In recent weeks, cases of COVID-19 have been on the decline in the United States. However, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—including Director Dr. Rochelle—have been warning that this trend will likely turn around due to the increasing prevalence of the newer, more transmissible variants. Now, the World Health Organization has revealed that this very phenomenon is occurring across a major continent. Read on to find out where—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine appointment can feel like winning the lottery these days. And if you’re lucky enough to score one, chances are you want to do everything in your power to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. You’ve probably heard in recent weeks that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other medical professionals have urged Americans to hold off on doing one thing in particular before getting vaccinated—taking pain relievers like Advil or Tylenol. But now, in a new interview with CBSN, Anthony Fauci, MD, is weighing in on the topic—and he’s advising what medication to avoid taking and what’s safe to take with your COVID vaccine. Read on for his recommendation, and for more on what to hold off on both pre- and post-shot, The CDC Says Don’t Do This Within 2 Weeks of Your COVID Vaccine.