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COVID-19: Newest variant B.1.X, also known as B.1.640 discovered

Europe has yet another mutation, this time with changes scientists have never seen. The variant was first written about in a French newspaper in October, but only a few cases were seen in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Scotland and Italy. It’s believed ... MORE
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COVID-19: Experts warn of new variant spreading across the globe

Top economic experts for Europe warn there may be a new variant spreading right now. Cases are continuing to rise and experts ask that Europeans remain mindful of the data. Paolo Gentiloni, the E.U.’s commissioner for economics and taxation, says people need ... MORE
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Nursing homes change rules for COVID-19, visiting is easier as holidays approach

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have lifted a lot of the restrictions put into place during the pandemic for visiting. Now, at many nursing homes visits will be allowed at all times. Visitors aren’t limited and neither are how many times ... MORE
What are the COVID-19 vaccine side effects for children?

What are the COVID-19 vaccine side effects for children?

The CDC has granted their approval for the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11, so parents are beginning to prepare. The FDA has shared the list of the most common side effects for kids when receiving the vaccine ... MORE
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New COVID-19 vaccine Valneva works differently than the other vaccines; prevents the novel coronavirus

A new vaccine is working to attack the novel coronavirus, not just the antibodies that attack the spike protein. The vaccine was created by a French French pharmaceutical company called Valneva. The vaccine is designed to create an imune response that attacks ... MORE
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Expert says the end of the pandemic is closer that people think

Is the pandemic almost over with? One expert says the pandemic phase of the Coronavirus is near. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner, said the U.S. is almost out of the woods when it comes to pandemic status. He said that while ... MORE
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Everyone in Colorado can get a booster shot no matter who they are due to the rapid spread of COVID-19.

The spread of COVID-19 has been so rapid in Colorado that every vaccinated adult is now eligible for the booster shot. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is taking guidance from the CDC and asking all adults between 18 and ... MORE
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A new antibody can protect you from COVID-19 and the variants

A new antibody has been discovered to reduce how severe a number of coronaviruses are. Included is the novel coronavirus and the original SARS virus. The antibody was found by analyzing the blood of a patient who had contracted SARS and survived ... MORE
COVID-19, Health, News, SARS
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Unvaccinated people 20 times more likely to die of COVID-19

A new study shows that if you’re unvaccinated you are 20 times more likely to die of COVID-19. The study was released from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Electronic lab reports, death certificates, and vaccine data were analyzed by researchers ... MORE
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One woman has COVID-19 side effects that lead her to wash clothes it toilet, drink soap and remove clothing

A woman from Doha, Qatar tested positive for COVID-19 and was considered healthy with no mental health issues. She is 30 years old. After testing positive, she exhibited bizarre, out of character behavior due to the virus. She was quarantined where she ... MORE
COVID-19, Health, News
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If you’re vaccinated, what does it look like if you end up with a breakthrough case of COVID-19?

New research shows that those infected with COVID-19 who are already vaccinated end up with a milder infection than those who aren’t vaccinated against the disease. There are two studies in specific that show the vaccines help keep people safe from severe ... MORE
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President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for companies with over 100 employees is halted in federal court

On Saturday the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an emergency stay for Occupational Safety and Health Administration requiring that workers be vaccinated by Jan. 4 or receive weekly tests and wear masks. The Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry called Biden’s ... MORE
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Another pill to treat COVID-19 has been created by Pfizer; may receive federal approval

Pfizer has created another pill similar to Merck’s that shows it’s 89% effective when diminishing deaths and hospitalizations due to COVID-19. The pill is an antiviral drug called paxlovid, and the clinical trials are being stopped because its proven to be overwhelmingly ... MORE
COVID-19, Health, News, Pfizer
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Are some areas in the U.S. suffering from a fifth wave of COVID-19?

Some regions are currently seeing a major spike in COVID-19 cases, and one area is Los Angeles. On Thursday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer touched on the topic/ She told Deadline reporters that it’s troubling to ... MORE
COVID-19, Health, News
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What type of person is the least likely to contract COVID-19?

There are so many mixed messages out there regarding risk factors, immunity, and any other information about COVID-19, so who really is the best protected against the virus? Many people want to know which immunity is better: vaccinated or natural immunity. The ... MORE
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COVID-19 is now spreading to deer, which could cause a dangerous mutation in the virus

Iowa is now seeing their deer become infected with COVID-19. After testing deer samples, 80% have been found to be infected with the disease. The researchers at Iowa State University began to look more closely at the deer population when COVID-19 antibodies ... MORE
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New data shows COVID-19 impacts inner ear cells, explaining symptoms like hearing loss, balance issues, dizziness

A new COVID-19 symptom has been discovered: inner ear infections. New research shows that COVID-19 can enter the body through the ears through the eustachian tube. That tube is what connects the nose and middle ear. The study was published in the ... MORE
COVID-19, Health, News
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Why is this state seeing 50,000 breakthrough cases of COVID-19?

When it comes to breakthrough cases, Arizona has seen some of the highest numbers among their vaccinated population. There have been 49,962 confirmed cases in fully vaccinated individuals, and 376 have died. Reasons for their deaths aren’t entirely clear. The most commonly ... MORE