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Minnesota Surpass 13,000 Covid Deaths

The local Star Tribune’s recent headline reads as COVID deaths in Minnesota surpass 13,000, the risk profile has a twist. This death roll was reportedly hardest “on the elderly, unhealthy/unvaccinated, and women reportedly comprising 55% of the deaths reported so far. Responding to the reported death trend, Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the University of […]

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CDC Ends Social Distancing Recommendations

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released yesterday new guidelines for Covid-19 ending social distancing recommendations which states “the nation should move away from restrictive measures such as quarantines and social distancing and focus on reducing severe disease from Covid-19”. Quoting CDC’s Greta Massetti, head of the Field Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, […]

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Covid Plateau – a New Normal in MN?

The MPR News writes in a recent headline Minnesota’s COVID plateau – a new normal? “Unlike earlier parts of the pandemic, characterized by recognizable peaks and valleys, this phase seems characterized by an ongoing medium-high plateau. The ‘dog days of COVID‘ as we characterized it in early July, are still upon us. Perhaps this plateau […]

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Covid ‘Rebound’ after Paxlovid

According to updates, Pres. Biden is reportedly testing positive for Covid-19 for straight seven days after his ‘rebound’ infection. Quoting White House physician Dr. O’Connor, The Hill writes “Biden ‘continues to feel very well‘ despite his rebound COVID-19 infection. Such rebound infections have been seen in some patients who take the antiviral treatment Paxlovid. In […]

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Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency in US

According to Politico, the White House and US public health experts “plan to use public health emergency authorities to speed up the distribution of the monkeypox vaccine”. Quoting senior administration officials, Politico writes “A decision memo created by the Department of Health and Human Services has circulated through U.S. health agencies over the past week […]

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Long Covid Have Three Types of Symptoms

In a new London’s King’s college research, its researchers found that there are “at least three distinct ‘types’ of long covid for people experiencing symptoms for 12 weeks or more”. Prof. Claire Steves from the School of Life Course & Population Sciences, wrote “These data show clearly that post COVID syndrome is not just one […]

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Living With Covid

The Reuters News writes that as the Covid pandemic is turning into third winter season, weary health experts, government officials, and general public alike in the US and else are headed for more Covid-19 waves. According to Chris Murray, head of the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), of the University of Washington, the […]

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Gottlieb: Monkeypox a Public Healthcare Failure

Quoting from the Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb‘s OpEd on The New York Times, The Hill writes that the federal government’s healthcare infrastructure is not capable of dealing with public health emergencies like Covid-19 and monkeypox. In thee OpEd, Gottlieb writes: “Our country’s response to monkeypox ‌‌has been plagued by the […]

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Many People With Long Covid Have Stop Working

According to an article on NPR News, many millions of Americans have long Covid and thus many of them have stop working. Quoting from a new survey results from the the Brookings Institution, drew on survey data from the Census Bureau, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Lancet, the news organization writes “millions […]

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Fighting Covid with Dogs and Books

The CNN Health reports that Pres. Biden fought his recent Covid-19 reportedly with help from “his dog and a stack of books about Ireland”. President Joe Biden had tested positive for Covid last week and reportedly the dog stayed with him. Pres. Biden reportedly missed daily gym exercise routine, instead his German Shepherd, Commander, served […]