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Covid-19 infection grants immunity for five months, UK study suggests

Covid-19 infection grants immunity for five months, UK study suggests

People who have been infected with Covid-19 are likely to be protected against catching it again for at least five months, according to a new study led by Public Health England (PHE). The study — which has not yet been peer reviewed — found that past infection was linked to an 83% lower risk of…MORE

3 ways to turn that failing New Year’s resolution into a habit

3 ways to turn that failing New Year’s resolution into a habit

I have a bad relationship with New Year’s resolutions. I start strong and then peter out by mid-January as work deadlines, home chores and the latest Netflix binge takes precedence over my good intentions. I even thought this year would be different due to being homebound. (Laughable!) Long have I wanted to train myself to…MORE

Here’s why we can have some hope about the Covid pandemic

Here’s why we can have some hope about the Covid pandemic

The US keep breaking records in the coronavirus pandemic. The latest: 3 million new cases in the first two weeks of the year. But some experts say there’s hope. Vaccines, spring weather and, surprisingly, the high number of infections all offer cause for optimism, Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the…MORE

Here’s how some of the leading coronavirus vaccines work

Here’s how some of the leading coronavirus vaccines work

Johnson & Johnson says it plans to have data from advanced, Phase 3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine by the end of the month. If they’re positive, the company plans to apply for emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration and make the vaccine available to the public. Early stage trial data…MORE

Covid cases remain lowest among younger children, even after schools reopened, study says

Covid cases remain lowest among younger children, even after schools reopened, study says

A new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Covid-19 cases among younger children remained low even after schools restarted for in-person learning. To safely reopen schools, however, transmission in communities must be kept in check. The report, published Wednesday in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, considered more…MORE