Your turkey won’t be the most expensive thing on the table anymore. By Katherine J. Wu A couple weeks ago at my local CVS, I spied them in the wild for the very first time—Abbott BinaxNOWs, currently America’s most sought-after rapid, at-home coronavirus test, piled neatly behind the counter. With the fall and winter holidays on the way, I figured it was a … [Read more...] about The One Thanksgiving Necessity America Forgot to Stock
Adrianna Rodriguez As concerned friends and family members try to convince loved ones to get vaccinated, many are met with the argument: "I already got COVID, so I can't get it again." Health experts say that just isn't true. Although antibodies from natural infection may provide some protection against the virus, evidence shows nothing protects … [Read more...] about Natural infection isn’t enough to protect against COVID-19, experts say. You still need a vaccine.
By Timothy Bella and Meryl Kornfield Florida reported 21,683 new coronavirus cases on Friday, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to data released Saturday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data shows the severity of the surge in Florida, the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak and … [Read more...] about Florida breaks record for new coronavirus cases as surge of infections rips through state
The internal presentation shows that the agency thinks it is struggling to communicate on vaccine efficacy amid increased breakthrough infections By Yasmeen Abutaleb, Carolyn Y. Johnson and Joel Achenbach The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to cause more severe illness than earlier variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox, … [Read more...] about ‘The war has changed’: Internal CDC document urges new messaging, warns delta infections likely more severe