Health

A news topic that has dominated lives around the globe for more than one year now. This category shall include health tips, health news, which will include new FDA announcements, etc.

May 24, 2021

India: Demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply

India’s demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply across the country amid a continuous surge of cases. (STL.News) India has reached the grim milestone of 300,000 people dying from Covid-19, with the devastating wave of infections.  If it seems to be easing off in big cities, it is still hitting hard...

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May 24, 2021

New York: Lowest COVID Positivity Rate Since Aug 29, 2020

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 0.77 percent yesterday, the lowest since August 29, 2020. “New Yorkers are fighting COVID-19 on all fronts across this great state, and as more people get vaccinated, our numbers continue to come down,” Governor Cuomo said.  “New Yorkers...

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May 10, 2021

Maryland: Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Last July

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) The State of Maryland’s key health metrics continue to improve across the board, as today the state is reporting the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since July 6, 2020. Case Rate Per 100K Falls to Lowest Level Since October 6.  The state’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K dropped to...

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May 4, 2021

WHO begs G7 to step up and combat Covid-19

(STL.News) The World Health Organization (WHO)? pleaded Monday with the #G7? to dig deep and fund the global #Covid?-19 recovery, warning the crisis cannot be resolved worldwide if they do not step up.  The World Health Organization said the Group of Seven industrial powers had the ability to fund the...

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May 2, 2021

India – records highest daily COVID-19 death toll

(STL.News) India has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since the pandemic began – a day after it became the first country to register more than 400,000 new cases. Its health ministry said 3,689 people had died within the past 24 hours. Hospitals are battling to treat patients amid...

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April 30, 2021

Spanish language version of Missouri Vaccine Navigator

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) launched the Spanish language version of the Missouri Vaccine Navigator, a secure registry tool to assist Missourians in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.  To further assist non-English speaking individuals, additional languages will be offered soon.  All Missourians over...

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April 30, 2021

More Missouri COVID-19 testing options increase accessibility

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Testing continues to be one of the most effective tools in the fight to contain the virus that causes COVID-19 and move past the pandemic. Those who should get tested include those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, those who have had close contact with someone with confirmed...

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April 26, 2021

Delaware Governor, DPH: Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, DE (STL.News) Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week.  Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta...

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April 25, 2021

India: Healthcare system on brink of collapse

INDIA (STL.News) India’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse as the country suffers the world’s worst surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths.  Inside hospitals, oxygen is running out and the government is pleading for help. Indian authorities scrambled Saturday to get oxygen tanks to hospitals where COVID-19 patients...

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April 22, 2021

Maryland Continues to Expand Walk-Up Vaccinations

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) The State of Maryland is expanding opportunities to get vaccinated without an appointment at certain mass vaccination sites. Walk-up vaccinations are currently open to all eligible Marylanders at these locations: M&T Bank Stadium (Pfizer) 1101 Russell St. Baltimore, MD 21230 Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.* Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital (Pfizer)...

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