Now is Not the Time to Drop Our Guard on Covid, Experts Say

With new variants emerging health experts say now is not the time to let our guard down when it comes to Covid.

Biden Appoints Dr. Ashish Jha as White House Covid Czar

Jha, the Dean of Public Health at Brown University, replaces outgoing Covid czar Jeffrey Zients.

Housing, Hate, and Health Top Concerns for AAPI in LA

The agency will be translating all written materials into the 15 most-used languages in the state and adding more interpreters to its phone lines.

Is Inflation Eroding the Middle Class?

The highest consumer prices in a generation have made inflation the top public concern, replacing COVID.

Covid-19 Hospitalization and Death Rates for Children Spike Alarmingly Amid Omicron

The CDC has released new findings showing children were hospitalized at a rate four times higher from Omicron than with the Delta variant.

From Pandemic to Endemic: Will We Ever Be There?

As Covid-19 hospitalization rates surge in the U.S., public health experts are advising a shift from thinking of the crisis as a pandemic to an endemic.

Q&A With State Epidemiologist on Covid Vaccines

The risks of hospitalization and death remain high for unvaccinated individuals, so the most important thing is get vaccinated and get boosted.

Black Family Caregivers Endorse Vaccines and Boosters as California Battles Covid

There are more than 4.5 million family caregivers in California alone, but they are largely invisible in the broader healthcare system.

Public Health Experts Worry About CDC’s Shortened Isolation Time Following Exposure to Covid

The CDC issued its revised guidelines Dec. 27, recommending that people who have tested positive for Covid isolate for five days, down from the previous 10-day requirement.

Omicron and a Collapsed Healthcare System: This is How COVID Closes 2021

Cases in the United States exceed 50 million, while more than 800,000 Americans have lost their lives.

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