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A new model shows that COVID reinfections are most likely to happen in the next 1-2 years

People who have been infected with COVID-19 may see themselves re-infected in one to two years time, according to a new model. One study showed that immunity is short lasting for some people, and reinfection could happen as quickly as just a ... MORE
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This is why some people are getting breakthrough cases of COVID-19

Despite unvaccinated people being most likely to become infected with COVID-19, there are still a number of reported breakthrough cases. Breakthrough cases are people who test positive for COVID-19 after they’ve already had the vaccine. Age is thought to be a possible ... MORE
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Americans are getting used to the pandemic and have adapted to it being part of their normal, everyday life

A recent poll shows two things about New Yorker’s and their perception of the pandemic. First, they’ve adapted to always carrying masks around and comfortably going out into public. Second, almost two years into the pandemic they do not feel that the ... MORE
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A super vaccine created in Japan could protect people against up to 5 strains of COVID plus any future variant

Researchers are preparing for a future pandemic after the havoc wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists in Japan are working on vaccines, and they may have created a “super” vaccine the protects against up to 5 strains of COVID. The findings were ... MORE
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Study looks at toxic effects from the use of ivermectin as a way to treat COVID-19

Many people seem to believe that ivermectin is used as a way to treat COVID-19 and are even going as far as suing hospitals to authorize its use for loved ones. The FDA has approved ivermectin for human consumption to treat parasites ... MORE
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Recent study with one million participants using statin reveals lower risk of death related to COVID-19

One million people taking statin drugs, which reduces cholesterol in blood, showed they had a slightly lower chance of death regardless of their demographic. 40 million Americans take the drug to prevent cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol. A study in spring of ... MORE
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There’s a new variant of COVID-19 called AY.4.2 and it came from the Delta Variant

The United Kingdom has seen a variant spreading that appears to have stemmed from the Delta Variant. This strain is called AY.4.2 and makes up 6% of newly reported cases from the week of Sept. 27. No real information is known about ... MORE
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Kids under 19 make up 20.6% of COVID infections, but community spread is still the culprit, not school

Experts are saying that with new cases and hospitalizations plateauing in New York, this is a new wave of COVID-19, and this time it involves young people. Early on in the pandemic there wasn’t as great of a concern for young people ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul continues to push for progress with COVID-19 and vaccines with full transparency

The newest effort Governor Kathy Hochul is putting in to help fulfill the promise of transparency regarding COVID-19 is a tracking website. The website will give the public a better look into deaths and positive cases throughout New York directly related to ... MORE
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The FDA is discussing the potential to mix and match COVID-19 boosters and vaccines

Many people ineligible for the booster because they did not get Pfizer are wondering if they can mix the brands for their booster. The FDA is currently discussing that possibility. A study recently released showed the Moderna boosters mixed with Johnson & ... MORE
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Why aren’t the COVID-19 vaccines changed so they can fight mutations?

Some experts are left wondering why, with a booster shot available, they aren’t being made to create protection from the newer, stronger, and deadlier versions of the virus. The FDA doesn’t see a need to since evidence seems to show that the ... MORE
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New York’s positivity rates for COVID-19 decrease, but certain counties see spikes

Overall New York State has seen the number of COVID-19 cases decrease, but some areas remain significantly high. 33,490 new cases were reported Sunday, a 1% increase from the prior week. The difference in regions was large, with a low of 1.2% ... MORE
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Can the flu shot protect people from COVID-19? It seems to help with symptoms

A new study discovered that some people who contracted COVID after getting their flu vaccination experienced less severe symptoms from the virus. 37,000 people were studied that got their flu shot two weeks to six months before coming down with COVID-19. Evidence ... MORE
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Do people have super immunity from being infected from COVID-19 then getting the vaccine?

A new study is looking into how some people can completely fight off and evade COVID-19 while others can’t. Researchers have discovered that some people can completely block a mutated strain from infecting their bodies thanks to being both infected and vaccinated ... MORE
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If someone was already infected with COVID-19, do they have enough antibodies to not need the vaccine?

Many people seem to believe that if they already had COVID-19, they don’t need the vaccine because they’ve already been infected with the virus. Experts disagree- if someone has already been infected they do still need the vaccine. It’s hard to tell ... MORE