Noninfluenza viruses have rates of illness, death similar to flu

Noninfluenza respiratory viral infections (NIRV) are associated with illness and death rates similar to influenza in hospitalized adults, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). In a study of 2119 adults admitted to two hospitals over three seasons (2015-2018) in Edmonton, Alberta, and Toronto, Ontario, with confirmed…

US coronavirus death toll exceeds 500,000

Dr. Fauci: US will have 600M coronavirus vaccine doses by July 2021 White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells ‘Fox News Sunday’ Americans need to continue to ‘keep guard up’ and not be ‘complacent’ during the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. exceeded a tragic milestone as the nation recorded over…