Articles tagged with 'Vaccines' | OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare - Archive (Vaccines)

2021
September
23,
2021
| 17:46 PM America/Chicago
COVID-19 has become the most deadly pandemic in American history, with deaths at more than 650,000, surpassing the estimated deaths from the 1918 Spanish flu. But a lead infectious disease doctor for Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare says over th...
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September
03,
2021
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
As the delta variant becomes more common, now making up 99% of cases in the U.S., OSF HealthCare frontline doctors are seeing more and more cases of pregnant women admitted to the hospital because they’re infected with the virus. At some hospitals in...
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August
27,
2021
| 12:52 PM America/Chicago
The nation’s leading infectious disease doctor and White House medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci urges physicians to make more use of monoclonal antibodies for treatment of COVID-19 at a time when OSF HealthCare has been leading in their use.Mark Mee...
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August
20,
2021
| 10:39 AM America/Chicago
The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved allowing a third, supplemental dose of two COVID-19 vaccines for certain immunocompromised individuals who need extra protection. The supplemental vaccines are currently approved for Pfizer ...
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August
06,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
The American Academy of Pediatricians says COVID-19 cases among children and teens jumped 84% in one week’s time with more than 72,000 kids acquiring the disease between July 22 and July 29. That’s alarming pediatricians and medical providers includi...
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May
11,
2021
| 13:31 PM America/Chicago
OSF Innovation and its partners at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) and Illinois State University (ISU) in Normal, Illinois, have received a federal Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grant of $10,000 to co...
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March
09,
2021
| 19:44 PM America/Chicago
Many people who are COVID weary and fully vaccinated might be a little disappointed by the latest guidelines from the federal government but one OSF HealthCare leader supports the cautious approach.Stephen Hippler, M.D. is the chief clinical officer ...
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