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
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN)More children went to the hospital and emergency room in states with lower vaccination rates, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Children have largely been spared the worst of Covid-19 -- hospitalizations and deaths are rarer for children than for adults -- although recently children's hospitals … [Read more...] about More kids hospitalized with Covid-19 in states with lower vaccination rates, CDC report finds
The delta variant is everywhere. Here's how well experts feel the vaccines and our immunity are working against it right now. By Julia Ries If you’ve been out and about living your life since being fully vaccinated, you might be curious if you’ve come in contact with the coronavirus. Could you be one of the lucky ones who had an asymptomatic infection? Or, is there … [Read more...] about What Are The Odds You’ve Been Exposed To COVID And Just Didn’t Get Sick?
Experts say that if people are waiting for a "magical moment" to get vaccinated, this is it. By Erika EdwardsThe delta variant now accounts for half of the Covid-19 cases in many areas of the U.S., President Joe Biden said Tuesday, urging unvaccinated Americans to get the Covid-19 shots as the U.S. faces a dramatic rise in the "hypertransmissible" variant of the … [Read more...] about Covid’s delta variant is highly contagious. Will vaccines work against it?
Counties in Georgia, Texas, Florida, and Missouri are especially vulnerable to the spread of COVID-19, according to a new report. By Michael Grothaus The delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is quickly spreading across the world. The World Health Organization estimates it will be the dominant strain globally within months, reports MarketWatch. In … [Read more...] about Delta variant danger zones: The 20 most vulnerable counties in the U.S. right now