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    Should you get more than 1 COVID vaccine?

    Though more and more people are getting vaccinated in the U.S.—as many as 50% of Americans have gotten at least one dose—highly contagious forms of COVID-19 are continuing to spread. As these new forms of COVID spread nationwide, some citizens are wondering if they should get more than one vaccine. Experts are advising against that. […] More

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    Is it safe to post a selfie of your vaccination card?

    As vaccine rollouts in the U.S. continue, so does the flood of vaccine selfies shared on social media. But is it safe to post a selfie of your vaccine card? Experts say probably not. Tech and privacy experts warn against posting vaccination cards on social media. The cards contain private information, including your full name, […] More

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    Will warmer weather in the spring help kill off COVID for good?

    Despite high hopes, warmer spring weather will not stop COVID-19 from spreading. In the spring of 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security suggested COVID may be less likely to spread during spring and summer due to higher temperatures, higher humidity, and increased sunlight. After more than a year of the pandemic, however, experts now […] More

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    Is it safe to go to a restaurant after you get the COVID vaccine?

    This story is regularly updated for relevance. Last updated: July 9, 2021 The United States is making progress in distributing COVID vaccines. About 55% of the U.S. has been fully vaccinated and as many as 4.6 million people have gotten the shot in one day. But despite the progress being made, we might not ever […] More

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    Yes, Peeps will return in time for Easter in 2021 despite the pandemic

    Peeps paused production in September 2020, skipping the usual Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day-themed treats. This prompted concern in fans of the festive marshmallows, and they worried they would be without the colorful, bird-shaped candies come spring 2021. Fortunately for fans, Just Born Quality Confections announced that, despite the coronavirus pandemic, it is resuming Peeps […] More

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    Will COVID vaccines be mandatory for you to go on cruises?

    This story is regularly updated for relevance. Last updated: May 24, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic all but shut down business for major cruise lines. North American sailings on all major cruise lines have been canceled through May 2021 at least, according to the Points Guy, and cruises will look different when they resume. The CDC […] More

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    What is the most effective kind of face mask to protect against COVID-19?

    Experts agree that wearing a mask is the most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19, but not all masks are equally protective. While there is plenty of research about the efficacy of surgical grade masks, there is little research about the non-medical masks most of the public is currently wearing. Researchers at Duke […] More

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    How extra COVID vaccine doses might land you an early vaccination

    During a clunky vaccination rollout process, a few fortunate individuals have found themselves at the front of the line for vaccines despite not being priority patients. Due to the COVID-19 vaccines’ short shelf life and the difficulties in distributing doses, vaccination sites have been forced to find ways to distribute extra doses that would otherwise […] More

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