Biden administration makes at-home Covid tests available for free again this winter
Take home COVID-19 self testing kits provided by the District of Columbia government, which provides city residents four free take home tests per day, are seen in this illustration taken January 11, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The Biden administration is making rapid Covid tests available for free again this winter through a limited round […]
Does weight loss affect COVID-19 severity?
Study shows link between weight loss from bariatric surgery and COVID-19 severity. Entering 2022, worldwide COVID cases have topped the 290 million mark, with more than five million deaths (1). While new variants develop with lower mortality rates, the risk of severe COVID infection is still greater for some groups. Common risk factors include people […]
The leader of CDC just made a rare call to allow Covid booster shots for more people
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overruled an advisory panel Friday by approving the distribution of Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 booster shots to a wide array of workers across the U.S. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on a series of recommendations from the panel, including distributing the shots to older Americans […]