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Patient, Beware: Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments

Patient, Beware: Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments

HEALTH | By JoNel Aleccia | Jan 21
Health officials warn that certain treatments no longer work against the highly contagious version of the virus that causes COVID-19.

What Does it Mean for COVID-19 to be Endemic?

What Does it Mean for COVID-19 to be Endemic?

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jan 20
Here's a look at what endemic means and the implications for the future.

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

Biden to Give Away 400 Million N95 Masks Starting Next Week

HEALTH | By Zeke Miller | Jan 19
The White House announced Wednesday that the masks will come from the government's Strategic National Stockpile, which has more than 750 million of the highly protective masks on hand.

Israel Study: 4th Vaccine Shows Limited Results with Omicron

Israel Study: 4th Vaccine Shows Limited Results with Omicron

HEALTH | By Josef Federman | Jan 18
Preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant.

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

What Patients Can Learn From One Negative Rapid Test (Hint: Very Little)

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby, Phil Galewitz | Jan 15
While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.

How Will Forthcoming Website for Free Virus Tests Work?

How Will Forthcoming Website for Free Virus Tests Work?

HEALTH | By Zeke Miller, Darlene Superville | Jan 15
A new federal website to request free test kits launches Wednesday, with the first shipments going out to Americans by the end of the month.

Soaring COVID-19 Cases Renew US Debate Over Mask Mandates

Soaring COVID-19 Cases Renew US Debate Over Mask Mandates

HEALTH | By Meg Kinnard | Jan 13
Officials across the U.S. are again weighing how and whether to impose mask mandates as COVID-19 infections soar.

When Am I Contagious if Infected With Omicron?

When Am I Contagious if Infected With Omicron?

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Jan 13
Some early data suggests people might become contagious sooner than with earlier variants — possibly within a day after infection.

Omicron May Be Headed For a Rapid Drop in US and Britain

Omicron May Be Headed For a Rapid Drop in US and Britain

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng, Carla K. Johnson | Jan 11
Scientists are seeing signals that COVID-19's alarming omicron wave may have peaked in Britain and is about to do the same in the U.S.

Unfounded Theory Used to Dismiss COVID Measures

Unfounded Theory Used to Dismiss COVID Measures

HEALTH | By Angelo Fichera and Josh Kelety | Jan 8
In widely shared social media posts this week, efforts to combat the disease have been dismissed with just three words: "Mass formation psychosis."

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