• Overcrowding, Lack of Healthcare Access Help Increase COVID Mortality in Prisons

    11 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Overcrowded conditions and lack of access to care help make COVID-19 more dangerous inside prisons, especially for minority populations, and these outbreaks are expected to continue, Neal Marquez, MPH, said at a webinar sponsored...
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  • Updated COVID Boosters Offer Better Protection Than Original: US Study

    Updated COVID Boosters Offer Better Protection Than Original: US Study

    12 days ago - By Medscape

    Updated COVID-19 boosters offer increased protection against new coronavirus subvariants in people who have previously received up to four doses of the older vaccine, US officials said on Tuesday.
    Reuters Health Information
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  • COVID-19 Is Still Upending Holiday Plans-and Inspiring Some Families to Make New Ones

    12 days ago - By Time

    Julie, who is 38 and lives in North Carolina, considers herself, her husband, and their two children “zero COVID people.” Motivated by studies about COVID-19's potential long-term effects on the body , they orient their lives around not getting the virus. That means avoiding indoor spaces where people won't be masked, often wearing masks outside, and seeking out service providers who are still taking precautions, such as masking and using air purifiers. For the most part, Julie says, this is fine. “There's not a whole lot we don't do,” she says-they just do it all in high-quality masks...
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