Health

Should you get a COVID test if you have the symptoms of a cold?

With cold and flu season coinciding with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, anxieties are running high at the first sign of a cough or sniffle. Should you get a COVID test if you think you have a cold? Read more!
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School bus driver dies from COVID weeks before she was set to retire

A school bus driver passed away from COVID mere months before she was set to retire. She became ill a few weeks into the school semester and ended up hospitalized. Read the full story.
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Fauci warns Thanksgiving gatherings may need to be ‘sacrificed’ amid COVID uptick

In a new interview, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert said some families may need to consider canceling Thanksgiving gatherings as they could lead to further surges of COVID-19.
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Low risk of contracting COVID-19 on airplanes if masks are worn, study suggests

There’s a low risk for travelers on airplanes to contract COVID-19 and other airborne viruses, an early military study released Thursday suggests – regardless of where passengers sit. Read more!
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Family loses business and 8 family members to COVID-19

A family in Arizona is experiencing a coronavirus nightmare. Not only did the Aguirre family lose a business they spent 10 years building, they also lost several family members to the novel virus. Read more now.
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Fauci reveals when he thinks a COVID vaccine will be available

We’re inching closer to a COVID-19 vaccine that may restore a sense of normalcy. Dr. Anthony Fauci revealed when he anticipates the U.S. getting the first coronavirus vaccine. Find out now.
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Families form 'pandemic pods' to maximize learning, socialization and to stay safe this winter amid COVID

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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‘Brain fog’ may impact more than half of all COVID patients

Some of the common symptoms of COVID-19 – fever, cough, shortness of breath - are commonly understood. But other, such as difficulty concentrating or loss of smell or taste, continue to raise questions about how the coronavirus affects patients.
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Cottonelle wipes recalled over possible bacteria contamination

Kimberly-Clark announced it is recalling specific lots of Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and Cottonelle GentlePlus Flushable Wipes due to the possibility they could be contaminated with bacteria that can cause infections in people.
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Small household gatherings are helping drive the spike in COVID cases, CDC chief says

Large gatherings have been banned or discouraged since the start of the pandemic in March. But as cases of the coronavirus continue to spike around the country, the CDC is now warning how small indoor gatherings are helping to spread COVID-19.
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