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    How long will the COVID-19 vaccines keep you safe from the coronavirus?

    It’s unclear just how long the COVID-19 vaccines keep you safe The Modern CEO believes they could last “a couple of years” Immunity for elderly patients might not last as long Multiple COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out across the country, and the first vaccinations have already been given. With news of a new, more […] More

  • this healthcare worker did not refuse a vaccine though many others have
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    Why are so many healthcare workers refusing to take the COVID vaccine?

    The first round of COVID-19 vaccines has reached the United States and has been sent to healthcare workers nationwide. But despite being prioritized recipients, many healthcare workers refuse to take the vaccine. A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that almost one-third of healthcare workers will “probably” or “definitely” refuse the vaccine. Healthcare […] More

  • Employees preparing COVID-19 vaccine
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    Could all Americans be vaccinated against the coronavirus by the summer of 2021?

    Following news that President Donald Trump previously passed on the opportunity to purchase additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Department of Health and Human Services has secured additional vaccinations. That leads to the question of when most Americans will get the COVID-19 vaccine. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar recently announced the […] More

  • Little girl hugging her puppy - pet scams on the rise during pandemic
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    Be on the lookout for more pet scams during the pandemic

    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning Americans about an increase in pet scams during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scammers are reportedly taking advantage of hopeful pet parents looking to adopt by taking money for animals that don’t exist or never arrive. The BBB’s “scam tracker” has received 2,166 reports of pet scams over the past […] More

  • Machu Picchu in Peru - open COVID-19
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    Is Machu Picchu open during the pandemic?

    International tourist destinations like the Great Barrier Reef, the Eiffel Tower, and the Great Wall of China saw temporary closures over the last nine months. Many tourist destinations have started to reopen at limited capacity, and for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began Machu Picchu is open to tourists. The famous Peruvian archaeological […] More

  • Airports to begin covid testing - people in masks standing in line at the airport.
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    These airports are currently offering COVID-19 testing

    Travel is expected to pick up as the year draws to a close, even as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise. A survey from the Vacationer found that more than 85 million Americans are planning on traveling just for the Christmas holiday. This doesn’t include other December holidays, like Hanukkah or New Year’s Eve. This […] More

  • Second stimulus check
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    Don’t expect a stimulus check from the newest COVID-19 relief bill

    Government officials have been in talks for months over a second coronavirus relief bill. Lawmakers appear to have settled on a $908 billion bill to aid citizens during the pandemic, but don’t expect a second stimulus check with the newest relief bill. The first relief bill cost roughly $2 trillion and included a $1200 stimulus […] More

  • How does herd immunity work, as a group of masked people gather closely together
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    With all these new coronavirus vaccines, when will we achieve herd immunity?

    Several coronavirus vaccines are showing promising results in their final phases of testing. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are both around 95% effective, and experts have begun suggesting potential timelines to distribute vaccines to American citizens beginning in December 2020. The promising news of impending coronavirus vaccines is prompting many to wonder if and when […] More

  • Melatonin for coronavirus
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    Could popular sleep aid Melatonin actually help treat the coronavirus?

    Melatonin is known for giving you better, more restful sleep. Recent research suggests that not only can melatonin help you sleep better through those coronavirus stress dreams, it might actually help treat COVID-19. Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise nationwide, and on Dec. 9, more than 3,000 Americans died. While a successful vaccine is […] More

  • is it safe to ski coronavirus
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    Is it safe to ski during the pandemic?

    Many ski resorts closed early last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But resorts are opening up again, and skiers are eager to hit the slopes. But those who are ready to return to the mountain should ask themselves this: Is it safe to ski during the pandemic? The answer: If you take precautions, skiing […] More

  • Are small gatherings safe?
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    Even limited gatherings are no longer safe

    Large gatherings and “superspreader events” have been canceled nationwide this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts are now suggesting that even small gatherings are no longer safe and are in fact accelerating the spread of COVID-19. Large gatherings have been banned in many states and travel has been discouraged by the Centers for Disease […] More

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