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  • COVID in Children Is Not Insignificant
    by Charlie on October 17, 2021 at 8:52 am

    COVID-19 is not rare in children and adolescents. At time of writing, it has infected more than 7.3% (5,518,815) of the young people in the United States. Since even those with mild or asymptomatic disease can spread COVID to others, they are a source of infection for unprotected and vulnerable individuals. Other than reducing the The post COVID in Children Is Not Insignificant appeared first on BeMedwise.

  • Rapid COVID Testing – An Effective Preventive Measure
    by Charlie on October 13, 2021 at 8:29 am

    Periodic screening for COVID infection is one of many proven ways to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately it is underutilized. The post Rapid COVID Testing – An Effective Preventive Measure appeared first on BeMedwise.

  • Myths About COVID Vaccines
    by Charlie on September 29, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    The number of new COVID-19 cases in our country is increasing again. This is occurring almost entirely in unvaccinated individuals. Despite this, the vaccination rates are declining. One of the major deterrents to vaccination is the misinformation being spread by social media and some news outlets. This blog will identify and attempt to dispel some The post Myths About COVID Vaccines appeared first on BeMedwise.

  • Ivermectin, the New Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
    by Charlie on September 29, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Many who do not accept the CDC’s evidence-based recommendations about vaccinations and face masks are turning to other ways to prevent and/or treat COVID infections.  Hydroxychloroquine was the first of these. Now it is ivermectin, a drug used to treat certain parasitic infections in the intestines, like pinworms and strongyloides.  Like hydroxychloroquine, there are clinical studies assessing the effect of ivermectin on SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) infections. The post Ivermectin, the New Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 appeared first on BeMedwise.

  • The COVID Booster
    by Charlie on September 29, 2021 at 4:55 am

    In the United States, the COVID vaccine is available to anyone over 12 years old for protection against severe COVID disease and death. Many have not taken advantage of this, either by not getting fully vaccinated or not getting vaccinated at all. Most of these people, aside from those who will be getting them due The post The COVID Booster appeared first on BeMedwise.

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