People ages 12 and older are eligible to receive Pfizer-BioNTech boosters and people ages 18 and older may receive Moderna boosters which researchers said will provide broader protection against the newer variants.
If you’ve had COVID-19 and still aren’t feeling as mentally sharp or on task as before, there’s good news.UAB researcher Dr. Gitendra Uswatte, Ph.D. and his colleagues report promising results in an ongoing trial to help those who are living with long COVID brain fog.
Workers in America’s emergency departments were more likely to contract COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic in community settings or at home rather than when providing patient care in a hospital setting, according to new research conducted at emergency departments across the nation.
Rebound COVID-19 can sometimes happen with people who are treated with the drug Paxlovid in the early days of their infection, as is the case with President Biden. But the CDC warned this could happen.
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine have joined a network of children’s hospitals across the country that will coordinate on the response of future pandemics and other disasters.
UAB’s longest surviving COVID patient is finally going home almost a year after he went into the hospital, and he’s speaking exclusively to Fox 6 News. Danny Mills has been in the hospital fighting for his life since July of last year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allocate rapid, point-of-care and over-the-counter tests to Alabama schools, summer out-of-school programs and camps serving students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
After testing positive and seeing a healthcare provider, eligible individuals going to Test to Treat sites can immediately receive a prescription for an oral COVID-19 treatment and have that prescription filled – all at one location in a participating site.
BA.2, the highly contagious Omicron subvariant, is now the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the United States and it’s causing some confusion for allergy sufferers and those fighting flu. How do you know the difference?
Dr. Raul Magadia, an infectious disease doctor at Anniston’s Regional Medical Center, believes the pandemic is far from over and another shot is an extra layer of protection we need in case there is another spike.