Medical Health Cluster


Geriatric risk factors for serious COVID-19 outcomes among older adults with cancer: a cohort study from the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium

Older age is associated with poorer outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infection, although the heterogeneity of ageing results in some older adults being at greater risk than others. The objective of this study was to quantify the association of a novel geriatric risk index, comprising age, modified Charlson comorbidity index, and Eastern […]

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Resurgence in SARS-CoV-2 Infections in HCWs Tied to Multiple Factors

Waning immunity to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination, coupled with the highly transmissible Delta variant and the end of mask mandates, likely contributed to a resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 infections among a highly vaccinated group of healthcare workers in California, according to a report released Wednesday. However, the “headline here needs to be nuanced,” […]

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