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The study found an increased transmission for unvaccinated individuals and a reduced transmission for booster-vaccinated individuals, compared to fully vaccinated...

  • Reminder that, despite its infectivity, Omicron's household attack rate is ~1-in-3 (less in fully vaxxed). People often assume that, if one person in household is infected, it's inevitable everybody'll get it. Ain't so; worth trying to isolate if feasible. https://t.co/OLcUtfH8Up - view on twitter

In 731 persons seeking COVID-19 testing at a walk-up San Francisco community site in January 2022, simultaneous nasal rapid antigen testing (BinaxNOW(TM)) and RT-PCR...

A tsunami has hit Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu, and reportedly sent waves flooding into the capital after an underwater volcano in the South Pacific...

Eric Topol is a world-renowned cardiologist and geneticist, bestselling author, editor-in-chief of Medscape (and a graduate of the UCSF Medicine residency...

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Stepping Off the Path of Anxiety - 6 days

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Many of the most painful or troubling emotions we experience are reactions to events that have actually happened — but one powerful and sometimes...

Background Long COVID is a post-severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection syndrome characterised by not recovering for several weeks or months following...

  • …sure I won’t get a fatal case, there’s still a small risk of Long Covid (though a recent study https://t.co/3eNPRsBAeR found risk of Long Covid for fully vaxxed was reassuringly low). I’d also really prefer not to infect anybody, although at this point, I won't take… (5/25) - view on twitter

Santa Clara County’s wastewater surveillance tool indicates that levels of...

Continuous glucose monitoring represents not only a game-changing intervention for diabetes, but also a model for more continuous digital monitoring of...

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QCovid™ risk calculator - 2 days

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More details about QCovid® QCovid® was used by NHS Digital to identify patients in England at high risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes, adding an...

  • ...https://t.co/bXHVcqwvi4, I had a 1-in-500 chance of dying from a case of Delta. Omicron’s lesser severity drops that by ~80% – so it’s now ~1-in-2500. Taking Paxlovid (90% benefit) would drop that to ~1-in-22,000, but I can’t count on getting the pills (that might… (3/25) - view on twitter

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