A study in the Cochrane Review found that the rate of mumps cases in children with two doses of measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccine would be 1%, compared with 7.4% in those who were unvaccinated, while the rate of measles cases in children with one dose of the vaccine would be 0.5%, compared with 7% in those who were unvaccinated.
The CDC has added six symptoms to its list of possible signs of COVID-19 patients: chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and sensory changes such as new loss of smell or taste.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci said US testing capacity for COVID-19 averages between 1.5 million to 2 million tests a week, and he believes the US will be able to double this capacity in the coming weeks.
Employers should help employees avoid 401(k) cash outs
Employers should help employees avoid taking cash out of their 401(k) plans due to financial stresses from the novel coronavirus pandemic, says Retirement Clearinghouse CEO Spencer Williams.
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in Pennsylvania has created wellness stations, including one virtual station, to help employees who experience stress due to the novel coronavirus pandemic practice self-care. Mindfulness classes and meetings with a mental health professional are among the offerings.