COVID-19

Flu vs. COVID-19: What We Can Expect for the 2022-23 Flu Season

For many years, flu season went as expected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended annual flu vaccines, particularly for elderly people and others with a higher risk of flu complications. Fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and muscle aches were typical signs of the flu—and then COVID-19 entered the picture. The start of fall brings the start of another flu season. With the… Read More

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COVID-19 Reinfections: Are You Next?

Just when we think COVID-19 is starting to back off, another subvariant rears its ugly head. New Omicron subvariants are causing more people to catch COVID-19 for the second and third time than previous strains—even people who are fully vaccinated and boosted. Here’s everything you need to know about COVID-19 reinfections, including the current COVID-19 reinfection rate, why the risk of reinfection is… Read More

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Asthma & Allergies vs. COVID-19: What’s Your Diagnosis?

In this day and age, when you think you’ve come down with something, whether a mild fever or a case of the sniffles, you may not know what to think at first. Is it as minor as allergies or perhaps asthma? Or, what if you’ve contracted COVID-19? The problem is that symptoms of allergies, asthma, and COVID-19 might appear similar for most in the beginning, and can be hard to differentiate between the three. Let us… Read More

Omicron: Everything You Need to Know

As we continue to navigate year 3 of the pandemic, Omicron cases persist and are highly transmissible. With all the literature that’s been published, it may be confusing to keep track of all the information regarding Omicron cases, symptoms, and treatments. At MD Now, we’re here to provide the details you need about this phase of the pandemic. What Are the Facts About Omicron? This variant is highly mutated,… Read More

Omicron: Everything You Need to Know
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