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Can you catch COVID-19 more than once?

Since Omicron has emerged, cases of COVID-19 reinfection are becoming more common. As new waves hit different parts of the world, the risk of reinfection rises. COVID-19: Omicron subvariant BA.2 becoming dominant What is reinfection? Reinfection refers to someone who had COVID-19 ... MORE
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COVID-19: Omicron subvariant BA.2 becoming dominant

The COVID-19 Omicron variant has a subvariant, BA.2. It is on track to be the dominant variant worldwide. Some countries haven’t seen a peak of this subvariant yet. Start planning for another COVID-19 surge now Who is finding this information? The World ... MORE
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Deer in NYC have Omicron

Deer in New York City have been infected with the COVID-19 variant Omicron. This has raised concern about COVID-19 mutating further and spreading a new variant from deer to humans. We need more information on long COVID in kids Can deer give ... MORE
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Start planning for another COVID-19 surge now

Omicron dropping off could signal a new COVID-19 variant in the future. COVID-19 is still mutating, which means there could be a surge to come. COVID-19 infection linked to pregnancy complications Should I be worried? A professor of emergency medicine and academic ... MORE
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COVID-19 infection linked to pregnancy complications

Pregnant women who contract COVID-19 are at a higher risk for complications or death. This study was conducted by the University of Utah. Could New York’s mask mandate in schools end after February break? What is the risk? Pregnant women who become ... MORE
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Some people won’t get COVID-19

Just because one person in your house gets COVID-19, doesn’t always mean you will. The CDC reported that transmission in close household settings is 53%. That means that some may not get infected. The U.S. Army is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine Why ... MORE
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The U.S. Army is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

The United States army has announced that they will be discharging soldiers who do not comply with the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination rule. More than 3,000 soldiers could be discharged. What is the most effective way to avoid Omicron? Why is the Army ... MORE
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What is the most effective way to avoid Omicron?

A Japanese expert has said going back to the basics is the best way to avoid an infection from Omicron. Returning to the basics and strengthening other methods of protection should help to not become infected. COVID-19 loss of smell and long ... MORE
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COVID-19 loss of smell and long COVID could be from inflammation

COVID-19 has left between 30-75 percent of people infected with a loss of the sense of smell. New research using hamsters has found that anosmia from COVID-19 is caused by severe inflammation. COVID-19: Increased risk of death or readmission after hospitalization The ... MORE
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COVID-19: Increased risk of death or readmission after hospitalization

A new study finds that people hospitalized for COVID-19 have an increased risk of death or readmission afterwards. The risk of death is 4-5 times higher for COVID-19 patients after release than for the general public. Update to New York mask mandate ... MORE
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Believing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation associated with depression

A new study found that adults with moderate depressive symptoms are more likely to believe misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. This study examined information from 15,464 adults from all 50 states in the U.S. COVID-19: United States death toll hits 900,000 Depression is ... MORE
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COVID-19: United States death toll hits 900,000

The two-year COVID-19 death total was compiled by Johns Hopkins University. This number may have recently been propelled by the Omicron variant. COVID-19: Are there side effects from the booster? Why is this happening? Only 64% of the population is vaccinated. That ... MORE
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COVID-19: Are there side effects from the booster?

Some people who have received the COVID-19 booster shot have complained of adverse reactions. A new study suggests that the side effect reports have been “greatly exaggerated.” European COVID-19 ‘ceasefire’ What are the side effects? Hours after receiving the booster dose, some ... MORE
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COVID-19: Are my symptoms from Omicron or allergies?

Coughing, sneezing and having breathing difficulties have created concern among many parents, as they don’t know if their child has Omicron or allergy symptoms. How can we differentiate? Mysterious COVID-19 variant appears in NYC wastewater How can I tell the difference between ... MORE
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Mysterious COVID-19 variant appears in NYC wastewater

A potential new variant of COVID-19 has been found in New York City wastewater. This newly discovered variant has distinctive mutations linking it to COVID-19. European COVID-19 ‘ceasefire’ Is it a threat to humans? Researchers say that there is “no evidence” that ... MORE
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COVID-19: Omicron won’t be the last variant

Experts suggest that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 won’t be the last one we see. More variants will likely emerge after the surge of Omicron passes. More subvariants of Omicron are emerging Do I need to worry about new variants? Dr. Leana ... MORE
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More subvariants of Omicron are emerging

The World Health Organization is monitoring four subvariants of Omicron. The WHO says its too early to dismiss COVID-19, as they have their eye on Omicron’s subvariants. COVID-19 mask mandate: Hochul says vaccination rate will determine when kids can go to school ... MORE
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COVID-19 has a neurological impact

Neurologic complications from COVID-19 are common and can range from decreased mental clarity to stroke. Here’s what you should know about the complications so far. COVID-19: Why some people get sick and others don’t What are some of the complications? There was ... MORE
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