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These new findings bring about important yet unanswered questions: What do these brain changes following COVID-19 mean for the process and pace of aging? And, over time does the brain recover to some extent from viral infection?
By The Conversation
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The researchers note that the decline in the number of people experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression coincides with a decline in the number of coronavirus cases and the easing of lockdown restrictions.
By Kentucky Health News
The modified quarantine strategy is gaining momentum with school districts across the country, despite the lack of an endorsement by federal health officials. Nevertheless, early studies appear promising — when protocols are implemented alongside other COVID-19 precautions like masking.
By Julia Hunter
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Culturally, this is an era in which people are held in high esteem when they stick with their beliefs and are negatively labeled as “flip-floppers” or “wishy-washy” when they change what they think, but social psychologists say good decision-makers often explore information about options other than their favorite.
By The Conversation
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In recommending against boosters for the general public, the committee cited reasons such as lack of sufficient safety data in younger age groups and indications that initial doses still seem to be provide robust protection against severe illness.
By The Conversation
As the virus changes — the density of the delta virus in the air is greater than the original strain — experts have adjusted their advice regarding masks.
By Kaiser Health News
The deceased was a 34-year-old woman who had no underlying health conditions. She had not received a COVID-19 vaccination.
By Jennifer P. Brown
All of the deceased were unvaccinated, and three of them had underlying health condition, health officials said.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Tennessee hospitals are setting new records each day, caring for more covid patients than ever. The most critical patients are almost all unvaccinated, meaning ICUs are filled with regretful patients hoping for a second chance.
By Kaiser Health News
The largest randomized controlled study of masks, led by researchers from Stanford and Yale universities, is the latest that clearly supports the value of wearing surgical masks for reducing infection.
By Kentucky Health News
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