Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How many people get 'long COVID?' More than half, researchers find

More than half of the 236 million people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 worldwide since December 2019 will experience post-COVID symptoms—more commonly known as "long COVID"—up to six months after recovering, according ...

Vaccination

Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs ...

Vaccination

New York Covid shot mandate boosts vaccination rates

The results are in, and New York's pioneering gamble with mandating COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers has paid off: despite holdouts, the hard-hit state and city has boosted inoculation rates.

Vaccination

US booster shots start, even as millions remain unprotected

The U.S. launched a campaign to offer boosters of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to millions of Americans on Friday even as federal health officials stressed the real problem remains getting first shots to the unvaccinated.

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