Mean levels of anti-Müllerian hormone unchanged from baseline to three months after vaccination among reproductive-aged women
Agency says that antigen tests ‘do detect the omicron variant, but may have reduced sensitivity’
As omicron appears to produce less severe illness than delta, its overall effect might end up having a positive side
Predictions likely to become more accurate as researchers learn more about omicron
Adults who underwent weight loss surgery between 2004 and 2017 had a reduced risk for severe outcomes
By Dec. 28, country had an average of 260 pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations each day
Risk for breakthrough infection higher for those with immunocompromising conditions, such as HIV, rheumatoid arthritis, solid organ transplant
Agency also released updated emergency guidance for health care facilities, decreasing isolation time after infection with COVID-19
Increase seen in prevalence of clinically significant depressive symptoms accompanied by increased loneliness, worse QoL
Oxford University issued a media statement saying, ‘Scientists have identified the gene responsible for doubling the risk of respiratory failure from COVID-19.’
Genome-wide association studies identified the 3p21.31 region of the human DNA as conferring a two-fold increased risk of respiratory failure.
And about 60% of people with South Asian ancestry carry the high-risk genetic signal, compared to 15% of those with European ancestry.