Category: Coronavirus

FDA Approves at-home Duel COVID and Flu Test

March 8th, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first at-home test that can be used to determine whether a person has the flu or COVID-19. Duel COVID and Flu Test Testing for the flu previously required a visit to a doctor’s office or urgent c… more »

Masks may Help With Allergy Season

April 7th, 2021
  Worried that allergy season may drag you down? Masks could help guard against severe spring allergies.   Masks may Reduce Spring Allergy Symptoms   More patients are doing well this allergy season because they are spending more times indoors and… more »

Pfizer Begins Oral COVID-19 Drug Trial

March 31st, 2021
  Pfizer announced on March 23, it has begun a U.S. based early-stage study of an oral anti-viral drug to treat COVID-19.   Oral COVID-19 Treatment   The Phase 1 trial involves healthy adults to evaluate safety and tolerability of the drug.   T… more »

CDC Releases Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People

March 24th, 2021
  On March 8 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a set of recommendations on activities that fully vaccinated people can resume.   Recommendations   About 26.1 million people have received both doses of the two-dose Moderna… more »

CDC Recommends Double Masking

February 17th, 2021
  While a single mask has been the latest health/fashion accessory this past year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are recommending that people add an additional mask to their daily outfit.   Double Masking   Double masking, or… more »