Category Archives: Public Health
Zantac Products Should Not Be Sold or Used, F.D.A. Warns, Citing Cancer Danger
This post was originally published on this siteAlthough most drugmakers had already pulled the heartburn products months ago, the agency told consumers they should throw out any over-the-counter medications they still had.
Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns
This post was originally published on this site Only about 12% of facilities have been able to get supplemental PPE from federal resources, compared with 25% that have drawn from local donations and 17% from do-it-yourself efforts to cobble together masks and gowns, results show. State and local governments have supplied PPE to 29% of facilities surveyed.
How Three Countries Have Kept COVID-19 In Check
This post was originally published on this site Although the United States missed its chance to head off a COVID-19 epidemic, and is well on its way to becoming the pandemic’s new epicenter, these lessons drawn from other countries could still be used to help manage infections in the months and years ahead, Adalja and Kullar said.