The World Health Organization said contact tracing will be key to understanding and containing the Omicron variant. We heard so much about contact tracing at the beginning of the pandemic, but we’re nearly two years in and the topic of contact tracing isn’t as popular but is still important to managing the virus.
Harris says even if vaccines are less effective against the new variant, getting vaccinated is your best chance to protect yourself against anything any severe cases until more information becomes available.
The U.S. government on Friday moved to open up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding efforts to get ahead of rising coronavirus cases that experts fear could snowball into a winter surge as millions of Americans travel for the holidays.
One of Ward’s missions as an educator was to give children a healthy outlet for expression, such as painting and gardening. She also taught her students that healthy eating and education go hand in hand.
For those who received their first full set of vaccinations from February to May 2021, University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious disease experts said now is the time to schedule a booster ahead of Thanksgiving and other holidays as 2021 comes to a close.
One Birmingham labor lawyer believes opponents of the vaccine mandates will find a judge who will issue a nationwide preliminary injunction and stop the orders from going into effect until a court case is heard.
We’re on your side answering the question: how long does immunity last after you recover from a COVID-19 infection? The CDC just released new data that shows people who have been infected with COVID-19 may develop some level of immunity that lasts up to six months.
The Attorney General said businesses and universities should not ask too many questions if an employee seeks vaccine exemptions for religious or medical reasons. Marshall, along with top lawmakers and a state personnel official, have promised to help employees who are fired find new jobs.