Early Symptoms of COVID-19 Infection Likely to Differ Among Age Groups: Study | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

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The symptoms for early COVID-19 infection may differ among age groups and between men and women, suggest new research published in The Lancet Digital Health.

These differences are most notable between younger age groups (16-59 years) compared to older age groups (60-80 years and over), while men have different symptoms compared to women in the early stages of COVID-19 infection.

Men were more likely to report shortness of breath, fatigue, chills and shivers, whereas women were more likely to report loss of smell, chest pain and a persistent cough.

“It’s important people know the earliest symptoms are

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Cyclospora infections continue to increase; no common source found yet

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The number of reported cases of domestically acquired cyclosporiasis illnesses has increased by 254 cases since the last update on July 14, 2021. Cases continue to be reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As of July 27, there have been 462 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in people who had no history of international travel during the 14-day period before illness onset. The ill people have been reported to CDC by 29 jurisdictions, including 28 states and New York City.

Illness onset dates range from May 1 to July 16. However, there are likely more infected patients, officials

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Vermont coronavirus infections spike, the highest daily case count since May

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Vermont reported 55 new Covid-19 cases Friday, up from just three new cases June 25. The spike is almost entirely due to the highly contagious Delta variant, the data from the state Department of Health shows. 

Of more than 50 coronavirus specimens collected from infected people in Vermont from June 20 to July 30, all but three were attributed to Delta. The variant, first identified in India, now accounts for more than 80 percent of cases in the United States.  

The spike in cases comes just days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended universal indoor masking

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FDA Approves IV Therapy for Adults With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Selexipag tablets were first approved by the FDA in 2015 to delay disease progression and reduce the risk of hospitalization for PAH.

Officials with the FDA have approved selexipag (Uptravi; Janssen) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adult patients with WHO functional class II–III, who are temporarily unable to take oral therapy. Selexipag is a selective prostacyclin IP receptor agonist indicated for the treatment of PAH.

Uninterrupted treatment is considered key for individuals with PAH. According to Janssen, selexipag IV is a therapeutic option that will allow patients to avoid short-term treatment

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Delta variant spreads as easily as chickenpox, can cause more severe disease: Top US health body

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States described the Delta variant of the coronavirus as being as transmissible as chickenpox and warned that it could cause more severe disease, The Washington Post reported.

The US’ top health agency made these observations in an internal document that argues that officials must “acknowledge the war has changed.” It cites currently unpublished data as well as outside studies showing that vaccinated individuals infected with the Delta variant may be able to transmit the virus as easily as those who are unvaccinated.

Vaccinated people infected with Delta have measurable viral

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