Medical Health Cluster


The BA.2 subvariant is now 72 percent of new Covid cases. Experts say don’t panic. 

The BA.2 subvariant of the omicron variant continues to rapidly spread throughout the U.S., now accounting for about 72 percent of all new Covid-19 cases, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new CDC estimate is up from about 55 percent a week ago, when the subvariant, […]

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Mayo experts: Don’t let guard down as COVID-19 cases peak

As the U.S. nears a national peak in the surge of the omicron variant, many states are already seeing a decline in COVID-19 cases. Mayo Clinic’s Predictive Analytics Task Force has been tracking COVID-19 cases in the U.S. since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this peak, Mayo experts emphasize that the country […]

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Breakthrough COVID-19 cases worrying you about getting vaccine? Experts say it shouldn’t.

As COVID-19 vaccination numbers rise amid the spread of the delta variant of the virus, breakthrough cases of those who have been vaccinated have continued, resulting in some people who have been reluctant to be vaccinated to further doubt the vaccines. In recent months, notable people who had received vaccinations, including members of the New York Yankees, three U.S. […]

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