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“Living with COVID”: Where the epidemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic approaches in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning governments and exhausted residents alike to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as 1 million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, president of the Institute …

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“Living with COVID”: Where the epidemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic approaches in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning governments and exhausted residents alike to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as 1 million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, president of the Institute …

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If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO (Reuters) – People at high risk of serious illness who have not yet received a second booster dose of COVID-19 should not wait for the next generation of Omicron-targeted vaccines expected in the fall, five vaccine experts told Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the effect of Omicron BA.5 variant of the …

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A US study shows that more than half of Americans have contracted COVID-19

April 26 (Reuters) – After a record spike in COVID-19 cases during the Omicron-led wave, about 58% of the general US population and more than 75% of younger children have contracted the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, according to a nationwide blood survey. United States, which was released on Tuesday. The study, released …

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