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Two-Minute Tuesday | ‘Tripledemic’ in the US?

Flu, RSV, and COVID-19: Is the US facing a triple pandemic? Globally, during the pandemic, many steps have been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, while everybody has been focused on COVID, other formerly common diseases have gone overlooked.  As summer ended and the United States headed into fall and winter, doctors were …

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Two-Minute Tuesday | October 25, 2022 – COVID Setbacks for US students revealed by historic test scores

COVID setbacks for US students revealed by historic test scores According to results of a national test that provides the sharpest look yet at the scale of the crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic spared no state or region as it caused historic academic setbacks for American children, erasing decades of academic progress and widening racial disparities. …

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Recent enforcement of lockdowns in China – following COVID outbreaks

The past year has largely been a record of progress in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in many regions of the world, COVID restrictions and COVID-related difficulties of all kinds, remain in place.  In early October, Chinese cities imposed new closures and travel restrictions after the number of new daily COVID cases tripled …

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The aftermath: Adults with long COVID-19

We are still trying to sort out the aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic. With fall/winter seasons in sight, the potential for a COVID surge, and news about developing antibiotic resistant Superbugs – there is a lot to learn. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there were many concerns about its potential long-term effects. Experts are now able …

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Two-Minute Tuesday | October 4, 2022

Centaurus: The most resistant Omicron sub-variant to date Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, health officials have warned that the biggest barrier to controlling the virus would be its ability to mutate into ever more infectious and dangerous forms.  As new COVID variants and sub-variants continue to emerge, there are still many reasons to be cautious …

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