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How the US hit its vaccine stride

With an average of 3.1 million doses of Covid-19 administered each day, the United States is on pace to hit another vaccination milestone: Half of adults in the country are expected to have received at least one dose of the vaccine by the end of this week. This signals remarkable progress especially if you consider…MORE

CDC studies find racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations, ER visits

CDC studies find racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19 hospitalizations, ER visits

Racial and ethnic minority groups had higher rates of hospitalization for Covid-19 and sought emergency department care for Covid-19 more when compared to White people, according to two new studies published Monday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Preventions Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The reports underscore “the need to address health inequities…MORE

How to make your gym workout less risky during the pandemic

How to make your gym workout less risky during the pandemic

Now that more people are getting vaccinated against coronavirus, is this the moment to trade your neighborhood cycle for a motivating spin class at the gym? People can contract or spread coronavirus by exposure to respiratory droplets carrying the virus, virus accumulated in or flowing through the air, or surfaces contaminated with virus. That means…MORE

Regeneron says its Covid-19 antibody cocktail helps prevent symptomatic Covid-19

Regeneron says its Covid-19 antibody cocktail helps prevent symptomatic Covid-19

New Phase 3 trial data finds a single shot of Regeneron’s Covid-19 antibody cocktail was able to prevent symptomatic Covid-19 among people exposed to the virus, the company said Monday. Regeneron said it will seek expansion of the emergency use authorization for the drug, which is currently available in the United States to treat mild-to-moderate…MORE

When should you get the vaccine if you have had Covid-19? Dr. Wen explains

When should you get the vaccine if you have had Covid-19? Dr. Wen explains

Over 175.1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the United States as of April 9, but many people still have questions about when to get the vaccine — particularly if they have had Covid-19 over the past year. Taking the vaccine also becomes more complicated if someone was recently diagnosed with Covid-19…MORE

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly, studies show

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly, studies show

The world has joined Queen Elizabeth II in sorrow over the loss Friday of her husband of seven decades, Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, just two months shy of his 100th birthday. The duo was a loving and close-knit couple. The Queen told guests at a luncheon on their 50th wedding anniversary that Phillip…MORE

For many sufferers of long Covid, proving they are sick is a big part of the battle

Lyth Hishmeh kept feeling ill months after contracting coronavirus a year ago in March. He had chest pain and couldn’t concentrate. At 26 years old, the former regular runner was fatigued and breathless, struggling to function properly. Yet medical professionals kept telling him he simply could not still be ill. “They were telling me it’s…MORE