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I Got a 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known.

I Got a 'Mild' Breakthrough Case. Here's What I Wish I'd Known.

HEALTH | By Will Stone | Sep 20
The reality is breakthrough cases are becoming more common. Here's what I wish I'd known when those first symptoms laid me low.

Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough to Face the Delta Variant?

Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough to Face the Delta Variant?

HEALTH | By Amanda Michelle Gomez | Sep 20
Don't worry if you are confused. Mask guidance has been mixed since the dawn of the pandemic, and new research has altered conventional thinking. We decided to dig in and sort out the latest developments.

Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

HEALTH | Sep 14
A law professor examines the new vaccine requirements for more than 100 million U.S. workers.

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

HEALTH | Sep 14
Rapid antigen testing is another line of defense against COVID-19, but when and where should it be used?

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

HEALTH | By Danica Kirka | Sep 10
Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday.

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Sep 8
The World Health Organization last month listed it as a "variant of interest" because of concerns it may make vaccines and treatments less effective, though more evidence is needed.

Your COVID Game Plan: Are Stadiums Safe?

Your COVID Game Plan: Are Stadiums Safe?

SPORTS | By Phil Galewitz | Sep 7
Is it safe to go to a packed stadium even if you are vaccinated? Six out of the seven public health experts that KHN spoke to from big football states were adamant in their response: No way. Not now

Cruise Lines Require Vaccinations, Tests, Amid Virus Surge

Cruise Lines Require Vaccinations, Tests, Amid Virus Surge

HEALTH | By Adriana Gomez Licon, David Koenig | Aug 26
The CDC began advising travelers who are at a higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness to avoid cruises. It is also recommending that passengers show both a recent negative COVID test and proof they've been immunized.

What Does Full Approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Mean?

What Does Full Approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Mean?

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Aug 24
For full approval, the FDA required six months of follow-up data. FDA inspectors also visited the plants where the vaccines are made and reviewed each step of the production process for extra assurance.

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

NATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Aug 23
The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, companies and local governments to make vaccinations mandatory.

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