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COVID and Flu Season

COVID and Flu Season

Today is the first full day of fall, which is also the typical beginning of cold and flu season, and potentially COVID resurgence season.

Brief COVID Update

Brief COVID Update

The FDA formally authorized (EUA) updated COVID-19 boosters this week. We recommend that anyone who is eligible for this booster should get it.

Brief COVID Update

Brief COVID Update

Case counts remain relatively flat in US, although there may be indications of beginning of a slight downward trend.

Second Booster Shot

Second Booster Shot

This week, the FDA and CDC updated their authorization and guidelines to allow certain individuals to be eligible for another mRNA booster.

The Omicron Variant

The Omicron Variant

Late last week, following data from South Africa, a new variant was rapidly displacing Delta as the primary COVID-19 variant in circulation.

COVID-19 Epidemiology and Vaccines

COVID-19 Epidemiology and Vaccines

The Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the recommendation for Pfizer COVID vaccination for children ages 5 to 11.

Weekly Update & Holiday Travel

Weekly Update & Holiday Travel

Year-end holidays are traditionally times when people travel distances to reunite friends and families, or even have simple parties to celebrate the milestones of another year. What we have learned over the past few months is that these types of events are exactly what fuels COVID-19 outbreaks and even spread as people take infections back with them when they go home.

COVID-19 During the Flu Season

COVID-19 During the Flu Season

As we approach the latter part of the summer, people should be asking the question: “What will this year’s flu season look like?” A bad flu season, as we had 2 years ago, combined with COVID-19 would significantly run the risk of overwhelming the health system.

Recent COVID-19 Statistics

Recent COVID-19 Statistics

Total new cases throughout the world increased throughout June and July, peaking towards the end of June at slightly over a quarter million new cases per day.