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Could Your Trip to the Gym Become a Superspreader Event?

Could Your Trip to the Gym Become a Superspreader Event?

FITNESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 26
This week, the CDC said gym users should wear masks while working out and urged gyms to improve ventilation and encourage outdoor physical activities whenever possible.

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

Have a Case of a Covid Variant? No One Is Going to Tell You

HEALTH | By Christina Jewett, JoNel Aleccia, Rachana Pradhan | Feb 26
Covid-19 infections from variant strains are quickly spreading across the U.S., but there's one big problem: Lab officials say they can't tell patients or their doctors whether someone has been infected by a variant.

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

How Will COVID-19 Vaccine Makers Adapt to Variants?

SCIENCE | Feb 25
First-generation COVID-19 vaccines appear to be working against today's variants, but makers already are taking steps to update their recipes if health authorities decide that's needed.

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

The Do's and Don'ts on Social Media for Vaccine Haves and Have-Nots

PERSONAL TECH | By Chaseedaw Giles | Feb 23
It might engender envy, even outrage, especially if the person posting seems to have cut the line to get a COVID vaccine. But what if the intention was to encourage others to also get the shot? Does that make it OK?

Not to Be Sniffed At: Agony at Post-COVID Loss of Smell

Not to Be Sniffed At: Agony at Post-COVID Loss of Smell

HEALTH | By John Leicester | Feb 23
A year into the coronavirus pandemic, doctors and researchers are still striving to better understand and treat the accompanying epidemic of COVID-19-related anosmia — loss of smell.

Experts Warn Against COVID-19 Variants as States Reopen

Experts Warn Against COVID-19 Variants as States Reopen

HEALTH | By Marion Renault | Feb 18
As states lift mask rules and ease restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of falling case numbers, public health officials say authorities are overlooking potentially more dangerous COVID-19 variants.

Gov. Cuomo Expands COVID Vaccine Access to HIV+ New Yorkers

Gov. Cuomo Expands COVID Vaccine Access to HIV+ New Yorkers

AIDS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 11
This week New York Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include people living with HIV.

CDC Finds Two Masks Are Better Than One Vs. COVID-19

CDC Finds Two Masks Are Better Than One Vs. COVID-19

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Feb 10
CDC study finds two masks are better than one vs. COVID-19 U.S. government researchers found that two masks are better than one in slowing coronavirus spread, but health officials stopped short of recommending that everyone double up.

US Vaccine Drive Complicated by 1st, 2nd Dose Juggling Act

US Vaccine Drive Complicated by 1st, 2nd Dose Juggling Act

HEALTH | By Candice Choi, Marion Renault | Feb 10
The U.S. has entered a tricky phase of the COVID-19 vaccination effort as providers try to ramp up the number of people getting first shots while also ensuring a growing number of others get second doses.

Why the U.S. in Underestimating COVID Reinfection

Why the U.S. in Underestimating COVID Reinfection

NATIONAL | Feb 8
U.S. health officials may be overlooking an unsettling subgroup of survivors: those who get infected more than once.

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