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Is There a Risk of ‘Long COVID’ After Omicron Infection?

Long-term outlook unclear due to variant's different pattern of illness

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RUSH Researchers Studying 'Breakthrough' COVID-19

Examining why some vaccinated people get infected and others don't

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Nancy's Story: Coming Down With COVID-19

‘Who knows where we would have been if we hadn’t gotten vaccinated’

Nancy's Story
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How To Protect Yourself During the Omicron Surge

From get-togethers to grocery shopping: guidance from an infectious disease expert

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Questions and Answers About the Omicron Variant

How contagious is the COVID-19 variant? And how effectively can vaccines fight it?

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Boosters Recommended for Kids 12 and Older

Any who received Pfizer vaccine series at least five months ago can get booster

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What Should I Do if My Child Has COVID-19 Symptoms?

Expert advice on COVID-19 signs in kids and how to best protect them

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Children Can Suffer Severe Illness After COVID-19

COVID-19 surge could lead to more multisystem inflammatory syndrome cases in children

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Why Do We Keep Getting New Coronavirus Variants?

Infectious disease specialist: 'We need to slow down the number of people getting infected'

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When COVID-19 Benches Athletes: What We Can Learn

Infectious disease specialist Michael Lin, MD, offers insights on recent outbreaks

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