Why your COVID test results take so long

January 14, 2022 – As the Omicron variant is swept across the United States, which is now blamed for more than 98% of COVID-19 infections, the demand for testing in laboratories has risen sharply – especially as antigen testing in the home is few. Also … Read More

More masks, COVID tests and troops to fight Omicron

January 13, 2022 – President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the U.S. government will make free, upgraded face masks available for ordering online from next week. In addition, he orders 500 million faster COVID-19 tests to meet future demand and deploys more military teams to … Read More

Vat nose, throat or both for COVID-19 quick tests?

January 11, 2022 – Many Americans are familiar with the rapid antigen tests for COVID-19, which involve sharpening the nose. However, some new evidence suggests that a saliva sample may increase the accuracy of the test. Experts agree on one thing: If you want to … Read More

A better way to talk about COVID insulation

If you’re caught in COVID isolation right now, you’re making muffins. If this is literally true, good for you and I can recommend these. But I speak metaphorically. Right now, the infection you are used to and the contagious risk it entails, – hear me … Read More