Nearly all states expected to see rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, predictions show

As the country’s resurgence of COVID-19 peaks since mid-February, daily hospital admission levels and new COVID-19-related deaths in the United States are expected to continue to rise in over the next four weeks, according to recently updated forecasting models used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Forecasts now call for nearly every … Read more

Shares of Sea, owner of Shopee, rise 14% after higher-than-expected earnings

Shares of Southeast Asian e-commerce and gaming company Sea Group surged after its first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday. Sea’s U.S.-listed shares rose 14% to close at $80.21 after the Singapore-based internet company reported earnings that beat analysts’ expectations in the first quarter of this year. Here’s how the NYSE-listed company fared from January … Read more

Tick-borne diseases are on the rise. Here’s how to protect yourself.

It’s tick season again, North America. As the weather warms and people go outside, the chances of encountering one of these bloodsucking arthropods increases. In fact, tick problems today appear to be worse than they were 50 or 60 years ago, experts told Live Science. It pays to be careful; ticks cause at least 50,000 … Read more

Live stock market news updates: Stocks rise as indices aim to cut weekly losses

US stocks rebounded on Friday, shaking off some losses from earlier in the week after concerns about lingering inflation and the resilience of the US economy sparked fresh volatility in recent sessions. The S&P 500 rose more than 2% intraday on Friday while the Nasdaq jumped more than 3.5% to head for its best day … Read more

Stocks rise, yields edge lower after US inflation data

NEW YORK/MILAN, May 11 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow Jones gained ground on Wednesday and the dollar index fell after data showed U.S. inflation slowed year-on-year last month, giving investors some hope that the price surges will peak. US equity futures initially lost ground after underlying inflation, excluding items such as oil prices, … Read more

Long Covid “continues to rise”, experts say. Here’s how to tell if you have it – and what to do about it

Over the past two years, new Covid cases and deaths have risen and fallen alongside surges in variants and sub-variants. One constant, say the experts: a continuous increase in long cases of Covid. The term “long Covid” refers to the wide range of new, ongoing or recurring health conditions that can affect people weeks or … Read more

What parents need to know about the rise in cases of unexplained hepatitis in children

The increase in these serious and mysterious cases has led the CDC to issue a health advisory to clinicians so health care providers can be on the lookout and report cases accordingly. What should parents know about cases of hepatitis in children? How worried should they be and what symptoms should they watch out for? … Read more

In states where Covid cases are on the rise again, schools weigh safety measures, closures

In states where coronavirus cases are on the rise again, local authorities and schools are considering taking additional precautions to limit outbreaks in classrooms, including re-urging people to wear masks and, in some cases to close. In Los Angeles County, the number of reported cases among youth sports, elementary, middle and high school students “more … Read more

COVID Illinois: CDC, health experts urge caution for Mother’s Day weekend gatherings as cases rise

CHICAGO (WLS) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Chicago was now in the middle transmission risk level just before Mother’s Day, warning experts of another possible surge. That’s why authorities are urging people to wear masks and avoid gatherings altogether if they show symptoms of COVID-19. Doctors have also said a home … Read more