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3 doctors explain why COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization

Over 31 millions doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been distributed in the US as of January 31, according to the CDC. Doctors Syra Madad, Komal Bajaj, and Saskia Popescu explain that despite this progress, COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization. Immunity takes time and none of the vaccines are […]
3 doctors explain why COVID-19 prevention doesn’t stop at immunization
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We asked doctors and researchers for their top face masks that balance comfort and safety

Medical experts understand the challenge of finding a face mask that’s both comfortable and protective. Four doctors and one mask researcher told Business Insider the masks they recommend for situations outside of hospitals and clinics. Some recommended DIY options, while others suggested multi-layer masks that have undergone independent filtration tests. […]
We asked doctors and researchers for their top face masks that balance comfort and safety
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I’m a doctor who volunteered to get one of the first coronavirus shots. Here’s why I got involved, and what the side effects have been like.

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, is an infectious diseases doctor and medical epidemiologist living in the Congress Heights area of Washington, DC. She’s participating in the Phase 3 Moderna mRNA-1273 vaccine trial, which she signed up for to demonstrate her confidence in vaccine science during a time when “fear and distrust […]
I’m a doctor who volunteered to get one of the first coronavirus shots. Here’s why I got involved, and what the side effects have been like.
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Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths

Business Insider brings back the Senior Director of NYC Health + Hospitals System-wide Special Pathogens Program and a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University to debunk 14 new common coronavirus myths. They talk about the effectiveness of masks and how they don’t cause CO2 poisoning. They also explain what it […]
Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths
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A new phone-tracing technology could tell if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus — without sacrificing privacy. 130 researchers are offering it to countries for free.

The novel coronavirus excels at spreading because it’s contagious when there are few or no symptoms. That’s why governments are resorting to lockdowns, travel bans, and other economy-crippling restrictions. A team of 130 volunteer researchers just rolled out a technology framework that aims to help people return to work using […]
A new phone-tracing technology could tell if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus — without sacrificing privacy. 130 researchers are offering it to countries for free.
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