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Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

This mysterious illness appears to be related to or linked to the coronavirus as many of the children who are suspected of having this syndrome have either tes [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

This mysterious illness appears to be related to or linked to the coronavirus as many of the children who are suspected of having this syndrome have either tes [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

A coronavirus test used across the county may have an accuracy problem. The FDA has issued a warning that the test made by Abbott Laboratories can produce fals [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accura...→

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Marc Siegel on Monday reacted to patients at a California children’s hospital developing a rare inflammatory condition possibly linked to the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailm...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

Hospitals in New York City have reported that they are treating 15 children that have shown symptoms often associated with Kawasaki disease, which global healt [...] Read full article: 15 children in New York City hospitalize...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb, scientists around the globe are hard at work, discovering more and more about this highly contagious virus. [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about CO...→

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Americans can make miracles happen — thanks to their own determination, and to the tireless leadership of a president who’s assembled a team of experts to guid [...] Read full article: Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus pr...→

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

(WXYZ) — The U.S. now has over 400,000 cases of the coronavirus and the number of deaths is nearing 13,000. As the war against COVID-19 rages on, is it possibl [...] Read full article: Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answe...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Official guidelines regarding wearing masks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus may be shifting. As of now, the CDC recommends that if you’re healthy, you [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? U...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Can vitamin C cure the coronavirus or even prevent you from getting it in the first place? Or is this another false claim that’s circulating on social media? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

At least 161 children in New York have gotten sick, making the state’s caseload one of the largest publicly reported anywhere. Read full article: After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investig...→

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In contrast to the prevailing view that the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 does not seriously impact children, a.. [...] Read full article: Significant Number of Children Become Se...→

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that three young children in New York have died after being hospitalized with a rare and mysterious COVID-19 related illness. Read full article: New York's Cuomo says 3 children have di...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

A new testing method to diagnose COVID-19 kicks off today. It’s a saliva test that was recently authorized for emergency use by the FDA. And it’s expected to h [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 s...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Scientists around the world are racing to find a cure for the coronavirus. Seventy vaccines are in development. And three have made it to the testing stage in [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines a...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

If you had COVID-19 symptoms but couldn’t get tested, there’s a new product that could help you find out if you’ve had the virus. The FDA has given emergency u [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first cor...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Misinformation and false claims concerning the coronavirus continues to spread. And that’s why our Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi joins now to help clear [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes are on hold for many critically ill children in the Tampa Bay area as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for the coronavirus pandemic to ease and travel to be [...] Read full article: Wishes on hold for critically ill childr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

No children are known to have died so far, but several have ended up in intensive care with mysterious symptoms that include enlarged coronary arteries. Read full article: Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

South Korea may have flattened the curve, but a growing number of recovered coronavirus patients have relapsed and have tested positive again. So, is it possib [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus pat...→

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

The family of an 11-year-old cancer sufferer and an autistic support group have been pressured to sign 'do not resuscitate' (DNR) forms. Read full article: Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors S...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

There’s a lot that still needs to be learned about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. For example, should we expect to see the virus fade as the tempe [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastroint...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes are on hold for many critically ill children in the Tampa Bay area as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for the coronavirus pandemic to ease and travel to be [...] Read full article: Wishes on hold for critically ill childr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

A coronavirus test used across the county may have an accuracy problem. The FDA has issued a warning that the test made by Abbott Laboratories can produce fals [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accura...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that three young children in New York have died after being hospitalized with a rare and mysterious COVID-19 related illness. Read full article: New York's Cuomo says 3 children have di...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

No children are known to have died so far, but several have ended up in intensive care with mysterious symptoms that include enlarged coronary arteries. Read full article: Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

South Korea may have flattened the curve, but a growing number of recovered coronavirus patients have relapsed and have tested positive again. So, is it possib [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus pat...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

A new testing method to diagnose COVID-19 kicks off today. It’s a saliva test that was recently authorized for emergency use by the FDA. And it’s expected to h [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 s...→

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Americans can make miracles happen — thanks to their own determination, and to the tireless leadership of a president who’s assembled a team of experts to guid [...] Read full article: Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus pr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

There’s a lot that still needs to be learned about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. For example, should we expect to see the virus fade as the tempe [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastroint...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

If you had COVID-19 symptoms but couldn’t get tested, there’s a new product that could help you find out if you’ve had the virus. The FDA has given emergency u [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first cor...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Official guidelines regarding wearing masks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus may be shifting. As of now, the CDC recommends that if you’re healthy, you [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? U...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

At least 161 children in New York have gotten sick, making the state’s caseload one of the largest publicly reported anywhere. Read full article: After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investig...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In contrast to the prevailing view that the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 does not seriously impact children, a.. [...] Read full article: Significant Number of Children Become Se...→

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Marc Siegel on Monday reacted to patients at a California children’s hospital developing a rare inflammatory condition possibly linked to the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailm...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

Hospitals in New York City have reported that they are treating 15 children that have shown symptoms often associated with Kawasaki disease, which global healt [...] Read full article: 15 children in New York City hospitalize...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb, scientists around the globe are hard at work, discovering more and more about this highly contagious virus. [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about CO...→

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

The family of an 11-year-old cancer sufferer and an autistic support group have been pressured to sign 'do not resuscitate' (DNR) forms. Read full article: Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors S...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Scientists around the world are racing to find a cure for the coronavirus. Seventy vaccines are in development. And three have made it to the testing stage in [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines a...→

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

(WXYZ) — The U.S. now has over 400,000 cases of the coronavirus and the number of deaths is nearing 13,000. As the war against COVID-19 rages on, is it possibl [...] Read full article: Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answe...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Misinformation and false claims concerning the coronavirus continues to spread. And that’s why our Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi joins now to help clear [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Can vitamin C cure the coronavirus or even prevent you from getting it in the first place? Or is this another false claim that’s circulating on social media? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes on hold for critically ill children as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for pandemic to ease up

Wishes are on hold for many critically ill children in the Tampa Bay area as Make-A-Wish Foundation waits for the coronavirus pandemic to ease and travel to be [...] Read full article: Wishes on hold for critically ill childr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investigate a Baffling Virus Syndrome

At least 161 children in New York have gotten sick, making the state’s caseload one of the largest publicly reported anywhere. Read full article: After 3 Children Die, a Race to Investig...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

A coronavirus test used across the county may have an accuracy problem. The FDA has issued a warning that the test made by Abbott Laboratories can produce fals [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accura...→

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

Significant Number of Children Become Seriously Ill with COVID-19

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In contrast to the prevailing view that the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 does not seriously impact children, a.. [...] Read full article: Significant Number of Children Become Se...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailment in children, says problem related to 'inflammation'

Dr. Marc Siegel on Monday reacted to patients at a California children’s hospital developing a rare inflammatory condition possibly linked to the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on mystery COVID-related ailm...→

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

New York's Cuomo says 3 children have died from coronavirus-related mystery ailment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that three young children in New York have died after being hospitalized with a rare and mysterious COVID-19 related illness. Read full article: New York's Cuomo says 3 children have di...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

No children are known to have died so far, but several have ended up in intensive care with mysterious symptoms that include enlarged coronary arteries. Read full article: Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling...→

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

15 children in New York City hospitalized with mystery ailment linked to coronavirus: report

Hospitals in New York City have reported that they are treating 15 children that have shown symptoms often associated with Kawasaki disease, which global healt [...] Read full article: 15 children in New York City hospitalize...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again. Can you get reinfected?

South Korea may have flattened the curve, but a growing number of recovered coronavirus patients have relapsed and have tested positive again. So, is it possib [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Recovered coronavirus pat...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about COVID-19 that we didn’t 3 weeks ago

As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb, scientists around the globe are hard at work, discovering more and more about this highly contagious virus. [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: What we now know about CO...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 saliva test for emergency use

A new testing method to diagnose COVID-19 kicks off today. It’s a saliva test that was recently authorized for emergency use by the FDA. And it’s expected to h [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA authorizes COVID-19 s...→

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors Subject to Pressure over DNRs

The family of an 11-year-old cancer sufferer and an autistic support group have been pressured to sign 'do not resuscitate' (DNR) forms. Read full article: Ill Children, Autistic People, Seniors S...→

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus projections — Trump's strategy is working

Americans can make miracles happen — thanks to their own determination, and to the tireless leadership of a president who’s assembled a team of experts to guid [...] Read full article: Dr. Nan Hayworth: Falling coronavirus pr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines are under development, with 3 in human trials, WHO says

Scientists around the world are racing to find a cure for the coronavirus. Seventy vaccines are in development. And three have made it to the testing stage in [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 70 coronavirus vaccines a...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastrointestinal Issues & COVID-19

There’s a lot that still needs to be learned about the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. For example, should we expect to see the virus fade as the tempe [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Warmer Weather, Gastroint...→

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answers your questions

(WXYZ) — The U.S. now has over 400,000 cases of the coronavirus and the number of deaths is nearing 13,000. As the war against COVID-19 rages on, is it possibl [...] Read full article: Is the pandemic peaking? Dr. Nandi answe...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first coronavirus antibody test in U.S.

If you had COVID-19 symptoms but couldn’t get tested, there’s a new product that could help you find out if you’ve had the virus. The FDA has given emergency u [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: F.D.A. approves first cor...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

Official guidelines regarding wearing masks to reduce the spread of the coronavirus may be shifting. As of now, the CDC recommends that if you’re healthy, you [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Should you wear a mask? U...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A

Misinformation and false claims concerning the coronavirus continues to spread. And that’s why our Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi joins now to help clear [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus Q & A...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Can vitamin C cure the coronavirus or even prevent you from getting it in the first place? Or is this another false claim that’s circulating on social media? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking ...→