COVID

New Covid variant “Kraken” facts + at-home Covid tests from the government expiring soon?

It seems like we hear about COVID-19 variants and sub-variants a lot these days, but this new year has delivered a new sub-variant that appears to be the most transmissible one so far.  XXB.1.5—nicknamed “Kraken” (by some), is another descendent of the Omicron variant. Like previous versions of the virus, it has been described as …

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Two-Minute Tuesday | December 13, 2022 Two-Minute Tuesday: Flu hospitalization rates double and Strep A increases in the US

Flu hospitalization rates double and Strep A increases in the US  When the COVID-19 pandemic started back in 2020, it seemed that no disease was spreading other than the one that had the world on edge. But with the advance of the fight against Covid, previously common diseases are resurfacing and  gaining global attention. Below …

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