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Moderna says its new vaccine booster shows 'superior' response to Omicron

Moderna says its new vaccine booster shows ‘superior’ response to Omicron

The "bivalent" vaccine — meaning it targets two different antigens — is Moderna's leading candidate to have an effective booster ready for fall of 2022, ...
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CDC's COVID-19 Community Level now high in Central Florida. Mask-wearing is recommended

CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level now high in Central Florida. Mask-wearing is recommended

Residents are urged to wear a mask indoors in public, stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, and get tested if they have ...
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Coronavirus FAQ: I got COVID. Then I got it again. What's the deal with reinfection?

Coronavirus FAQ: I got COVID. Then I got it again. What’s the deal with reinfection?

People who catch COVID may feel as if they won't get it again, at least not for a long time. Their immune system should be ...
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3 ways to get COVID pills, if you've just tested positive

3 ways to get COVID pills, if you’ve just tested positive

Some people have had trouble getting Paxlovid pills quickly, despite the administration's effort to ease access after a COVID test confirms infection ...
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When 2 coronavirus variants meet inside 1 person, a Frankenstein hybrid can be born

When 2 coronavirus variants meet inside 1 person, a Frankenstein hybrid can be born

That's how the so-called "deltacron" variant — a mashup of delta and omicron — came to be. This process of recombining tells us a lot ...
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Central Floridians can request additional COVID test kits from the federal government

Central Floridians can request additional COVID test kits from the federal government

A second round of free, COVID test kits will become available to order from the federal government starting Monday.  ...
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CDC masking recommendation lifted for most Central Florida counties

CDC masking recommendation lifted for most Central Florida counties

The CDC reports that more than 953,000 people have died with COVID-19 in the U.S. and at least 70,789 in Florida ...
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In Orange County, coronavirus cases plunge

In Orange County, coronavirus cases plunge

Orange County officials are reporting a significant plunge in Covid cases compared with January, when the highly contagious Omicron variant caused cases to surge.  ...
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For Orange, Osceola, Lake and other counties, the CDC still recommends mask-wearing indoors in public

For Orange, Osceola, Lake and other counties, the CDC still recommends mask-wearing indoors in public

For several counties, the COVID-19 Community Level remains high and mask-wearing is recommended. Those are Orange, Osceola, Polk, Lake, Sumter and Marion ...
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Anticipating what happens next with COVID-19 as the Omicron wave recedes

Anticipating what happens next with COVID-19 as the Omicron wave recedes

Epidemiologist Dr. Ali Mokdad said he believes COVID-19 will move from a pandemic into an endemic phase as Omicron recedes. Still, he said, COVID-19 has not ...
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In Florida, recent inconsistent coronavirus data could indicate another peak, one hospital representative says

In Florida, recent inconsistent coronavirus data could indicate another peak, one hospital representative says

One Florida hospital representative sees hope in recent conflicting coronavirus data.  ...
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Nurses call on hospitals to increase staffing

Nurses call on hospitals to increase staffing

National Nurses United is calling on hospitals to boost staffing levels. Members of the union for registered nurses protested outside hospitals in 12 states today, ...
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