COVID-19

In an effort to avoid the frequent disruption seen last year, some school districts are offering COVID-19 testing programs to some or all of their students. In Christian County, the district has launched a "Test to Stay" program for school-acquired close contacts.
By Kaiser Health News
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As rapid antigen testing continues to expand, it's important to understand that a negative result doesn't necessarily mean you don't have COVID-19.
By Julia Hunter
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 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
vaccination clinic
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
As a Kentucky Board of Education mandate requiring masks expires, many districts are electing to continue a masking requirement in schools.
By WKMS
students in school wearing masks
All of the deceased were unvaccinated, and three of them had underlying health condition, health officials said.
By Jennifer P. Brown
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