The Agency reviewed case reports from the FAERS database and calls from US poison control centers related to systemic symptoms after applying alcohol-based hand sanitizers to the skin.
An additional 200 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be obtained by the U.S. government in case there is a need for booster shots.
A coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas will be downgraded when it expires on Sunday as new daily cases continue to decline, the Japanese government said.
Restrictions on U.S. travelers to the European Union should be lifted, ambassadors in the 27-member bloc decided.
The researchers investigated an informally reported effect in which time seems to pass more quickly while playing games in virtual reality.
Among 30,000 volunteers — all of them from either the United States or Mexico — vaccinated people were completely protected against severe and even moderate cases of illness.
The highly transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus has been classified as a “variant of concern” by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There is a strong inverse correlation between convalescent plasma use per admission and mortality for hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Masks are no longer necessary in outdoor waiting areas or open-air seating for fully vaccinated people who use public transportation.
Researchers conducted a qualitative study of people with type 1 diabetes to evaluate the experiences of participants in a psychoeducational self-empowerment intervention.