Coronavirus

When should you get the new COVID-19 booster and the flu shot? Now is the right time for both

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At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly everyone has experienced the panic and uncertainty that come with having mild COVID-like symptoms - such as a cough and sore throat - only to test negative day after day. With cold and flu season just around the corner, that state of frustrating uncertainty is likely to strike most of us again.

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals hands Air Force class action plaintiffs a win in vaccine mandate lawsuit

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(The Center Square) - A panel of three Sixth Circuit judges have denied the Air Force's attempt to overturn class certification granted to all members of the Air Force by a federal district court judge in July. In doing so, they handed another win to roughly 10,000 airmen and women fighting against the Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Long COVID: How researchers are zeroing in on the self-targeted immune attacks that may lurk behind it

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For almost three years, scientists have raced to understand the immune responses in patients who develop severe COVID-19, with an enormous effort aimed at defining where healthy immunity ends and destructive immunity begins.