Breakthrough cases of COVID-19 are popping up in those who are fully vaccinated, but it is those who haven't gotten the shot that have health experts most concerned about a resurgence of the virus.
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More than 97% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are unvaccinated, once again stressing healthcare systems.
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The findings raise questions about the coronavirus vaccines' protection and suggest that even vaccinated people could experience long-term symptoms.
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CDC: Color-coded map shows where Americans need to wear masks again, and where you can go maskless, outside of schools
Vaccinated people can still spread the Delta variant, which is one of the biggest reasons masks are being recommended indoors again.
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CDC says fully vaccinated people spread the Delta variant and should wear masks: 'This new science is worrisome'
The Delta variant makes it easier for vaccinated people to transmit the virus, CDC director Rochelle Walensky said.
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CRPS is the most painful condition known to mankind, and you might never have heard of it. In the 1970s, two researchers from McGill University in Montreal developed the McGill Pain Questionnaire, a self-reporting tool that uses descriptive words to determine the intensity and type of pain a person is experiencing. The accompanying McGill Pain 
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Kayley Reese first noticed what seemed like a growing bump in her stomach over a year ago. Reese, 23, said she did not notice any other physical symptoms, so she did not do anything about it. It was not until June when Reese flew home to Orlando, Florida, that she began to feel symptoms and sought treatment.
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Ken Clarke, the former health secretary, has admitted his department believed there was a "strong possibility" blood had been infected with Aids, despite telling the public there was "no conclusive proof". Mr Clarke's use of the phrase to the press and parliament in 1983 was scrutinised at the Infected Blood Inquiry on Wednesday. Lead counsel Jenni Richards QC asked Lord Clarke, who is giving evidence this week, whether he was being "straightforward and candid with the public" as he was "not ack
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What (and how) you eat can help lower systemic inflammation for long-term health.
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Mosquito bites have you clawing at your skin? This expert advice will bring you relief in no time.
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When a vaccinated person is exposed to Delta, their body has a much bigger job ahead to fight off the virus.
Nerve changes in eyes can help confirm 'long COVID'; Mental health issues tied to COVID-19 death risk
Changes in nerve fibers in the eyes can help confirm a diagnosis of "long COVID" - debilitating symptoms that persist more than four week after recovery from the acute illness, according to new findings. Because nerve fiber damage is suspected to underlie some of these lingering symptoms, ophthalmologists used a non-invasive technique called corneal confocal microscopy to check for nerve damage in the cornea. In their study of 40 COVID-19 survivors - most of whom had not been sick enough to need extra oxygen - and 30 uninfected individuals, the researchers found "significant associations" between nerve fiber loss in the cornea and the presence and severity of long COVID symptoms related to nerves, muscles and bones.
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"That's under consideration right now," Biden said when a reporter asked whether the administration was weighing such a requirement. He made the remark while visiting the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in McLean, Virginia.
This Syringe Hack Completely Crushes And Absorbs Pills In Seconds, And Even Health Care Professionals Are Amazed
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Black women who use lye-based hair relaxers at least seven times a year for 15 or more years have a 30% increased risk of breast cancer ‘White-centric beauty standards have led many Black women to embrace hair and skin treatments that could pose serious risks to their health, often without their knowledge.’ Photograph: Hero Images Inc./Alamy Stock Photo/Alamy Stock Photo A new study reveals what some scientists and researchers have suspected for years – that frequent and long-term use of lye-bas
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As a doctor and a physician in Miami, I’m distressed to see hospitals in Florida are starting to fill up with COVID-19 cases, again. One in Jacksonville reported the most COVID-19 patients ever, and more children are being hospitalized. So far, nearly 39,000 Floridians have died in 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. And yet Gov. Ron DeSantis is throwing a ticker tape parade for himself while COVID-19 cases are spiking, again.
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Louisiana doctor says 'exponential' surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations 'isn't a controllable thing at this point'
The infectious-disease expert Dr. Catherine O'Neal told CNN it felt as if Louisiana could look the way New York did early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC reverses policy on face masks, amid reports of breakthrough infections with delta variant of COVID-19
Reports of breakthrough infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in Americans who are fully vaccinated has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its policy on face masks in public settings for some parts of the U.S.
Dismal news of the week is a new study that says drinking too much coffee can shrink the brain and help cause dementia. A new study of nearly 18,000 people aged 37 to 73 has found that those who drank more than six cups of coffee a day had a 53% higher risk of dementia. On the one hand, six cups of coffee is a lot.
Marjorie Taylor Greene said she was sorry for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Now she's saying private businesses not letting unvaccinated people in is 'segregation.'
Greene's tweeted this controversial take on racial segregation just a month after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust.
Cassava Sciences (SAVA) shares have been on an almighty rampage in 2021, up by a huge 1,736% year-to-date. Those gains are down to the potential of simufilam, the company’s Alzheimer’s disease (AD) candidate for which clinical trial results have so far impressed all and sundry. However, on Monday, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), Cassava presented positive clinical data pertaining to not only simufilam but to its other offering SavaDX, an investigational diagnostic