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Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know
There's a new variant of COVID-19, and it's sparking concern among health officials and the public around the world.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Protection May Drop Over Time
The protection one of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines provides may decrease after six months, according to a new study.
Salmonella in Your Salad?
Health officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that appears to be linked to salad greens.
COVID-19 Variants: What You Need to Know
As viruses replicate, they start to change. That's exactly what has happened with COVID-19, which has led to several variants of the original virus.
New COVID-19 Rx Approved
A new medication to treat COVID-19 has earned emergency approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Salmonella Outbreak Ramps Up
Hundreds of people across the United States have become sick with Salmonella after contact with backyard poultry.
When Did COVID-19 Really Hit the US?
COVID-19 might have arrived in the United States earlier than we realized.
How Effective Are mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines?
Wondering how effective your Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine really is? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has an answer.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Frozen Chicken
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to frozen stuffed chicken products.
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Poultry
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a Salmonella outbreak that may be tied to chickens and other backyard poultry.