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More Than Half of COVID-19 Survivors Have Postacute Sequelae

Most common sequelae include functional mobility impairments, pulmonary abnormalities, and mental health disorders

Study Characterizes Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults

Review shows median age of 21 years, involvement of five organ systems, and presentation four weeks after COVID-19

Pharmacies Often Not Notified of Discontinued Rx

Interventions, including phoning pharmacies and enabling CancelRX in electronic medical records, may reduce risk for medication safety events

Preexisting Chronic Conditions Tied to COVID-19 Severity in Children

Additionally, Black or other non-White race tied to greater severity in hospitalized children

COVID-19 Mortality Burden High Among Those 25 to 64 Years

Through March 13, 2021, COVID-19 pandemic resulted in 9.08 million years of life lost in the United States

SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Increase Risk for Preeclampsia

Risk for preeclampsia greater with moderate or severe COVID-19 versus asymptomatic or mild disease

Smoking Has Causal Effect on Risk for Severe COVID-19

Current smokers have increased risk for hospitalization, mortality; genetically predicted propensity to start smoking also linked to risks

Pfizer Sends First Data to FDA on COVID-19 Vaccines for Younger Children

Agency has said it could authorize a vaccine for younger children in a matter of weeks after receipt of trial data

U.S. Appeals Panel Backs New York City Vaccine Mandate for School Staff

This was the second time in recent weeks that the vaccine mandate has been upheld

Schizophrenia Tied to Higher Risk for Severe COVID-19

Risk higher despite lower infection risk and regardless of sociodemographic and medical factors