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COVID may have originated from Chinese lab leak, U.S. Energy Dept. says

COVID-19: Experts say cases are rising and a new variant called BA.4 and BA.5 are why
A classified report from the U.S. Energy Department suggests that COVID-19 “likely” originated from a laboratory leak in Wuhan, China, according to two anonymous sources with direct knowledge of the report who spoke with NBC ... more
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Price gouging a growing problem for children’s painkillers, fever reducers amid COVID, flu, and RSV outbreaks

Price gouging a growing problem for children's painkillers, fever reducers amid COVID, flu, and RSV outbreaks
Attorney General Letitia James is urging caution among New Yorkers as concerns about price gouging rise with COVID-19, influenza, and RSV cases. She's asking consumers and businesses to report price gouging of children's painkillers and ... more
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China will no longer report cases of COVID-19 that show no symptoms

China will no longer report cases of COVID-19 that show no symptoms
After saying the asymptomatic cases have become impossible to track, China is no longer reporting them. According to the Associated Press, they've become impossible to track now that the country has eased up on a ... more
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China eases up on travel tracking as part of loosening COVID precautions

China eases up on travel tracking as part of loosening COVID precautions
China has been tracking travel as a way to manage the spread of COVID-19, but that practice will end for some travel starting Monday. According to the Associated Press, that will help reduce the amount ... more
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“Zero COVID” in China has created major issues, but it appears to be easing control

“Zero COVID” in China has created major issues, but it appears to be easing control
China has enforced anti-virus controls that residents feel are too much. After pushback, the country has started to ease some of their serious precautions forced on their residents. Some of these enforcements include confining millions ... more
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Ontario County health official: “We got the trifecta going on out there,” with flu, RSV, and COVID cases on the rise

Ontario County health official: "We got the trifecta going on out there," with flu, RSV, and COVID cases on the rise
Ontario County Public Health Director Mary Beer says the numbers of people who have influenza, COVID and RSV aren’t being counted anymore, but she’s hearing from providers, hospitals and urgent care centers that there is ... more
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COVID-19 deaths drop 90% since February

COVID-19 deaths drop 90% since February
The World Health Organization recently shared that the global rate of death from COVID-19 has dropped by 90% since February. While this is great news, variants continue to pop up. Last week 9,400 COVID deaths ... more
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COVID-19: Experts believe another COVID winter is coming

COVID-19: Experts believe another COVID winter is coming
COVID-19 cases have been falling and restrictions have been lifted, but experts believe another wave is coming this winter. Many believe with the lower numbers and less restrictions, there could finally be a normal holiday ... more
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COVID tax credit: Small business credit for COVID related expenses

COVID tax credit: Small business credit for COVID related expenses
Owners with a small business were forced to accommodate for COVID, resulting in related expenses. Now, they'll get a COVID tax credit. Many small businesses that continued to do business during the pandemic were forced ... more
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COVID-19 booster vaccine can be given to kids ages 5-11

COVID-19 booster vaccine can be given to kids ages 5-11
The CDC has updated its guidelines and now allows kids between the ages of 5 and 11 to receive the bivalent booster for COVID-19. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has been updating its ... more
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Main COVID-19 symptoms have changed

Main COVID-19 symptoms have changed
COVID-19 has always had a well-known list of symptoms since its spread in 2020, but those have changed. Patients have reported that they had a lot of cold or flu-like symptoms when coming down with ... more
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COVID-19 booster vaccine can now be given to children as young as 5

COVID-19 booster vaccine can now be given to children as young as 5
COVID-19 boosters have been approved for children as young as age 5 and health officials are pushing the vaccine before the holidays. The goal is to continue protection from the COVID-19 virus ahead of the ... more
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Walmart and Amazon shoppers might face delivery delays

Walmart and Amazon shoppers might face delivery delays
If you find yourself waiting longer for your package than normal, you are not the only one. This is happening globally because of a Chinese manufacturing lockdown. RECALL: H&M sold flammable sleepwear Why are there ... more
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Walmart: New COVID policy

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New COVID policy coming to Walmart. Through out his pandemic business are constantly changing their policies. Here is Walmart's newest COVID policy. Grocery chain exposed by its own employees COVID regulation at Walmart Through out ... more
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How many waves of coronavirus pandemic will there be? What is long COVID in Omicron variant?

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Has the United States reached the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic? Cases are surging across the U.S. as experts point to Omicron as it fuels another relentless wave of cases. The fast-spreading Omicron variant ... more
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COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Hochul says New York will change ‘fully vaccinated’ to mean boosted, but CDC panel puts J&J shot in question

Finger Lakes region: 60% of those eligible have received COVID-19 booster shot
Governor Kathy Hochul indicated on Thursday that becoming 'fully vaccinated' would include booster shots sooner than later. Right now 'fully vaccinated' is considered having two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, or one ... more
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