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By now, you know to be alert for the most common signs of COVID-19: Cough, fever, fatigue. You even know that in many people, the novel coronavirus produces no symptoms at all. But a new study suggests there’s another telltale sign of COVID, one that’s more obscure: eye issues. In a new study published in
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President-Elect Joe Biden has announced a $1.9 trillion plan to cope with the public health and economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and one element of the proposal is a new round of stimulus checks. Biden is proposing a one-time $1,400 payment be sent to individuals, following the $600 checks that were sent out
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Dr. Anthony Fauci just spoke four scary words: “It’s not a blip,” the nation’s top infectious disease expert told WPIX about the current coronavirus surge, which has resulted in more than 4,000 Americans dead every day, hitting record numbers. “It’s very serious. An increase like that “generally follows travel and people congregating together” as people
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COVID-19 has dozens, maybe even hundreds, of potential symptoms. Many of them overlap with more minor illnesses and can be confused with colds, flu or just feeling run-down. But experts say one symptom is almost definitive of coronavirus: A loss of taste or smell. According to a Jan. 5 study published in the Journal of
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In her first show back in her studio in 2021, Ellen DeGeneres opened up about her case of coronavirus, sharing how it felt, what she was prescribed, and what symptoms to watch out for. “So I tested positive before the holidays,” she said. “I’m all fine. Now. Everything’s good. I’m all clear. I want to
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Shortness of breath, fever, dry cough, loss of sense of smell and taste. Those are the symptoms most commonly associated with COVID-19. However, they aren’t the only symptoms and some people who are infected with the potentially deadly virus don’t experience any of them. During her return to television after recovering from the virus, Ellen
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Get your COVID-19 vaccine. As soon as it’s available to your demographic. Please! That’s the message of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Once 75% of us (or possibly more) are vaccinated, we can start to return to “some form
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COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out, but Americans need should be “doubling down” on preventative measures like mask-wearing and social distancing until the vast majority are vaccinated, advised Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist, on Monday. “It’s a tough situation,” said Fauci during an interview with RFDTV. “We’re having now more than 4,000 deaths
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Among the many terrors of the coronavirus—delirium, toe rashes, death—none besides fatigue has been as prevalent as the respiratory symptoms. COVID-19, after all, spreads by droplets inhaled into your body, making your tender lungs susceptible. So how do you know if your pulmonary system has been affected? A new study analyzed the symptoms of those
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, has heard your theory, or maybe it’s your brother-in-law’s: That the COVID deaths are so high because they’re somehow inflated, by flu cases or, as the President claimed, the CDC’s “fake news.” His response? “We’ve had now over 360 to 370,000 deaths, we’re averaging 2 to
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Last week, the United States reported more than 4,000 coronavirus-related deaths in a single day. We’re in trouble. “If you look at what’s going on worldwide, it’s a very tough time,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told OZY’s CEO
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Vitamins are essential for our health. Our bodies just cannot function without them. Although most of our vitamins are obtained from our diet, one-third of adults, and more than 50% of those over age 55, report taking daily vitamin supplements.   People generally believe that vitamins must be safe, and that even if they don’t result
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Side effects to the COVID-19 vaccine are mostly minor, and although it’s rare, some people do get allergic reactions after receiving it, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, on Friday. “The side effects of the vaccine and the first dose are generally mild,” said Fauci during a virtual discussion with the
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One thing will “crush” the COVID-19 pandemic, and that’s for an “overwhelming” number of Americans to get vaccinated against the disease, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, on Friday. “We want you all to get vaccinated for your own protection for that of your family and for your community,” said Fauci
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Since the start of the pandemic, the entire world has been anxiously and eagerly awaiting the day when a safe and effective vaccine would be available to the general public. Now that two COVID-19 have been approved—Pfizer and Moderna—and first phases of vaccinations are currently happening, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
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COVID-19 infections continue to surge across the country—along with hospitalizations and deaths—and it has never been more important to keep yourself safe and to prevent the spread of the virus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has continued to educate
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We know to be alert for the most common COVID-19 symptoms: Cough, fever, trouble breathing. But the coronavirus has been found to affect nearly every part of the body, and the first sign of your infection can be a pretty obscure one (or you could have no coronavirus symptoms at all). In fact, one recent
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It’s been less than a year since the first COVID-19 cases were detected in the United States, and we are currently experiencing the worst surge of the virus thus far. As infections, hospitalizations, and deaths peak across the country, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the National Institute
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Over the last year, health experts have continued to study COVID-19 in hopes of thoroughly understanding the virus. One of their most important findings? How the virus is spread, primarily via respiratory droplets, and situations and places where it is most likely to spread. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the
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Fever, shortness of breath, dry cough, loss of sense of smell or taste, fatigue—all common signs of a COVID-19 infection. However, new research has identified one of these symptoms as being one of the most common of all. Even more? If you experience it, it is a sign that your infection is likely mild. Read
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For months, health experts have been warning about the worst-case-scenarios in the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily that if people opted not to follow the suggested fundamentals—social distancing, mask wearing, avoiding crowds and group gatherings included—that this winter could be unimaginably devastating. Now, just days into 2021 we are in the worst surge of the virus thus
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The country has never been so divided. However, there is one thing that everyone—regardless of political affiliation, gender, skin color, or socioeconomic group can agree on: the sooner the pandemic ends, the better. So, when exactly will that be? According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and the director of the
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Sharon Osbourne, author, talk show host and wife of rocker Ozzy, was hospitalized with COVID-19 in December—”I wanted to share I’ve tested positive for COVID-19,” her Instagram posting read. “After a brief hospitalization, I’m now recuperating.” There was reason to worry: At age 68, she is at high risk for severe COVID. Yesterday, she finally
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As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country, resulting in record-breaking hospitalizations and deaths, protecting yourself from infection is more important than ever. In addition to following CDC guidance, which includes social distancing, avoiding crowds, and mask wearing, taking extra precautions—including not touching specific items—can help protect your health. Infectious disease expert Dr. Anne
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As experts predicted last fall, the COVID-19 health crisis is spiraling out of control post-holiday season, with some parts of the country being completely overwhelmed with infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. The situation is so bad in Los Angeles—with hospitals full and an positivity rate of over 20 percent—that the county’s health department has announced that
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