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COVID: The reasons why it is not a good idea to get Omicron on purpose

Contagiarse de la variante Ómicron de COVID en este momento puede no ser una buena idea.

Although it is good news that Ómicron causes milder symptoms than previous variants of COVID, the problem is that some people are downplaying a disease that has killed more than five million people in the world. Experts explain the reasons why it is not a good idea to get Omicron on purpose, under the false …

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Polish scientists find a genetic variant that increases risk for COVID

Científicos trabajan en la investigación del SARS-CoV-2.

Scientists work on SARS-CoV-2 research. Photo: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images A group of Polish researchers from the Bialystok Medical University (east) identified a genetic variant that makes carriers more vulnerable to COVID-19 and suffer higher mortality. The discovery, made public this Wednesday, is the result of the work of the scientific team led by professors Marcin …

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What is the mask that best protects against omicron

The super contagious omicron variant is spreading across the United States, causing a dramatic increase in cases and overwhelming many hospital systems. In addition to urging Americans to get vaccinated and booster vaccinated, public health officials are recommending that people trade in their cloth masks for higher-quality medical masks. What exactly does this suggestion mean? …

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Study ensures that using mobile phones does not increase the risk of brain tumor in young people

Estudio asegura que usar móviles no aumenta el riesgo de tumor cerebral en jóvenes

The use of cell phones and wireless landlines in young people is not associated with an increased risk of brain tumors, according to the largest case study carried out to date in 14 countries, a study that has been coordinated by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). The study, published in the journal ‘Environment …

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Has the spread by Omicron peaked in Britain and the United States?

Estadounidenses vacunados podrán viajar a Gran Bretaña sin restricciones.

Vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Britain without restrictions. Photo: Photo by STEFANIE LOOS / AFP) (Photo by STEFANIE LOOS / AFP via Getty Images). / AFP / Getty Images Scientists say signs are emerging that the alarming wave of infections by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus may have already peaked in …

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CDC urges to protect people with comorbidities by accumulating record of 132,646 hospitalizations

Rochelle Walensky, directora de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC).

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images The United States broke a new record for COVID-19 hospitalizations on Sunday with 132,646 patients who are currently being treated for the virus as they Rapidly Spreading Omicron Variant Cases Emerge Across the Country. Yet despite hospitalization …

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