COVID-19 positivity rate climbs to 38.8% in Bexar County, Metro Health reports

SAINT ANTONY – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is reporting a COVID-19 positivity rate of 38.3%, a change of 7.3% from last week’s rate of 31%. Tuesday’s COVID-19 numbers Metro Health’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 5,413 new cases and a 7-day rolling average of 6,140 cases. According to the data, seven new deaths were reported. … Read more

Man’s agonizing penis pain is found to be rare side effect of COVID

A man’s agonizing penis pain was blamed on COVID infection, as docs warned of the rare side effect. Writing in a medical journal, the Iranian team described how the virus led to blood clotting in the poor man’s shaft. The unnamed male had suffered penile pain for three days before being seen by a urologist … Read more

Omicron is milder, but scientists say it’s still too soon to relax

A sign reminding passengers to wear a face mask to prevent the spread of Covid-19 appears on a bus on First Street outside the United States Capitol on Monday, January 10, 2022. tom williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Infectious disease experts have warned it is too soon for the public to stop … Read more

Mild COVID cases still lead to attention and memory issues – study

A health worker closes the door of an ambulance outside the Royal London Hospital amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in London, Britain January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – People with mild COVID-19 who have no other traditional “long COVID” symptoms may … Read more

Osteopath Brendon Talbot shares his secret exercise to strengthen your core and lower back

An osteopath has revealed his key exercise to get a ‘bulletproof’ core instead of crunches. Brendon Talbot, a Canadian health practitioner specializing in bone and muscle tissue, shared the exercise where he circles a kettlebell around his hips, switching it from hand to hand in a posted video on TikTok. He said the exercise builds … Read more

Mild COVID cases still lead to attention and memory issues

By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) – People with mild COVID-19 who suffer from no other traditional “long COVID” symptoms may still show impaired attention and memory six to nine months after infection, a study by the British University of Oxford. Cognitive problems affecting concentration levels, along with forgetfulness and fatigue, are hallmarks of long COVID … Read more

Omicron variant symptoms: This symptom could predict COVID infection

Cases of the omicron variant of the novel coronavirus are skyrocketing across the country. But there are still people who have not yet been infected. So what symptoms of the omicron variant could predict an infection? The news: Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady recently said sore throat predicts COVID-19 infection, by … Read more

GOP lawmakers ask FDA for answers in Pfizer COVID-19 booster approval process for children: ‘Quite troubling’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FIRST ON FOX: GOP lawmakers on Tuesday demanded answers from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on why the leading agency did not rely on its typical committee approval process before authorizing a third Pfizer COVID vaccine. for children aged 12 to 15. In a letter to … Read more

Nearly 4,000 Kaiser patients may have received wrong COVID vaccine dosage in Bay Area

A Kaiser Permanente hospital is seen in this undated photo. (Bryan Chan/Los Angeles Times) Hundreds of patients with a Northern California healthcare provider may have received an incorrect dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the provider announced this week. Those who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at Kaiser Permanente Walnut Creek Medical Center between Oct. 25 and … Read more