Teams of scientists worldwide are racing to stay ahead of the next coronavirus by developing what's known as pan-coronavirus vaccines.
Here are some fall treats that can boost your immune system, like butternut squash, which has a large amount of vitamin C and vitamin A.
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Monkeypox was the cause of death in a Los Angeles County adult last week, public health officials confirmed Tuesday. This is the first known death from monkeypox to be reported in the United States.
The FDA’s authorization of the reformulated COVID-19 booster shots represents a major step in the effort to get more Americans boosted.
THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental new pill could boost treatment of the autoimmune disease lupus, researchers reported at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting.
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday it has loosened its COVID-19 social distancing recommendations as the American public learns to live with the virus in its midst.
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You may have heard the term “immunocompromised” used throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but what does this actually mean? For immunocompromised…
U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized another COVID-19 booster for people age 50 and older, a step to offer extra protection for the most vuln…
There are no magic wands or supplements to maintain a strong immune system. But here are six practical steps for boosting your child’s immune system.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher is working to develop a computer model for one of the human body's most complex machines — the immune system.
Neil Cavuto, an immunocompromised Fox anchor who has dissented from the loudest voices at the right-wing network and spoken out in favor of Covid-19 vaccines, revealed on Monday that he had been hospitalized for weeks with a serious case of coronavirus and nearly died.
COVID-19 vaccines are saving an untold number of lives, but they can't stop the chaos when a hugely contagious new mutant bursts on the scene, leading people to wonder: Will we need boosters every few months? A new vaccine recipe? A new type of shot altogether?
As of Thursday, 8.6% of fully vaccinated Douglas County residents had a breakthrough case, but only .026% of them have died.
The AAP urges children and adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine and booster as soon as they are eligible.
Tom Osborne, the former Husker football coach and Nebraska congressman, is urging all Nebraskans to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The first sample of the Omicron or B.1.1.529 lineage was taken Nov. 9, according to WHO. It got noticed because of a surge of cases in South Africa.
The Delta variant of coronavirus is the dominant lineage in the US and much of the world. The Delta variant accounts for 99.9% of cases in the…
An Omaha an infectious diseases physician says sorting through the options and recommendations for COVID boosters eventually should become easier.
Nebraska posted 3,980 new cases in the week ending Friday, down 12% from the previous week. But in some parts of the state, transmission levels are still so high that new surges are possible.
About 0.17% of fully vaccinated Nebraskans have had breakthrough COVID infections. Of those, about 1.05% have died.