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Will We Overcome Covid Complacency Even As Threat Returns?

A few months ago, it seemed as though the country was poised to finally tame the pandemic, after two years of restrictions and tens of billions in government spending.

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A Guide To Help You Keep Up With The Omicron Subvariants

Two years into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of the latest variants circulating nationally and around the world.

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Estimated 73 Percent Of U.S. Immune To Omicron: Is That Enough?

The Omicron wave that assaulted the United States this winter also bolstered its defenses, leaving enough protection against the coronavirus that future spikes will likely require much less, if any, dramatic disruption to society.

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COVID Booster Effectiveness Wanes But Remains Strong

An early look at the performance of COVID-19 booster shots during the recent omicron wave in the U.S. hinted at a decline in effectiveness, though the shots still offered strong protection against severe illness. 

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At Nursing Homes, Long Waits for Results Render Covid Tests ‘Useless’

More nursing homes are waiting longer for covid-19 test results for residents and staffers, according to federal data, making the fight against record numbers of omicron cases even harder.

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Expert Gives Insider Tips On Mask Selection In Age Of Omicron

Cases of the omicron may be slowing down, but the variant still has a firm hold on America. Mask selection continues to be a hot topic.

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