Saturday, September 19, 2020

Wildfire smoke can irritate your lungs, cause inflammation, affect your immune system, and make you more prone to lung infections, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

By SUNITA SOHRABJI/EMS Contributing Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically heightened ongoing food insecurity: 14 million U.S. children will go hungry in any given week,...

Washington, DC--Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the MiniMed 770G System, a hybrid closed loop diabetes management device that is intended to...

Silver Spring, MD -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the first antigen test where results can be read...

Washington, DC--Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for investigational convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 in...

Washington, DC--Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Yale School of Public Health for its SalivaDirect COVID-19...

Atlanta, GA--The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM),...

Washington, DC--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized on July 31 the first two COVID-19 serology tests that display an estimated quantity of antibodies...

Atlanta, GA--CDC, several states, and FDA continue to investigate a rapidly growing outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. Red onions have been identified as the likely source. A...

Washington, DC--The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in new technologies to address challenges associated with COVID-19 testing (which detects SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus)....