In the past several months, new treatments have emerged, which are most effective within the first five days of symptoms but patients may have a hard time knowing whether they qualify.
WUSF is reporting on how distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine exposes inequities in Florida’s health care system.
Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kits via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks.
In its weekly report on the pandemic,, the U.N. health agency said the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilized after weeks of decline since late March.
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