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May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022
Soldier wearing mask and looking out window

Vaccines lower risk of long COVID 15%, death by 34%, data show

Long COVID can affect even fully vaccinated people after mild breakthrough infections.

May 27, 2022
Paramedics in full PPE in ambulance

Emergency medical staff report high levels of burnout amid COVID-19

International survey finds 62% reported 1 or more symptoms of burnout, and 31% reported 2.

May 27, 2022

News Scan for May 27, 2022

Asymptomatic COVID-19 spread
More peanut butter Salmonella
Wild poliovirus in Pakistan
Avian flu outbreak funds
More UK unexplained hepatitis

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022
Drive-up COVID-19 testing

White House expands access to COVID-19 antivirals

Weekly prescriptions for oral COVID-19 antivirals rose from about 27,000 to more than 182,000 in 7 weeks.

May 26, 2022

News Scan for May 26, 2022

Mix-and-match boosters for Omicron
Infection-, vaccine-related COVID immunity
New H3N8 avian flu case

May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022
SARS-CoV-2 viruses highly magnified

Global COVID-19 cases start to drop again

Two global regions that saw recent increases in infections are now seeing downturns, but the US reports the most new cases and deaths.

May 25, 2022

News Scan for May 25, 2022

Vaccination and COVID-19 spread
Lung abnormalities after COVID
Fifth DRC Ebola death
More US unexplained hepatitis
Avian flu outbreaks in 2 states

May 24, 2022

May 24, 2022

CDC: COVID survivors struggle with pulmonary embolisms, breathing issues

The agency also alerts clinicians about COVID-19 rebound after Paxlovid.

May 24, 2022
Man wearing mask getting an MRI

Persistent multiple organ damage noted with COVID-19

COVID-19 patients had persistent signs of heart and lung involvement, inflammation, and clotting.

May 24, 2022

COVID-19 Scan for May 24, 2022

Waning 4th-dose vaccine efficacy
Cancer patients and COVID vaccines


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