Report: 1 in 5 will rebound after Paxlovid, but it still works
Nov 14, 2023
One in five people who take nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid) get COVID-19 again after the drug clears them of it, according to a new study.
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Nov 09, 2023
JAMA study confirms co-administration of flu, COVID vaccines offer similar effectiveness as separate vaccination dates
COVID-19 antivirals may slightly lower long COVID risk
Oct 26, 2023
Even though it may be more pricey for some people to get Paxlovid soon, a new study finds that taking it is linked to a small reduction in long COVID. The same is true for Lagevrio, the other oral drug...
Study: Paxlovid lowered COVID hospitalization, death in people more prone to serious disease
Oct 03, 2023
As news that COVID-19 activity has declined emerged Monday, a new study was released showing that people vulnerable to severe COVID-19 who took nirmatrelvir and ritonavir (Paxlovid) had a lower risk for...
Long COVID not as prevalent in 2022 as previously estimated, CDC says
Sep 28, 2023
New survey data finds that long COVID was less prevalent in 2022 compared to other estimates previously recorded.
For the first time, vaccines are available for all 3 viruses targeting older adults
Sep 20, 2023
COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus cases are increasing, and the height of influenza season is on the horizon, but older adults and long-term care staff members are entering the first virus season...
COVID-19 death rates surpass that of flu in hospitalized older adults
Aug 15, 2023
Older adults who are in the hospital with COVID-19 die at double the rate compared to people who are hospitalized for flu complications, a new study published recently in The BMJ shows.
State high court keeps provider COVID immunity in play but further defines scope
Aug 14, 2023
Connecticut’s highest court has offered a mixed ruling for a nursing home that sought dismissal of a wrongful death suit under a state provision limiting COVID-era liability.
Study’s amazing discovery: COVID-19 was not very good for long-term care
Aug 05, 2023
Mama used to say the only good thing about being sick is that you’ll feel better later — if you live.
This COVID-19 vaccine linked to lower risk for clotting, blockages
Aug 04, 2023
A study that put both COVID-19 shots to the test to see which was better for older adults found that the Moderna vaccine was superior.