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Can COVID-19 Vaccines be Mixed and Matched?

Can COVID-19 Vaccines be Mixed and Matched?

HEALTH | Jan 21
Worried that your second vaccine dose may not be available? Experts weigh in on the efficacy of mixing the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

'We Know This is Real': New Clinics Aid Virus Long-Haulers

'We Know This is Real': New Clinics Aid Virus Long-Haulers

HEALTH | By Jennifer Peltz | Jan 19
Dozens of facilities have cropped up around the U.S. to address a puzzling aspect of COVID-19 — the effects that can stubbornly afflict some people weeks or months after the infection itself has subsided.

A New COVID-19 Challenge: Mutations Rise Along with Cases

A New COVID-19 Challenge: Mutations Rise Along with Cases

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19
The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You're Vaccinated

HEALTH | By Liz Szabo | Jan 16
"Masks and social distancing will need to continue into the foreseeable future — until we have some level of herd immunity," said Dr. Preeti Malani, chief health officer at the University of Michigan. "Masks and distancing are here to stay."

Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

Feeling Left Out: Private Practice Doctors, Patients Wonder When It's Their Turn for Vaccine

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jan 14
Not only are doctors having trouble getting vaccine for patients, but many of the community-based physicians and medical staff that aren't employed by hospitals or health systems also report mixed results in getting inoculated.

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

Should You Get COVID-19 Vaccine if You've Had the Virus?

HEALTH | Jan 12
After someone recovers, their immune system should keep them from getting sick again right away. Scientists still don't know exactly how long this immunity lasts or how strong it is.

Is Your COVID Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

Is Your COVID Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

HEALTH | By JoNel Aleccia | Jan 11
Health experts say it's vital that these expanded venues be prepared to handle rare but potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work, But What About the Others in the Pharma Arms Race?

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work, But What About the Others in the Pharma Arms Race?

HEALTH | By Arthur Allen | Jan 5
If trials can't go forward, that could very well have an impact on the world's supply of covid vaccines and eventually on vaccine prices, especially if booster shots are needed in years to come.

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

HEALTH | Jan 4
After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward.

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

Some COVID-19 Patients Experiencing Psychosis, According to Doctors

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 31
Doctors in the U.S. and abroad are reporting that a noteworthy number of COVID-19 patients have experienced psychotic symptoms.

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