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What Prison Populations Can Tell Us about COVID Protection
Prisoners live in close quarters, so COVID rates trend high. Seeing what helps keep transmission in check there is a useful lesson for all.
COVID Deaths Shift Younger
COVID deaths are down, but the age of those dying is down too -- and that's concerning when one calculates the years of life lost.
Don't Assume You Are Protected
Had COVID? Be careful. Repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections put people at more risk of hospitalization and organ failure. Take precautions. Mask up.
COVID Vaccines: Safe for Both Mom and Baby
Two studies make clear the sort of protection mothers -- and their newborns -- can expect from mRNA vaccines.
Vitamin D Offers No COVID Protection
Vitamin D may be good for your bones, but hopes that it might help the immune system protect the body from COVID have been proven wrong.
Oral Health As a Hedge Against Dementia
Periodontal health may protect your cognitive health. Inflamed gums and tooth loss appear to raise the risk of mental decline.
COVID's Lasting Effects on Kids
Kids hospitalized with COVID before vaccines were available suffered from a number of long-term problems like fatigue and breathlessness.
You May Have Already Had COVID
Blood samples taken from people during the Omicron surge showed plenty of recent infections. But many of those tested reported no symptoms.
How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘Covid-Proof’ Your Home
When it comes to dispersing Covid viruses, good airflow is more powerful than you may think. Opening windows and turning on fans all help.
Guidance on COVID Antiviral Drugs
Antiviral drugs are another tool to control COVID-19 infections. Here's who could benefit most from them -- and who should hold off.
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