Interesting discussion on yesterday’s episode of The Daily podcast from The New York Times: Science and global health reporter Apoorva Mandavilli explains that you can actually be infected with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 — and in fact sick with symptoms for several days — and yet not test positive for COVID-19 on a rapid […]
“We’re not going to be without SARS-CoV-2 in the population for a considerable period of time,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tells CNN. New York City to raise COVID alert level —The Daily Beast The newest COVID subvariants survive on human skin and plastic for a lot […]
‘What We Know about Omicron’s BA.2 Variant So Far‘ — Scientific American ‘COVID cases rise again in half the states‘ — Axios Another indicator: ‘Airlines that dropped mask requirements are now suffering staff shortages due to COVID-19‘ — CBS News ‘Johns Hopkins, Georgetown universities reinstate COVID-19 measures, mask mandates‘ — WTOP
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Plus: When will we get a 4th dose? COVID-19 damages brain cells in a way that’s equivalent to 10 years of aging — and this happens in people who experience mild or even no symptoms at all, according to a British study as reported in Forbes. The White House said this week that unless it […]