UCSF doctor on upcoming flu season, COVID-19 boosters – KPIX CBS SF Bay Area

UCSF doctor on upcoming flu season, COVID-19 boostersKPIX CBS SF Bay Area Can You Get Your COVID Booster And 2022 Flu Shot At The Same Time?HuffPost Can you get flu, COVID-19 booster shots at the same time?WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore Is It Covid or the Flu? How to Tell Symptoms ApartThe New York Times View Full … Read more

Hong Kong relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on inbound travelers and drops hotel quarantine

Hong Kong’s leader has announced that the city will no longer require incoming travelers to quarantine at designated hotels as the city seeks to open up globally after nearly two years. Key points: Inbound travelers do not need to do a PCR test within 48 hours before boarding a flight to Hong Kong They will … Read more

COVID: BART mask requirement to end Oct. 1 – KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco

COVID: BART mask requirement to end on October 1stKTVU FOX 2 San Francisco Mask mandate on public transportation lifted in LA CountyKTLA 5 Los Angeles County relaxes mask-wearing rules as COVID-19 spread slowsKABC-TV See full coverage on Google News

Book Notes: 21st Century Monetary Policy, by Ben S Bernanke

Ben S Bernanke, 21st Century Monetary Policy: The Federal Reserve from the Great Inflation to Covid-19WW Norton, 2022, 512 pages Central bankers can be scary – some so much so that they can be scary even to other central bankers. Ben Bernanke has always stood tall in that group, and so it was with some … Read more

Khosta-2: COVID-linked virus in Russian horseshoe bats found to be transmissible to human cells

A virus in bats in Russia has been found to bind to human cells, in a discovery that is being watched by public health experts who have been vigilant about zoonotic diseases since the COVID-19 pandemic. In a further finding in the research published in the peer-reviewed medical journal PLOS Pathogens, the Khosta-2 virus appears … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine uptake for young Ontario children lower than experts expected

The number of children under five getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in Ontario is even lower than the relatively small number many experts had expected. There have been shots for the youngest age group for two months, but only about six percent of those children have received their first dose. Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, … Read more

Most dementia patients receive no treatment after diagnosis: report

In a comprehensive new report, Alzheimer’s and dementia experts are urging better treatment for patients and better training for healthcare professionals, revealing that the majority of dementia patients receive little or no treatment after diagnosis. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) stated in a press release for the annual World Alzheimer Report that up to 85 percent … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy speaks at the UN General Assembly

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits the Kharkiv region for the first time since Russia launched attacks against his country on February 24 in Kharkiv region, Ukraine on May 29, 2022. (Photo taken by the Presidency of Ukraine/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The Ukrainian Presidency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images [The stream is slated to … Read more

Population-wide cohort study finds increase in major arterial and venous thrombotic events immediately after COVID-19 diagnosis

In a recent study published in Circulationresearchers investigated the association between coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vascular thrombotic events using a population-wide cohort study across England and Wales. Study: Association of COVID-19 with major arterial and venous thrombotic diseases: A population-wide cohort study of 48 million adults in England and Wales. Image credit: MattLphotography/Shutterstock Background … Read more

Doctors Urge Americans to Get Flu Shots and COVID Booster – ABC News

Doctors are urging Americans to get flu shots and COVID boostersABC News I am a doctor and have this essential COVID warning – Do not eat thisEat this, not that Health experts urge getting flu shots, COVID-19 booster shotsWPTV News – FL Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast ‘Should I get my omicron booster and flu … Read more