COVID, Flu, RSV … Could Measles Be Next for NC?

  A measles outbreak in Ohio that begin in November has spanned to four counties and sickened…

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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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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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Will Vaccines Work? BQ.1 Is A Variant of Concern

Just a month ago, the emerging COVID-19 variant BQ.1 accounted for less than 1% of cases. Now,…

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COVID Variants Gaining Ground Ahead of Expected Winter Surge

While the omicron BA.5 variant cases are beginning to decline, omicron subvariants--BQ.1, BQ.1.1…

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Younger Age Groups in NC Can Now Receive Updated COVID-19 Booster

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorizations…

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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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ICYMI: CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Doses

CDC:  New guidance on Covid-19 boosters On September 13, 2022, presenters at CDC’s Clinician…

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