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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated May 31, 2022

Figuring out how to travel safely has never been more confusing — especially for cancer patients and their families.  

Though most of the United States now has low transmission levels of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, at least five sub-variants of omicron are currently circulating around the globe — with more mutations likely. 

Masking is no longer required on...

Bird's eye view of open suitcase packed for vacation with hand placing face mask inside

BY Cynthia DeMarco

You may have heard talk recently about a second COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. But if you’re confused about whether you need one — and what...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’re confused about how your COVID-19 status might affect your eligibility to donate blood or platelets, you’re not alone. ...

BY Devon Carter

At-home COVID-19 antigen tests can be very convenient. A positive result can confirm a COVID-19 infection in minutes and help you protect others from infection. And while a negative antigen test result should be confirmed with a PCR test, rapid antigen tests can be a starting point, especially if you have flu-like symptoms.

“A PCR test is always going to be more accurate, but an antigen test can be an option in a pinch,” says laboratory...

An illustrated hand holds an antigen COVID-19 test, which looks like a narrow white rectangle. The view shows a positive result.

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated on Jan. 27, 2022.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago, so little was known about the SARS-CoV-2 virus that...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve caught and recovered from COVID-19, you might be wondering what that means. Are you immune to the virus now? Can you go out...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve heard the word “flurona” recently, but aren’t quite sure what it means, you’re not alone. Many people have expressed confusion about...

BY Devon Carter

With the rise of the omicron variant, a mild cough can have you fearing that you’ve got COVID-19.

And whether it’s a PCR test that...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The number of breakthrough COVID-19 infections continues to climb, both in the United States and around the world. Many are now due to the...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Updated Dec. 23, 2021

The omicron variant has now overtaken the delta variant in the United States as the predominant strain of...