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Earliest cases of COVID-19 traced to market in Wuhan, China

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Original story at U of U Health. An international team of 18 researchers, including a scientist at University of Utah Health, have determined that the earliest […]

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Gun injuries in children spiked during the pandemic

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Original story at U of U Health. Gun injuries in kids surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 50% increase compared to previous years. Data […]

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More than 40% of Americans misled others about having COVID-19 and use of precautions

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Original story at U of U Health. Four of 10 Americans surveyed report that they were often less than truthful about whether they had COVID-19 […]

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MRNA vaccines significantly reduce severity of Delta, Omicron COVID-19 infections

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Original story at U of U Health. People who have received two or three doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine are significantly more likely to […]

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Study: covid may increase risk of stroke in kids

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Overall risk is low but real, data suggests. Children may be at increased risk of stroke after COVID-19 infection, according to a new study published […]

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Can salivary glands infected with COVID-19 increase risk for relapse or reinfection?

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University of Utah Health scientists are leading an effort to determine if salivary glands infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 could diminish a person’s long-term […]

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Study: in much of the U.S., virtual school did not lower COVID-19 case rates in surrounding communities

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Analysis shows no difference in COVID-19 rates between U.S. counties where school was held in-person and those that had virtual school, except in the South […]

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U of U Health leads national studies of “long covid” in adults and during pregnancy

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University of Utah Health scientists are on the leading edge of a pair of large studies investigating the long-term effects of COVID-19. The nationwide studies, supported […]

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Young people recover quickly from rare myocarditis side effect of COVID-19 vaccine

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Adapted with permission from the American Heart Association. Most young people under the age of 21 who developed suspected COVID-19 vaccine-related heart muscle inflammation known as […]

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COVID-19 linked to serious health complications during pregnancy

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Pregnant individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are about 40% more likely to develop serious complications or die during pregnancy than those […]

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