Tag: Medicine and Health

With the Delta Variant, Do I Need a Covid Booster Shot?

With the Delta Variant, Do I Need a Covid Booster Shot?

In the United States, nearly 50 percent of all residents are fully vaccinated. But in India, only about 5 percent of the population is fully vaccinated. In much of Africa, fewer than 1 percent of people are vaccinated. The concern is that the longer large parts of the world remain

As Parents Forbid Covid Shots, Defiant Teenagers Seek Ways to Get Them

As Parents Forbid Covid Shots, Defiant Teenagers Seek Ways to Get Them

She showed up anyway. At worst, she figured, the school would just turn her away. Apparently, they took note only of her mother’s consent. Saying nothing, Elizabeth stuck out her arm. Now she is in a pickle. The school is requiring students to be vaccinated for the fall semester and

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. I met a friend for lunch recently, one of my first New York social outings since Covid-19 forced the world into solitude 15 months ago. We laughed and shared a

Covid-Sniffin

Covid-Sniffin

Dog noses are great Covid-19 detectors, according to numerous laboratory studies, and Covid sniffing dogs have already started working in airports in other countries and at a few events in the United States, like a Miami Heat basketball game. But some experts in public health and in training scent dogs

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.