that while some will be able to celebrate safely among immediate family, others will spend the holiday alone. Mentally, coupled with the many months already s...