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New ‘Ninja’ COVID Variant, The Most Dangerous One Yet

The latest subvariant of the novel coronavirus to become dominant in Europe, the United States, and other places is also, in many ways, the worst so far.

Nurses In The US Are Suffering Moral Injury

The pandemic and staffing crisis have left healthcare workers with invisible wounds. Minnesota emergency room nurse Cliff Willmeng remembers, during the early days of the pandemic, treating a patient at United Hospital who asked how the nurses were doing.

Netherlands Detects 'Centaurus' Covid Subvariant Feared 'Most Contagious Yet'

The Netherlands announced on Wednesday it has become the latest country to detect a case of the Covid Omicron subvariant BA.2.75, as experts expressed concern about the strain's rapid spread.

I Have Survived Every Tragedy That Comes With Nursing

There I was, sitting in the banquet room — a room full of retired nurses celebrating with upper management. They were praising us for our retirement and praising us for our blood, sweat and tears and massive overtime hours with little to no bathroom breaks.

Three Key Strategies For Combatting Nurse Turnover

While we currently have over 3 million registered nurses in the U.S., demand for these professionals will continue to grow by at least 5% over the next 5 years.

As BA.5 Spreads, How Long Will A Prior Covid-19 Infection Protect You?

Doctors say the window between infections might be shrinking, fueled in part by the immune-evading Omicron BA.5 subvariant, although researchers are still gathering data.

Abortion Laws Spark Profound Changes In Other Medical Care

A sexual assault survivor chooses sterilization so that if she is ever attacked again, she won’t be forced to give birth to a rapist’s baby. An obstetrician delays inducing a miscarriage until a woman with severe pregnancy complications seems “sick enough.”

NYC: 95% Of Monkeypox Patients In Big Apple Are Men

Monkeypox infections in New York City are overwhelmingly being found in men - with more than half of cases being detected among lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer people as well.