Jan. 4, 2022

S02-15: COVID-19 Vaccines: What Does the Future Hold?

We did it all. We social distanced, masked, got vaccinated, masked some more, and got boosted. But still, with Omicron -- a much …

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Dec. 28, 2021

S02-14: How Do We Treat Long COVID?

Millions of Americans are experiencing chronic, lingering, and debilitating symptoms months after recovering from COVID-19. The s…

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Dec. 21, 2021

S02-13: Under the Microscope: How Sequencing Plays Pandemic Detective

The longer the COVID-19 epidemic persists the more likely we are to see more super-spreader events, even among those vaccinated, …

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Dec. 14, 2021

S02-12: What to Expect When We're Expecting More Omicron Cases

Omicron has reached the U.S., and widespread vaccination may not be enough to keep the new variant from spreading. The variant is…

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Dec. 7, 2021

S02-11: Psychological Barriers May Lead to COVID Vaccine Refusal

wo years into the COVID-19 pandemic -- and 1 year after vaccines first became available -- there are still those who are opting o…

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Nov. 30, 2021

S02-10: Does a Past COVID Infection Protect Just as Well as Vaccines?

COVID booster shots are now recommended for millions of Americans, prompting questions on why immunity acquired from the vaccines…

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Nov. 23, 2021

S02-9: What Do We Know About Breakthrough Cases, and How Can We Preve…

While the CDC initially recommended COVID-19 booster shots for a limited swath of Americans, last week they updated their guidanc…

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Nov. 16, 2021

S02-8: How Do We Handle Compassion Fatigue Toward the Unvaccinated?

As COVID-19 vaccines become available to more age groups, will fatigue from the pandemic subside? Or will it create a greater dis…

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Nov. 9, 2021

S02-7: COVID Vax Now Widely Available for Young Kids -- Will Parents …

Twenty-eight million American children ages 5 to 11 are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Within hours of the emergency use au…

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Nov. 2, 2021

S02-6: What Do We Know About the Rare COVID-19 Vaccine Complications?

Side effects from the COVID-19 vaccines -- such as soreness and fever -- are quite common, but the more serious complications are…

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Oct. 26, 2021

S02-5: Should Doctors Peddling COVID Disinformation Lose Their Licens…

Should doctors who spread disinformation lose their medical licenses? Phony cures and/or resistance to public health messaging is…

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Oct. 19, 2021

S02-4: COVID Booster? But I Only Just Got Vaccinated!

Three different vaccines to protect against COVID-19 have been either approved or authorized for emergency use in the U.S. And no…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Merck's COVID Pill Has Been Called a 'Game Changer' -- Is It?

You get sick with COVID-19. Instead of quarantining and hoping you don't get worse, or heading into the hospital, you can simply …

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Oct. 5, 2021

S02-2: Requiring the COVID Vaccine: The Legal Battle Ahead

Mandating the COVID-19 vaccine has been called presidential overreach, un-American, even unprecedented, despite a long history of…

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Sept. 28, 2021

Could More Mask Mandates Stop the Delta Surge?

Wearing a masking to protect yourself and others against the spread of the coronavirus has become something of a political, socia…

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June 8, 2021

Covid Boosters: Will We or Won’t We?

It has now been 6 months since the first wave of Americans received their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. Proving just how effe…

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June 1, 2021

U.S. Moves Forward on COVID as Other Parts of the World See Surges

The U.S. has hit a new COVID-19 milestone -- not a grim one, but one of hope -- experiencing the lowest case and death counts sin…

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May 25, 2021

Is Herd Immunity With COVID-19 Realistic?

Almost half of all Americans have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and roughly 40% are fully vaccinated, making ma…

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May 18, 2021

Next Up in Line for COVID Vaccines: Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has now expanded to include young adolescents among those eligible to receive Pfizer's two-dose shot…

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May 18, 2021

Next Up in Line for COVID Vaccines: Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has now expanded to include young adolescents among those eligible to receive Pfizer's two-dose shot…

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May 11, 2021

Can We Spread COVID After Vaccination?

Wear your mask. Or, don't wear your mask if you are vaccinated, as long as you are outside. But, keep masking and social distanci…

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May 4, 2021

Are Side Effects Why Many Pass on COVID Shots?

Fever. Sore arm. Flu-like symptoms. These are the COVID-19 vaccines' side effects, which now also include possible rare blood clo…

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April 27, 2021

What's in a Name? COVID Vaccine 'Passports' vs 'Verification'

Across the country, states are moving forward to either require or ban vaccine passports, even as nations move forward with bilat…

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April 20, 2021

Fair Shot? Does COVID Vaccine Availability Ensure Equity?

The vaccine rollout so far has shown us that the process has been all but equitable for some of the most vulnerable populations. …

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