COVID-19 Tag

COVID-19 infections and related deaths continue to rise at nursing homes in Wisconsin, the latest numbers from AARP show.  Over the four weeks ending Sept. 19, the rate of COVID-19 deaths more than doubled from 0.05 to 0.11 per 100 residents, according to the organization’s nursing...

Wisconsin health officials are warning that COVID-19 deaths will continue to increase as the state experiences a surge in cases driven by the delta variant.  But they noted vaccinations are keeping the number of deaths from rising as sharply as the case numbers have been in...

COVID-19 patients are putting a strain on hospitals, around the state. New data from the Wisconsin Hospital Association shows less than six percent of intensive care unit beds are available. One Fox Valley health care system is, once again, sounding the alarm. Tuesday morning, ThedaCare announced its hospitals...

-- The UW School of Medicine and Public Health is looking to enroll more participants in a study exploring the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in people with inflammatory bowel disease.  The HERCULES study, which began in April, focuses on the immune system response of IBD patients...

This study demonstrated a significantly higher humoral immunogenicity of the SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 vaccine (Moderna) compared with the BNT162b2 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech), in infected as well as uninfected participants, and across age categories. The higher mRNA content in mRNA-1273 compared with BNT162b2 and the longer interval between...