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How COVID-19 Affected STI Testing

The COVID-19 pandemic is a significant public health crisis today, but it is on the tips of everyone’s thumbs and tongues. However, the CDC declared a growing epidemic in a congruent health crisis. One of those include sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs). One of the significant drawbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic is that…

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WHO Recommends Two Drugs to Fight COVID-19

The Omicron variant is one of the highly infectious COVID-19 variants that renders many key treatments ineffective. Recently, World Health Organization (WHO) panel has recommended using two more drugs against the virus. The WHO guidelines, recently published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), strongly recommended the use of baricitinib as an alternative to interleukin-6 (IL-6)…

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Why Do Some People Test Positive Even After Vaccination For COVID-19?

It was heartbreaking to watch dozens of Olympic athletes having their dream crashed with the novel coronavirus taking the wheel. Many tested positive for the COVID-19 and have been ruled out even after their doses of vaccination. Doctors, however, are not surprised by the test results coming out positive. In most cases, they prevent someone…

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Signs COVID-19 Transmission Is Airborne

Studies showed that the COVID-19 virus has been large-droplet-borne, and therefore, the CDC introduced all the measures and guidelines accordingly. It’s been over a year that the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the global population. We were hoping that there will not be any second wave of the coronavirus, but the reality is far worse.…

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Myths About COVID-19

After almost one year of lockdown and all the government and public’s possible efforts, the risk of COVID-19 spread hasn’t decreased yet. The government and healthcare providers are appealing to everyone to stay indoors as much as possible, wash hands with soap and water/ use sanitizers, wear face masks in public, and maintain social distance…

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CDC Officials Call For Schools To Reopen

The CDC officials finally gave a green signal to reopen schools. According to them, the schools are safe to reopen as long as the school authorities are taking proper COVID precautions, including wearing a mask and maintaining social distance. The editorial published in the JAMA journal provides a framework for school authorities to reopen schools…

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Ways to Cope When You’re Cooped Up During Winter COVID-19 Lockdown

The recent surge in COVID positive cases due to weather changes, less socialization, and decreased daylight hours are worsening the feelings of stress and hardship. As stay-at-home orders are still in place, concerns about coping with mental health issues are top of mind. Here are some tips that can help you nourish your mental health…

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How To tell Someone If You Have Tested Positive For COVID-19?

With coronavirus cases surging in many states, you might get a call from your relative, a friend, or a colleague to inform you that they’ve got infected with the virus. Or there might be a chance that you find yourself getting a positive test for the coronavirus and wondering how to inform people about this.…

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Warning: COVID-19 Can Get Worse During Winter

Yes, you heard it right! COVID-19 situation can get worse in the winter. We don’t have a complete idea of how the virus behaves, but a combination of various factors, such as human behavior, can result in the spike of COVID-19 cases during winter. Factors responsible for the spike in COVID-19 Here are some of…

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Is The Coronavirus Pandemic Driving People To Drink?

According to the journal JAMA Network Open, “Americans over 30 have been drinking more during the coronavirus pandemic compared to this time last year.” According to the U.S. survey, women are drinking more during the pandemic. With the alcohol consumption frequency spike about 14% from 2019, women drinking frequency increased by 17%, people aged between…