Blood Donor Policy Change Could Address LGBTQ Stigma, Increase Donations

Change in donor policy could end stigma for LGBTQ Americans, increase blood supply   The U.S.…

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Is Long Covid the Next Public Health Disaster?

Long Covid economic impact estimated at $3.7 trillion, rivaling Great Recession As the United…

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FDA Pauses Authorization for COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatment

  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment…

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Update: Single-Dose Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

  This month Health and Human Services opened ordering to jurisdictional and federal entity…

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CDC Report: BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 COVID Subvariants Claim Dominance

  According to data from the CDC, BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 now make up the largest share of new…

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Combination Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine in the Works

  Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech say they're beginning trials to assess the safety, efficacy and…

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Does Paxlovid Reduce Risk of Long Covid?

US Veterans Affairs:  Paxlovid Reduces Risk of Long COVID-19 (CNN) - Paxlovid, the antiviral pill…

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RSV Surge: Here’s What You Need to Know

  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), common among young children, is surging in the U.S. and…

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Goodbye Social Distancing! So Long Masks! Hello Again to Viruses?

 Does the end of masking mean the return of respiratory viruses? After several years of focusing on…

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Masking for NC Health Care Workers Still Recommended

Updated CDC mask guidance eliminates the need for some providers in health care facilities to…

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