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Is a Nose Burning Sensation a Sign of COVID-19?

A burning sensation in the nose can be a sign of COVID-19, allergies, or something completely different. Learn about symptoms and find relief. A...

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What to Know About Organ Transplants and COVID-19

Post-transplant patients are at increased risk for severe COVID-19, and it may take longer for them to recover from the illness. People who have had...

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When to Retest After Having COVID

After having COVID, people can continue to test positive for months. The CDC does not recommend repeat testing after testing positive for COVID. Tens...

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PCR vs. Rapid Test for COVID-19: Pros and Cons

Learn the pros and cons of each COVID-19 test option, and which one may be best suited to your needs. More than 650 million COVID-19 tests have been...

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Does Health Insurance Cover At-Home COVID Tests?

At-home COVID tests are generally not covered by health insurance unless ordered by your doctor. But free at-home tests may be available in your...

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How Accurate Are At-Home COVID Tests?

Learn more about the available options for at-home COVID test kits, and what to do with your test results. There are dozens of home tests that can...

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Everything You Need To Know About Breakthrough COVID Infections

Even if you’re vaccinated against COVID-19, you can still contract the virus. Learn more about breakthrough COVID infections and why they happen. A...

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What's the Best At-Home COVID-19 Test?

COVID-19 testing is important in preventing the spread of the virus. Learn about which at-home test options are available, and which are the best....

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The 5 Best At-Home COVID Tests of 2021

With many at-home COVID-19 tests on the market, it’s easier than ever to test for COVID-19 conveniently. We researched the best at-home COVID...

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What to Know About Thalassemia and COVID-19

Thalassemia may affect the risk of developing COVID-19 or having serious outcomes. Learn of complications, treatment concerns, and how to stay safe....

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What to Do If You Get a Positive At-Home COVID-19 Test Result

If you test positive for COVID-19, it can be stressful to figure out what to do next. Learn more about how to handle a positive test result. The...

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What to Know About Liver Disease and COVID-19

Chronic liver disease can increase complications from COVID-19. Learn about the risk for serious disease, treatments, and how to stay safe. If...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn how the new coronavirus (COVID-19) began, symptoms to look for, how to get a diagnosis, and important public health information.

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Yes, You Need Both the Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines

The flu vaccine may offer slight protection against severe COVID-19, but experts say it's key to be vaccinated against both viruses. Key...

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What to Know About Tardive Dyskinesia and COVID-19

Tardive dyskinesia does not increase the risk of having COVID-19, but people with mental health disorders seem to be at risk for severe illness....

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Allergy Cough vs. COVID Cough: What Are the Differences?

Symptoms of seasonal allergies and COVID overlap, but there are subtle differences. Read our symptom guide to know if it’s allergies or...

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Vaccine Mandate Deadlines Push Healthcare Workers to Get the Shot

The deadline for healthcare workers to be vaccinated or face termination has arrived in two states and quickly approaches in others. Key TakeawayIn...

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Is There a Link Between a Low White Blood Cell Count and COVID?

Research has revealed a connection between a low white blood cell count and a more severe case of COVID-19. Learn more about the connection. Having a...

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COVID-19 Booster Shots: What You Need to Know

An introduction to the status of COVID-19 booster shots in the United States. COVID-19 booster shots are ready when and if we need them. In the...

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What to Know About Sickle Cell Disease and COVID-19

Sickle cell disease (SCD) may increase your risk of complications of COVID-19. Learn about the risk, potential complications, treatments, and how to...

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How Did Cuba Become the First Country to Vaccinate Young Children?

Cuba is the first country to inoculate children as young as 2—with its homegrown vaccinate. Key TakeawaysCuba is inoculating children as young as 2...

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Lung Congestion and COVID

Roughly one-third of COVID patients have a productive cough with thick mucus. Learn about medications, home remedies, and exercises to clear lung...

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Sinus Infection vs. COVID-19: What Are the Differences?

Sinus infection and COVID-19 may appear similar in symptoms, but there are important differences between the conditions. Learn about them here....

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Vaccine Side Effects and Adverse Events

Vaccines commonly cause mild, temporary side effects such as fever. True significant adverse events like anaphylaxis are exceedingly rare. Not...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Tracker: Week of Feb. 8

A week-by-week look at how each state was pacing when it comes to COVID-19 distribution and inoculation during the second week of February 2021....

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Tracker: Week of Feb. 15

A week-by-week look at how each state was pacing when it comes to COVID-19 distribution and inoculation during the third week of February 2021....

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Tracker: Week of Feb. 22

A look at how each state was pacing when it comes to COVID-19 distribution and inoculation during the last week of February 2021. Editor's note:...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Tracker: Week of March 1

A look at how each state was pacing when it comes to COVID-19 distribution and inoculation during the first week of March 2021. Editor's note: Below...

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