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A bout of unexplained pediatric hepatitis cases in Alabama has captured the attention of public health officials — and concerned parents — across the U.S. At least eight states have said they’re currently investigating or have confirmed cases that meet the criteria for the illness outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 160 cases have been identified worldwide.
New FDA-authorized oral COVID-19 medications to be offered in Maryland
The Maryland Department of Health announced that they are working with care facilities, local health clinics, physicians, and pharmacies statewide in order to distribute the recent FDA-authorized antiviral medicines, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir.
What We Know About Omicron
CDC has been collaborating with global public health and industry partners to learn about Omicron, as we continue to monitor its course. We don’t yet know how easily it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, or how well available vaccines and medications work against it.
NAACP - Health disparities left Black Americans vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and dying from it at higher rates, nearly two times greater than their share of the population. In the last two months, there has been a sharp increase in the number of African Americans who are concerned the worst of the pandemic is yet to come.
Should my child get a coronavirus vaccine? Is it safe? Here’s what you should know. - With about 17 million U.S. children now eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine, many health experts are urging parents and guardians to inoculate their children — especially since the highly transmissible delta variant is the dominant strain in the United States.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance FEMA.gov
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.