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States, U.S. Hit Set New Records for COVID Cases

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Six states set daily records for new cases, the country as a whole set new records for daily case counts and the U.S. also surpassed the previous high for 7-day averages for coronavirus infections. Source: Medical News

Searching for Clues to COVID-19 Immunity

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Getting more specific answers about how the immune system responds to the virus that causes COVID-19, including whether recovery is likely permanent, is crucial not only to those who have recovered. These answers can help inform vaccine makers to make the most effective vaccines as well. Source: Medical News

Who's At Risk For 'Long COVID?'

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About 5% of those with COVID-19 will have symptoms for eight weeks or more, according to the preprint analysis of data, CNN reported Wednesday. Source: Medical News

Hispanic Women More Prone to COVID in Pregnancy

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The researchers collected data on more than 900 Hispanic, Black, Asian and white patients. Among Hispanic women, nearly 11% tested positive for COVID-19, compared with 5.5% of non-Hispanic patients, the findings showed. Source: Medical News

Mask Use by Americans Now Tops 90%, Poll Finds

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More than nine in 10 U.S. adults (93%) said they sometimes, often or always wear a mask or face covering when they leave their home and are unable to socially distance, including more than seven in 10 (72%) who said they always do so, the poll revealed. Source: Medical News