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What You Need to Know About the Rapidly Spreading Omicron Variant

Omicron (B.1.1.529) is now in most states and is rapidly increasing the number of COVID-19 cases. The CDC expects that anyone with Omicron infection can spread the virus to others, even if they are vaccinated or don’t have symptoms. According to the CDC, about 73% of the new COVID cases in the U.S. are caused …

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Booster Needed for Delta and Lambda Variants

Scientists may have underestimated the coronavirus. In the beginning, they said mutated versions shouldn’t be much of a problem—until Alpha spiked last fall. Then, Beta made young people sicker. And Gamma reinfected people. Some epidemiologists were cautiously optimistic that the rapid vaccine rollout would tame the variants… until the Delta variant appeared. Delta was first …

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Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters, delta has fewer genetic changes than earlier versions of the coronavirus. “When people saw that the epidemic in India was driven by delta, they did not suspect it would be so …

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COVID-19 Long-Haulers Facebook Live Series

Do you suffer from post-COVID-19 syndrome, also referred to as COVID-19 Long-Haulers? Symptoms may include fatigue, shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness, trouble sleeping, and brain fog, or difficulty thinking clearly. Thousands of Americans who had a mild case of COVID-19 are battling a wide range of health problems. Evidence shows that at least one-third of …

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COVID-19 Long-Haulers Phenomenon

Thousands of Americans who had a mild case of COVID-19 are battling a wide range of health problems. They are referred to as COVID-19 Long-Haulers. The phenomenon is also called long COVID-19 or post-COVID-19 syndrome. Evidence shows that at least one-third of people who have COVID-19 experience neurological complications. In an article written by Dr. …

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