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Should You Take Zinc to Further Protect Yourself From COVID-19? We Asked Experts

1 month ago   |   By PopSugar

As deaths from COVID-19 continue to hit record high numbers , it's more important than ever to take every available precaution to protect ourselves and others from contracting the highly contagious illness. In addition to being vigilant about wearing masks and social distancing, you may be wondering if taking an immune-supporting supplement, such as zinc , could help protect you against COVID-19. We spoke with experts about whether it's worth adding zinc to your daily regimen.
Peter Gulick , DO, associate professor of medicine at Michigan State University and infectious disease expert...
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Listen: Coronavirus Mutations

Listen: Coronavirus Mutations

1 month ago   |   By The Atlantic

After a new variant of the coronavirus spread throughout the United Kingdom, daily cases hit record levels and the prime minister ordered a national lockdown. Now more mutations from South Africa and Brazil have made headlines. The prospect of a more transmissible virus has many worried, but exactly how bad are these new mutations? And should you change anything you're doing already? Vineet Menachery, a virologist at the Galveston National Laboratory who studies coronaviruses, joins staff writer James Hamblin and executive producer Katherine Wells on the podcast Social Distance to explain...
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Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines as virus hits new record

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Lebanon's parliament has approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the tiny nation hit a new record in case numbers and more hospitals reported they were at full capacity
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