Omicron Subvariant Becomes Dominant in the US

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A new omicron subvariant (BA.5) has become dominant in the United States. As of Saturday, the subvariant accounts for roughly 54% of the nation’s COVID-19 infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Omicron’s subvariant BA.4 makes up 17% more of the country’s infections. COVID-19 has been a pain for humankind since […]

CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer and Moderna Over J&J Vaccines

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advisory panel have recommended that people should not get the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine if the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech shots are available. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices announced its recommendations after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the J&J vaccine has been linked to a […]

CDC Busts COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

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It is a well-known fact that uncertainty brings out rumors and myths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have laid out myth-busting facts about COVID-19 and its vaccines. One of the rumors about the COVID-19 vaccines is that they can cause variants. However, this is not true. Variants happen because the virus constantly […]

There Are More Reasons to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Than Not [Update]

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Whether a person is 12 or 102, receiving a COVID-19 vaccination should be on everyone’s priority to-do list, as in, it needs to be done today. A primary reason to be vaccinated is because of the COVID-19 variants. The Delta variant is particularly a matter of concern. Everyone needs to be vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2, […]