Officials say omicron slowing in these states

As the omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to spread, officials in several states across the country have reported the surge is showing signs of slowing.  In New York, COVID-19 infection data released Wednesday showed the seven-day average of new hospital admissions

Cervical cancer: What are the signs and symptoms?

January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer – which develops in a woman’s cervix – is the fourth-most common cancer in women, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The agency reports that more than 300,000 women die from cervical cancer

Models predict wave of omicron deaths

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the wave subsides in mid-March. The seven-day rolling average for

Omicron variant now 99.5% of US COVID cases, CDC says

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Tuesday that the omicron variant of the coronavirus is now responsible for 99.5% of U.S. cases.  Comparatively, the delta variant reportedly makes up 0.5%. The agency shows that there have been

How to get an at-home COVID-19 test

Starting Wednesday, the federal website that allows Americans to request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders. will provide the tests – four per residential address, applied to the first 500 million tests – at no cost, including no shipping fee.

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