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Recent articles by Adrianna:

What is sepsis? Here's everything to know about the infection former president Bill Clinton is battling

According to the World Health Organization, sepsis kills more than 11 million people in the world each year. Here's how it can happen. → Read More

Who is considered 'high risk' and eligible for Pfizer-BioNTech's booster shots?

The FDA authorized boosters for people 65 and older, adults with underlying health conditions and workers at high risk. Who exactly does that cover? → Read More

When will the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine be ready for kids?

Here’s everything to know about the COVID-19 vaccine in young children, what to expect and what this could mean for daily life in the U.S. → Read More

When will the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine be ready for kids? We've got answers

Here’s everything to know about the COVID-19 vaccine in young children, what to expect and what this could mean for daily life in the U.S. → Read More

FDA delays decision on fate of e-cigarette giant Juul amid ongoing crackdown on vaping products

The Food and Drug Administration received premarket tobacco product applications from more than 6.5 million tobacco products from over 500 companies. → Read More

Biden's COVID-19 mandate to vaccinate all health care workers may come with unintended consequences

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said workers in health care settings that receive Medicare and Medicaid funding must get their shot. → Read More

Hurricane Ida batters Louisiana hospitals filled with COVID patients; European Union removes US from travel list: Latest COVID-19 updates

Some hospitals have been able to evacuate a small number of patients while others say they’re planning to evacuate 'once it is safe to do so.' → Read More

C.1.2 variant has concerning mutations, experts say, but Americans shouldn't panic: 'I wouldn't lose any sleep'

Researchers in South Africa flagged the variant for monitoring, but health experts say C.1.2 poses no real threat to the US at this time. → Read More

Are schools contributing to a spike in COVID-19 cases among kids? Partly, experts explain.

Experts worry pediatric cases will continue to rise if schools don't implement mitigation measures and people in the community remain unvaccinated. → Read More

'Miserable' breakthrough COVID-19 cases are increasing, but experts aren't sure how common they are

Breakthrough infections of COVID-19 among the vaccinated are rising, even as the vaccine continues to protect against severe disease and death. → Read More

'Need to be on a higher alert': Babies and toddlers more likely than teens to transmit coronavirus, study says

Though teens were more likely than babies to get infected, a statistical model showed those ages 0 to 3 years were more likely to transmit the virus. → Read More

Raging wildfires linked to thousands of COVID-19 cases and hundreds of deaths in 2020, study says

COVID-19 cases had the biggest increase in Sonoma County, California, and Whitman County, Washington, sites of the Glass Fire and Babb-Malden Fire. → Read More

'Naked in the world of COVID': Some J&J vaccine recipients feel unprotected against delta and want mRNA shots

Some who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine are worried they're not protected against the delta variant and want a Pfizer or Moderna shot. → Read More

The delta variant of COVID-19 is more contagious for children. Is it making them sicker, too?

Although there is some evidence to suggest the delta variant of COVID-19 is more virulent in kids, it's not conclusive, experts told USA TODAY. → Read More

Natural infection isn't enough to protect against COVID-19, experts say. You still need a vaccine.

Although antibodies from having COVID-19 may provide some protection, health experts say nothing protects better than the vaccines. → Read More

'Delta plus' is 'not a problem': Everything to know about the subvariant and why experts aren't worried, yet

While little is known about the sublineage AY.1 and its mutations, health experts say it’s not spreading as efficiently as other variants in the U.S. → Read More

Experts: Lollapalooza a 'recipe for disaster.' Should festivals be canceled amid COVID surge?

The concern comes just days before Marshfield's Levitate music festival and Scituate's Heritage Days festival are set to kick off on the South Shore. → Read More

Female surgeons have miscarriages at more than twice the rate of the general population, study finds

In a survey of 692 female surgeons, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found 48% experienced pregnancy complications, according to a study. → Read More

Got the sniffles? Summer colds are rushing back. Here's how to tell if it's COVID-19.

Although breakthrough infections are possible, they’re rare and experts say vaccinated Americans are more likely to suffer from a cold than COVID-19. → Read More

Delta's threat: CDC reveals data on why masks are important for the vaccinated and unvaccinated

Fully vaccinated people made up nearly three-quarters of COVID cases that occurred in a Massachusetts town around Fourth of July, CDC study shows. → Read More