Avoid salmonella infections from backyard poultry with basic hygiene after handling birds, eggs, meat For those with backyard poultry, like chickens or ducks, a Texas A&M AgriLife expert encourages taking precautions against salmonella exposure as cases spike across the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an uptick in salmonella cases, 672, with... Read More →
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Country star Reba McEntire is telling people to continue to mask up and quarantine, saying she and her boyfriend contracted COVID-19 despite being vaccinated.
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New research adds to evidence that COVID-19 vaccines still offer strong protection against the delta variant, which is spreading rapidly around the world and accounts for most cases in the U.S.
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Brooke Shields feels “lucky to be alive” after her harrowing leg injury and subsequent staph infection, which left her needing to re-learn how to walk.
The CDC on Thursday will ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in many instances.
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Nations around the world set records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new infections, even where the virus has been kept in check. Here's the latest.
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Europe has missed its chance to stop the third wave of the coronavirus epidemic before it got out of control. Now it's paying a high price for it, with new lockdowns being imposed across the continent.
Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a contentious exchange with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Thursday over whether people should wear masks if they have recovered from Covid-19 or been vaccinated against it.
Health experts say the surge in coronavirus cases in Europe should serve as a warning to the U.S. not to drop its safeguards too early. Here's the latest virus news.
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Countries where more than half the population is overweight, such as the US and the UK, have recorded much higher death rates from Covid-19, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Obesity Forum.
The risk of death from Covid-19 is about 10 times higher in countries where most of the population is overweight, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Obesity Forum.